The Riverdale Yacht Club, is 20 minutes from midtown Manhattan, located on the Hudson River, in the Bronx.
We are looking for experienced US Sailing Level 1 certified instructors for our Junior Sailing Program.
Started 10 years ago, our successful program continues to expand. As a member for the Junior Sailing Association of Long Island Sound, we have participated in regional Opti and 420 regattas. In 2021 we will offer youth sailing classes on Optimist, Laser, 420 and 29ers. Adult sailing classes are also offered on 420s, and Lasers, and on a Capri 22. The program starts June 12th and will run for 6 to 8 weeks. We offer competitive compensation, and will provide housing.
We look forward to hearing from qualified candidates who will make a major contribution to our Junior Sailing Program.
+Sailing instructor must be able to teach safety, boat handling, sailing theory, and respect for currents, tides, and commercial vessels, to students in Optis, Lasers, and/or 420's.
+Develop lesson plans for classroom, hands-on rigging, on-the-water sailing exercises, and fun on-shore activities.
+Teach basic racing theory and techniques as the junior sailors develop their boat handling skills.
+Organize mini-regattas for the students toward the end of the program, with emphasis on completing the course safely.
+Instructor candidate must demonstrate strong leadership qualities, and encourage mutual respect.