Required qualifications for Deckhand

  • Navigational Watch Rating Certificate
  • Basic Fire Fighting STCW95 (not older than 5 years)
  • Elementary First Aid STCW95 (minimum requirement not older than 5 years)
  • Personal Survival Techniques STCW95 (not older than 5 years)
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities STCW95 (not older than 5 years)
  • Valid ENG 1 (seafarer medical certificate)
  • MCA Approved Engine Course
  • VHF Short Range Radio (preferred)
  • Automatic External Defibrillator training (AED)
  • Slinger Signaller course (not older than 3 years)

The two courses in blue can be obtained through our Windcat in house training department if a position is offered.


To apply for the above position please e mail the following to

Please only apply if you meet all the above minimum requirements, if not your application will not be processed.

  • Current CV
  • Valid certificates as per above list – scanned documents only please
  • Valid passport – scanned copy
  • Driving Licence ( if applicable ) – scanned copy
  • At least two work references (with contact details email address and relationship)
  • Any other certificates that may be relevant for the position – scanned copies

Please send those documents in JPEG/PDF files only.