Milford Yacht Club in Milford, CT is seeking instructors for its 2020 summer sailing program. Our program is a seven week program enrolling about 50 children from 5 to 17 years old. We have a Junior Buccaneers program for 5-7 year olds taking place on both land and sea. We also offer opportunities for competitive racing, as well as adventure sailing, in Optimists, Fevas, C420s, and Lasers. Our goal is to instill in our sailors a desire to pursue sailing opportunities throughout LIS and beyond by introducing them to all aspects of sailing from fun adventure sails to serious racing. All instructors teach Optimists in the morning and Racing Optimists, Fevas, C420s, or Lasers in the afternoon.
Stipends for regatta attendance and overtime pay are offered.
Dates of employment are mid-June to mid-August.
Instructors must be fun-loving, highly self-motivated, organized, extremely safety-conscious, and have good communication skills. Responsibilities include: insuring safety of all sailors both on and off the water, curriculum development, daily instruction, attendance at regattas, and coach boat delivery to and from regattas.
All instructors must have a minimum of the equivalent of their US Sailing Level 1 as well as Safe Powerboating and CT Safe Boating certificates, and CPR/First Aid certification.