At Sunsail we strive to deliver the very best sailing holidays, giving customers amazing experiences on the water!

We share our customers passion for sailing and have built a reputation for unparalleled on-water holidays, customer service and reliability that ensures guests return time after time. Sailing adventures are specifically tailored to every single customer, be it adult group or family vacation, from flotilla charters or courses at our sailing schools, we design the perfect experience that they’ll never forget. Regardless of experience level or vessel preference, we have something to suit everybody.

Sunsail are currently recruiting base technicians to work in the Mediterranean for the upcoming summer. Our roles are based in Greece and Croatia. Full season roles are available and following successful summer placements; winter opportunities may be available.

Main duties will centre around the yachts, the base and ports of call. Working hours vary and you MUST be flexible to operational requirements. You may at times be required to assist with flotillas duties. At the beginning and end of the season you may be asked to carry out fleet re-fit/lay-up. During these periods the yachts are prepared for the upcoming season or put away for winter. This will include painting, cleaning, repairs and anything else required.

What you will be doing

  • Completing turnaround service checks, yacht preparation and deck washing
  • Briefing of clients on yachts mechanical systems and safety equipment
  • Maintenance and repairs to all yachts and yacht equipment/technology
  • Proactive and preventative daily maintenance, checks and repairs
  • Engine servicing such as oil and filter checks/changes
  • Maintenance of outboards for tenders
  • Emergency call outs for breakdowns on any of the fleet
  • Ensuring the safety of all clients including safety briefings
  • Assisting clients with queries and problems
  • Assisting with the general running of the base
  • Callouts and support for the clients and flotilla crews
  • Any other duties as directed by the Base Manager

What we are looking for

  • Experience maintaining diesel engines and 2 & 4 stroke outboard engines
  • A clear understanding of 12V DC electrical systems
  • An understanding or a keenness to learn about marine plumbing systems
  • Practically minded with an ability to solve problems
  • Ability to work through pressurised conditions and with time constraints
  • Experience in a customer orientated environment
  • Sociable and positive personality
  • Committed to their team
  • Yacht sailing experience is desirable but not essential


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