Yacht Club Manager

Sandy Bay Yacht Club
5 T-Wharf
Rockport, MA 01966
United States

Sailing Management
Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Housing Provided
To $75,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description

Sandy Bay Yacht Club is seeking an experienced club manager to take over from the current manager who is retiring. The club operates from Memorial Day through mid-October with off-season social events. Gross revenues are around $300,000.

The SBYC club manager manages and oversees the day-to-day operation of the Club year-round in accordance with policies and regulations established by the Board of Governors. The responsibilities of the manager are to:

  • Perform administrative and office duties that support day-to-day club operation
  • Implement policies, rules, and regulations established by the board of governors
  • Report problems to the board of governors
  • Support the board of governors in the seasonal hiring of staff
  • Train new hires
  • Manage and conduct performance reviews of employees
  • Purchase supplies for the operation and maintenance of the facility
  • Monitor club property for proper condition and safety.
  • Supervise and perform maintenance and repairs of club property
  • Supervise contractors hired by the board of governors
  • Ensure that club activities are within policy parameters
  • Maintain the content of the SBYC website
  • Provide support to the Treasurer and Secretary, club committees, and Junior Sailing Program
  • Prepare and present annual budget proposals.
  • Attend and report to board of governors meetings


Job Requirements
The manager must have:
• Experience in managing a membership-driven organization, preferably a yacht or sailing club
• The ability to work with and support a volunteer board
• A professional management appearance and presence
• Strong interpersonal, communications, and people management skills
• Strong operational management skills
• General and boat maintenance skills
• Resourcefulness in problem resolution
• Proficiency in office and accounting software applications
• USCG license and related credentials (1st Aid, CPR, TWIC, Drug Testing)
• Massachusetts 3A Hoisting License

5 T-Wharf P.O. Box 37
Rockport MA 01966
United States
Sandy Bay Yacht Club Ron Petoff

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