Bronx, NY Hudson River Sailing Instructors and Racing Coaches.

Riverdale Yacht Club
800 W. 254th St
Bronx, NY 10471
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Housing Provided
From $19.00 To $28.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
No Travel

Job Description
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 or higher certified instructors(or international equivalent) for our Junior Sailing Program. Started over 12 years ago, our successful program continues to expand. As a member of the Junior Sailing Association of Long Island Sound, we participate in regional Opti and 420 regattas. We incorporate adventure and big boat sailing into our curriculum. In 2024 we will offer youth sailing classes on Optimist, Laser, and 420s. Adult sailing private lessons are also offered.
The program starts June 11th and will run for 7-8 weeks.  We offer competitive compensation, and provide housing.  Our instructors enjoy NYC, and many regional activities on their time off(Sunday and Mondays).
We look forward to hearing from qualified candidates who will make a major contribution to our Junior Sailing Program.
Job Requirements
+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.

+Instructor candidate must demonstrate strong leadership qualities, and encourage mutual respect.
Daniel Friedman
800 W. 245th St
Bronx NY 10471
United States

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