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Head Instructor, Sailing Instructors and Race CoachesNorthport Yacht Club, Northport NYThe Northport Yacht Club (NYC) is located in New York on the Long Island Sound. NYC's Junior Sailing Program is a well-established and respected program providing sailing instruction for beginners through advanced racing sailors ages 6-17. NYC’s program is comprised of 60-70 junior sailors, including our Harbor Rookies. Our junior program staff includes 8 sailing instructors – one head instructor, 3 race coaches and 4 Opti instructors and other non-race class instructions. All instructors report to the Head Instructor, who reports to the Junior Sailing Chair. The summer season begins mid-June and runs through mid-August. NYC’s training boat fleet consists of Optimists, Club 420s, Lasers, and Ideal 18s. NYC’s race teams are highly competitive competing in local JSA of LIS regattas. Successful applicants will be experienced sailors, who are motivated, hardworking, reliable, enthusiastic, diligent, energetic, creative and able to work well with others. They should be great mentors, excellent communicators, have the skills to create previous racing experience is required for Race Coach position. Head Instructor experience required for Head Instructor position. Certificate Requirements: US Sailing Level 1 or Level 2, Safe Powerboat Handling or equivalent international certificates for non-U.S. residents, current CPR and First Aid. All certificates must be complete by the start date of the program. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Housing is provided. For more information regarding Northport Yacht Club, please visit www.northportyachtclub.com
Please email cover letter and resume to icalanese@gmail.com 11/30/2020
Sailing Instructors Cedar Point Yacht Club, Westport CTCedar Point Yacht Club (CPYC) is seeking experienced Sailing Instructors for the 2021 summer program, including college sailors who want to focus on racing. Instructors work with a team of 8 US Sailing certified instructors under the guidance of a Head Instructor and a Program Director. Founded in 1887, CPYC is located on the Long Island Sound in Westport, CT. We are a club made up of volunteers committed to the sport of sailing. The mission of CPYC’s Junior Sailing Program is to introduce Jr. Sailors to the joy of sailing and the thrill of sailboat racing. All classes focus on basic boat handling, seamanship, and sportsmanship; while building racing performance and tactical skills. We strive to develop teamwork, individual initiative, responsibility, and environmental stewardship. CPYC runs an eight-week summer program from mid-June to mid-August with approximately 95 junior sailors. We sail and race Optimist, Feva, Club 420, Laser Radial, and Laser Standard. We also offer a Jr. Big Boat Program for our older sailors. CPYC hosts several Jr. Regatta’s throughout the season. All Jr. Sailing staff attend a paid one-week training session prior to the start of the 8-week program. Compensation is competitive, we pay overtime, weather days, and provide the option to do private lessons for additional income.
Submit your resume to juniorsailing@cedarpointyc.org attention Brian Joyce 11/29/2020
Sailing InstructorsShore and Country Club, Norwalk CTThe Shore and Country Club is seeking instructors for its 2021 summer sailing program. Candidates must be Level 1 certified. Ideally, you will have experience sailing and in two or more of the boat classes that are popular in the JSA of LIS. If you love sailing and are ready to pass on your passion to the next generation of JSA sailors, Shore and Country would like to interview you. We aim to blend a growing competitive racing program while instilling in our sailors a desire to pursue opportunities throughout Long Island Sound and beyond.
Please send resumes to: sccjrsailing@gmail.com attn. Richard11/18/2020
Sailing Instructors and Race CoachesStamford Yacht Club, Stamford CTStamford Yacht Club is currently seeking talented, dedicated, unique and hard-working individuals to work in our junior sailing program for the 2021 summer season. Coaches will work alongside the head instructor and full-time sailing director. SYC is accepting applications for the following positions: Beginner/ Intermediate Opti Instructor, Opti Race Coach, Beginner/Intermediate Doublehanded Instructor (Feva/C420), Recreational sailing coach, and Laser Race Coach. Applicants should have a passion for all kinds of sailing; a concern for safety and respect for the water; a maturity and professionalism to work with fellow instructors, staff, parents, and sailors of all ages; an ability to communicate with sailors, their parents, supervisors and club management. Stamford Yacht Club has a rich sailing tradition and an active Junior sailing program of approximately 85 children ranging from 6 to 17 years old. Our Opti, Fevas, C420, and Laser teams compete throughout Long Island sound and New England. We offer programs for intermediate and advanced sailors using Hobie Waves, RS Fevas, Ideal 18s as well as big boats. We have a well-maintained fleet of 12 inflatable RIBs and Boston Whalers. Compensation is competitive and based on experience, certifications and prior work history; Potential end-of-season performance bonus; Private lesson opportunities.
Please email your resume and cover letter to jrsailing@stamfordyc.com11/17/2020
Head Sailing InstructorOrienta Beach Club, Mamaroneck NYOutstanding, multi-year opportunity to lead and evolve the Junior Sailing Program at the Orienta Beach Club in Mamaroneck, New York. The Head Sailing Instructor is responsible for the day-to-day management of the program, which includes adventure sailing, racing instruction and safe boat handling. The Head Instructor will manage two to three instructors and Orienta’s fleet. They will also coordinate on a daily basis with the Orienta Beach Club Junior Camp Director, and as needed, with the Sailing Program Co-Chairs. The ideal candidate would also be interested in a multi-year commitment and in helping to analyze the current program and provide recommendations on how to increase enrollment, retain current students and improve the program overall. The season begins the last week in June and lasts through the second week of August. Boats include Optimists, Pixels, O’pen Skiffs and Fevas. Lunches are supplied. Successful applicants will be experienced and highly-skilled sailors who are reliable, diligent, energetic and great mentors with excellent communication skills. They must have superb safety skills and enjoy working with children. College graduate preferred (21+). Additional income possible from private lessons after 4PM and on weekends. Certification Requirements: US Sailing Level 1, 2, or 3; Safe Powerboat Handling / State Powerboat Certificate; First Aid with CPR; and Safe Sport. Wages are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Interested applicants should send resumes and introductory email bertuccig@yahoo.com by 10 December, 2020.
11/17/2020
Sailing Director & Sailing InstructorsRocky Point Club, Old Greenwich CTRocky Point is a small, family-oriented club that first opened in 1927. Located in Old Greenwich, CT on the Long Island Sound, the club has a long history of enthusiastic amateur sailing. We have a very active Opti, Feva, Laser and Ideal 18 junior sailing program for 40-50 children ranging in age from 6-16 years. We also have an Ideal 18 adult sailing program that runs two evenings a week with a Saturday regatta series. We are currently hiring a Sailing Director and Sailing Instructors for summer 2021. The director and instructors will run our junior and adult programs with a focus on teaching sailing in a safe and fun environment while following US Sailing guidelines. This is an 8-week, full time position that runs from mid-June through mid-August. Compensation is competitive based on prior experience and sailing certifications, with potential end-of-season performance bonus and private lesson opportunities.
- Sailing Director responsibilities and qualifications include: Supervise all sailing instruction and curriculum development for the junior and adult programs; Supervise 5 to 6 sailing instructors and manage all staff schedules; Participate in on/off water teaching and mentoring; Manage the annual Rocky Breakwater Cup and Rocky participation in local regattas; Communicate program updates to the Rocky Board and junior sailing parents; Keep the club fleet of Ideals, Optis, Fevas and runabouts in safe, working condition; Ensure safety of all program participants and staff on land, docks and water; Foster a love of sailing and community; Prior sailing program management experience a plus.
- Sailing Instructor responsibilities and qualifications include: Lead sailing instruction and skills development for the junior program full time; Lead sailing instruction for the adult program and staff the Saturday regatta series on a rotational basis, Participate in on/off water teaching and mentoring; Staff the race committee for the annual Rocky Breakwater Cup and manage Rocky participation in local regattas; Keep the club fleet of Ideals, Optis, Fevas and runabouts in safe, working condition; Ensure safety of all program participants and staff on land, docks and water; Foster a love of sailing and community; Prior sailing instructor experience a plus.
Qualifications for all positions: US Sailing Level 1 (or higher) instructor certification; Current CPR and first aid training; US Safe Powerboat Handling certification; Strong organization and communication skills; Friendly, approachable and able to relate to children and parents.
Interviews are now being scheduled. Please email your resume and cover letter to jrsailing@rockypointclub.com11/14/2020
Head Instructor and Sailing InstructorsLarchmont Shore Club, Larchmont NYThe Larchmont Shore Club is seeking Sailing Instructor and Head Instructor candidates who are knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and dedicated individuals who enjoy teaching the sport of sailing to participants of all ages and experience levels. The program will have approximately 50 participants of various ages (8-18) sailing a variety of boats including Optis, Pixels, RS Fevas, Lasers, and C420s. Both positions are full-time and salaried for 8 weeks beginning in mid-June ending in mid-August.
* Head Instructor candidates should have extensive experience working with junior sailors of all ages and skill levels. Applicants should be effective communicators with a keen eye for safety. The Head Instructor will work in a team of approximately 5 total instructors to maintain a safe, fun, and educational environment for junior members to learn to sail in both competitive and non-competitive activities that are engaging for the novice and experienced sailor alike. The Head Instructor reports to the Sailing Director.
* Sailing Instructor candidates should have extensive sailing backgrounds as well as experience working with children. The instructors will work together to teach sailing in a safe, exciting, and engaging program for sailors with a wide range of experiences and goals. Prior work experience as a sailing instructor is a plus, Junior Instructor experience desired. Sailing Instructors report to the Head Instructor.
Compensation is commensurate with experience. Lunch is provided for all instructors. Certification Requirements: US Sailing Level 1 or Level 2, Safe Powerboat Handling or equivalent international certificates for non-US residents, current CPR and First Aid. All certifications must be complete by the start date of the program.
Qualified candidates should email resume and cover letter to the LSC Sailing Director, Andrew Young, at sailing@larchmontshoreclub.org11/13/2020
Junior Sailing Senior/Instructors Sagamore Junior Sailing, Oyster Bay NYSagamore Junior Sailing is now accepting applications for all coaching levels for our Optimist, Club 420 and Blue Jay fleets. The Head Instructor key responsibilities include: supervising the sailing instructors, maintain a safe, competitive and fun environment for the sailors and assist Program Manager in parent communication and regatta management. Instructors will coach 8-16 year olds in two and four week programs on the fundamentals of sailing and racing. Ideal candidates must be able to effectively coach and motivate sailors to perform well during schedule daily activities (drills, practice, games, free time and rainy days). Applicants must have minimum of US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 Instructor, Safe Powerboat Handling, CPR and First Aid certification. All candidates must be at least 18 years of age by June 20, 2021. High School and Collegiate experience preferred.
Dates of Employment: June 21 to August 20, 2021
Email cover letter and resume to: sagamorejuniorsailing@gmail.com11/12/2020
Junior Sailing instructorsBelle Haven Club, Greenwich CTThe Belle Haven Club in Greenwich, CT is now accepting applications for Sailing Instructors for the 2021 season. We are looking for enthusiastic instructors who enjoy working with young sailors and are eager to impart their skills and knowledge with our recreational and competitive Optimist. Our program is comprised of approximately 50 children of all skill levels, 7-16 years old. Applicants should be enthusiastic to teach beginners as well as advanced racing sailors. Instructors must be 18+ years old and have at least one year of instruction experience. US Sailing Level 1 or 2 certification as well as Safe Powerboat Handling Course are required by the beginning of the program. Salary is competitive, with potential for overtime and private lessons in addition to season-end bonus (based on performance). Dates of Employment: mid-June to mid-August.
Interviews are now being scheduled. Please email cover letter and resume to neil@bellehavenclub.com 11/11/2020
Sailing Instructors and Race CoachesThe WaterFront Center, Oyster Bay NYThe WaterFront Center (WFC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Oyster Bay, New York. We provide access to the waters of Oyster Bay Harbor and Long Island Sound through our marine education programs, recreational and instructional sailing programs, paddleboard, kayak and sailboat rentals, and through harbor tours aboard our National Historic Landmark oyster sloop CHRISTEEN. Our junior fleet consists of new c420s, Optimists, new Sonars, Hobie Waves, and Hobie Getaways. We are looking for full-time sailing race coaches and instructors for our 2021 summer program season! We are looking for Race Coaches for our Opti Green fleet, Opti RWB fleet and c420 fleet. Classes run from the middle of June through the middle of August and range from beginning sailing to racing. Responsibilities include: Instruction in our youth summer camps (weekend regattas if you are a Race Coach); Race Coaches will be only working with our race teams; Occasional help in our adult programs, when needed; Necessary seamanship skills (upkeep of boats, equipment, and facilities); Help prepare and plan activities, chalk talks, etc. each day; Able to work June 14th to August 21st; Other responsibilities considered necessary to meet the goals of The WaterFront Center. Qualifications: Self-motivated team player, Must be at least 16 years old; Strong background and experience in sailing; Previous experiences in instructing/coaching sailing and a commitment to teaching is preferred; Must hold US Sailing Level 1 certification or International equivalent; Must hold current CPR/First Aid and Powerboat Handling certifications. Compensation is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates should send a work resume and sailing resume via email to Arielle Darrow at info@thewaterfrontcenter.org and to arielle@thewaterfrontcenter.org11/05/2020
Sailing DirectorStamford Yacht Club, Stamford CTThe Stamford Yacht Club (SYC) was founded in 1890 and supports a long and exciting tradition of sailing and racing on Long Island Sound that includes the annual Vineyard Race and other competitions. We are located on the water in Stamford, CT and are seeking an experienced sailing professional who is passionate about sailing to serve as our Sailing Director. The Sailing Director will direct all adult and junior sailing activities and report to the club General Manager. He or she will manage a team of summer sailing instructors and interface with our club members and their families, the marine staff, and various sailing related committees. Depending on the candidate, the employment may be seasonal only (~Apr-Oct) or a year-round position. The Sailing Director will lead the development, promotion, and delivery of educational offerings (for a range of skill levels and age groups) as well as organization of racing events and programs to boost sailing participation on Long Island Sound. To these tasks the ideal Sailing Director will be a role model for sailors, bring energy, sailing experience and management, excellent communication skills, teaching, and financial and strategic planning skills. Detailed responsibilities include curriculum development, instruction, sailing staff management, race coordination, working with the marine staff on fleet maintenance, and instilling a culture of safety, respect for the water, training, open communications, and fun. To support these efforts, our sailing fleet includes Ideal 18s, Club 420s, RS Fevas, Lasers, Optimists, Hobie Waves, and various support craft. The Sailing Director will work with club leadership to create a one- and three-year plan to meet the growth and enhancement objectives for sailing and waterfront activity at Stamford Yacht Club. Compensation is competitive and is based on experience, certifications, and prior work history and includes benefits and the potential for bonuses. The successful candidate will have the ability to conduct private sailing lessons to supplement her or his income. Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; Five years of sailing instruction; US Sailing Level 2 Instructor or international equivalent certification; US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certificate; CT Safe Boating Certificate; First Aid and CPR certifications.
Please email your resume and cover letter to resume@stamfordyc.com11/02/2020
Sailing Instructors Riverdale Yacht Club, Bronx NYThe Riverdale Yacht Club is located 20 minutes from midtown Manhattan, on the Hudson River in the Bronx. We are looking for experienced US Sailing Level 1 certified instructors for our Junior Sailing Program. Started 10 years ago, our successful program continues to expand. In 2021 we will offer youth sailing classes on Optimists, Lasers, Club 420s and 29ers. Adult sailing classes are also offered on Club 420s, Lasers and a Capri 22. The program starts June 12th and will run for 6 to 8 weeks. We offer competitive compensation, and will provide housing. Sailing instructors must be able to teach safety, boat handling, sailing theory, and respect for currents, tides, and commercial vessels to students in Optis, Lasers, and/or 420s. Position requirements include: Develop lesson plans for classroom, hands-on rigging, on-the-water sailing exercises, and fun on-shore activities; Teach basic racing theory and techniques as the junior sailors develop their boat handling skills; Organize mini-regattas for the students toward the end of the program, with emphasis on completing the course safely; Demonstrate strong leadership qualities, and encourage mutual respect. We look forward to hearing from qualified candidates who will make a major contribution to our Junior Sailing Program.
Please email a cover letter and resume to Daniel Friedman dtaft.friedman@gmail.com10/25/2020
Sailing Instructors and CoachesLarchmont Yacht Club, Larchmont NYLarchmont Yacht Club, located on the Long Island Sound, is currently seeking talented, dedicated, unique and hard-working individuals to work with our junior program for the summer of 2021. The Larchmont Junior Sailing Program takes pride in its ability to create lifelong sailors regardless of whether they race or not. We are looking for experienced instructors in all areas of our programs, and specifically will be hiring for the following positions this coming year: Instructors for Lasers, Club 420s, RS Fevas, Optimists, recreational sailing instructors and Big Boat instructors. Wages are competitive and commensurate upon experience, certifications, work history and references. Applicants are required to have a US state boating certificate (home state), a minimum US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 Instructor, CPR & First Aid Certification, and US Safe Powerboat Handling Certification by the start of the program in June. Applicants must be organized, self-driven and communicate well with junior sailors and their parents.
Interested applicants please email a cover letter and resume to Doug Reynolds dreynolds@larchmontyc.org10/16/2020
Head Sailing InstructorTokeneke Club, Darien CTThe Tokeneke Club is seeking a Head Sailing Instructor for the 2021 summer season. Tokeneke’s junior sailing program is a well-established, reputable and growing program that provides sailing instruction for junior sailors of varying experiences levels, ranging in age from 8 to 13 years old. Tokeneke offers an intensive 6-week program from late June through early August, comprised of on-the-water training with a fleet of Optimists and Pixels, in conjunction with on-land “chalk talk” instruction. Successful candidates should have a genuine passion for sailing and instruction, inclusive of extensive experience working with junior sailors of all ages and skill levels. Furthermore, candidates should possess the ability to plan, direct, execute and oversee all pre and in season programming, with a focus on teaching participants seamanship, sailing theory, and safe boat handling, in a fun, safe, and educational environment. Ideal candidates will also be adroit communicators, adept problem solvers, and proactive leaders with the ability to engage and inspire young sailors through enthusiastic and innovative instructional techniques and lesson planning. The Head Instructor position requires candidates to possess the following certifications prior to the start of the season: a minimum of US Sailing Level 1 Small Boat Instructor Certification (Level 2 certification preferred), Safe Powerboat Handling, CPR, First Aid, and Safe Boating certificate valid in CT. Applicants with college-level sailing experience are highly preferred. Compensation for qualified candidates is open and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to General Manager, James M. Reisig, CCM at jreisig@tokenekeclub.org. No phone calls please. 10/15/2020
Sailing Instructors and Admin PersonHuguenot Yacht Club, New Rochelle NYHuguenot Yacht Club is seeking these roles for the 2021 summer season:
- Sailing Instructors: applicants should be experienced, accomplished sailors that sail year round, in LISOT, High School or College teams for example, and who show a continuing interest in improving their sailing skills at all levels. The mission of our program is to introduce juniors to the sport of sailing, which is not just an isolated skill, but also a way of life that can be enjoyed as a lifelong physical activity. The mission of our big boat program is to introduce the older juniors to big boat sailing, by promoting safety, seamanship, and competition in the day and distance races. The program will have 35-45 Opti, Laser, and Feva sailors, who range from 8 to 16 years of age; the big boat sailors, 14-16, are integral to the dinghy program. In total, the instructor team at Huguenot YC will consist of seven instructors with solid personal sailing experience and a knowledgeable Program Director. Sailing instructors will be working in groups of 1-2 instructors, depending on the class sizes. All instructor candidates must have US Sailing Level 1 Sailing Instructor certification, US Powerboating's Safe Powerboat Handling certification, Safe Sport certification, along with current First Aid and CPR.
- Admin Person: will be organized, have good computer skills, some sailing experience, and good communication ability. The primary responsibilities of the Admin include managing program registration and attendance paperwork, communications with parents, assist with publishing the weekly TellTale newsletter, coordinate motorboat and premises maintenance, and manage petty cash for small purchases. All admin candidates must have a Safe Sport certification, along with current First Aid and CPR.
Working hours for all summer staff are approximately 40 hours per week, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, with optional weekend work available as needed. Lunch is provided. Dates of employment are seven weeks, from June 28th to August 13th, 2021, plus set-up and camp closing days.
Please email a cover letter and resume to jrsailing@huguenotyc.com and to irisavogel@gmail.com10/14/2020
Experienced Laser Racing Coach/Senior Instructor City Island Junior Sailing, City Island NY Located at City Island Yacht Club on scenic City Island in the Bronx, we are now entering our fourth year sailing Optis and Lasers. We are a dedicated sailing/racing program for children 8-16, and we have many campers who return year after year, so you will be building on years of training. Program will run June 22 - August 14, 2021, with expected hours 8:30AM – 4:30PM, Mon - Fri. Experience with beginner to race level Optimist, RS Feva a plus. Travel to local regattas. US Sailing Level 1 Instructor certification required. Extremely competitive pay, plus SSI, Medical and Workmen’s Comp.
Contact: Ira Bigeleisen, Program Director email city.island.jr.sailing@gmail.com or phone 818-620-253410/08/2020
Sailing Instructors and CoachesAmerican Yacht Club, Rye NYAmerican Yacht Club is seeking to fill out our team of talented and hardworking people to work with our junior sailors for summer 2021. We are looking for staff who love sailing and being on the water. We strive to build a team that can inspire our developing sailors to continue to explore and expand their skills. We have multiple opportunities available including, but not limited to, instructors for Optimist, Ideal 18s, Techno 293 (windsurfing), RS Feva, adventure sailing, Club 420, Jr. Big Boat, Laser and a stand-up paddle board instructors. Wages are competitive and will be based on experience, certifications and work history. Additional compensation opportunities are available, such as private lessons, adult lessons, race committee and private coaching. CPR, SafeSport, HeadsUp, First Aid and US Sailing Level 1 or 2 certifications, safe boating certificate (home state) as well as US Safe Powerboat Handling Course are required by the beginning of the program. Housing may be offered for the right candidate. American YC continues to build a culture of sailors that want to teach, inspire others and build their own skills. Come join us for an amazing summer!
Please email Kevin Broome at AmericanYCSailing@gmail.com10/05/2020
Sailing DirectorManhasset Bay Yacht Club, Port Washington NY

Manhasset Bay Yacht Club is seeking an experienced Sailing Director to manage all sailing related programs, activities, and vessels. This position may be year-round, or summer-only. The ideal candidate is a motivated individual with extensive sailing experience on both dinghies and keelboats, as well as management and business acumen. They will positively represent the club and have excellent excellent communication and presentation skills. Manhasset Bay Yacht Club, established in 1891, has a history of more than 120 years as a leader in the yachting world. We have an impressive fleet of boats, including Optimists, RS Fevas, O'pen Skiffs, and Club 420s for our Junior Sailing program. In addition, we have a well-maintained fleet of 2 Hobie catamarans, 8 Ideal 18s, as well as two club-owned large keelboats: a J/105 and a Beneteau 281. We also have a fleet of 8 Boston Whaler coach boats. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. You will have the ability to conduct private sailing lessons to supplement your income. A detailed job description of this important role may be viewed at https://bit.ly/3l9aiMk
To apply please submit your resume and cover letter to Cathy Caamano at cathy.caamano@manhassetbayyc.org
10/04/2020
Head Instructor / Sailing Director and Sailing InstructorsMilford Yacht Club, Milford CTMilford Yacht Club is seeking a Head Instructor / Sailing Director and sailing instructors for its 2021 summer sailing program. Our program is a seven week program enrolling about 50 children from 5 to 17 years old. We have a Junior Buccaneers program for 5-7 year olds taking place on both land and sea. We offer opportunities for competitive racing and adventure sailing in Optimists, RS Fevas, Club 420s, and Lasers. We also offer a jr. big boat program and weekly sailing in our fleet of J/22s. Our goal is to instill in our sailors a desire to pursue sailing opportunities throughout Long Island Sound and beyond by introducing them to all aspects of sailing from fun adventure sails to serious racing. All instructors teach Optimists in the morning and Racing Optimists, Fevas, Club 420s, or Lasers in the afternoon. Stipends for regatta attendance and overtime pay are offered. Dates of employment are mid-June to mid-August.
Submit cover letter and resume to jr.sailing@milfordyachtclub.com.
09/27/2020
Sailing Instructors and Coaches Riverside Yacht Club, Riverside CTRiverside Yacht Club is seeking sailing instructors/coaches for the 2021 summer season. RYC's Junior Program is a well-established and respected program providing sailing instruction for beginners through advanced racing sailors ages 6 – 17 yrs. The summer season begins mid-June and runs through mid-August. RYC's training boat fleet consists of Optimists, Club 420s, Laser Radials, Lasers, RS Fevas, Hobie Waves, and Ideal 8s. RYC also offers a highly competitive Junior Big Boat program and has an active race team competing in local JSA regattas. Successful applicants will be experienced sailors, who are motivated, hardworking, reliable, enthusiastic, diligent, energetic, creative, and able to work well with others. They should be great mentors, excellent communicators, have the skills to create and execute effective and fun lesson plans, maintain safe practices, and above all demonstrate a genuine passion for sailing and teaching kids. Previous racing experience is beneficial. College aged preferred (18 yrs+). Wages commensurate with qualifications and experience. For more information regarding Riverside Yacht Club, please visit www.riversideyc.org
Interested applicants should send resumes and an introductory email to the Sailing Director, Samantha Labuzetta, at sailingdirector@riversideyc.org by November 1, 2020. 09/18/2020
Sailing Instructors and Race CoachesNorwalk Yacht Club, Norwalk CTNorwalk Yacht Club seeks energetic, hard-working and enthusiastic instructors for the 2021 JSA of LIS sailing season starting in mid-June through mid -August for 8 weeks who can inspire our junior sailors and continue to develop their skills. NYC is currently seeking additional sailing instructors including an Optimist Racing Coach, a Feva Racing Coach, a Laser Racing Coach including College sailors who want to focus on racing and instructors to work with beginner and intermediate Optimist sailors as well as an Adventure Sailing program for non-racers. The program offers opportunities for racing and sailors that want to develop well-rounded seamanship skills. Instructors should be interested in working with junior sailors with all experience levels. Strong candidates will have excellent communication skills, as they will be reaching out to parents to discuss upcoming regattas and providing content for our weekly newsletter. The position is full-time with responsibilities Monday to Friday for the 2021 Summer season. Applicants must have a minimum of US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 Instructor, Safe Powerboat Handling, CPR and First Aid Training. Second year instructors are expected to have the minimum requirements, but are encouraged to take further Level 2 training. Applicants who have sailed in high school or college are preferred for the coaching positions. NYC offers a competitive salary, a merit-based bonus, and possible housing for a strong candidate.
Please send a cover letter and resume to: sailingdirector@norwalkyachtclub.com
09/17/2020
Program Director and Sailing Instructors Sea Cliff Yacht Club, Sea Cliff NY
Sea Cliff Yacht Club is accepting applications for Program Director and Sailing Instructors. SCYC provides a dynamic junior sailing program for beginner and advanced sailors ranging in age from 8-16. Boats include Optimist, Laser, RS Feva and Club 420. Positions are salaried, full-time for 8 weeks beginning mid-June ending mid-August.
- The Program Director will have strong leadership and management skills, a passion for sailing, and significant experience working with children. Responsibilities include: Manage the program in accordance with best practices; Design and coordinate appropriate and engaging activities for the junior sailors when they are not able to be on the water; Communicate with parents on a regular basis; Train, schedule, supervise and evaluate instructional staff; Implement a quality assurance/safety program to assure best practices in vessel operation, instruction and safety; Monitor and maintain all jr sailing club owned vessels and equipment; Work closely with Jr Sailing chairs on program preparation and on going operations; Have proper certifications such as US Sailing Level 3 Head Instructor or higher, US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling, CPR/First Aid.
- Sailing Instructors will have solid personal sailing experiences and have a strong patience and desire to share their experience with young sailors. Instructors participate in regattas as needed along the Long Island Sound. Sailing Instructors must have a minimum Level 1 Sailing Instructor Certification, SCYC sponsor and may require Level II dependent on the instructor's role. A US Powerboat Safe Handling Certification along with current First Aid and CPR will also be required at the beginning of the season. Salaries are competitive and lunch is provided.
Please email a cover letter and resume to juniorsailing@seacliffyc.org 09/10/2020
Sailing Instructors Pequot Yacht Club, Southport CTPequot Yacht Club seeks sailing instructors for the 2021 Summer Season! We create lifelong sailors in a fun environment that focuses on friendships and teamwork through sailing Optis, Open Skiffs, Fevas, C420s, Lasers and big boats. Competitive salary, overtime, perks like lessons, lunch, reimbursement for training, shirts, plus a merit bonus. Dates of employment June 2021 through August 2021. Check out our website at www.TeamPequot.com
Please email your cover letter and resume to TeamPequot@gmail.com09/01/2020
Sailing Instructors & CoachesBlack Rock Yacht Club, Black Rock CTBlack Rock YC is currently seeking additional sailing instructors/coaches for the 2021 summer season (next summer). Our goal is for our children to truly have fun when sailing and thus develop a life-long love of sailing and life-long friendships. We offer both high quality racing instruction and also offer a fun “adventure” track. BRYC also offers tennis, swimming and diving for juniors (so not everyone is focused on sailboat racing). Our “Salty Dog” program beginning at age 5 have also been a huge success as a “pre-Opti” prep. We also offer a hybrid “Salty Opti” class for 6-7 year old beginners for a total of five levels of Opti classes. Applicants who sail in high school or college and who have strong USODA Optimist, Club 420 or Laser racing backgrounds are preferred. We offer a competitive salary, with overtime pay, and a merit-based bonus. Must be enthusiastic, great with children, professional, self-motivated and extroverted.
Dates of Employment: mid June - mid August 2021.
Send cover letter and resume to cbstarr9@gmail.com and to DLent@CantorColburn.com08/31/2020