Sailing Director

Devon Yacht Club, Inc.
P.O. Box 2549 300 Abrahams Landing Rd.
Amagansett, NY 11930
United States

Sailing Management
Job Start Date
Job End Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Background Check
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
The Devon Yacht Club is located on Gardiner’s Bay in Amagansett, NY and is currently seeking a Sailing Director. The Sailing Director will oversee all Adult and Junior sailing activities and report directly to the Club’s General Manager; he or she will also manage a team of sailing instructors and interface with the Fleet Captain and Sailing and Junior Yacht Committees.
This is a leadership position and the Sailing Director will be highly visible and engaged with the Club’s members; he or she will be accountable for driving participation among experienced sailors and recruiting and instructing new adult sailors. The Sailing director will also be responsible for oversight of the Club’s Junior Yacht summer sailing instruction program and regatta participation, adult dinghy, Alerion and PHRF racing and race committee, recruiting, training and scheduling of sailing instructors, oversight of the maintenance of the Club’s fleet of Optimists, 420’s, Sunfish, and Lasers and will provide input on the potential selection of additional Club boats.
Job Requirements
• A passion for sailing and a desire to create and implement programs that attract new sailors
• Candidate must be outgoing, enthusiastic, engaging and communicate well with adult members, parents, staff and committee heads
• Experience in sailing instruction including curriculum and clinic design for youth and adults
• Race management experience for both dinghy’s and keel boats
• Excellent organization, team management and administrative skills
• US Sailing Level 2 certification
• Current First Aid/CPR certification
Position is full-time May through September with peak hours in July and August. Off-season responsibilities are limited and primarily consist of staff recruiting and curriculum review. Compensation will be competitive and consist of salary and lesson income plus performance-based bonus; housing and meals provided.
Employer Contact Information
Devon Yacht Club, Inc.
Pat Hollmann
P.O. Box 2549
Amagansett NY 11930
United States
Devon Yacht Club, Inc. Pat Hollmann

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