First Mate • Private • SOF based|45m MY

South of France Private Motor Yacht

12 Feb 2024

South of France

Private Motor Yacht

Chief Officer/1st Mate

Full Time


3 - 6 years

STCW 95 (STCW 2010), ENG 1 (Medical - NO Limitation/Restrictions)

Ocean MCA Master <200gt / OOW <500gt

Brevet Capitaine 200 Yacht ll/3 §5,6 et 7, Attestation de Formation à l’Utilisation des Cartes Electroniques (ECDIS)

Schengen (or EU Resident)

Gwennaëlle Schmid l [email protected] l +33 642 691 818

Please apply only if you are in the South of France !

The boat 

The vessel is a 45 m private Benetti M/Y with 8 crew on board with Malta flag. 

The project

A 45 meter busy private M/Y is looking for a First Mate ready to start working as of the beginning of 2024 ( between February-March).
The first contract will be a seasonal one, but we are looking for someone who is looking for a long-term commitment and would be happy to extend the contract for a permanent one if the season goes well.

Winter season is based in SOF.

We are looking for someone who is looking to step up on a bigger boat and keen on learning from an experienced captain and happy to help out with paper work as well as helping on the deck and be an active part of the deck team. 

You will be also in charge of the tender boat, which is an 11m powerful Boston Whaler

The desired profile

  • We are looking for a candidate who has CAP200 or 500 or OOW and ECDIS is mandatory and someone with experience navigation during the night.
  • Someone with solid Tender Driving skills and good team spirit
  • You must speak fluently English. 
  • You must be extremely positive, relaxed, have a good sense of human relations, and no issues with authority.
  • Need to be around Antibes for interview

Salary : negotiable, depending on your profile.