Summer Junior Sailing Instructor

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

Industry
Instructor
Job Start Date
6/17/2019
Job End Date
8/16/2019
Application Closing Date
6/10/2019
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Pay
From $15.00 To $17.50
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 2019 summer program. This Instructor will work within a team of 8 other sailing instructors under the guidance of the Head Instructor.

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 June 24 to August 16th with approximately 90 Jr. Sailors, ages 6-18. Our younger sailors participate in Puddle Ducks (week long introductory program for 6yr olds); Basin Bandits (week long introductory program for 7yr olds) and 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 which Jr Staff will assist with either on the water coaching or serving as Race Committee.
Job Requirements
All Jr Sailing staff attends a paid one-week training session at CPYC prior to the start of the 8-week Program. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Instructor training start date is June 17 and program start date is June 24th.

US Sailing Level 1 Certificate, current First Aid and CPR certificates, Safe Powerboat Handling Certificate and CT Safe Boating Certificate (there are still courses being offered if you are not certified and we will reimburse you for the training).
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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