The mission of the Larchmont Yacht Club is to instill and enhance an interest in yachting and the spirit of sportsmanship in members and their families. Encourage and provide programs for members and their families to promote and support yacht racing in the Corinthian spirit. Support a program of yacht racing events that meets the expectations of members and their families and enhances the reputation of the Club as a prestigious center of yachting and yacht racing. Encourage and provide compatible leisure and sporting activities, including intra and inter club competitions. Provide an active and enjoyable family-oriented social environment which members and their families will support, and in which they can participate, with pride and enthusiasm.
The Marine Facilities Department is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and management of all waterfront facilities. This includes a main dock that serves as a launching dock for our 4 24’-26’ launches as well as storage for member owned tenders and small sailboats, a work dock equipped with 4 hoists, electrical shore power stanchions, pump out, and fuel, and a Junior Sailing Dock that has large spring, summer, and fall youth sailing programs operating off of it. In addition, Marine Facilities manages a dry sail yard used for summer storage of member owned J/70s, Vipers, Etchells, V/15s, Lasers, Optis, kayaks, and paddleboards, as well as an active boatyard used for club boat maintenance and member boat and trailer storage. Marine Facilities is also responsible for the management of 350+ moorings as well as all navigational markers in Larchmont Harbor.
The Marine Facilities Department is made up of a small dynamic, dedicated staff. The Fleet Manager will be a core member of the team operating under the direct supervision of the Director of Marine Facilities. The primary function of this position will be to manage and maintain LYC’s fleet of support boats. This includes troubleshooting and repair, maintaining a maintenance log, completing work orders, maintaining all USCG requirements, fulfilling vessel requests from the Race Committee and Sailing departments, and more . The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of outboard engines (Yamaha and Evinrude) and be familiar with marine systems, diesel experience is a plus. This person should also be dynamic and able to switch gears in a fast paced environment where priorities can be subject to change at a moment's notice.
As a core member of the Marine Facilities team this position will also require stepping out of the primary functions of the job to assist on other projects in the yard, on the docks, or in the harbor. This person will be a leader on the Marine Facilities staff and be expected to help guide our seasonal dockhands and launch drivers. Marine Facilities is also the lead on storm preparations, this requires a need for flexibility to stay later or come in while the club is closed. Additionally, the team assists and supports all waterfront programs including Jr Sailing, race committee, frostbiting, paddle boarding, and other events centered around watersports year round. In the off season the team preps for the coming year and completes capital improvements on the club waterfront and the fleet.
Outboard and diesel engine routine maintenance, winterization, troubleshooting, and repair
Experience with electrical marine systems
Maintaining a log of active maintenance histories for each boat
Completing and filing work work orders and purchase requests
Keeping all vessels up to date with registrations and inspections
Maintaining all USCG required gear
Hauling and launching club owned and member owned boats
Some dock repairs and maintenance
Coordinating with the Yard Manager for hauling and shop space
Commissioning and decommissioning waterfront facilities
Managing large projects
Supervising seasonal staff
Requirements and Relevant Skills
Experience with outboard engine maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair
Clean drivers license
Familiarity with marine systems, fiberglass, outboards, and diesels a plus
Shrink wrap experience a plus
Ability to move fifty pounds
Includes weekends and holidays during the April-October season
USCG Launch License USCG Captains License or higher (preferred but not required)
Up to date CPR/ first aid certification
Compensation and Benefits
Paid vacation and sick leave
Medical, dental, and vision
Year end bonus
Pay dependent on experience