Job Opportunities

Below are vacancies available with ABYA, ABYA members or associated companies.

If you have a vacancy you would like to post here, please contact us.

Administrative Assistant

Yacht Brokers, Surveyors and Designers Association

The Yacht Brokers Designers and Surveyors Association are seeking a full-time administrative assistant to join a dynamic business unit based at their offices in central Petersfield.

The Association provides certification for small commercial vessels on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. Clients are required to renew the certification annually during a five-year cycle. Support is required to register new vessels, issue certificates, update client records, manage contact lists and answer general queries.

The successful candidate must demonstrate:

  • Competent and proficient IT skills
  • Efficient, intelligent and respectful client communication by telephone and email
  • Rapid assimilation of system’s training
  • The ability to integrate with a small but established team
  • Diligence, engagement and accuracy
  • Good written English and an understanding of basic business accounting

Experience in the use of cloud-based CRM software and databases an advantage.

The position is offered on an initial six-month contract basis, but may be extended.

35 hours per week with flexitime an option during normal business hours.

Salary £20,020 to £21,840 pa (pro-rata) depending on experience.

Starting immediately

Apply with CV to:

Application deadline: Friday 15th April

How to apply

Apply with CV to:

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Posted on 22 Mar 2022

Yacht Broker

Norfolk Boat Sales

Wanted Yacht broker

Norfolk Boat Sales has 2 bases in Norfolk are looking for a yacht broker to carry on and grow our established business.

Selling both new and used motorboats up to 50ft

Knowledge of motorboats, Sales experience, and good administrative and computer skills are required.

Salary and commission are subject to experience.

How to apply

Please contact Matthew on or 07768715871

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Posted on 14 Apr 2022

Senior Yacht Sales Professional

Sanlorenzo Yachts UK

Senior Yacht Sales Professional

Location: Sanlorenzo Yachts UK head office, Swanwick (near Southampton UK)

Sanlorenzo Yachts UK is looking for a senior yacht sales professional to join this already successful operation. The position provides early entry into a rapidly developing business, providing the successful candidate with excellent long term career prospects.

This position entails representing the Sanlorenzo Yachts range exclusively to the UK and Irish markets, access to the Sanlorenzo Superyacht Range and an active role in the bourgeoning brokerage, charter and yacht management services.

Sanlorenzo Yachts UK, being part of Ancasta Group, also provides the successful candidate with the benefit of having direct access to an existing client base, industry-leading in-house infrastructure and marketing capability, and access to Ancasta Groups stock and capital facilities. All of which are focussed on supporting new builds and brokerage sales.

The position will be based in Sanlorenzo UK’s new, purpose-built office in Swanwick Marina (near Southampton UK) overlooking the Hamble River.

All applicants will ideally possess the following:

  • At least 3 years of experience in yacht sales with particular experience in motor yachts 24 metres and above.
  • Experience in developing and managing HNW client relationships.
  • Strong understanding of sales methodologies and the sales process with the ability to identify opportunities and meet targets.
  • Graduate – high proficiency in English, both verbal and written.
  • A strong work ethic and diligent approach.

Package: competitive – flexible – salary and commissions – supported commission.

All interests are treated with the strictest confidence.

How to apply

To apply – please submit your CV to before the closing date of 31 May 2022.

Contact Details

Joanna Despard

Posted on 14 Apr 2022

Trainee Yacht Broker

Network Yacht Brokers Kent

Network Yacht Brokers Kent already has two well-established offices in Kent selling new and used yachts and motorboats and is looking to recruit a trainee Yacht Broker to help grow our business in Dover. 

Initially, the position will be based at Gillingham Marina and then move to our new office that is under construction at Dover Marina which is due to open in the next two months. 

The position will grow so that the person develops the necessary knowledge and skills so that they can sell new and used sailing yachts and motorboats up to 50ft

Some knowledge of sailing yachts,  motorboats, sales and good administrative and computer skills are required. The proposed working hours are Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 to 15:00.  

The closing date for applications is 30th May 2022. 

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV by email to Peter Norris at  

Contact Details

Peter Norris

Posted on 16 May 2022

Sales Administrator

ABNB Brokerage

Full-time position working for ABNB, based at North Kilworth Marina, LE17 6HY

Sales Administrator: Permanent position, working Monday - Friday (including Bank Holidays), from 9.30 am - 5 pm, with some weekend work. 

The successful applicant will be a dynamic, self-motivated, organised, enthusiastic and friendly individual capable of taking on the daily challenge of working within a brokerage. A knowledge of canal boats and the Inland Waterways would be helpful.

Experience working in a busy, demanding, office environment with a proven record of carrying out admin tasks with meticulous attention to detail is essential. 

Full training will be given using our customer management system, but it is essential that you are competent in using computers, particularly Mac’s (Macintosh).


How to apply

To apply for the above position, please look at the full job specification on our website and follow the application instructions.

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Posted on 18 May 2022

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