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Company or Vessel: M/V Bocchus 72' Viking


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Job Description


Seeking a full-time professional mate/deckhand for a private family. This is a non-tournament fishing operation. The ideal candidate will have a “yacht mentality” approach while maintaining the 72’ Viking. We are in search of a dependable individual who operates effectively without the need for constant oversight. The right candidate will possess a clear understanding of professionalism and enjoy interacting with the owner and guests. Fishing skills are needed but not the highest priority. The boat enjoys a balance of cruising and fishing. 

When the boat is not traveling you need to be dedicated to boat maintenance working Monday through Friday and weekends when applicable. 

ITINERARY: Florida and Bahamas

DURATION: Full-time 


  • Boat is located in Palm Beach 
  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience as a professional sportfishing deckhand
  • Excellent people skills: polite, clean cut and well-spoken
  • High priority for keeping boat in 10 out of 10 condition
  • Fishing skills: trolling, live baiting and bottom fishing
  • Prefer a non-smoker
  • Willing to work as a single mate
  • Enjoy people


SALARY: $50K-70K depends on experience


RESUME: Please provide a resume and photo when applying. A cover letter is encouraged. (No Resume = No Consideration)

REFERENCES REQUIRED: Please provide a minimum of 3 references when applying

HOW TO APPLY: Please do not respond if you do not meet all the requirements. This is a private job in which the family is looking for a long term commitment. You will be responding to the captain with this listing. “I have been with the family for over 12 years and need to find a good addition to our crew,” says Captain Mike Sands.  

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