Summer 2021 Sailing Instructor / Race Coach Wanted

West Falmouth, MA
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Experience Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Some Travel

Job Description

The Chapoquoit Yacht Club (CYC) is seeking applications for sailing instructors for our Junior Sailing program for the summer of 2021. CYC is located in West Falmouth, Massachusetts on the east side of Buzzards Bay. This location provides quick access to smooth waters in the harbor and the reliable afternoon breezes of the Bay - ideal conditions for teaching all levels of sailing! The Junior Sailing Program aims to provide the foundation for a life-long love of sailing through teaching sailing skills, sportsmanship and competitive racing. CYC offers classes for students ages 6-18 in Optis, Beetle Cats and 420s. We are seeking qualified individuals who can help create and run a sailing program that is safe, fun and instructional. The ideal candidate will be a team player who is excited to teach students of all levels and experience.


Compensation is commensurate with experience. Unfortunately, no housing is provided. To apply, please email a resume, cover letter and two references to Erik Egleston at 

Job Requirements
- Past experience teaching sailing and working with kids
- Availability from mid-June to mid-August
- Interest in developing age appropriate sailing curriculum
- US Sailing Level 1 Dinghy certified
- Ability to perform routine boat maintenance and repairs
- Participation at occasional non-sailing club events
- Availability to travel to regattas with sailors
- Collegiate racing experience preferred
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