Oyster Yachts  | Southampton SO14 | Full-time |
We are recruiting for passionate Boat Builders for our Production Team in Southampton and Hythe.

Why join Oyster Yachts?

Built on the foundation of over 20 million bluewater sailing miles and 90 circumnavigations, we pride ourselves on putting people first. As a growing business, we enable our employees to take ownership of their work and to be the best at what they do.

Are you passionate about taking responsibility, having the ability to make a difference and produce a yacht of the highest craftmanship?

If so, the Boat Builder role at either Southampton or Hythe is for you.

Why join us as a Boat Builder?

  • Competitive wages – paying up to £15.40 per hour dependant on experience.
  • Paid overtime – we are busy so there is plenty available, if desired.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Sickness Insurance Scheme.
  • Personal Accident and Life Insurance.
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Personal Safety Shoe Allowance up to £50.
  • Personalised uniform.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – well-being, discounts and much more.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Well-equipped facilities, tools and the finest materials.
  • Eligible to receive a sign-on bonus of up to £2,000*.

As a Boat Builder you will make a difference by:

  • Fitting ply bulkheads.
  • Making and fitting a variety of boat furniture.
  • Window, portlight and hatch installation.
  • Bringing a level of exceptional detail to all your work.
  • Taking pride in your work and seeing it through to its home in our luxury yachts.

It is a fantastic time to join us as a Boat Builder at Oyster. We are a growing, high quality British brand, creating the ultimate bluewater yachts and we have an extensive order book that provides job security for years to come.

Come and build something great with us today!

*Terms and Conditions apply.


Work Remotely: No

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £15.40 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programmes

Schedule: 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types: Signing bonus

COVID-19 considerations: Staff are required to wear a mask on the shop floor

Application question(s):

  • Can you work to CAD drawings accurately?
  • Do you have experience in GRP (Glass reinforced Plastic) & Wooden Boats?
  • Do you own your own tools?

Education: A-Level or equivalent (preferred)

Experience: Boat Building: 3 years (preferred)


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