Captain - Permanent - British Virgin Islands
Looking for a qualified Captain with a mechanical/engineering background to live & work aboard our chartered 105’ sailing trimaran in the British Virgin Islands.
This position is best suited to a Captain who is looking to lead the way with our young, 7 person crew, in a family friendly atmosphere during our busy, week long diving & sailing charters, as well as during our non-chartered maintenance weeks.
As part of our year-round team and being expected to to look after up to 20 guests during charter weeks, having positive people skills, being a team player and good communication is of paramount importance.
Prior sailing & diving experience in the BVI is preferable.
Eagerness to teach junior crew in a calm & patient way.
• Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
• Displays endurance and capacity for a fast paced environment.
• Follows policies, accept external controls and supervision and work within company guidelines and policies.
• Has a positive attitude regarding people and outcomes.
• Ability to easily adapt to change
• Is friendly, cooperative, agreeable. To be a team person.
• Able to work independently and make sound decisions.
• Knows limitations and when to ask for help.
• 200T commercial endorsed Captain’s license
Familiarity with the following mechanical components will also be helpful:
• Basic Vessel Systems
• Bilge Pumps & Associated Systems
• General Propulsion System Components, CAT 3208’s
• Onboard Power Plants, 20kw - 65kw
• Potable Water Systems, Reverse Osmosis
• Sacrificial Zinc Anodes
• Refrigeration and AC System, Operation and Maintenance
• Ship Wide Electrical Maintenance
• Dive and Workshop Compressor Maintenance
• 150HP Mercury outboard motors for our two 21’ tenders
As a company-wide ethos, we are happy to teach when instruction is needed for any required skill, so long as the candidate is eager to learn and adapt to the “Cuan Law way”.
Please see our website for more information about our company before applying to this ad: www.bvisailing.com