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The National Yacht Club in Dn Laoghaire is currently seeking to recruit a senior instructor for 2019.

The successful candidate will lead the team of committed sailing instructors and coaches for the NYC’s summer courses.

Instructors will be responsible for the development of the club’s youngest members, a role that is taken extremely seriously by the club.

“Our instructors are of the highest quality in terms of professionalism, attitude, technical ability and passion for sailing,” said the club in a statement/

“We have a very active junior section with over 150 junior sailors. Potential candidates must have their Senior Instructor Certificate, or be in the process of completing the course.”

The closing date for applications is Monday 7 January. Interviews will take place in mid-January. For details on how to apply see the NYC website HERE.

Published in Youth Sailing

County Mayo based Sailing School, 'Uisce' are looking for energetic and enthusiastic senior sailing instructors for its sailing school through the Irish language. 

Applicants must have all certification in date, a willingness to learn the Irish Language (classes available) and the ability to work as part of a team or as an individual. To apply, contact 097 82473 or [email protected]

 

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#croatiasailing – Malahide reader Scott Flanigan, the 2012 Olympic sailing team member, has written to advise of an opportunity for young sailors who would like to work as a skipper in Croatia this summer.

The 'Yacht Week' is a sailing event in Croatia, Greece and Italy that brings young people from all over the world to sail together in flotillas of 50 boats. The guests are 20-30 years old and every week is a mix of sailing, concerts, dinners and parties.

'It was something I took part in over the New Year Break in the Caribbean' and I think it is a great opportunity for Irish sailors'  Flanigan told Afloat.ie

The 'Yacht Week' is currently recruiting skippers for the summer to work professionally on 40-55ft sail yachts. All expenses during the week are paid for as well as a minimum salary of €350/week (plus tips!) says Flanigan. They offer up to 12 weeks of work during the season.

Requirements are to hold a basic navigational certificate (Level 4 or Day skipper are sufficient) and a VHF license. You also need to be an experienced sailor. Keelboat experience is not necessary since you will learn all you need to become a skipper during a weeks skipper course in Croatia.

Please contact [email protected] for more information using the reference code: IRL1.

Also check out www.theyachtweek.com and www.skipperacademy.com

Published in Jobs

#sailinginstructors – 16 instructor candidates have successfully passed an intensive one week Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Dinghy Instructor course at the Irish National Sailing School (INSS) in Dun Laoghaire.

The new instructors have been working hard since last October to to successfully complete this course.

The three RYA trainers looking after the group were 'hugely impressed with the standard of these instructors and declared them to be a fantastic group', accroding to Kenneth Rumball of the INSS.

The instructors have a well earned break before commencing careers at the Dun Laoghaire Sailing School.

Published in Marine Trade

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