Sailing Instructor at Center Harbor Yacht Club

Center Harbor Yacht Club
29 Steamboat Road
Brooklin, ME 04616
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Housing Provided
From $5,400 To $6,100
Per Year    
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
No Travel

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Teaching sailing lessons to kids aged 8-16; approximately 6-10 kids in each class
  • Conducting club races and regattas
  • Coaching students at 1-2 regattas
  • Assisting with boats landing at the dock
  • Supervising one overnight campout on an island
  • Keeping clubhouse tidy, boats in order, and interacting warmly with members

Time Commitment:
  • 6 days a week, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, plus an occasional after-hours evening activity
  • The season is 8-9 weeks: starting the last week of June and ending late August (some flexibility is possible if other obligations require you to start late or end early)

  • There is a modest free bunkroom, bathroom and kitchen at the club for you to use during the season. (Note that the kitchen is used by club members every Saturday afternoon, and occasionally during the evening.)

  • The pay will be between $600 and $675 per week, depending on your experience level


Job Requirements
Qualifications desired:
- Sailing instructor/steward must be at least 18 years old by June 1, 2020
- Enjoy working with children; able to make lessons fun while setting appropriate boundaries and keeping kids safe around boats and club
- Have experience sailing and racing a variety of small boats, including 420s and Optis (or similar)
- Experienced and comfortable handling Whaler-type motor boats
- US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 Instructor certification encouraged, but not required. If you do not already have it, we may help pay for you to get it before the season begins. This position also requires current First Aid/CPR certification (which we may help pay for you to get as well).
Annie Reinish
29 Steamboat Road
Brooklin ME 04616
United States

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