Sailing Coach/Instructor/Director

Port Washington Yacht Club
1 Yacht Club Port Washington
Port Washington, NY 11050
United States

Industry
Instructor
Job Start Date
5/1/2019
Job End Date
9/15/2019
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
Yes
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
Port Washington Yacht Club is seeking a creative, well organized, hardworking individual who is eager to share their knowledge and love of sailing and racing with our Adult Sailing Program as Waterfront Program Adult Ideal 18 Sailing Instructor.
This “hands on role” will work in a key capacity to support the Club in the following areas:
• Schedule sailing lessons with adults on Ideal 18’s
• Liaison with Club Chair and Volunteer Committee to actively participate in the promotion of all training, social and competitive sailing activities undertaken by the club.
• Assist with maintenance of fleet and equipment in season
• Assist with the rigging of boats to get ready for the season and to assist in the winterizing of boats to get ready for winter season.
• Supervise race instruction, racing rules and strategy in Adult Sailing Program, specifically on Ideal 18’s
• All Sailing Instructors staff members are expected to be responsible, safety conscious, exhibit strong sailing skills, and communicate well with club members.

The Season will run Mid-June through Mid-September for 20 weeks. Wednesday Evenings 12:30-8:30, (Wednesday Evenings until 8:30), Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday. 10:00am – 6:00pm.
Salary is competitive and based on a minimum of 2 years sailing instruction experience. Hours are somewhat flexible.

Port Washington Yacht Club
Dawn Serignese
1 Yacht Club Port Washington
Port Washington NY 11050
United States
917-642-0884

Job Requirements
Applicant must demonstrate the following level of experience:
• Knowledge of, but not limited to, Ideal 18’s, Catamarans, and Lasers.
• A capacity to work unsupervised to deliver the requirements of instruction and maintenance.
• Knowledge of racing rules, strategy and able to demonstrate to Adults in Sailing Program.
• Applicant must have:
o A sense of humor
o US Sailing Level 1 Certification
o US Safe Sailing Power Boat Certification
o CPR certification
Employer Contact Information
Port Washington Yacht Club
Dawn Serignese
1 Yacht Club Port Washington
Port Washington NY 11050
United States

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