Boat Skipper

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Boat Skipper to join our team at GoBoat. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in boat operation, navigation, and safety procedures. As a Boat Skipper, you will be responsible for overseeing the safe and efficient operation of the boat, ensuring the safety and comfort of all passengers, and maintaining a high level of customer service.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Boat Operation: Operate the boat safely and efficiently, following all operational guidelines and procedures.
  2. Navigation: Use navigational instruments to plot and steer along a set course, accounting for tides, weather conditions, and other factors.
  3. Safety Management: Ensure the safety of all passengers and crew on board. This includes implementing and enforcing safety procedures, and ensuring that all on board are familiar with these procedures.
  4. Customer Service: Provide excellent customer service to passengers. This includes responding to questions, providing information about the journey or the surrounding area, and ensuring that passengers have a positive experience.
  5. Maintenance and Inspections: Conduct routine checks and maintenance of the boat's systems and equipment to ensure they are operating correctly. Document any issues and coordinate necessary repairs.
  6. Emergency Response: Be prepared to respond to emergency situations, including conducting rescue operations or providing first aid as necessary.


  • Good English
  • Proven experience as a Boat Skipper or similar role.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of marine safety procedures and the use of navigational instruments.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle challenging situations with calm and efficiency.
  • Physical fitness and ability to handle demanding tasks.
  • First aid and CPR certification is a plus.

    How to Apply:

    Interested candidates should send their CV and a brief cover letter detailing their experience and suitability for the role to