Temporary deckie (anchorman) needed 16-17 Oct

edited October 2020 in General Fishing

Temporary deckhand (anchorman) needed for coming weekend overnight fishing trip onboard a 47-footer flybridge sportfisher. Token monetary allowance will be given. Boat is berthed at RSYC.

Temporary deckhand may be needed for all weekends till end end 2020.

Mainly suitable for those seeking offshore fishing or boating experience. Boat has a permanent full time deckhand on home leave for next 2-3 months.

1.      Leaves RSYC 17 Oct abt 1400-1430hrs & returning next day at RSYC abt 1130-1200 hrs.
2.      Only within SG port limits due to COVID19 travel restrictions. Will include South China Sea trips when restrictions are lifted.
3.      Singaporean age above 21 only & keen offshore fishing angler.

  • Preference will be given to those with SG pleasure craft license

4.      All meals, drinks & fishing tackle provided onboard
5.      Physically fit to retrieve anchor (using electric winch). This will be the major role.

  • Anchor rig total weight with chain is abt 80-90 Kg.

6.    Not sea sick prone

7.    Allowed to use fishing tackle provided to fish whenever no work onboard needed

8.    Duties involved are:

  • Helping (mooring ropes release) to prepare boat to move out to sea & return to berth. Guidance will be provided.
  • Setting up sabiki for jigging baitfish & releasing into live baitwell
  • Netting or gaffing any big fish (when needed)
  • Helping when fishing rig is snagged (bottom drifting or bottom fishing)
  • Helping when fishing lines are entangled among anglers
  • Preparing hot drinks for owner & guests onboard
  • Helping to prepare meals (microwave)
  • Washing up dishes after meal
  • General cleaning throughout trip (fish slime, live squid black ink)
  • Night safety watch (boat will be anchored at safe place during sleeping period with radar guard alarm & anchor drift alarm)
  • Simple freshwater “flush” on boat exterior/deck upon return to berth

9.      Personal details (NRIC & contact phone no.) MUST be provided to process MPA cruising permit & passengers manifest as required by MPA.

Interested, please send PM with contact details & expected allowance (per trip) by 16 Oct 1100 hrs for further discussion.

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