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Work As A Skipper In The Arctic

We are looking for talented skippers to join our team

Got what it takes? Apply for the job as a skipper in the Arctic – We are expanding and looking for one more talented skipper to join our team in the Arctic. Whale watching, fishing and sailing for a living? Yes it’s possible

fishing in tromsø

WORKING AS A SKIPPER

Being a skipper is a job that requires a range of qualifications and experience. You are responsible both for the safety of the passengers, the navigation of the yacht and the experience we provide our clients here in the north.

BE OUT IN NATURE

Every day, we take our guests out to watch whales, catch a big fish or experience the Northern Lights. We believe that you have a passion for being out in nature and enjoy showing the best of Norway to our international visitors.

IT’S THE BEST JOB IN THE WORLD?

We operate out of Tromso harbour and our fleet is located in the center of town, only minutes walk from the main hotels, bars, restaurants and shops. We profile our company to be in the highest quality operator, and we make sure to have the best yachts in the market and build a strong team of enthusiasts to deliver our products.

OUR SEASONS

Our high seasons are both Summer & Winter. Summer is between June and September and winter between November and February. However it can be possible to join us full time sailing in the Arctic 12 months in the year. You can ask our team about this in the application process.

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM RYA SKIPPERS WITH IMO-60 SAFETY COURSES

If you are looking for a fantastic opportunity to combine your talents as a skipper with the ability to do what you love everyday – this could be something for you!

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES

To work commercially in Norway you need a minimum of D5L or D5.

IF YOU ARE A RYA YACHTMASTER SKIPPER, WE HOST A COURSE IN ENGLISH IN SEPTEMBER TO RECEIVE YOUR NORWEGIAN LICENS!

You also need to the following courses/certifications:

– IMO 50(60) STCW 95 Basic Safety

– Crowd & Crisis Management

– Medical assessment from a maritime doctor

– VHF cert

fishing in tromsø

RYA – SKIPPERS

NORWAY DO NOT YET RECOGNISE THE RYA LICENS FOR COMMERCIAL WORK.

IN SEPTEMBER WE HAVE ORGANISE A COURSE FOR EUROPEAN SKIPPERS TO RECEIVE THEIR NORWEGIAN LICENSES. THE COURSE IS ABOUT EUR 2000, RUNS FOR 10 DAYS, AND CAN BE PAID OF VIA YOUR SALARY THROUGHOUT THE SEASON.

Working with us, you have the ability to combine the two best things in life - be around great people, and go out at sea.

If you are an experienced skipper with passion for adventure and nature – this could be for you!

Snapshots from your office

"Literally, the best vacation of my life" - Philip, Sweden

“The hiking and skiing is out of this world and the route was 10/10. Beautiful! The boats are great with unexpected features such as boot warmers and radiators and we were also able to cook our own fish. Literally, the best vacation in my entire life”

 

 

"They just pamper you" - Daisy, Norway

“I opted for Pukka travels last year, and now this year in June, will book my spot again and go sailing, hiking, and fjord-watching this summer”they just pamper you- providing you with comfortable living, where you unwind yourself, relive your energies”

 

 

"This trip opened my heart while reflecting the meaning of life" - Marie, Brazil

“This trip was an experience far beyond the most adventures. It opened my heart and started reflections about meaning of life”

 

 

"We loved Pukka so much, we went back on their boat the same day" - Nan, USA

“We loved Pukka so much, we went back on their boat the same dayI normally get sea sick, but their boat is very smooth on the water- no sickness sailing with them!”

 

 

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