Stamford Yacht Club is seeking a Head Instructor and Sailing Instructors for the 2023 Summer season. We are seeking instructors for our big boat program, Laser and Opti programs. Our youngest sailors (6-8 year of age) in Little Puffs are taught on Ideal 18s in the morning. We have a comprehensive four level Opti program, including Opti racing. Our afternoon session is geared toward the Laser, racing Optis and Adventure sailing. Our Adventure sailing program includes O’pen Skiffs, C420s, Lasers, Ideal 18s and Sunfish.
We are looking for applicants who have a strong sailing background with racing experience a plus. We offer a competitive salary with overtime pay and a merit-based bonus, cool instructor shirts, and your own coach boat. The ideal candidate is motivated to teach sailing, is patient with children, creative, and has a positive attitude.
The position will require a US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 certification, First Aid and CPR certificates, and a Safe Powerboat Handling certificate. Dates of employment are mid-June through mid-August. Working hours for instructors are from 8:15am to 5pm. The Junior Big Boat instructor will work afternoons, evenings and some weekends.
E-mail a cover letter and resume to Lawrence McGrath at Sailingdirector@stamfordyc.com