Flotilla Skippers Mate

Job Details

LOCATIONS: Greece; Lefkas, Porto Heli

WHEN: Summer 2020

Working as the Lead Skipper’s Mate for Ocean Elements, you will have a passion and enthusiasm for all things water based! As an experienced Skipper you will not only be in charge of guiding guests from A to B in the safest way possible, but with your in depth knowledge of our sailing areas and surrounding islands, brief guests on scenic and interesting routes. You will also work closely with the flotilla team organising evening activities, and helping make sure that guests are always having a great time.


Customer Focus

  • Be central point of contact & knowledge for our customers in a professional manner.
  • Interacting with all guests in a professional yet relaxed fashion
  • Attending evening social events e.g. Welcome Meal and Farewell evening Meal


  • Be responsible for the welfare and safe keeping of guests, as well as your team.
  • Be central point of contact & knowledge for the guests.
  • Interacting with all guests in a professional yet relaxed fashion both during the day and evening
  • Conduct morning briefings, safety and orientation briefings; sail controls, deck controls and navigational aids
  • Follow out routine maintenance checks on all equipment as required.
  • Carry out maintenance and general boat repairs as required
  • Represent the company in a professional, well presented manner at all times and in compliance with the company uniform policy
  • Check weather forecasts and routes to ensure safety remains the highest priority for our guests.
  • Help skipper customers yachts and assist with mooring / berthing as directed.
  • Routine maintenance checks on all equipment and completion of maintenance records.
  • Liaise with Land Based, Operational Manager and / or Boat Yard as required


  • Minimum age at contract start date; 18yo
  • Day / Coastal Skipper 3000nm
  • Relevant / Transferable Work Experience

Highly Desirable

  • Seasonal overseas experience gained within Yacht Charter Business
  • Coastal Yacht Master 5000nm


  • Competitive Salary and Package
  • Family and Friends Discount
  • Travel to and from the UK

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