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Based in Vliho, Lefkada – Greece


Why work with Sail Ionian?

Firstly, we are based in the small fishing village of Vliho on the Southern Ionian island of Lefkada. Our location is perfect, allowing easy access to the beautiful harbours and bays of the South Ionian. Sailing jobs here are highly sought after and it’s easy to understand why.

Secondly, Sail Ionian differs from many flotilla company competitors by catering for the higher end of the bareboat, RYA training and skippered charter market. As a British owned and managed Greek company we pride ourselves on delivering specialised sailing holidays and training with the highest levels of customer service.

Above all, we value our employees and ensure that training and progression opportunities are available.

Which yachts will I be working on?

The sailing fleet comprises of 37 yachts this year. The yachts range in size from 33 – 57 feet. Sail Ionian is a Bavaria yacht dealer and has a fleet comprised of new yachts. As our name in the industry grows, our team must follow suit and obviously this calls for more professional skippers and more experienced engineering & domestics team members.

Who are the clients?

We have build a solid base of returning clients some of whom charter with us several times a year. Consequently, our reputation precedes us and guests come with high expectations which we strive to fulfil. As a result of this success we plan to continue expanding further into Europe and worldwide rather than focusing solely on the British market. We can see great potential for growth in these areas. Therefore to help welcome all nationalities, Sail Ionian endeavours to recruit from all over the world. To sum up, you could be complimenting the team and taking us into an exciting future while learning, teaching and working alongside interesting people.

How long is the season?

A job with Sail Ionian varies in interest and content throughout the season. Because our sailing season runs from early April until the end of October both year round and seasonal vacancies are on offer with employment packages tailored to suit. Candidates applying for full time contracts will benefit from lengthy holidays but all employees will enjoy a relaxed & professional work environment. When our valued clients are on holiday during the summer our team work tirelessly to ensure they have an unforgettable experience. Meanwhile, our winter staff work to ensure the yachts always look beautiful and work perfectly ready for a busy season.

What do Sail Ionian look for in an employee?

As one of the leading yacht charter companies in the Ionian, positions with Sail Ionian are highly sought after. Therefore team players with lots of initiative are required to join a group of well motivated and dedicated employees.  In conclusion no matter which job you apply for we will ensure you are happy in your work and benefit from the opportunities presented to you.

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Charter Skippers

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We are recruiting charter yacht skippers & RYA Cruising Instructors for the 2024 season don’t miss out send your CV now!

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RYA Yachtmaster Instructor

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We are looking for an experienced RYA Yacht Master Instructor to join our team.

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Marine Engineer

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We are recruiting marine engineers for the 2024 season.

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