Vancouver Island Yacht Charters

Vancouver Island Yacht Charters

Toll Free 1.877.754.8601 Phone No

Careers Opportunities

Nanaimo is among British Columbia’s most livable cities, having a perfect balance of lifestyle, investment and Vancouver Island jobs and careers.

Nanaimo is a great location in which to work, live and play. Safe and secure with a focus on family but at the same time offering young singles an ideal meeting place with a hub of night life with job and career opportunities galore.  The area has the mildest climate in Canada and at the same time Nanaimo, (and the Vancouver Island area) is surrounded by an abundance of wilderness, wildlife and excellent sailing grounds.

The Company

Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School is a fast growing, vibrant business located on Vancouver Island, at the head of the Gulf Islands. Our offices are at Stones Marina in Nanaimo ideally located to ferry and air transport links.

The company is dynamic, forward thinking and pro active. We offer people an opportunity to become a part of the sailing lifestyle in particular and outdoor activities as a whole. We endeavor to develop a positive outgoing team that can delight and communicate enthusiastically to our customers, neighbors, and everyone we meet,  the wonderful opportunities for life at sea.

The business has three divisions:

Bareboat Yacht Charter | Sailing School | Vancouver | Gulf IslandsNanaimo Yacht Services & Stones Boatyard:This division is extremely busy with third party work as many boat owners haul their vessels at Stones Boatyard, so that we can undertake repairs, and maintain their boats and their equipment.  This division has a top rate large heated workshop fully fitted for all marine technical repairs and maintenance.  The majority of our clients are referrals as we have an excellent reputation for an outstanding level of service.
Charter Operations:We operate a charter fleet with top rate service that attracts charterers from all over Canada, USA and Europe who select our cruising ground year after year for their sailing vacations. One of our charter guest summed up our service by saying “We appreciate the high level of professionalism you bring to the business, from the initial arrangements to the preparation of the boat and review of the region we would be sailing in – your people did a good job of both alerting us to local navigational concerns, and sharing their enthusiasm for the many wonderful places we would be visiting.”
Sailing School:The school has a state of the art classroom and offers evening, weekends and live-aboard sailing courses.  Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School instructors are noted for their unparalleled communication skills, patience and ability to connect on a personal level with every student.  Instructors are experienced sailors with thousands of ocean miles under their sailing harness!.  Best of all, their love, and enjoyment of sharing their sailing knowledge with others are unrivaled.  The school is registered with the Canadian Yachting Association (CYA) and is well known for the excellent standard of instruction and distinguishing it by the elements of fun and exhilaration that are created.

Ian, our CEO, is looking for people who want to be part of a team that takes the company to the next level.  The company has a culture of “all hands on deck” so that together we have fun while giving service beyond expectation. With an established team of highly skilled personnel, there is potential for career growth as well as a great place to learn and enhance your own strengths.

We have outstanding  job and career opportunities for the following:

Yacht Services:

Marine Mechanic Jobs Click on link for full job description

Marine Technician Jobs Click on link for full job description

Yacht Charter operations :

Charter Base Staff 


If you want to speak to us about a career in the fast growing marine industry and love being around boats and on the water call us now.
tel: +250 754 8601

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