Schools Seeking Instructors

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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 On01/24/2023
FacilityLearn to Sail - San Diego Cabrillo Isle Marina
LocationSan Diego, CA
ASA LevelsAll
Contact NameMelinda Rose
Contact Phone(619) 316-6430
NotesWe teach mostly private courses year-round, with liveaboard, non-liveaboard, and trip options, but we're also looking for an instructor for weekend 101 courses. The position would be part-time/when courses are scheduled but could keep you pretty busy as we are already booking into the summer with our current instructors (and still getting more requests every day). Must be CPR Certified and USCG OUPV license current.
Posted On01/18/2023
FacilitySea of Cortez Sailing Academy
LocationLa Paz, Baja California Sur
ASA Levels
Contact NamePaola Enrich
Contact Phone+525534006782
NotesWe are looking for a Sailing Instructor to help us teach 101,103,104 and 114 courses in the coming months. We are located in Baja California Sur, La Paz Mexico and we are very excited to have new instructors join us on this adventure in the Sea of Cortez. and share our passion for this incredible place.
Posted On01/17/2023
FacilityRaritan Yacht Club
LocationPerth Amboy, NJ
ASA Levels101,103, 104, 105
Contact NameGary Nackman
Contact Phone(908) 307-6524
NotesJoin our ASA Sailing School! We are looking for an additional experienced sailing instructor certified for ASA 101, 103, 104 and 105. Classes would be held at Raritan Yacht Club in Perth Amboy, NJ one weekend per month commitment June through September.
Posted On01/13/2023
FacilitySan Juan Sailing
LocationBellingham, WA
ASA LevelsASA 201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 118, 114, RPBA 1102, 1101
Contact NameJermaine Larson, School Director, Brianna Graham, School Manager
Contact Phone(360) 671-8339
NotesSan Juan Sailing, the premier charter company and sailing school in the Northwest, with over 35 years of experience in sail education and charter background is seeking USCG instructors to teach any of the following courses: ASA 101, 103, 104, 105, 106, 118, 114 and RPBA 1101, 1102. We are seeking highly skilled, personable and professional instructors as independent contractors and are able to adjust to varying schedules. The primary need is for weekender and weeklong courses for ASA 101, 103 and 104. Competitive pay, flexible scheduling and ongoing education and training. See website for our fleet of 50... sailboats, power yachts and trawlers. Please send resume and contact information to or or call at 360-671-8339.
Posted On01/10/2023
FacilityLiberty Sailing School of Philadelphia
ASA LevelsASA 101, ASA 103
Contact NameCaptain Steven Mink
Contact Phone(215) 393-7833
NotesLiberty Sailing School is located in downtown Philadelphia, ASA 101 instructor needed, Part time position, Boat maintenance opportunity available. Ample free parking close by. Very competitive compensation,
Posted On01/07/2023
FacilityStarboard Sailing of the Chesapeake
LocationBaltimore, MD
ASA LevelsAll levels up to 114
Contact NameJerry Gullekson
Contact Phone(410) 929-2572
NotesStarboard Sailing of the Chesapeake is looking for contract instructors for the 2023 season. Our extended classes give you plenty of time to pass on your vast sailing knowledge to our students. We teach all levels up to and including 114. If you are at least ASA 203 and OUPV certified, come aboard. The pay is very competitive, and a berth is always available for those instructors outside of the Baltimore area.
Posted On01/06/2023
FacilityBoston Sailing Center
LocationBoston, MA
ASA Levels101-106
Contact NameSteve Wilson
Contact Phone
NotesLOVE SAILING AND WANT TO WORK WITH OTHERS WHO SHARE YOUR PASSION? COME JOIN ONE OF THE BEST TEAMS IN THE INDUSTRY IN THE UNIQUE SETTING OF HISTORIC BOSTON HARBOR! We currently have openings for beginner, advanced, and cruising instructors. The positions include teaching classroom and on-the-water sessions to eager and enthusiastic adult students. Part-time and full-time weekday evening and weekend positions are available! You'll join an award-winning program and work with highly knowledgeable and incredibly supportive staff! Compensation includes competitive wages, gear deals, free staff gear, training, career advancement and more! Candidates should be reliable, motivated and possess good presentation skills. Advanced knowledge of keel boat sailing and navigation is required. Zoom skills, ASA certification and Coast Guard License a plus. If you have the qualifications and desire to join one of the leading and largest sailing schools in the Northeast, forward your resume and cover email to Head Sailing Instructor, Steve Wilson:
Posted On01/04/2023
FacilitySail Buzzards Bay
LocationFairhaven, MA
ASA Levels
Contact NameReda Limantas
Contact Phone(617) 212-2460
NotesASA sailing school and sailing charter company In Fairhaven, Massachusetts looking for instructors and charter captains for the 2022 season. Candidates must have - American Sailing Association certification - USCG OUPV license minimum We provide beginner to advanced keelboat classes for adult students and captained sailing charters. Must be reliable, self-motivated and flexible with good people skills. Please respond with your resume and sailing experience. Feel free to contact us and do not hesitate to ask any questions you may have.
Posted On12/30/2022
FacilityAmerican Sailing Academy Key Largo
LocationKey Largo, FL
ASA Levels101,103,104,114
Contact NameCapt g.
Contact Phone(305) 587-3205
NotesThe American Sailing Academy in Key Largo Florida is looking for a sober, non-smoking/dipping/chewing/vaping USCG licensed captain with ASA instructor certifications. We are extremely busy year-round. Most of the classes we teach are 101,103,104, & 114, with the occasional 105 & 106 thrown in. If you are interested in more than teaching, we can also keep you busy running sailing snorkel trips to the world’s third largest coral reef and sunset sails in Florida Bay. We’ll provide a salary and a place to live in the beautiful Florida Keys. Are you a live aboard? Bring your boat, we have a free anchorage right in front of the dock and the county provides free pump out service. Please be able to leave your drama and ego at the gate. We get a lot done, and we have fun doing it. Phone calls are OK but please email a résumé prior to calling so we can have an informed discussion.
Posted On12/30/2022
FacilityCharleston Sailing School, LLC
LocationCharleston, SC
ASA Levels201
Contact NameWilliam Miller
Contact Phone(843) 277-4236
NotesCharleston Sailing School & Yacht Charters is hiring captains for our 2023 season. You 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 On12/29/2022
FacilityBluewater Sailing
LocationMarina del Rey, CA
ASA Levels101, 103
Contact NameElliot Zimmerman
Contact Phone(310) 823-5545
NotesWe teach all ASA levels, but I'm looking for a few people who will enjoy working with beginning sailors. Our 101 and 103 programs are long, over 24 hour each. If you are a great instructor, you'll have the pleasure of teaching without rushing through the curriculum. We teach 7 days a week, 12 months a year. If you're only available part time, our program makes it possible to schedule sessions in 4-5 hour increments so you can teach and still maintain other obligations. I'd like to learn more about your goals. Contact me at Bluewater Sailing. Best Regards, Elliot Zimmerman
Posted On12/28/2022
FacilitySail Hawaii International
LocationHonolulu, HI
ASA LevelsAsa101-106
Contact NameDemetrius Smith
Contact Phone(808) 859-3875
Posted On12/28/2022
FacilityVirgin Island Sailing School
LocationSt Thomas, VI
ASA Levels201-204 & 214 (205/6 a plus)
Contact NameScott Dempster
Contact Phone(805) 850-8135
NotesSpend the winter teaching where the breezes and water are warm! Virgin Island Sailing School is seeking an ASA Certified Instructor for all or parts of the upcoming sailing season (November-early August). Live aboard Instructors preferred but not essential. USCG Captain’s License and current CPR certification is essential. We seek women or men (for a few weeks to a few months) with the ability to foster a knowledgeable, safe, fun and supportive learning environment. Any instructor with an enthusiastic attitude and adventurous streak is urged to contact us NOW. Please send your resume to &/or call 805 850 8135
Posted On12/15/2022
FacilityVirgin Island Sailing School
LocationSt Thomas, USVI mgr
ASA Levels201,203, higher levels a plus but not essential
Contact NameScott Dempster
Contact Phone(805) 835-8135
NotesFull Time Fleet/Base Manager needed in the U.S. Virgin Islands. (See other notice for purely ASA Instruction). Some ASA Certification Helpful (for some part time instruction). Options for Salary or Independent Contractor position and profit share. V.I. Sailing School is seeking the above immediately for current and future sailing season(s) (November-July) Must possess the ability to foster a knowledgeable, safe, fun and supportive environment for fellow Instructors and Students alike. Basic repair/maintenance a big plus. Managerial skills a MUST (if seeking more than just ASA instructor employment). Please send your resume and any questions you may have about the position to or call 805 850 8135 between 7am and 4pm pacific time.
Posted On12/08/2022
FacilityVirgin Island Sailing School
LocationSt Thomas USVIs
ASA Levels201-204 +214 (205/6 a plus) Instruction
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 (thru - 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: Or Call 805 850 8135, or our office at 805 856 8560.
Posted On12/08/2022
FacilityVirgin Islands Sailing Academy
LocationRed Hook, VI
ASA LevelsASA201, ASA203, ASA204
Contact NameCaptain Mike Brown
Contact Phone(215) 499-0335
NotesNeed sailing instructor for live aboard program in the US Virgin Islands in January and February 2023. Must have USCG License and ASA201, ASA203, ASA204 certification. Established 2013. All classes taught on beautifully restored Pearson 39 monohull sailboat.
Posted On12/01/2022