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Skipper – Brixham Trawler LEADER

Gaff Ketch under full sail

Silvery Light Sailing, Northern Ireland’s sole Sail Training Charity is seeking an experienced skipper for ‘LEADER’ as she begins a new phase in her 130 year history.

Silvery Light Sailing wish to appoint a skipper for the 2022 season from April to November to take responsibility of the safe operation of the vessel, delivery of our Sailing Programme and ongoing operational vessel maintenance.

Requirements: Candidates will hold RYA Yachtmaster (Offshore or Ocean) with commercial endorsement plus an ENG1 medical certificate.

Experience of large sailing vessels is essential and a knowledge of traditional gaff rigged vessels is desirable.

Experience of commercial vessel requirements and boat maintenance is required.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and an empathy with young people as they will be expected to interact with trainees to instruct, encourage and motivate. The successful candidate will be a team player with a positive attitude.

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience, starting £24,000pa pro rata.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Police Service NI (Access NI) check.
For further information or a chat please in the first instance email: [email protected] or call 07968992647

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