Ella Hibbert

Favourite part of her job:

Being outside every day while learning to work with all sorts of tools and new materials and being hands-on and involved with the maintenance of the vessel. I love getting my hands dirty and getting stuck in to jobs like grinding, sanding, painting, repairs, etc.

Advice for the next generation

Don’t hold back. And don’t settle for a deck-stew role if your heart is set on being a deckie. Throw yourself into it fully without hesitation and be confident. Don’t be afraid to seek help or advice from other like minded women in the industry.

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Motor Yacht

Deckhand

Deck