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Flotilla Skippers

  • Job Location

    Greece & Croatia

  • Start date

    April 2020

  • Duration

    Full Season Skipper Positions

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive Salary + Return Flights from London + Uniform + Training + Medical Insurance + Accommodation + Family discounts


Our Flotilla Skippers are in many ways our local managers, ensuring all aspects of clients holidays are delivered to the highest standard. This is much more than just a sailing job; we’re looking for people with personality, management and organisational skills, plus the ability to use their initiative to get things done and resolve local issues.

You will be responsible for running a flotilla of up to a maximum of 12 yachts.  Assisted by your first mate, you will lead initial and daily client briefings, covering all aspects of their holidays, including technical yacht briefings, safety matters, navigation, and cruise itineraries.

You will assist clients with berthing and departing port, and ensure their satisfaction and welfare throughout the trip, including leading social events. As with all our vacancies, this is a hands onposition and you will also assist in preparing the yachts on turnaround days.

You will manage local spend to budget and submit weekly accounts and flotilla report to Head Office.


You will be qualified to RYA Yachtmaster Offshore level, with Commercial Endorsement, preferably with previous professional skippering or flotilla experience. You must have a sound working knowledge of practical sailing skills and yacht systems (including engines, sails, rigging and general yacht maintenance), with an ability to share this knowledge clearly.  The position includes responsibility for assisting clients on flotilla yachts with any technical issues that may arise whilst away from base, with the aim of solving problems quickly wherever possible.

This is a superb opportunity to broaden your skills, whether you’re building a career in the sailing or travel industries, or taking a career break.

About us

Seafarer Holidays are widely recognised as leading specialists in Flotilla and Beach Club holidays. We also offer a wide range of bareboat and skippered charters, and learn to sail courses, including RYA yachting courses through our Seafarer
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