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Retail boat sales

Date Listed: 6th Mar, 2023 | Closing Date: 6th Apr, 2024
  • Organisation:Marina Bayside sales
  • Location:Taren Point, Sydney NSW
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Marina Bayside Sales is Sydney’s newest waterfront Marine dealership based at Taren Point.

Industry leading brands such as Yamaha Outboards & Waverunners as well as Stacer Boats, Sportsman Boats and Cayman Inflatables.

We are looking for an enthusiastic motivated Sales Professional to join our team.

Previous Marine Sales experience is preferred but those with experience in fields other than Marine industry are welcome to apply.

This is a full time position with a base salary + commission and will involve a Saturday roster. Drivers Licence and Boat Licence are essential.

Role requirements:

  • Sales / Customer service experience within office environment
  • Experience preparing quotes and providing product information
  • Experience following up quotation, receiving and processing orders
  • Excellent phone manner along with verbal and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail and good administrative skills
  • A demonstrated capacity to learn new product knowledge
  • Ability to take ownership and follow tasks through to completion
  • Website and Advertising

Full training will be provided

On-site parking is available.

Friendly and supportive team environment

Australian Residents Only Please.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Immediate start is available. Please provide References.

Please forward your application and resume to

Qualified and Experienced Outboard Motor Marine Mechanics

Date Listed: 6th Mar, 2023 | Closing Date: 6th Apr, 2024
  • Organisation:Wynnum Marine
  • Location:Wynnum, Brisbane QLD
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Come join our dedicated team of fun loving boating fanatics in this busy family run dealership.

We are looking for qualified and experienced outboard motor marine mechanics.

Located at the beautiful Brissie bayside in Wynnum, we are the only marine dealership right on the water in SEQ.

Wynnum Marine has been continuously operating in the same location for 76 years and business is booming.

We need enthusiastic and passionate people to help us in creating a fantastic customer experience.

You could be a part of our team working with the best boat brands available in Australia, Cruise Craft, Stacer and Kingfisher Powercat boats and Yamaha Outboard motors.

Flexible employment conditions and a great team environment.

For a confidential chat please call or email Johnny.

0419 778 724

Sailing School Administration

Date Listed: 6th Mar, 2023 | Closing Date: 16th Mar, 2024
  • Organisation:Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron
  • Location:St Kilda, Melbourne VIC
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Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron (RMYS) is one of Australia’s premier yacht clubs and is located adjacent to St Kilda pier. It has a wonderful history reflecting a long a close association with sailing.

The Royal Melbourne Sail Training Academy (RMSTA) provides learn-to-sail and boating education in both keelboats and OTB dinghies. We have a team of established instructors, led by our senior instructor that provide the on-water training, we now need an enthusiastic and motivated administration assistant to work behind the scenes to support the booking, enrolment and course scheduling.

This is not a normal nine to five role with the working week generally including Saturday and Sunday.

Our ideal candidate will have experience in training administration and knowledge of the sport of sailing, other relevant experience in the sports training field will also be highly regarded. Strong administration capacity is important with significant attention to detail. Excellent communication skills are essential plus the ability to work in both a team and individually.

All applications should be addressed to the General Manager and include a covering letter addressing your qualifications and experience along with a current CV and the names and phone numbers of two referees (at least one must be a recent employer).

Enquiries can be directed to the General Manager (Richard Matterson)

New role at BIAV – Education/Industry skills

Date Listed: 24th Jan, 2023 | Closing Date: 28th Feb, 2024
  • Organisation:BIA Victoria
  • Location:St Kilda, Victoria (VIC), Australia
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The Boating Industry Association of Victoria (BIAV) is the Voice of the Marine Industry. Whilst supporting and representing direct members, the BIAV also supports the state’s 200,000 registered boat owners and 430,000 marine licence holders. BIAV focus areas include boat show delivery, government related advocacy, boating promotion, member servicing, education/industry development, and governance.

In terms of supporting industry and members, the area of education/industry development is of utmost importance.

To that end, BIAV seeks to appoint a Manager – Education and Industry Skills. This will be a senior and integral role, reporting to the CEO, working with a dedicated committee, and liaising with members and other educational stakeholders.

The key aspects of the role will be to –

  • Improve the pathway, recruitment and retention of apprentices
  • Identify and address industry needs in relation to, skills and workforce shortages
  • Liaise with the TAFEs, Institutes, LLENs, SBATs, and various government departments
  • Assist members with resourcing and skills shortfalls
  • Advise and lead with regard to the potential establishment of a marine industry training Centre of Excellence/Academy

If you’d like to be considered for this position please provide a covering letter and two/three page CV to BIAV CEO Steve Walker at

Please phone Steve on 0466 918368 if you’d like a confidential discussion about the role and your application.

Do not delay. This position will be filled when the right candidate is found.



  • Plan for and deliver Boating Industry Hubs at Career Expos
  • Plan for and deliver Industry Immersion Days at boating/marine industry locations
  • Plan for and deliver Industry Tours for small groups
  • Plan for and deliver Boating Industry Careers Hub (Marine Jobs) at major events
  • Attend career advisors forums/breakfasts, and profile the boating industry and its careers
  • Manage the Apprentice of the Year awards
  • Develop relations with the main apprenticeship providing TAFEs related to marine jobs
  • Address any TAFE related shortcomings or industry advised challenges
  • Explore BIAV involvement in the delivery of the Sea Safety Survival course
  • Lead BIAV’s component of the government funded, multi-agency WTIF project in relation to trimming, textiles, and upholstery. This will include liaising with the other agencies (eg caravan), Holmesglen and government. As well as working with industry to best address marine trimming needs.
  • Advise and lead with regard to the potential establishment of a marine industry training Centre of Excellence/Academy


  • Attend main BIAV events and when required provide education updates. These include the AGM and other general meetings, the Boat Show, member visits, road shows and issue specific gatherings.
  • Support all membership development related initiatives
  • With colleagues, manage member relations


  • Knowledge and experience with regard to the TAFE and education sector
  • Boating industry expertise and knowledge
  • Marine related apprenticeship knowledge
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills
  • Ability to advise, educate and influence
  • Self-motivation
  • Time management


Subject to experience and overall skills

Dockmaster/Assistant Marina Manager

Date Listed: 15th Dec, 2022 | Closing Date: 13th Jan, 2024
  • Organisation:Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron
  • Location:Manly, Brisbane QLD
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About the Role:

The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron is located on beautiful Manly Harbour, overlooking Moreton Bay with a 597 berth marina, 200 bay hardstand, 15 bay boat yard and is recognised as one of the largest marine facilities in Australia. We are looking to expand our Marina Team and need an experienced Dockmaster who will assist and report to our Marina & Maintenance Manager.

This is a full-time role and will include working at least one day on a weekend which is our busiest times, and be flexible at other times if needed for emergencies on weekends and public holidays. The Dockmaster will be responsible for ensuring the marina is maintained in excellent condition at all times and high standard of customer service is delivered to our marina occupants and visitors at all times.

In this role, your key responsibilities (not limited to):

  • Assist with all aspects of the Squadron’s marina, hardstand and storage facilities, marina occupancy, and compliance with current regulations and marina by-laws
  • Assist in reviewing and implementing maintenance schedules to keep on-water facilities in optimum condition
  • Conduct daily dock-walks to identify any maintenance or security issues, communicate with berth occupants, assist with visitor berthing as and when required
  • Coordination of external contract tradespersons to carry out work or obtain quotes; Identify and make recommendations on repairs and maintenance of fixed and mobile assets and structures

This role will be ideally suited to someone who has worked in a marina environment and looking for a new and bigger challenge. Experience in facility maintenance as well as having strong and encouraging leadership qualities, with a hands-on approach will be highly considered. Your ability to focus on member engagement, have personable communication skills and a desire to make a difference, will be a great asset in this role. Attention to detail will be one of your key strengths and you will be competent in the use of Outlook, Word and Excel or have the desire to learn new systems, such as data entry Asset Management and Marina Focus.

Preferred Skills, knowledge and background:

  • Experience in a similar role in a marina or boating environment
  • A trade skill in either carpentry or general maintenance would be an advantage
  • Be well presented, take pride in a job well done and have good time management
  • Ability to prepare reports and recommendations suitable for committee reviews; produce spreadsheets
  • Attention to detail and works well with others
  • Knowledge of workplace health and safety legislation, basic regulations and codes of practice
  • Experience in managing property teams highly desirable;
  • Current Driver’s License;
  • Reliable, in good health with strong work ethic;

To apply for this role, please submit your application with a covering letter outlining why your experience and skills make you the ideal candidate plus recent CV to .

Applications will close at 5pm on Friday 13th January 2022 or earlier depending on the number of applications received.

Marine Mechanic

Date Listed: 15th Dec, 2022 | Closing Date: 15th Jan, 2024
  • Organisation:Boating Syndication Australia
  • Location:Mosman, Sydney NSW
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Due to our expanding business, Boating Syndication Australia is seeking experienced Marine Mechanic to join our team and fleet.

Working at The Spit, you will be part of a dynamic and exciting team to ensure our vessels, equipment and parts are in top operating order.

The role will be a full-time position based at The Spit in Mosman, Sydney, attending to the boats in our fleet across all our Sydney Marinas.

Your duties will include:

  • Performing preventative maintenance and servicing on engines and generators
  • Servicing and repair of engines, gearboxes and components, computer diagnostics
  • Daily/weekly checks on all systems including cycle systems and machinery
  • Communicating and liaising with suppliers and third parties for procurement of parts and services including pre-purchase inspection and water tests
  • General and specific maintenance, service and repair work of vessel fleet
  • Communication of task progress and problems to the service manager
  • Ensure adherence to all relevant Health and Safety Environmental policies and legislation and report any issues/incidents to the Operations Manager.
  • Complete required documentation, such as service worksheets and warranty claims.

The successful candidate should possess the following:

  • Trade certificate (diesel) or associated trade experience
  • Excellent communication skills and an aptitude for problem solving.
  • Previous marine mechanical experience essential
  • Experience with at least one or more of the following engines are essential – Volvo, MAN, Caterpillar, Mercury and Cummins
  • Current drivers licence (essential), boat licence (preferred).
  • Extensive experience in marine vessels including yachts, super yachts, with diesel engines
  • Knowledge of electrolysis and electrical component
  • Knowledge of marine drive trains and marine power systems
  • Must be well organised with high attention to detail
  • Ability to work unsupervised and complete jobs within allocated time frame
  • Ability to learn fast and work in tight spaces
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Reliable and punctual, with high time management and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Well-presented and physically fit

What we can offer you:

An attractive remuneration package (including overtime allowance), plus superannuation
A long-term stable and secure position

About the position:

  • This is a full time position
  • A long term, stable and secure position
  • Remuneration will be based on experience
  • Must be available for an IMMEDIATE start
  • Permitted to work permanently with no restriction on hours
  • Must be able to speak English
  • Must be a permanent resident
  • Based in Australia
  • Some interstate travel
  • We would love to hear from you if you believe you have the experience, skills and knowledge to fulfil this position.

In your application please include a CV and cover letter.

Please send your CV to


Date Listed: 15th Dec, 2022 | Closing Date: 15th Jan, 2024
  • Organisation:Boating Syndication Australia
  • Location:Mosman, Sydney NSW
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Due to the expanding business an exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Shipwright to join the leading boat syndication company in Sydney.

The role will be a full-time position based at The Spit in Mosman, Sydney, attending to the boats in our fleet across all our Sydney Marinas.

Responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Structural and cosmetic fibreglass and gelcoat repairs.
  • Water leak identification.
  • Removal of shafts and rudders.
  • Minor 12v part replacement.
  • Replacing skin fittings and seacocks, shaft skeg bearings, shaft seals.
  • Paint repairs.
  • Through hull fitting installation and replacements.
  • Teak sanding and repairs.
  • Sourcing and ordering parts.
  • Ability to accurately quote and estimate service work.
  • Effectively complete digital job cards and timesheets, including before, during & after photos.
  • Understand time frames and work hard to deliver on deadlines.
  • Maintain a healthy relationship with customers, suppliers and contractors.
  • Must have high attention to detail and be motivated to be the world’s best in every job you do.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and abilities:

  • Marine craft construction qualification
  • Current NSW Boat licence
  • Prepare and execute structural and cosmetic repairs
  • Paint repairs and welding experience on steel, steam and high-pressure pipes to high standard
  • Experience with cutting in instruments, timber repairs, plumbing repairs and maintenance, water leak identification etc
  • Repair vessels using materials including fibreglass, aluminium, wood, glass, reinforced plastics, carbon fibre and concrete.
  • Ensure best practices are followed and safe workmanship standards are met.
  • Work independently, problem solve and be part of a very busy team.

Work Eligibility:

  • Permitted to work full-time and permanently in Australia.
  • Must be able to speak English fluently
  • Must be able to work full time.
  • $100,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Immediate start.

Please email your resume to

Shipwright / Boat Builder Repairer

Date Listed: 15th Dec, 2022 | Closing Date: 15th Jan, 2024
  • Organisation:A1 Marine Pty Ltd
  • Location:Fremantle, Perth WA
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An industry leader, A1 Marine Total Care is a well-established marine maintenance company operating from Fremantle and servicing the entire metropolitan area. We are committed to building a culture that embraces values such as pride, teamwork, integrity and professionalism.

The position available involves management of our maintenance division and will be responsible to provide all aspects of private and commercial boat maintenance and repairs. It will include once off jobs and also services existing management plans on a variety of vessels in various ship yards, yacht clubs, marinas, hard stands and private jetties.

The challenge we offer is to enhance and build on the company systems and services already in place. All while maintaining the highest possible standard of customer and staff relations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Job quoting, management and scheduling.
  • Procurement.
  • Client and contractor liaising.
  • Staff management.
  • Workshop Coordination.

All applicants with the following requirements will be considered:

  • Experience in all areas of luxury boat Shipwrighting/ Repairs and Maintenance.
  • A high degree of fitness, as the position is hands on.
  • Have an eye for detail, be able to follow and delegate detailed instructions.
  • To be self motivated and have a positive attitude.
  • Excellent time keeping and task documentation skills.
  • A current drivers licence.
  • Skippers ticket an advantage.

A full time position is available to a qualifying candidate.

Work vehicle and phone allowance included.

Please phone Brian on 0417982084 or forward your resume to

Marina & Boat attendant

Date Listed: 15th Dec, 2022 | Closing Date: 15th Jan, 2024
  • Organisation:Darling Harbour Marina
  • Location:Sydney, NSW
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If you enjoy working outdoors with boats on the waterfront or for something just a bit different …….

Here’s a part time job that could suit a mature or semi retired person or someone looking for part time work

We are seeking two MARINA ATTENDANTS to work afternoons – nights and weekends in Darling Harbour

Fairly straight forward …..your there to help recreational boat owners who bring their vessels to the marina ….they come in , you help tie the vessel up securely ……we will even train you …

Sydney’s Darling Harbour Marina operates 7 days and nights a week – in the tourist precinct at Cockle Bay Wharf in the heart of the city

iwth over 1500 vessels using the marina throughout the year, we require the applicant assist boaties with their vessels as they bring them in to the marina.

You will need to be physically fit, able to swim, well organised, reliable and be able to work evenings and weekends with our existing team

Staff wise ….We are looking for….

  • Two casual staff members for 8 up to 20 hours per week
  • One Casual staff member for nights 6pm till 12 midnight …2 to 3 nights week

We are flexible currently we have two team members in their 50’s….one in his sixties …and a couple of UNSW & Sydney university students

This could also suit a mature or semi retired person with boat experience or someone looking for part time work

We operate 7 days & nights a week so you must be able to work weekday nights and weekends………

If you cant work these times …please don’t reply ……

Otherwise we would like to hear from you …. so apply for the job.

Getting to work and home ….. Public Transport Trains and Buses are close by as is parking

Email your Darling Harbour Marina application to David Williams

ph David on 0473 MARINA (0473 627 462)

Internal Sales Representative – Marine

Date Listed: 28th Nov, 2022 | Closing Date: 22nd Dec, 2024
  • Organisation:AMI Group
  • Location:Ormeau, Gold Coast QLD
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The AMI Group is Australia & Southeast Asia’s leading wholesale distributor and agent for the world’s best marine, electronic, offshore & safety products.
A full time (Monday to Friday) position has become available for a motivated individual to join our small friendly team at our Ormeau, Gold Coast office in the role of Internal Sales.

You will be responsible for telephone sales, responding to customer enquiries, processing of orders, customer service and some general office duties.

To be successful in this role it is highly beneficial (but not essential, as training will be provided to the right candidate) that you have a good general knowledge of boats and boating equipment, proven skills in communication, team work and the ability to liaise with others.

An open mind to work across all areas of the business is essential and you will need to have the motivation and drive to consistently develop your own personal skills. Training will be provided on the job.

Skills & Experience required:

Experience/knowledge of marine industry and boating products is desirable.
Exceptional organisational, time management, verbal/written skills and attention to detail.
Strong work ethic.
Able to work unsupervised and take initiative.
Competent in MS Office (word/excel/outlook).

On offer for the right applicant is a rewarding role with an Australian owned business with an attractive salary package commensurate with your level of experience. After completion of probation, in addition to your paid Annual Leave you will be eligible for an additional 10 paid Well Being Days a year.

To Apply:

Please send your detailed resume with a cover letter to or through SEEK.

Your personal and career details are considered strictly confidential when applying for positions with AMI GROUP.

Important Note: This is a full time position. This is not a remote role. Applicants must have Australian Citizenship or legal Work Rights and must undertake a pre-employment medical questionnaire. Please also note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Boat sales

Date Listed: 14th Nov, 2022 | Closing Date: 8th Oct, 2024
  • Organisation:TR Marine World Gold Coast
  • Location:Ashmore, Gold Coast QLD
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New and Pre-Loved Boat Sales – TR Marine World, Gold Coast

About us

Hi, we’re TR Marine World, a premium boat dealership with busy showrooms on Queensland’s Gold Coast and the Hawkesbury region of Sydney. We stock, sell and service leading brands including Mercury, Revival Boats, Sea Jay, Polycraft and Camero ski and wake boats as well as an extensive range of pre-loved boats and outboard motors.

We’re seeking a highly motivated and confident individual to immediately step into a key role within the sales team at our Ashmore, Gold Coast, dealership.

About the role

Reporting to the Dealer Principle, you will harness your excellent customer service and sales skills to assist buyers with finding their ideal boat within our product lines. Your role and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Sales and marketing of new and used boats, engines, and boating accessories
  • Enhancing the customer retail experience by ensuring all stock is displayed and maintained to a high showroom standard
  • Maintaining and growing customer relationships
  • Maintaining a high level of product knowledge and selling with authority
  • Completing contract documents
  • Stock control and ordering
  • Assist with and attend Boat Shows as required
  • Wow customers with genuine commitment and outstanding service

About you

This is a unique opportunity for someone wanting to step out from behind the desk, flex their excellent customer service skills and eagerly tackle new challenges and opportunities. We are looking for a team player with a can-do attitude who is confident and passionate about delivering the ultimate experience our customers expect.

  • Well-presented and punctual
  • Sincere negotiation skills with a no BS attitude
  • A confident and effective communicator both face to face and electronically
  • A current QLD Driver’s Licence is a must
  • A current QLD Boat Licence is preferred
  • Previous recreational boating experience will be favourably considered
  • An interest in water sports or boating-related activities
  • Top notch organisation and time management skills with a sharp eye for detail
  • Friendly team player who’s independent and self-sufficient when required
  • Muti tasking guru who loves hitting deadlines and targets
  • Available to work Saturdays

Our commitment

  • Full time position with an awarded dealership
  • Excellent remuneration for the right candidate
  • Relaxed working environment within a professional and dynamic team
  • On-going real-world training to realise your potential
  • Free parking

TR Marine is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring all members of their crew can grow and realise their potential within a friendly and supportive team environment.

If this sounds like you, apply today and launch your career with Australia’s leading new and used boat dealer.

Please email your CV directly to Ian Tricker:


Boat Repairer / Shipwright

Date Listed: 8th Sep, 2022 | Closing Date: 8th Oct, 2024
  • Organisation:Trinity Marine
  • Location:Shute Harbour, Northern QLD
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Shute Harbour Slipway is looking for a shipwright / boat repairer to join our established slipway and marine maintenance facility in Shute Harbour, Whitsundays.

The position will include (but is not limited to) duties such as:

  • Hauling of catamarans
  • Repairs of all nature
  • Timber work
  • Detailing
  • Painting
  • Gel-coat experience is an advantage
  • Fibre Glass work

The candidate will ideally possess the following:

  • Minimum Certification III Marine Craft Construction
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a small team
  • Attention to detail and high quality workmanship
  • A safety focus with a positive attitude.

Commencement date: immediately/ as soon as possible

Please call 0409 488 121 or send through resume via email to if you are interested in applying.

Boat Salesperson

Date Listed: 8th Sep, 2022 | Closing Date: 8th Oct, 2024
  • Organisation:Redcliffe Marine
  • Location:Clontarf, Brisbane QLD
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Redcliffe Marine is a family operated Marine Dealership specialising in New and Used Boat Sales, as well as Having Workshop Facilities providing Mechanical Servicing and Repairs.

We are Proud to be Associated with Quality Products, and Market-Leading Brands such as Aquamaster Alloy Boats, Islander Longboats, Redco Trailers and Raymarine Electronics, as well as an Exciting New Range of Fibreglass Boats That we Build.

If You Have a Passion for Boating and Sales, We Are Looking For You to Join Our Team!!

Immediate Start Available

The Position is Full time, and you will be Based in our Clontarf Dealership on a Tuesday – Saturday roster ( half day Saturday ) with the Salary Package Including a Competitive Base Rate, as well as a Rewarding Commission Structure ( Negotiable upon experience ). Some Occasional Weekend Work at Trade Shows will be Required ( With Prior Arrangement )

Applicants must have previous Sales and Customer Service Experience in the Marine Industry ( or be a Fast Learner with a Proven Track Record for Exceeding Sales Targets in Automotive or Similar Roles ) and Must Hold a Valid QLD Drivers Licence, Boat Licence and be an Australian Resident.

Role requirements:

  • New and Used Boat Sales
  • Providing Customers with Market-Leading Customer Service
  • Preparing Quotations and Handling Customer Enquiries
  • Following up on Quotations, Receiving and Processing Orders
  • Computer Literate ( MS Office ) with Ability to Learn In-House Pos and Website Systems ( Training Provided)
  • Prepare and Post Online Advertising
  • Website Maintenance
  • Meeting and Exceeding KPI`s
  • A Demonstrated Capacity to Learn and Relate New Product Knowledge
  • Dynamic Team Player


Only successful candidates will be contacted via email.

Please forward your application, references and resume to

Skipper – Master 5/MED – Sailing Vessels

Date Listed: 8th Sep, 2022 | Closing Date: 22nd Feb, 2024
  • Organisation:Sailaway
  • Location:Port Douglas, Cairns & Far North QLD
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A great opportunity to work on luxury sailing catamarans in Tropical North Queensland, Port Douglas. Sailaway is seeking an experienced Skipper for day sailing tours to the Great Barrier Reef.

Sailaway owns and operates four beautiful sailing catamarans travelling daily to Low Isles, Mackay Coral Cay and Sunset Sailing.

Leaders in Eco Tourism, we have a team of professional experienced crew with a focus on exceptional customer service and reef interpretation.

The successful applicant must have previous experience in similar role, experience on sailing vessels an advantage, knowledge of marine tourism activities and a great work ethic.

Minimum qualifications of Master 5 and MED II.

Job Description available on request.

We offer a great rate of pay and regular hours. Accommodation options available.

Please apply in writing to:

Or phone Steve on 0417 993 109 for further details.

NSW Assistant Coach (Kite and iQFOiL focus)

Date Listed: 11th Aug, 2022 | Closing Date: 26th Aug, 2024
  • Organisation:Australian Sailing
  • Location:Sydney, NSW
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This is a technical coaching role based in Sydney, NSW, which is focused on the ‘new’ classes (those new to the Olympic program in 2024). The role will have a development focus in the iQFOiL, Kitefoil and their associated pathway classes, with an ability to at times work to develop coaching knowledge and application in the other classes. While this role is based in Sydney and NSW, there will be a reasonable amount of interstate travel required in building the delivery of new classes nationally.

The successful candidate will work with categorised NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) athletes in daily training, camps, and regatta environments. The role will also monitor and support the identification, confirmation, and progression of youth talent, towards the performance pathway in NSW.

The NSW Assistant Coach will be supported as part of our Performance Pathway coach group, aligned to Australian Sailing’s ‘Next Level Coach Development’ framework and supported with access to world class coach development opportunities. Executing an agreed professional development plan will be an important part of progressing in this coaching role.

Child Safety

Australian Sailing is committed to protecting Children from harm. We require all applicants that will work with Children to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

Principle Accountabilities

In alignment with the NSW State Sailing Pathway Program (SSPP) objectives and strategy, primary responsibilities of the NSW Assistant Coach include:

  • Provide on-water coaching support for NSWIS SSPP athletes in the local training environment, scheduled training camps and at major state and national regattas.
  • Drive and monitor the development of NSW youth pathway classes, via talent ID and direct coaching at association/AS youth events.
  • Create and action robust training, regatta, and review plans (to be agreed with NSW Program Lead).
  • Work closely with the Australian Sailing national coordinator and Australian Sailing Team coaches of the and Windfoil and Kite classes to support planning and integration.
  • Work with relevant Performance Pathway staff to produce and action an agreed individual development plan (IDP)
  • Demonstrate high levels of collaboration, being respectful when liaising with all stakeholders to assist in the effective delivery of program.
  • Undertake administrative responsibilities, including regular progress reports and operational/logistics meetings with Australian Sailing, NSWIS or performance pathways staff in the timelines required.
  • Manage any contract coaches for use in required classes, as agreed with the NSW Program Lead.
  • Undertake required planning and logistics for the team at camps and events as required.
  • Maintain all supplied equipment including an allocated coach boat and trailer for your own use and remain accountable for its servicing.
  • Notify NSW Program Lead and Performance Pathway Coordinator of damage to program assets that require repair.

Essential Requirements

  • Relevant Coaching Accreditation
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check
  • Drivers Licence
  • COVID-19 Certificate or proof of vaccination status or a medical clearance as per the Public Health Order

Desirable Criteria

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification
  • Australian Sailing Coach Qualification
  • NSW Boat Licence


NSW Assistant Coach (Kite and iQFOiL focus) PD July 2022

Application Instruction

To apply for this role, please submit a one-page cover letter that addresses:

  • Why you are the ideal person for the role
  • How your attributes align with the required role attributes

Please send the cover letter along with a copy of your CV to:

Applications close 26th August 2022

Please note: Short listing will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position without notice. Only suitable candidates will be considered and contacted if short listed.

For more information, please contact Chris Tate, Head of People & Culture (02) 9170 6905

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