2020 Summer Junior Sailing Instructor

Cedar Point Yacht Club
1 Bluff Point
Westport, CT 06880
United States

Industry
Instructor
Job Start Date
6/15/2020
Job End Date
8/14/2020
Application Closing Date
12/31/2019
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Pay
From $16.25 To $20.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description
Cedar Point Yacht Club (CPYC) is seeking a Sailing Instructor for the 2020 summer program. This Instructor will work within a team of 8 other sailing instructors under the guidance of the Head Instructor and Program Director.

Founded in 1887, CPYC is located on the Long Island Sound in Westport, Connecticut. 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 late June to mid-August with approximately 90 Jr. Sailors, ages 6-18. Our Jr. Sailing Fleets include Opti, Feva, C420, Laser Radial, and Laser Standard. We also offer a very competitive Jr. Big Boat Program for our older Jr. Sailors. Throughout the Jr Sailing season, CPYC will host several Jr. Regatta’s.
Job Requirements
We seek US Sailing Level 1 Certified instructors, current First Aid and CPR certificates will be needed prior to program start, Safe Powerboat Handling Certificate and CT Safe Boating Certificates are required. We are open to first year instructors and also have room for more experienced racing instructors for our 420 and laser program.
Employer Contact Information
Cedar Point Yacht Club
Brian Joyce
1 Bluff Point
Westport CT 06880
United States
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Cedar Point Yacht Club is located on the Long Island Sound in Westport, Connecticut. Founded in 1887, Cedar Point Yacht Club runs an eight-week summer Jr Sailing Program from late-June to mid-August. Our Jr Sailing Program enrolls approximately 90 Jr Sailors each summer, ages 6-18. Our Jr Sailing Fleets include Opti, Feva, C420, Laser Radial, and Laser Standard. We also offer a very competitive Jr Big Boat Program for our older Jr Sailors.

The mission of Cedar Point Yacht Club’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.

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