Assistant Boatbuilder at Liberty Aviation Museum, Port Clinton, OH

Employer: Liberty Aviation Museum, Port Clinton, OH

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Position Title: Assistant Boatbuilder

Compensation/Rate: Skill dependent

Job Description: The Liberty Aviation Museum is looking for an individua to participate in the restoration/rebuilding of our PT-728, a world war II PT Boat. The vessel is currently undergoing a complete reconstruction under the direction of a full time boatbuilder. We need an additional individual to participate in the project on a full time basis. At the moment new chines, gunwales, frame, and keel are being fabricated and installed in the boat. After framing is complete, the hull will be replanked with 2 layers of mahogany. The work is taking place in our "boathouse" constructed several years ago on the museum property. A full wood shop is in place to support the project. After the hull is planked, installation of mechanical, electrical, and navigation sysytems will take place. 
After the restoration work is completed Liberty Aviation Museum will be "barnstorming " the Great Lakes, providing the public with an opportunity to ride on a truly unique vessel. The boatbuilding positions could evolve into roles involving the ongoing operations and maintenance of the vessel, as well as other areas of operation of the museum.
Please contact me and let me know if you may be interested in joining our team We are located in Port Clinton, OH in the heart of the Lake Erie Islands.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Bob Fujita
Director of Operations
Liberty Aviation Museum
Port Clinton, OH

Boat Builder at Tampa Yacht Manufacturing

Employer: Tampa Yacht Manufacturing

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Position Title: Boat Builder

Compensation/Rate: $14 to $19 depending on qualifications

Job Description: All phases of boat building from prototype to production, including tooling construction for infusion and hand layup plugs and molds, purchase part prototype layout and installation, building documentation and Q.C., metal fabrication for tooling support and building fixtures and 1st complete model prototype assembly and testing. This is an opportunity to get involved from the beginning on a new 40’ high performance powerboat!

CNC Programmer / Operator at Bayliss Boatworks

Employer: Bayliss Boatworks

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Position Title: CNC Programmer / Operator

Compensation/Rate: Depends on Experience

Job Description: Bayliss Boatworks’ digital design & fabrication department is looking for job applicants with experience in the use of CAD and CAM software as it relates to 2D/3D machining. Candidates should be familiar with the technical aspects of CNC programming and operation, and should be able to translate 3D design models into detail production models, developing creative toolpaths to maximize the use and efficiency of a 3-axis router. Experience with Rhino, AlphaCAM, and/or Cabinet Vision is an advantage. 


Along with building and servicing some of the finest sportfishing yachts in the world, we offer the following benefits: 

Industry Leading Pay Scale
Medical and Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
Paid Holidays
Tool Allowance

At our facility in Wanchese, NC, we build 100% custom sportfishing yachts, 60’ and above. Our team of 100 employees are committed to push beyond industry standards and set the bar high. Our employees have access to the best and safest equipment that is available. We are diverse and dynamic and are working hard to create a new normal in the boatbuilding industry. 

To learn more about our company, visit our website at:

To apply, visit our website at:

Mechanic / Marine Diesel Engine Technician Wanted at Bay Shore Marine Engines, Inc.

Employer: Bay Shore Marine Engines, Inc.

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Position Title: Mechanic / Marine Diesel Engine Technician Wanted

Compensation/Rate: Leading industry pay scale & benefit package for qualified candidate

Job Description: Position requirements:

- Marine engine or industrial background
- Manufacture training or certifications with Yanmar, Cummins, Caterpillar or John Deer engines.
- Minimum five years’ experience required
- Experience with electronically controlled engines
- Professional personal appearance and presence required
- Management skill sets helpful
- Must be team oriented and able to work well with others

Bay Shore Marine, Inc.
7344 Edgewood road
Annapolis, Maryland, 21403
410-263-8370 P
410-267-7354 F

Boatyard Technician at Koehler Kraft Company, Inc.

Employer: Koehler Kraft Company, Inc.

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Position Title: Boatyard Technician

Compensation/Rate: Compensation based in experience. $15 - $30/hour

Job Description: Koehler Kraft has an immediate job opening for a boat yard technician at our San Diego facility. We are looking for an all around boatyard tech who has experience working in a boatyard repairing recreational boats. Our facility is on Shelter Island in the heart of the yachting community.

Job Tasks:
- Hauling and launching boats with a crane and marine railway
- Pressure washing
- General marine repairs (ex. replacing thru-hulls, plumbing, cutlass bearings, electrical, etc.)
- Assist in boatbuilding tasks
- Bottom painting
- Sanding

- 1+ years working in a boatyard (or equivalent).
- The ability to lift heavy items.
- Able to work on hands and knees for long periods of time.
- Must own tools needed for the job OR willing to purchase tools as needed (ie. Drill, grinder, shop vac, hand tools, etc).
- A strong work ethic.
- Willing to learn on the job AND on your own time. 
- Make the commitment to the disciplines of your trade and hone skills to be a member of a successful team.

The qualified applicant will work under the direct supervision of the yard foreman and service manager. If you are interested in joining our team please email us at Please attach your resume to the email.

Human Resources at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Employer: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

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Position Title: Human Resources

Compensation/Rate: Hourly pay commensurate with experience (Equivalent annual total ranging from the high $40’s to low $50’s

Job Description: The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) is dedicated to preserving and exploring the history, environment and culture of the Chesapeake Bay region, and making this resource available to all. As an educational institution, staff carries out CBMM’s mission, goals and vision, working individually and collaboratively to encourage the public’s access to our collections, programs, and resources.

The Shipyard is a working exhibit of Chesapeake Bay wooden boat building and restoration, open to the public seven days a week and staffed by CBMM employees and volunteers. The Shipyard restores builds and maintains traditional wooden vessels while allowing full public access to the process. 

Principal Responsibilities (Essential Functions): 

The two main elements of the job are floating fleeting and apprentice program management.

Floating Fleet Management: CBMM owns and maintains a fleet of 13 historic wooden boats. The Shipwright is responsible for:
1. Maintaining the boats, both as “exhibits” and keeping them in good working order
2. Developing maintenance schedules, and planning and documenting all maintenance activities
3. Developing project plans for multi-year floating fleet renovation projects (typically 1 to 2 years in length), and managing the project team, budget, and delivery
Apprentice Program Management: CBMM is registered with the Maryland and US departments of Labor to provide a four-year, certified apprentice program. The apprentice program management component of the job includes the following:
1. Managing 2 to 4 apprentices and monitoring their development
2. Planning and coordinating the calendar of activities for the apprentices
3. Interviewing and hiring apprentices
4. Leading the growth and development of the apprentice program
Assume such other duties as are necessary for the operation of CBMM or as assigned by the Shipyard Manager or President.

Minimum Qualifications:
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in traditional wooden boat construction and/or restoration
• Experience managing boat build or renovation projects with a crew
• Formal boat building education
• Teaching or education experience preferred
• Provide all necessary hand tools, exercise proficiency in use and maintenance of wood shop machinery
• Strong communication skills
• Applicant must be comfortable executing daily responsibilities in full public view, interfacing and interpreting to patrons daily

This position is a full time, hourly position of CBMM with an expected minimum work schedule of 40 hours per week. 

All staff is expected to be available to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings, weekends, and CBMM festivals.

Marine Finisher at Hodgdon Yachts

Employer: Hodgdon Yachts

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Position Title: Marine Finisher

Compensation/Rate: Based on experience

Job Description: Hodgdon Yachts is based in East Boothbay, Damariscotta and Southport, Maine. We are a family-run business that was founded in 1816 and known as the oldest continuously operating family boatbuilder in the United States. Hodgdon Yachts is noted for building superyachts, both sail and power, and for using advanced composite materials and construction techniques. It's also noted for its ability to incorporate those advanced materials into traditional (as well as contemporary) designs that employ modern electronic and mechanical marine systems. 

The company currently has two divisions located on the beautiful and thriving mid-coast of Maine. Hodgdon Yacht Services (a full-service boat yard) on Southport Island, which is just a short distance from the well-known Boothbay Harbor Region and Hodgdon Custom Tenders located just outside the banks of the Damariscotta River, another quaint coastal community.

Hodgdon offers competitive wages, as well as benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, 401K and more. Our current schedule provides for a three-day weekend by working four ten-hour days, allowing additional time to enjoy family and friends and the many beautiful places in the State of Maine. Come join our team on the Coast as a

at our Southport, Maine division

A Marine Finisher is responsible for all surface preparations and coating of the vessel, may include fairing, sanding, painting, spraying and other finishing procedure. Finishing may involve epoxy, linear polyurethanes and other marine finish products. A Finisher may also assist with preparing estimates, including interacting with Service Managers and/or Customers.

Five years’ experience in the marine finishing industry is preferred but may be substituted for experience in high-end auto body shop finishing. The applicant must be familiar with brush and spray applications, have high quality standards and pay attention to detail. The applicant must have a keen understanding of the safety procedures, have good communication skills and be a team player. 

A Marine Finisher must also possess basic mathematic skills, must be able to read and understand paint mixing formulas, have flexibility to work in standing, squatting or kneeling position, work in small confined spaces, as well as reaching overhead with some twisting and bending, while performing the tasks described above. Finisher must not have a fear of heights and must be able to lift a minimum of 25lbs.

If you are interested in joining our team please send your letter of interest, resume and references to:
Diane Hammond, Human Resource Manager, P.O. Box 179, Southport, Maine, 04576 or email to

Designer at DeJong & Lebet, Inc.

Employer: DeJong & Lebet, Inc.

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Position Title: Designer

Compensation/Rate: Based on Experience

Job Description: DeJong & Lebet is looking for a graduate of the Design Program to work in CAD Department. We have designed many of the Passenger & Sightseeing vessels around the US. In addition, we have also designed a number of interesting projects for Government, Commercial and Entertainment Industries. DeJong & Lebet currently has three Landing School Alumni on staff. We do not often draw yachts, but we always have something interesting we are designing.

Jacksonville, FL is a great place to live with sunny weather all year long.

Boatbuilder at Hylan & Brown Boatbuilders

Employer: Hylan & Brown Boatbuilders

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Position Title: Boatbuilder

Compensation/Rate: Dependant upon exprience

Job Description: We're looking for experienced wooden boatbuilders to join our crew. We are a small custom boatbuilding shop engaged in accurate historical restorations, replicas and contemporary new builds. Experience with traditional and modern (wood/epoxy) techniques is desirable. This is a full time, year round position. Benefits include PTO, Retirement saving plans, off hours shop access for personal projects, discounted boat storage and shore access for employees and more.

Product Designer at KingFisher Boats

Employer: KingFisher Boats

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Position Title: Product Designer

Compensation/Rate: 65,000/year CDN

Job Description: Company Description
KingFisher is the fastest growing designer, builder and marketer of welded heavy-gauge sportfishing boats in North America. We build and distribute 35 models in 5 series: Offshore, Coastal, Sport, Multi-Species and River Jet through an extensive global dealer network from California to Alaska to Eastern Europe.

Our Purpose: 

Enriching peoples’ lives while spending time on the water

What We Value:

Kingfisher Boats recognizes and embraces the importance of values in our ever-changing workplace. To be successful, all applicants must demonstrate behaviours that are reflective of our values: 

Respect for People
Financial Responsibility
Being Accountable
Improving Everyday
Community Enrichment
Team Players
We offer a comprehensive compensation package that may include: 

competitive salary,
afternoon shift premiums,
MSP and extended benefits coverage,
profit sharing,
retirement saving plans,
employee purchase plans, 
and education and apprenticeship opportunities.
KingFisher has received the award for Canada's Best Managed Company and the Employer of Choice award from Boating Business.

For more information please visit

Job Description

New product design including requirements analysis, design, validation, documentation, implementation, and ongoing support
Sustaining engineering support to operations

Design market leading components, subsystems, and products for the marine industry using SolidWorks and AutoCAD
Prepare design documentation for new/existing components - drawings, engineering specifications, standard operating procedures, and test reports
Root cause and remedy product related production, quality, and supply issues as required
Participate in Continuous Improvement programs with a focus on utilizing the ECR/ECN process
Analyze, develop, and implement appropriate design and/or manufacturing changes to improve the product and operational efficiency
Create and manage Bill of Materials
Coordinate with external suppliers to document existing and develop new products
Develop project plans, coordinate activities and report on project status
Assist in the development of manufacturing tools, equipment, and processes as required
Support company annual Hi-5 goals
Miscellaneous Product Development projects or other duties as assigned
Practice good safety habits and works to improve safety culture; wears appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Mechanical Engineering Degree or Technologist Diploma
3-5 years related experience in a design related capacity within a manufacturing environment
Proficient with SolidWorks, PDM, and AutoCAD
Knowledge of production processes including sheet metal fabrication, welding, machining, and casting
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required for communication with manufacturing personnel, customers, and suppliers
Familiar with ERP systems to control engineering Bills of Materials
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Self-motivated and able to work with minimal direction
Marine or in the transportation industry familiarity is an asset
Working knowledge of industry standards and safety regulations such as ABYC, Transport Canada, and US Coast Guard is an asset
Additional information
Hours of work: Monday - Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Work Conditions

Ability to attend and conduct presentations.
Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
Occasional lifting of moderately heavy objects may be required.
Overtime as required.

Problem Solving
Decision Making
Planning and Organizing
We thank you for your interest in the position. Only those candidates who match the requirements and are eligible to work in Canada will be contacted/shortlisted.

Boat carpenter at Riverside Boat Company, Newcastle, ME

Employer: Riverside Boat Company, Newcastle, ME

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Position Title: Boat carpenter

Compensation/Rate: $15 - $20 DOE

Job Description: We are a small and busy wooden boatyard in midcoast Maine and have an opening for a motivated individual to join our team. Responsibilities will include boat building, repair, and maintenance of our fleet of 60 wooden boats up to 40', as well as hauling, launching, moving, and winterizing. 

If interested, please send Nat an email for more information and to set up a meeting.

AutoCAD Operator at Teak Decking Systems

Employer: Teak Decking Systems

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Position Title: AutoCAD Operator

Compensation/Rate: Upon Experience

Job Description: Position requires an inherent knowledge of boats and a basic understanding of AutoCAD. Rhino 3d knowledge is a plus. You will be required to create CNC toolpaths from AutoCAD drawings (no G-code experience required) and draw layout approval drawings to spec from pictures and a job order. Basic skills in Microsoft office using Excel and Word are required for creating cut-lists and instructions that go with the finished project. Organization skills and attention to detail are very important. The job requires you to look at pictures and understand the project at hand without seeing a physical part. Having a background in wood working or knowledge of hand tools is very helpful. The machine operates in the same manner and this knowledge adds to the ability to understand how to create toolpaths that will correctly and safely be cut on the CNC machine. A self-starter with great communication and team building skills that can communicate with our sales department to address concerns or questions about design is necessary. We are using BiesseWorks Editor to take our AutoCAD files and create the toolpaths; this is a proprietary software for Biesse CNC machines. Experience with this software is preferred but is not required. Hands on training in this software will be sufficient.

Shipwright at Rutherford's Boat Shop

Employer: Rutherford's Boat Shop

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Position Title: shipwright

Compensation/Rate: $20 - $35 per hour

Job Description: We run the premier wooden boat restoration shop in California. We are a small shop so you have the opportunity to completely involved in any given project. We are about to start the complete restoration of a 57' S&S sloop and have other jobs waiting. We can use a recent graduate or someone with more experience. You should be willing to do all aspects of wooden boat restoration including structural woodwork, fine Interior joinery, some minor fiberglassing, painting and some minor system work. Please submit your resume and desired pay rate via email and please check out our website

Van Converter for Susi Eggenberger

Employer: susi eggenberger

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Position Title: van converter

Compensation/Rate: to be discussed

Job Description: Have we got a job for you! We're looking for a talented craftsperson to convert our sprinter van from the ugly duckling empty shell that it is into our dream home on wheels. Boat builders have a reputaion for being meticulous and creative and ironically?... that's exactly who we're looking to hire! The job would involve insulating, installing ceiling, walls and flooring, building the cabinetry and possibly doing the electical work, if you're comfortable with it. You would have 4-5 months to complete the job so it shouldn't interfere with your schooling or your social life ;) If you have an interest, have some good referrals and wanna talk....please give us a call! 289-6333
Thanks! susi and doug

Joiner / Marine Carpenter at North Country Boatworks

Employer: North Country Boatworks

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Position Title: Joiner / Marine Carpenter

Compensation/Rate: Competitive, based on experience

Job Description: We're expanding and need an experienced woodworker to join our team. We are a high end joinery and marine carpentry shop servicing the southwestern Connecticut shoreline, Greenwich to Branford. From antique and classic boat restoration to modern yacht custom interiors, we provide award winning woodwork to our discerning customers. 

Applicant must have several years experience, be highly self motivated and disciplined, ready to work both as a team member and independently in our fast paced and dynamic shop.

Please email for more information, position available immediately!

RIGGING TECHNICIAN at Hacker Boat Company

Employer: Hacker Boat Company

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Compensation/Rate: To be determined

Job Description: Hacker Boat Company is looking for a RIGGING TECHNICIAN for its Ticonderoga location. Candidate is expected to perform major, minor and specialized mechanical and electrical installations. Previous experience is required. Formal training is preferred. Experience with marine engines, electrical equipment and systems encourage to apply. Position will be responsible for outfitting new builds and repowering existing boats. Please send resume or CV to Erin Badcock at

Marine Technician at Safe Harbor Marinas - Stratford Marina

Employer: Safe Harbor Marinas - Stratford Marina

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Position Title: Marine Technician

Compensation/Rate: Commensurate with experience

Job Description: Marine Mechanic
Stratford Marina, CT

Fantastic team environment!
Great Location!
Year round position!

Our Company
Safe Harbor Marinas’ Stratford Marina is located where shipyard activity has been the theme since the 1700s. Today it remains an active boat yard and marina and serves as homeport to a variety of recreational yachts. Located a mile and a half up the Housatonic River, the Marina is completely sheltered from inclement weather and is Stratford’s premier vessel storage, service, maintenance and fuel facility. Our vision is to take all the hassle out of the boating experience and make boating simple.

The Role
We currently have a Marine Technician position available within our premier marine facility in Stratford, Connecticut. The successful candidate will join a team of experienced and professional technicians in a modern and fast paced facility. As part of this lifestyle role you will be required first and foremost to be dedicated to providing our customers with the best experience possible. As a Marine Technician you will be responsible for servicing, maintaining and repairing our client’s vessels up to 80 feet. 

The Person
At Safe Harbor Marinas we pride ourselves on being the BEST at what we do. As a representative of the Stratford team we expect all our staff to behave in a manner that is professional, respectful, and inclusive. You must show maturity and strength of conviction to enable you to drive the best performance from yourself. You must have a hard working ethos and display respect toward your peers and our customers. In all your work activity and communications you must maintain sensitivity. You must show excellence in all your work activities and communications both internally and externally and be prepared to be flexible and innovative. 

To be successful in this role it is expected that you will have at least 3 – 5 years’ experience in working with modern marine systems and have an unparalleled ability to troubleshoot and repair both inboard and outboard gasoline and diesel engines. It is also essential that you have basic understanding of both AC and DC electrical systems, the ability to carry a group 31 battery up a ladder independently and have your own tools. 

Advantageous to this role would also be the following:
o Customer service experience
o ABYC, and manufacturer certifications an advantage
o Ability to operate a crane and forklift
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills
o Demonstrated ability to prioritise and work unsupervised
o Positive attitude and willing to learn new things

If this is the role for you, please email your resume and cover letter to

Marine Technician - Electronics and Electrical at Marine Technical Services

Employer: Marine Technical Services

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Position Title: Marine Technician - Electronics and Electrical

Compensation/Rate: Negotiable

Job Description: Regional leader in Marine Electronics and Electrical Systems seeks applicant to join our team of highly experienced technicians and installers. A veteran technician with direct and specific experience and references in this trade including certifications such as NMEA, ABYC, or electronics manufacturer certifications would be the ideal candidate. If you are this type of experienced applicant we can offer pay and benefits exceeding what you are making now. A signing bonus and moving allowance is also a possibility to motivate an experienced technician to join our team.

Any candidate with marine service work or systems installation experience could also be a strong applicant as we can train the specific electronics/electrical technical skills. Recent trade school graduates or career changers may be considered as well but will start at a level commensurate with experience.

Our company will invest in the right candidate with above average wages, benefits, a company van, specialized tools and equipment as needed, company apparel, helper and administrative support as necessary, industry training/certifications, manufacturer training and certifications, and whatever else it takes to put the absolute best technician possible on each and every project. The position is full-time, year round with allowance for medical benefits, 401(k), paid holidays, paid vacation, etc. We generally work 7:30am to 4pm M-F and take the weekends off. We have a brand new shop with a custom designed floor plan and resources specifically built for this business. The shop is located at one of the largest and most prosperous marinas on the Chesapeake Bay. We always have work to do so we have never laid off an employee.

We are a full service contractor offering sales, installation, service, design, consultation, and training on all major brands of marine electronics and electrical systems. Our team is a tight knit group of like-minded individuals with great pride in producing high quality results while respecting the boats we work on and the appearance and manner in which we conduct our business. Our workplace is a positive environment where we enjoy each other's company and what we do. There are no workplace politics or drama. We enjoy an impeccable reputation in the area for conducting business in a manner far above most marine contractors. A new hire will have to fit in with our company mindset and culture regardless of technical skills and experience.

Technician work highlights:

Install GPS, chartplotters, fishfinders, radar, autopilots, VHF radios, stereos, satellite communication systems, A/V systems
Brands include, but not limited to, Garmin, Furuno, Raymarine, Simrad, Lowrance, KVH, Intellian, Icom, Mastervolt, Victron, FLIR, Fusion and more
Troubleshoot and repair same
Powerboats and Sailboats, mostly private recreational but some commercial - Small trailer boats up to complete electronics and entertainment systems on multi-million dollar new custom yachts
AC and DC electrical wiring
AC and DC panels, systems, troubleshooting/repair - Install/service/troubleshoot batteries, chargers, inverters
Bench work/soldering/component assembly
Transducer installation/service
PC Navigation systems installation/service
NMEA 0183/2000 wiring
Light fabrication/woodworking/fiberglass/paint as necessary to fit electronics
Aloft work on electronics and lights
Battery replacements and other heavy lifting tasks
Seatrials for equipment calibration and testing
Customer training/orientation
System design and documentation (schematic drawings)
If you have relevant experience and want to be on a winning team we would like to hear from you.

Marine Technical Services


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Composite Boatbuilder- America's Cup Challenger 'American Magic' at NYYC American Magic

Employer: NYYC American Magic

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Position Title: Composite Boatbuilder- America's Cup Challenger 'American Magic'

Compensation/Rate: $20.00-$35.00 per hour

Job Description: NYYC American Magic, the US team challenging for the 2021 America's Cup in NZ, is on the hunt for Composite Boatbuilders to join our Team. We're in start-up mode, and will soon begin construction of two 75' foiling monohulls. The boats will be built in Bristol, RI. We'll entertain entry-level, to advanced levels of experience. 

We offer an awesome compensation package, to include relocation assistance, healthcare and housing allowances. More so, we offer the opportunity to gain experience in working with the most advanced boatbuilding materials and processes, and to be a part of the team that will compete to bring the Cup back to the US. 

I'd ask that you give some thought as to anyone you might recommend. Feel free to forward this e-mail along to others in your composites network, and ask those interested to e-mail a confidential resume to