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Boat type

156' Tall Sailing Vessel

Financial arrangements

Paid position



Travel expenses

Paid by yacht owner


St. Lucia, St. Kitts, St. Maarten, Tortola, Grenada, depends on itinerary!

Date posted



St. Lucia, St. Kitts, St. Maarten, Tortola, Grenada, depends on itinerary!

Expiry date


Qualification level required (or equivalent)

RYA Competent Crew




Boutique Tall Ship Sailing Company operating in the Caribbean. S/V Vela, homeport Rodney Bay, St. Lucia is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Engineer. The idea candidate must have the following Credentials and perform the following duties.
Seeking an Engineer with excellent mechanical skills and no fear of getting down and dirty.
• Certificate of Competency
• STCW-2010
• Security Awareness Course
• Hands on Mechanical knowledge and experience to troubleshoot and repair vessel’s main propulsion plant, related auxiliaries, air conditioning, plumbing, and other issues which may arise.
• Maintain records of all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance
• Maintain inventories of spare parts
• Ensure oil record book and engine logbooks are accurate and up to date