Summer 2021 Sailing Instructors & Race Coaches Wanted!

Oyster Bay, NY 11771
United States

Manages Others
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only

Job Description

About Us: The WaterFront Center (WFC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Oyster Bay, New York. We provide access to the waters of Oyster Bay Harbor and Long Island Sound through our marine education programs, recreational and instructional sailing programs, paddleboard, kayak and sailboat rentals, and through harbor tours aboard our National Historic Landmark oyster sloop CHRISTEEN. Our junior fleet consists of new c420s, Optimists, new Sonars, Hobie Waves, and Hobie Getaways.

Job Description: We are looking for full-time sailing race coaches and instructors for our 2021 summer program season! We are looking for Race Coaches for our Opti Green fleet, Opti RWB fleet and c420 fleet. Classes run from the middle of June through the middle of August and range from beginning sailing to racing. Responsibilities include:

• Instruction in our youth summer camps (weekend regattas if you are a Race Coach).
• Race Coaches will be only working with our race teams.
• Occasional help in our adult programs, when needed.
• Ensuring a safe, organized, and educational waterfront and fleet.
• Necessary seamanship skills (upkeep of boats, equipment, and facilities).
• Help prepare and plan activities, chalk talks, etc. each day.
• Being able to start June 14th to August 21st.
• Other responsibilities considered necessary to meet the goals of The WaterFront Center.

Job Requirements
• Self-motivated team player
• Must be at least 16 years old
• Strong background and experience in sailing
• Previous experiences in instructing/coaching sailing and a commitment to teaching is preferred
• Must hold US Sailing Level 1 certification or International equivalent
• Must hold current CPR/First Aid certifications

Compensation: Is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with experience

Contact: Interested candidates should send a work resume and sailing resume via email to Arielle Darrow at and
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