Boatyard Operator – Yacht Haven Quay
Location Yacht Haven Quay - Plymouth
Opening Date 29 April 2024
Closing Date 17 May 2024

As retirement approaches for one of our longstanding members of the team, we are recruiting a new full-time Boatyard Operative to join us.

About Us

With nine marinas in the UK and Europe, Yacht Havens Group is a major player in the Marine & Leisure industry and offers all the benefits and stability you would expect from a forward thinking employer.

Yacht Haven Quay, Plymouth, specialise in dry stack marina berthing, as well as the lifting and storage of a variety of vessels. Our unique position on the Cattewater near the Laira Bridge is a stunning place to work, with the added benefit of a brilliant cafe on-site!

The Role

You’ll be dealing with our berth holders, visitors and customers on a daily basis, resolving issues with a "can-do" attitude to enhance our customers' experience. This will be face to face and over the phone.

You’ll learn to operate 10 tonne capacity marine forklifts, mobile cranes, and hydraulic boat movers.

You’ll also be involved in machinery, plant and site maintenance, working outside and in all-weathers. You need to enjoy new challenges and relish your adaptability!

Due to the nature of our business, regular weekend work is required with time off during the week in lieu.

About You

We believe that our positive interaction with our customers is our biggest strength in the marketplace. You may have a hospitality or customer service background, and be looking to expand on this whilst enjoying the benefits of working in a varied role, outdoors, and by the water.

Experience of working with boats and forklifts/cranes is useful but not essential; what’s most important to us is that you are positive, outgoing and friendly, and willing to learn new skills.

Full training will be given, so whether your background is hotels, restaurants, boats, engineering, craning or general machinery, you’ll be given plenty of support to develop your skill set.

Benefits & Apply

Starting salary range of £27,000-£29,000 per annum, with pension and company healthcare scheme

31 days’ holiday per year, including bank holidays.

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to Boatyard(at) FAO Richard Brown before 17th May 2024.

Apply To Richard Brown - Boatyard(at)
Company Name Yacht Haven Quay - Plymouth
Address Breakwater Road Plymouth PL9 7FE
Job Type Boat MaintenanceMarina Staff
Job Region South West England

How to apply

If you would like more information about this vacancy, please contact Richard Brown - Boatyard(at)