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Boat Skipper & General Maintenance

Photo of Gripper II

This sailing opportunity expired on 31/03/2019. You may want to take a look at our current sailing opportunities instead.


Boat type

32' Workboat

Financial arrangements

Paid position


31/3/2019 for six months

Travel expenses



Mallaig - NW Scotland

Date posted



Mallaig - NW Scotland

Expiry date


Qualification level required (or equivalent)

RYA Day Skipper




We are looking for a person to join us as boat skipper to work with us for our 2019 season. You will skipper our 32’ boat Gripper II. The work involves transporting guests and stores between Mallaig and Doune, providing boat trips around the Knoydart area with drop-offs for various walks, and general maintenance work.
You will need good boat handling and seamanship skills, in addition a boatmaster licence, alternatively a suitable RYA day/coastal skipper ticket with a commercial endorsement. An interest in outdoor pursuits and hill walking is desirable. Ideally you should have a full-driving licence.
Doune is a fun place to live and work but it is important to appreciate that it is a very remote area. We will also be recruiting a cook and two housekeeper/waiter/waitress/kitchen assistants to work with us. As such, depending on your personal circumstances this job may be of interest to a couple as there is the prospect of work for your partner.