Sailing Instructor Opti/420/Feva/Laser

Northport, NY 11768
United States

Year Built
Category  Sailboats < 25'

Junior Sailing Program is seeking a Head Instructor/Sailing Instructors/Race Coaches for the 2022 summer season.
The Northport Yacht Club (NYC) is located in New York on the Long Island Sound.
Northport’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 sailings including our Harbor Rookies.  Our junior program staff includes a total of 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, Fevas 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.  For more information regarding Northport Yacht Club, please visit  Also, please forward resumes to
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