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Skipper and Boat Manager

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This sailing opportunity expired on 11/11/2019. You may want to take a look at our current sailing opportunities instead.

Information

Boat type

Skookum One ketch

Financial arrangements

Paid position

Availability

From January 2020

Travel expenses

Paid by crew

Location

Tobermory, Isle of Mull

Date posted

22/10/2019

Destination

Tobermory, Isle of Mull

Expiry date

11/11/2019

Qualification level required (or equivalent)

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore

Reference

CS-18915-AD

Description

Full-time, three year contract, £24,720 - £26,225 per annum.

The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust is looking for a Skipper to join our friendly team in Tobermory on the Isle of Mull. A core activity for the trust is delivering an ongoing programme monitoring whales and dolphins in the Hebrides using an adapted motor sailing vessel, Silurian, as a dedicated research platform. The same vessel also carries out a range of educational programs as well as public awareness and publicity activities.

You will work closely with our science and community engagement teams to support our boat-based programmes. You will manage the operations and maintenance for Silurian, the Trust’s 60ft research and education yacht, and skipper the majority of survey trips. An RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Sail Offshore or Ocean Commercially Endorsed ticket, medical certificate (i.e. ML5 or ENG1), an RYA or MCA approved First Aid certificate and a full PVG check will be required to take up this position.

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