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Facility:Belize Sailing Vacations
Location:Belize City, Belize Central America
ASA Levels:ASA Level 201,203, 204, 205, 214
Contact:Clifford Wilson
Note:Belize Sailing Vacations is currently looking for an ASA Sailing School Director to take our sailing school to the next level during the 2015/16 season. Individual must be able to actively market our school, increase exposure, partner with US based sailing schools, and work with our business to increase ASA charters from November to August. Job description includes managing all activities associated with ASA School, two to three weeks of liveabord ASA charters, and work with the general manager to provide the best in customer service. Candidate must have excellent leadership, management, organizational and communication skills and be fun to work with. Relocation assistance available and profit sharing from ASA courses would be part of the package. Our objective is turn our ASA program into the best accredited sailing school in the Caribbean and we are looking for a partner who wants to be part of this exciting opportunity. Please contact us for more details,
Facility:West Coast Multihulls Charters
Location:San Diego, CA
ASA Levels:201,203, 204. 205, 206, 214
Contact:Mike Tolda
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Note:Have a great need for Captain/Instructors with ASA 214 certificate. Lots of work on some very nice, new catamarans for better than average wages.
Facility:Modern Sailing School & Club
Location:Sausalito, CA
ASA Levels:We are seeking professional instructors to add to our team! Minimum requirements include: - USCG 6-pack/OUPV license, or tonnage license with sailing endorsement. - ASA 210 cert or equivalent - 3-5 years sailing experience - 3+ years teaching experienceAdditional Valuable Qualifications include: -ASA 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 207 - ASA Endorsements: 217, 218, 219, 220
Contact:Melissa Rynd
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Note:Instructors will have the opportunity to share your knowledge and love of sailing with adults and teens on the San Francisco Bay. As a Modern Sailing instructor, you will also have opportunities to enhance your experience and skills by coaching our Recreational and Performance Race teams, and leading international flotillas and California coast excursions. During your classes, you will teach on-the-water safety, boat handling, and sailing theory on keelboats and multihulls to beginning, intermediate, and advanced sailors. Our staff enjoys leisure sails together, employee parties, discounts on marine supplies and vendors, and sponsorship for additional training. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to You are also welcome to drop these off in person, meet some of the staff, and check out our facilities. Call the office to set up a quick appointment for this, (415) 331 – 8250. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
Facility:Bay Area Sailing School-Kemah
Location:Kemah, TX
ASA Levels:ASA 203 and 204
Contact:Glen Gordy
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Note:We have Combos (ASA 103 and 104) every weekend. The courses are usually Friday through Sunday. The course is a three day/two night liveaboard course on either a Beneteau 39 or a 36 foot S-2. Both boats have air conditioning while at the dock Friday and Saturday nights in our slip at Galveston Yacht Basin.
Facility:Erie Islands Sailing School LLC
Location:Port Clinton, OH
ASA Levels:201, 203, 204
Contact:Tim Mckenna
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Note:Looking for part time instructors as needed for school operations in Sandusky and Cleveland Ohio. Seasonal opportunity to sail Lake Erie and the Erie Islands.
Facility:Lake St. Clair Sailing School
Location:St. Clair Shores, MI
ASA Levels:ASA 101,103,104,105
Contact:Susan Thibault
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Note:looking for an instructor with a flexible schedule, good attitude and a passion for sailing.
Facility:Liberty Sailing School of Philadelphia
Location:Lansdale, PA
ASA Levels:101, 103
Contact:Steven Mink
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Note:Instructor wanted with option to buy or partner in active successful sailing school in Philadelphia
Facility:SailTime Annapolis
Location:Annapolis, MD
ASA Levels:201,203,204. 214 helpful
Contact:Gordon Bennett
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Note:Looking for experienced ASA captains for SailTime Annapolis. Must have experience and USCG license. This is not a full time position. Courses available immediately.
Facility:Barefoot Offshore Sailing School
Location:Kingstown, St. Vincent & The Grenadines Virgin Islands (British)
ASA Levels:201,203,204 optional 214
Contact:James Ward
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Note:Looking for an instructor who can join us from the 10th-11th of April to run sailing courses here for us in St Vincent and the Grenadines. Please email me at for more information. Kind regards
Facility:New York Sailing School
Location:New Rochelle, NY
ASA Levels:ASA-101 ASA-105
Contact:Janusz Machnica
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Facility:Delta Sailing School
Location:California/Sacramento Delta
ASA Levels:USCG licence required, ASA 201 minimum.
Contact:Alan Klee
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Note:The Delta is an hours drive east of the San Francisco Bay, and has most of the wind and current of the bay. The Delta weather is warm in the spring and fall and hot in the summer.
Facility:Newport Beach Sailing School
Location:Newport Beach, CA
ASA Levels:201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 214
Contact:Chris Jester
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Note:We are looking for US Coast Guard licensed ASA instructors for immediate work.
Facility:Marina Sailing MDR
Location:LA area
ASA Levels:I need an instructor that can teach asa 118
Facility:SailTime Virginia Beach
Location:Norfolk, VA
ASA Levels:ASA 101, 103, 104, 106, 118
Contact:Kristen Diviney
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Note:Any or all ASA instructor certification levels welcome.
Facility:Sail Caribbean Sailing School
Location:British Virgin Islands
ASA Levels:Looking to hire instructors to administer teaching and assessments for ASA 101, 103, and 104 students.
Contact:Mike Liese
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Note:Since 1979, Sail Caribbean has offered adventure education summer programs for teens in the British Virgin Islands. Students from grades 6 through 12 learn sailing, racing, and seamanship while living aboard 50 foot monohulls and catamarans with their peers and cruising the British Virgin and Leeward Islands. No prior experience is required. Our focus is on experiential learning, leadership training and personal growth. Students have the opportunity to pursue sailing and scuba certifications while also participating in environmental conservation and marine science projects and activities.
Facility:SailTime Annapolis
Location:Annapolis, MD
ASA Levels:201-204 and 214 a plus, USCG license required
Contact:Gordon Bennett
Note:SailTime Annapolis is looking for ASA instructors for the 2015 season. Only the best need apply. We are also looking for a fleet manager to begin immediately. Fleet maintenance experience required.
Facility:Sailors NYC LLC
Location:New York, NY
ASA Levels:ASA 101 - Basic Keel Boat ASA 103 - Basic Coastal Cruising ASA 104 - Bareboat Chartering ASA 105 - Basic Coastal Navigation
Contact:Capt. Nitzan Levy
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Note:Sailors NYC is seeking freelance/part time instructors to join our expanding operation in New York City. Applicants must be highly sociable and present with an experience track record. Experience instructing women is a bonus. See you at sea!
Facility:Manhattan Sailing School
Location:New York City, NY
ASA Levels:201 preferred, but we will be hosting the instructor course before regular courses begin.
Contact:Carl Byers
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Note:Manhattan Sailing School is expanding its teaching facility into Jersey City. We are looking for experienced sailing instructors to teach adults. We teach Basic Sailing on J/24 sailboats form Liberty Harbor Marina in Jersey City. Classes are taught during the weekend as well as weekdays. We''re also looking for USCG captains with OUPV minimum to take people sailing in the harbor. More info on our school is at Full or part time opportunities available. Please send your resume to
Facility:Marina Sailing Newport Beach
Location:Newport Beach, California
ASA Levels:201, 203, USCG Captain License
Contact:Leslie Accord
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Note:Year Round opportunity, primarily weekends. Sailing Lessons and Charters
Facility:Honolulu Sailing
Location:Honolulu, hi
ASA Levels:104 and blue water experience
Contact:Michael Mickelwait
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Note:Uscg operators license. Instructing and captained charters day trips and outer island
Facility:Seahawk Sailing School
Location:Port Sanilac, MI
ASA Levels:201,203,204,205
Contact:Craig Lehrke
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Note:Owner/Operator: Turn-Key school with good income and growth potential to a new owner. Current owner would like to retire.
Facility:Liberty Sailing School of Philadelphia
Location:Lansdale, PA
ASA Levels:201-203
Contact:Steven Mink
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Note:CG license preferred
Facility:Cape Fear Sailing Academy
Location:Southport, NC
ASA Levels:101,103,104 certifications
Contact:Kevin Hennessey
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Note:looking for Someone to teach in Wrightsville Beach NC
Facility:Bluewater Sailing
Location:Marina Del Rey, CA
ASA Levels:ASA101
Contact:Elliot Zimmerman
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Note:Solid Weekend work through September/October 2015
Facility:Sail Montauk LLC
Location:Montauk, NY
ASA Levels:Minimum of ASA 201.
Contact:Emily Haulik
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Note:Ahoy! We''re a sailing charter company and ASA sailing school in Montauk. We offer 2 and 3 hour sailing trips, private lessons and ASA sailing courses on 22'' sailboats.We are looking for skippers that are personable and who enjoy sharing their love of sailing with the guests. Ideally, applicants will live in the Montauk or East Hampton area, or be able to reliably commute there. Candidates must be comfortable sailing our boats without any assistance. They should hold at least an OUPV captains license, belong to a consortium, and have a valid CPR & First Aid Certification.We are looking for part time and full time Captains for the summer 2015 season. Feel free to contact us even if you have limited availability, we have flexible scheduling.Please respond with your sailing experience, a full resume and a bit about yourself. Don''t hesitate to ask any questions you have.
Facility:Virgin Island Sailing school
Location:St. Thomas, VI
ASA Levels:101, 103, 104, 114. Prefer 105 & 106 also but not required.
Contact:Scott Dempster
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Note:Need for great instructor with 201-204 & 214, living in the VIs or Florida for live-aboard instruction, 1-3 weeks at a time Virgin Islands. Conscientious approach to keeping both boat and students happy and well.
Facility:Charleston Sailing School LLC
Location:Charleston, SC
ASA Levels:Must be certified for 101, 103, & 104. Prefer certifications for 105, 106, & 114.
Contact:Will Miller
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Note:Full-time position from March - October, with off-season work as an option.