In line with our development plans Ocean Youth Trust North requires a second full/ part time skipper for the 2019 season.

Formerly part of the Ocean Youth Club, OYT North has since been operating for 18 years providing young people with the opportunity for personal development through ‘Adventure under Sail’.   

The key responsibilities of the post will be to ensure the safe running of our vessels and to deliver Sail Training/ Youth Development voyages to a consistent standard.  The skipper will manage and train Seastaff and volunteers while they are onboard.

We are seeking an experienced individual who identifies with young people and is able to interact with them positively to instruct, encourage and motivate.


You will need to be a minimum of RYA Yachtmaster Offshore with Commercial Endorsement, RYA Cruising instructor (or working towards) with a valid ENG1 medical certificate.  Previous experience of Sail Training is required.

Offers of employment will be made subject to completion of an enhanced DBS check and on-board skipper assessment.

In the first instance, to obtain an application form, please send a C.V. plus covering letter to 

For enquiries or to arrange an informal chat call 0191 257 1212.

Interviews will take place in January at OYT North’s office in North Shields, Tyneside.

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Closing date for applications is 0900hrs on Monday 7th January 2019.



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