Summer Sailing Instructor

Rocky Point Club
60 Rocky Point Road
Old Greenwich, CT 06870
United States

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Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
No Travel

Job Description

Rocky Point is a small, family-oriented club that first opened in 1927. Located in Old Greenwich, CT on the Long Island Sound, the club has a long history of enthusiastic amateur sailing. We have a very active Opti, Feva, Laser and Ideal 18 junior sailing program for 40-50 children ranging in age from 6-16 years. We also have an Ideal 18 adult sailing program that runs two evenings a week with a Saturday regatta series.

We are currently hiring sailing program instructors for summer 2022. The instructors will support our junior and adult programs with a focus on teaching sailing in a safe and fun environment while following US Sailing guidelines. This is an 8-week, full time position that runs from mid-June through mid-August. Compensation is competitive based on prior experience and sailing certifications, with potential end-of-season performance bonus and private lesson opportunities.


Lead sailing instruction and skills development for the junior program full time

Lead sailing instruction for the adult program on a rotational basis

Participate in on/off water teaching and mentoring

Staff the race committee for the annual Rocky Breakwater Cup and Saturday regatta series

Keep the club fleet of Ideals, Optis, Fevas and runabouts in safe, working condition

Ensure safety of all program participants and staff on land, docks, and water

Foster a love of sailing and community


Job Requirements
US Sailing Level 1 instructor certification
Current CPR and first aid training
US Safe Powerboating certification, with small boat handling experience
Strong organization and communication skills
Friendly, approachable, and able to relate to children and parents
Kristi Campbell
60 Rocky Point Road
Old Greenwich CT 06870
United States

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