Laminators – Southern Wind

Southern Wind Shipyard builds luxury sailing yachts for the global market. The yachts are of contemporary Italian design and built with South African craftsmanship.

Min Grade 12 or related qualifications a distinct advantage.

Work experience as a Laminator preferably within the boat-building industry. A background in Carpentry, or cabinet making would be very useful.

Skills will include:

  • Working experience with epoxy and polyester resins, Infusion, Prepregs, and vacuum-bagging.
  • Understanding the fitting and bonding of components. Reading and Interpretation of drawings. Must have good written and verbal communication skills. Be able to identify orders of priority.

Preparation of moulds, laminating of various components ranging from hulls to small-mouldings.

Self – motivated and ability to work well in a team, or independently with minimum supervision. Must have a basic understanding of science and physics and how to apply the principles. A good eye for attention to detail. Use initiative, be self-motivated, flexible and work well under pressure.

Must have a very high work ethic. Be able to communicate at all levels. Physically fit to do the job.

If you are interested, please send your CV to Elena Caputo at

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