Bring your skills and commitment to a growing team building the world’s finest bluewater cruising yachts, with the facilities and opportunities to match. For over 45 years our people have been designing and building luxury liveaboard sailing yachts, capable of sailing anywhere in the world in comfort and safety. We have a bold new vision for the future, and we want people with a desire to learn and grow to join us on the journey.

Why join Oyster as a Marine Engineer?

Our multi-skilled teams work together to build the world’s finest bluewater cruising yachts. At Oyster there’s more on offer than just Marine Engineering jobs, there’s the opportunity to be part of a proud family, to learn, to be the best at what you do, and to enjoy your work. Here are three big reasons to join us.

Take pride in using your engineering skills to create something truly unique and world-class – a Great British product, respected around the world. Our yachts set the standards in our industry, making life-enhancing adventures possible for our passionate international family of customers.

Under passionate new leadership Oyster is growing fast, with an order book that gives us security for years to come. It means that you can look forward with confidence and opportunities to progress both your skills and career, as we launch new yachts and innovate.

You will work as part of a highly skilled team with the finest materials, tools and facilities. We strive to build a family feel amongst our team and to provide the flexibility, training, benefits and support that you need to do your best work and to enjoy your work.

Interested in joining us as a Marine Engineer? APPLY now…



We are hiring Marine Engineers to work at our sites in Southampton and Wroxham, Norfolk. We are looking for experienced industry professionals who will help us to meet the growing demand for our range of luxury yachts.

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Our yachts are built to circumnavigate the world, so we’re looking for people with excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills who enjoy working as part of a multi-skilled team to meet deadlines. You’ll be responsible for fitting various components across a wide range systems in our world-class yachts, including hydraulics, air conditioning, engine systems, generators, fuel, heating, waste and water cooling water systems. We are looking for people who have at least two years’ relevant experience and are comfortable with innovation and new challenges.

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  • Ability to read and interpret drawings
  • High standard of metal fabrication skills and knowledge of hydraulics
  • High standard of plumbing and gas knowledge
  • Ability to operate machinery and hand tools correctly and safely
  • Good understanding of marine technologies
  • Ability to work on own initiative and also plan work with other trades
  • Practical problem-solving abilities with a high standard of finish
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  • Competitive rates of pay and overtime opportunities
  • 22 days holiday per year plus bank holidays, with the flexibility to purchase an additional three days, or sell two days if preferred
  • Employer pension contributions
  • Flexible shifts and working patterns
  • Training opportunities and support
  • Company's administered contributory sickness and accident insurance scheme
  • Occupational sick pay after six months service
  • Lifeworks employee assistance programme
  • Free on-site parking 





“This bluewater cruiser marks the rebirth of a legend”

“The Oyster 565 is a seriously impressive yacht. It’s a modern design, through and through: good-looking and spacious. It’s certainly expensive, but for good reason, as it includes an extremely high standard spec. And the engineering quality and level of finish really raises the bar. No yacht is perfect, but in terms of design and execution the Oyster 565 is as close as you’ll find on a series-built cruising yacht. This new model issues a very clear statement: Oyster is back.”

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