The sailing club is adding to our staff of experienced professional instructors and vessel support staff. These positions provide the opportunity to engage in a sport you enjoy and get paid for it, and learn more about yacht maintenance by working at it daily under professional guidance, or gain entry level vessel operating experience preparatory to gaining a launch tenders license. Apply in writing with sailing resume and copy of CG license by email or regular mail to Boston Harbor Sailing Club. Please send email to: info@bostonharborsailing.com and attach documents or mail to the street address below. Be sure to include a cover letter stating the position you are applying for and when you are available to work.



          Full time year round position to service a 70 boat fleet of sailboats 23 to 39 feet and club launches and supervise one assistant and other dock staff.. Person selected will maintain diesels and small outboards, make and install new rigging and lifelines, replace and maintain AC/DC electrical wiring and associated fixtures, maintain and replace deck hardware, fittings and winches do light fiberglass repairs, light woodwork and varnishing. USCG launch operators license is a plus. Actual salary will depend on range and quality of skills/experience and possession of USCG license.

  • LAUNCH OPERATORS: Compensation based on experience and boat maintenance skills

          Full and part time positions for experienced launch operators with Coast Guard license for inspected or uninspected passenger vessels. Candidates should be capable of small boat maintenance and repairs in addition to the required driving experience. Positions are available nights and weekends.

  • BOAT CLEANER/DETAILER: Compensation based on experience.

          This is a position keeping yachts on moorings clean after daily use and will allow you to gain the requisite behind the wheel to qualify for the Coast Guard launchtenders license next season. Full time and part time positions are available to persons with previous experience cleaning boats, handling boats, fendering and tie up.


          Experienced person capable of working without supervision to haul, commission (bottom wash, bottom prep and painting, replace cutlass bearings, repack shaft seals, service mixing elbows, and replace/relube seacocks as needed, polish and wax hulls and inspect underwater components). Person selected should be able to commission and relaunch one 26 to 30 ft yacht every 3 to 4 days.

  • DAYSAILING INSTRUCTORS: Compensation based on previous teaching experience, each level of ASA instructor certification and Coast Guard license, and special skills such as Race Management/instruction, and vessel maintenance.

          Teach basic sailing on performance daysailers (solings and sonar). Requires 5 years plus sailing experience on performance-oriented boats dinghies to course racing performance keelboats, plus at least one year of adult teaching experience at a professional school level. Applicants should be able to teach onboard and give organized classroom instruction. Coast Guard license is preferred but not required at this level and applicants should have the skills needed to assist in fleet maintenance when not teaching. Full and part time positions available for weekday, weeknights and weekends.

  • CRUISING/NIGHT SAILING INSTRUCTORS: Compensation based on previous teaching experience, each level of ASA instructor certification and special skills such as race management/instruction and vessel maintenance.

          Applicant will instruct students in the use of 26 ft cruising boats and the practice of coastal navigation on weekend cruises from Boston to either Marbelhead or Cohasset and return, and teach night sailing in Boston Harbor Friday evenings. Candidates must have 5 or more years experience on cruising keelboats, including extensive night sailing, be familiar with the operation and maintenance of all systems on 26-30 ft cruising sailboats, including diesel engines.Coast Guard Near Coastal license with auxiliary sail endorsement is required, previous teaching experience at a professional school level is a plus and strong communication skills are essential. These positions are part time Friday evenings and weekends.

  • ADVANCED SAILING INSTRUCTOR: Compensation based on previous teaching experience, each level of ASA instructor certification and special skills such as Race management/instruction and vessel maintenance.

          Teach advanced students the techniques of sail trim and balance and spinnaker handling on high performance J29’s. Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years experience on high performance offshore racing keelboats, possess a strong technical knowledge of sail trim and balance adjustments, and be able to communicate these concepts in classroom lectures and onboard. Previous teaching experience at a professional school level is highly desirable and a Coast Guard license for Near Coastal waters with an Auxiliary Sail endorsement is required. This position is part time weekends.

  • OFFSHORE INSTRUCTOR: Compensation based on teaching experience and each level of ASA instructor certification.

          Supplement senior staff teaching advanced adults the safe operation of 40 ft yachts in coastal and offshore waters. Candidates must have 10 years sailing experience ranging from small boats to 40 ft offshore vessels with a minimum of 5 years experience on larger cruising boats (over 35 feet). Applicants should have sufficient experience with all shipboard systems to repair or service them successfully as needed while underway. Previous teaching experience on offshore vessels of similar size at a professional level is required as is a Coast Guard license for for waters up to 200 miles offshore and an Auxiliary Sail endorsement.


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