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FacilityBarefoot Offshore Sailing School
LocationKingstown, St Vincent and The Grenadines, W.I.
ASA Levels201, 203, 204, 214
Contact NameThor Magnus
Contact Phone1 (784) 456-9334
NotesWelcome to the longest running Sailing School in The Windward Islands. If you are looking for Status Quo, this is not for you. Barefoot Offshore Sailing School (BOSS) is looking for you whom is seeking new opportunities and wishes to broaden your horizon. We are seeking instructors 2 instructors to start now and 5-6 instructors for our 2022-2023 season. A normal sailing course with BOSS is from Sunday to the following Saturday. We run our courses as live-aboard-courses. You will be staying on the yacht from start to finish, and basically be at a new anchorage every day of the course. The course starts and finishes at our Base here in Blue Lagoon, St Vincent. In addition to these courses we have refresher courses and beginners courses running from Wednesdays to Saturdays in small keelboats. Looking forward to hearing from you. Fair winds and following seas Barefoot Offshore Sailing School Thor Magnus
Posted On05/15/2022
FacilityLiberty Sailing School of Philadelphia
LocationLansdale, PA
ASA LevelsASA 101
Contact NameCaptain Steven Mink
Contact Phone(215) 393-7833
NotesNeed an ASA 101, 103 instructor for busy Philadelphia School
Posted On05/03/2022
FacilityAnnapolis Sailing School
LocationAnnapolis, MD
ASA Levels201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 214
Contact NameRicky Nelson
Contact Phone(410) 267-7205
NotesPart-time seasonal positions are available for ASA instructors at all levels. Flexible schedules and a beautiful beachfront facility create a relaxed and fun working environment. Instructors for ASA 103, 104, 206, and 214 must have their captain's license. Additional positions are available, please contact us for additional details.
Posted On05/01/2022
FacilityModern Sailing School and Club
LocationSausalito, CA
ASA LevelsASA 103,104,105,106
Contact NameBill Moreland
Contact Phone(415) 331-8250
NotesModern Sailing School and Club is the premier sailing school on the West Coast. We have been teaching adults how to sail on the San Francisco Bay and internationally since 1983. Our highly respected and professional staff provides the highest level of instruction on the San Francisco Bay and California coast. Courses and specialty clinics are taught year-round, during the week and on the weekend. We are seeking professional instructors to add to our team! You 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. Currently seeking instructors for ASA courses as well as our recreational race clinics and races.
Posted On04/28/2022
FacilityCoconut Grove Sailing School
LocationMiami, FL
ASA Levels101, 103, 104
Contact NameCaptain Jeff Meredith
Contact Phone(248) 613-6140
Noteslooking to hire an Instructor and charter captain for part time work in Miami on Biscayne Bay.
Posted On04/28/2022
FacilityTrue North Sailing School and Club
LocationLiberty State Park, Jersey City, New Jersey
ASA Levels101-104
Contact NameRick Van Loon
Contact Phone(908) 489-0589
NotesLooking for instructors who hold current U.S. Coast Guard Licenses
Posted On04/24/2022
FacilityLake St. Clair Sailing School
LocationHarrison Twp, MI
ASA Levels101-105
Contact NameRanam Kazziha
Contact Phone(586) 770-2518
Posted On04/18/2022
FacilityLake St. Clair Sailing School
LocationLake St. Clair Shores, MI
ASA LevelsASA 101 & ASA 103
Contact NameRanam Kazziha
Contact Phone(586) 770-2518
Posted On04/17/2022
FacilityIsland Sailing School
LocationPortland, OR
ASA Levels201 minimum requirement
Contact NameStephen Frankland
Contact Phone(503) 516-9869
NotesWe are actively seeking ASA certified instructors for the 2022 season. Our 101 classes are run as 18 hour classes in 3 6-hour sessions which has proven to benefit both the instructors and students allowing for more time with your students. We believe good seamanship should be at the heart of everything we do. Island Sailing School & Club was founded in 1979 and for over forty years we've been training sailors ever since. We are located on Tomahawk Island (an "isthmus" of Hayden Island), on the edge of The Mighty Columbia in Portland, Oregon. We are dedicated to creating a space and environment in which we strive to empower and inspire the emerging or growing sailor to best achieve their own sailing goals. Under new ownership, Island Sailing continues to improve and create opportunities for anyone in pursuit of what we believe to be the most empowering experience, sailing. To learn more about Island Sailing, please visit To apply, email with your resume and work experience. Thank you!
Posted On04/16/2022
FacilityGo Sail - Flathead Lake
LocationPolson, MT
ASA Levels201
Contact NameGenevieve Evans
Contact Phone(406) 207-2408
NotesGo Sail Flathead Lake, MT and Go Sail Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands Mission: We are built on three goals to build confidence, making sailing accessible to all, and encourage sailors to get on the water. We offer American Sailing Association (ASA) certified Lessons, Private or Group. Our team is growing, and we are looking for a full time, part time, 1-week, multiple weeks with flexible scheduling; ASA instructors to teach ASA 101 in Dayton, Montana and ASA 101/103/104/114/ in the US Virgin Islands. This could be seasonal or year-round. We can offer mentorship and training for the right person. Dayton, MT fleet are Capri 22 and Cal 34 Monohulls. Virgin Islands fleet vessels are Fountain Pajot and Leopard Catamaran 40-50ft. We are looking for freelance instructors (USCG NOT REQUIRED for MT) for the 2022 season (Montana May - September) (Virgin Islands 2022/2023 November to July) Ideally, for Montana, applicants live in the Flathead area, or be able to commute. US Virgin Islands accommodation included aboard. Pay is competitive, 4-day and 5-day schedules with days off, and we take care of our most valuable asset, YOU!! Flathead Lake in Northwest Montana is 28 miles long, 15 miles wide and bordered by the beautiful Mission Mountains. It is the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Great Lakes. Located just 20 minutes from Kalispell, Montana and a 1 hour from Glacier National Park. The Virgin Island winds are the best in the world. We have 82-degree days, endless sunshine and so many places to stop off enjoy you’ll never get tired of the area. Must have a passion for sailing, the environment and working with all ages and ability levels. • Must have a positive, FUN, enthusiastic and flexible attitude. • Must possess strong problem solving skills and an ability to adapt to changing program needs depending on weather, number of students, number of boats, etc. • Must be at least 18 years of age. Training Available. Please email resume with 2 references to
Posted On04/14/2022
FacilityCharleston Sailing School, LLC
LocationCharleston, SC
ASA Levels
Contact NameWilliam Miller
Contact Phone(843) 277-4236
NotesCharleston Sailing School & Yacht Charters is hiring ASA instructors! Must have 201, 203, 204 certifications and a current USCG license to be considered ✔️ Pay is extremely competitive and based on your experience and certification level. With a fleet of 9 sailboats (monohull & catamaran) you will have the opportunity to teach on a variety of different yachts in one of America's favorite cities. Please send inquiries to We look forward to hearing from you! 👋
Posted On04/10/2022
FacilityVirgin Island Sailing School
LocationSt Thomas, USVI
ASA Levels201,203
Contact NameScott Dempster
Contact Phone(805) 835-8135
NotesFull Time Base Manager needed in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Some ASA Certification Helpful (for part time fill in instructions). Options for Salary or Independent Contractor position. V.I. Sailing School is seeking the above immediately and for future sailing season(s) (November-early August). Live aboard for two weeks to several months at a time. USCG Captain’s License and current CPR certification. Also the ability to foster a knowledgeable, safe, fun and supportive environment for fellow Instructors and Students alike. Basic repair/maintenance a big plus but not essential. Please send your resume to or call 805 850 8135 during daylight hours (eastern time)
Posted On04/07/2022
FacilityVirgin Island Sailing School
LocationSt Thomas USVIs
ASA Levels201-204 +214 (205/6 a plus)
Contact NameScott Dempster
Contact Phone(805) 850-8135
NotesLooking for instructors 201-204 + 214 (205 & 206 a bonus) that can commit from two weeks at a time up to the whole season (Nov - July) for weeklong live-a-board classes in the WARM, breezy and beautiful Virgin Islands on one (or more) of our Catamarans or Monohull. Solid pay with steady work for good instructors. Please send resume to: You may also try our office at 805 856 8560.
Posted On04/07/2022
FacilitySouth Coast Sailing Adventures
LocationSeabrook, TX
ASA LevelsAll levels
Contact NameLucy Newman
Contact Phone(281) 334-4606
Posted On04/05/2022
FacilitySt. Augustine Sailing
LocationSt Augustine, FL
ASA LevelsASA 101/103/104/114
Contact NameRose Ann Points
Contact Phone(904) 829-0648
NotesWe are looking for an ASA qualified instructor to teach 101, 103, 104, 105, 106,114, and 118 for our day classes. April 2022 and beyond. We have several vessels ranging from a Hunter 216, a Hunter 22, three (3) Jeanneau 349s, one Jeanneau 410, one Jeanneau 440, one Lagoon 380 and one Lagoon 40 used for our ASA sailing courses all well as our captained sailing charters. We are looking for Instructors that are personable and enjoy sharing their love of sailing with our students and our charter clients. Candidates must be comfortable sailing our boats without any assistance and performing light maintenance if required. Must have a passion for sailing, the environment and working with all ages and ability levels. Instructors that are local to the area are preferred since we do not provide any lodging accommodations. Captains/Instructors must possess strong problem-solving skills and an ability to adapt to changing program needs depending on weather, tide, number of students, etc. Please email resume to or if you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call at 904-829-0648 and ask for Chuck or Rose Ann.
Posted On03/29/2022
FacilityDelta Sailing School
LocationCarmichael, CA
ASA Levels201
Contact NameAlan Klee
Contact Phone(916) 966-1855
NotesDelta Sailing School is seeking an Associate Sailing Instructor to add to our team! We're an ASA sailing school and sailboat charter company in the California Delta (1 hour from SF Bay). We offer Basic Keelboat through Advanced Coastal Cruising and Coastal and Celestial Navigation classes. We also have 3-5 hour introductory sailing lessons/day trips and sailboat maintenance classes. We are looking for an Associate Sailing Instructor to teach classes and develop client relations. The Associate Sailing Instructor must be comfortable sailing on The San Francisco Bay and Delta and enjoy sharing their love of sailing with others. The sailing conditions in California Delta are similar to the San Francisco Bay with a little less wind and less current. There is both deep water and shoals, and the temperature is about 20 degrees warmer than the SF Bay. Must have a USCG license and ASA Basic Keelboat Instructor certification to apply. To be considered, please email a copy of your resume and list all certifications you currently have.
Posted On03/29/2022
FacilityMarina Sailing - Marina del Rey
LocationMarina del Rey, CA
ASA Levels
Contact NameKelly Smith
Contact Phone(310) 822-6617
Posted On03/28/2022
FacilityMarina Sailing - Marina del Rey
LocationLong Beach, CA
ASA Levels
Contact NameDarayus B. Mistry
Contact Phone(562) 432-4672
NotesLooking for Instructors for all 5 Marina Sailing Locations. Channel Islands, Marina Del Rey, Redondo Beach, Long Beach & San Diego
Posted On03/28/2022
FacilitySeaforth Boat Rentals
LocationSan Diego, CA
ASA Levels
Contact NameJessica Mcmanus
Contact Phone(619) 400-7196
NotesSeeking instructors for ASA 101-114 for 2022. We are looking for passionate sailing instructors to join our team! We are looking for ASA Certified Instructors for current and future sailing courses. We hold courses year-around and our courses are taught mostly over weekends. USCG Captain’s License is highly preferred as well as the ability to create an informative, safe, fun and supportive learning environment. Please send your resume to
Posted On03/23/2022
FacilitySeattle Sailing Club
LocationSeattle, WA
ASA Levels201 or higher
Contact NameGraham Humphrey
Contact Phone(206) 782-5100
NotesASA Certified Sailing Instructor - All Levels welcome! Full-time or Part-time Starting: $24/hour + (DOE) Requirements: - USCG License - First Aid / CPR - Enrollment in a Random Drug Testing program (if you're not currently in one, we will add you to ours) Benefits: - Flexible Schedule - Free day sails on our fleet Monday - Friday - Discounted rates on lessons for family members - Pro deals on Gill, Dubarry, Mustang, Free Fly, West Marine, and navigational equipment.
Posted On03/22/2022