The Newport Yacht Club in Newport, Rhode Island is hiring for full-time Junior Sailing Director for our summer 2023 Marine Adventure Camp (MAC).
The Camp provides a unique experience for campers ages 8-15 with an alternative to racing focused programs and is open to Campers with any level of experience or background. The Marine Adventure Camp is a provides a unique alternative to the many racing programs available on Narragansett Bay.
The Marine Adventure Camp is broken into FOUR 2-week full day sessions with a combination of activities that includes introduction to basic sailing skills in dinghies (Optis, 420s,Open BICs, Keel Boats and NYC Member Yachts) to learn concepts like steering, sail positions, and wind awareness. Exposure to beginner marine navigation skills – charts, weather, docking, anchoring. A focus on Marine Education – conservation, local geography, and sustainability.
The Director will lead a team of 6 instructors and will be responsible for the overall day to day operations of the program. Each session will have 30 - 35 young sailors
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. Classes meet daily from 9 am - 4 pm.