Bring your skills and commitment to our Marine Laminator jobs and join a fast growing team that builds the world’s finest bluewater cruising yachts, with the facilities and opportunities to match. For over 49 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 of Oyster Yachts and we are looking for people with a desire to learn and grow to join us on this exciting and rewarding journey.

Why join Oyster as a Marine Laminator?

Our multi-skilled teams work together to build the world’s finest bluewater cruising yachts. But at Oyster Yachts there is much more on offer than just Marine Laminator jobs. There is the unique opportunity to be part of a proud family, to learn new skills, and to get more enjoyment from your work. Quality is at the heart of our yachts and our standards are demanding. We have a reputation for high quality workmanship and our approach to innovative technology. Here are three big reasons to join us.

Take pride in using your laminating 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.

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We have a number of Marine Laminator jobs at our sites in Southampton and Ashmanhaugh, Norfolk, where you will work with the team to help us meet the growing demand for our renowned range of luxury yachts. We have Marine Laminator jobs job for all levels from junior level to highly experienced professionals.

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Our yachts are built to circumnavigate the world, so we are looking for people with a keen eye for precision and quality. Our hulls are certified by Lloyds Register surveyors, so you will understand the high quality of work required and the meticulous attention to detail we require. You will enjoy working as part of a multi-skilled team to meet deadlines and ideally you will have relevant experience in the marine industry. For our more junior Marine Laminator jobs, we are also offering self-motivated individuals the opportunity to get the training and mentorship you need to build your career in this exciting and engaging business.

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The Laminator is responsible for preparing their workstation and finalising the laminating of the boats that we manufacture. Responsibilities include:

  • Mould tool preparation including polishing, waxing, fitting implants and mods
  • Reading and interpreting drawings / specifications
  • Hand lay-up with polyester and vinylester resins
  • Preparing and executing gel coating
  • Laying down e-glass, gluing core and fitting structural elements
  • Safely utilising knowledge of Composite materials, including e-glass, catalyst and resin mixing
  • Once completed job, clearing, tidying and cleaning of area and focusing on the utmost hygiene and cleanliness
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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





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Oyster values

We are proud to build the world’s finest bluewater sailing yachts. Our success depends on our ability to bring together the best people and enable them to do great work. Living by our values every day ensures we enjoy and do our best work, feel valued, and grow personally and professionally. These are our values that make Oyster such a special place to work:

We focus on being the best and constantly getting better.

We care deeply, are accountable and take pride in all we do.

We do the right thing, act respectfully and keep promises.

We work as one team with heart, supporting each other and having fun together.

Our Mission

"We build and support the world’s finest bluewater cruising yachts, making life-enhancing adventures possible for our passionate international family of owners."

Handcrafted with pride

No two Oysters are the same. Each of our yachts is designed and handcrafted using time-honoured skills, insights and learnings gained over 49 years from a loyal group of visionaries including owners, staff, sales team and project managers. Working with the finest materials and an obsessive attention to detail, our craftspeople know how to translate your vision into a yacht that is an Oyster through and through, while making her unique to you.

Contact Us


If you are interested in joining us as a Marine Laminator then we would love you to take one of the two next steps:

FIND OUT MORE by emailing our people team on [email protected]