Flotilla Mate / Host

Flotilla Mate / Host Jobs Greece

Region: Ionian Islands & Argo-Saronic Gulf, Greece

Base: Lefkas marina, Ionian Islands, Greece

About Us

Island Sailing is one of the fastest growing British yacht charter companies and RYA Training Centres operating in Greece. With a love of sailing and a passion for the Greek islands we offer the best selection of modern cruising yachts in the Ionian islands, the ArgoSaronic Gulf and the Cyclades islands from 31 – 55 feet. Island Sailing is also a British fully accredited RYA Training Centre based at Lefkas marina.  We offer some of the best flotilla routes in the Mediterranean on fantastic yachts for a great mix of clients. 

Our season starts in May and ends in October. Whilst some of the opportunities we have are for the full season we also have opportunities for those available only during high season which may be more suited to those in higher education. Island Sailing is committed to encouraging and supporting the development of our teams’ careers within the yachting industry.

About the Role

Our Lead Flotilla Crew consist of experienced Yachtmaster sailors and a first mate/host or hostess working as a team to offer the highest level of customer service and ensuring a safe and enjoyable sailing environment at all times.

In this fulfilling and exciting role you will help to lead a group of yachts around the Ionian islands sailing area, providing daily briefings, sharing knowledge of the local area and answering sailing questions.  You will advise customers sailing in your flotilla about safety and yacht equipment and help to ensure all the yachts are moored safely at the end of each day.

You will assist with completing basic routine yacht checks and be responsible for ensuring all yachts have been prepared to the highest standards by our yacht turnaround crew, checking quality of presentation is first class each week in readiness for the clients' arrival. You will arrange group evening meals and social events such as beach BBQ’s, mini races and regattas.

Working as part of an enthusiastic team you will also offer support at base when not on flotilla including office administration and handling yacht charter enquiries.

About You

Essential:

  • RYA Day Skipper practical or International Certificate of Competence (ICC) or higher
  • Valid First Aid certificate
  • Ability to work as a reliable and flexible member of the team
  • Be highly motivated
  • Competent swimmer
  • First class communication skills both in person, on the telephone and in writing
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Fluent English

Package Includes:

  • Evening meals included when on the water
  • Accommodation onboard or ashore
  • Return flights from the UK / Europe
  • Corporate clothing
  • Training and support

Please note that due to the nature of our business, this role involves working flexible work patterns and will require working weekends and/or evenings on a rotational basis.  Applicants should be at least 18 years old and hold an EU passport. 

For more information, please contact us by emailing contact@island-sailing.com  or calling 0330 088 4744

Apply Now: Please email your CV including a recent photograph and a covering letter to contact@island-sailing.com