Sailing Instructor

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
From $15.00 To $20.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
No Travel

Job Description
The Riverdale Yacht Club, is located 20 minutes from midtown Manhattan, on the Hudson River, in the Bronx.

We are looking for experienced US Sailing Level 1 certified instructor for our Junior Sailing Program.

Started 9 years ago, our successful program continues to expand. In 2020 we will offer youth sailing classes on Optimist, Laser, 420 and 29er dinghies. Adult sailing classes are offered on 420, and Laser dinghies, and on a Capri 22.

Courses will be held from June 13 to July 25, Tuesday through Saturday, 9am-3pm.

We offer competitive compensation, and will provide housing.

We look forward to hearing from qualified candidates who will make a major contribution to our 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, Laser, 420's and/or 29ers who are beginner and intermediate sailors.

+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 a mini-regatta 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.
Daniel Friedman
800 W. 245th St
Bronx NY 10471
United States

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