The Barrington Yacht Club in Barrington, Rhode Island is currently hiring full-time Sailing Instructors for our 2024 Sail Training Program (STP).
With a program of 52 boats, BYC operates one of the largest junior sailing programs on Narragansett Bay. For sailing instructor positions, we are seeking experienced and enthusiastic high school and college-aged sailors. Our staff provides hands-on, minds-on instruction for students at ages 6-18 in Optimists, c420s, RS Visions, and RS Quests. Sailing Instructors are charged with significant responsibility including:
• Teaching junior sailors the fundamentals of sailing, racing, and seamanship
• Establishing respectful and constructive relationships with students and their families
• Overseeing the day-to-day maintenance of the BYC’s sail and power fleet
The term of employment will span approximately nine weeks from mid June to late August—which includes a set-up week, eight weeks of instruction, and several days to assist with fleet breakdown. This summer with instruction will run from June 24th to August 16th with a few days expected in the weeks immediately before and after the program. Classes meet Monday through Friday from 9 am - 4 pm.