Solent Boat Training Job Vacancies

SBT Sailing Instructor Job Role - Live October 2020


Solent Boat Training (SBT) is an established successful RYA training centre based in Shamrock Quay, Southampton. We have a superb reputation, built over many years, for delivering excellent value top quality tuition. See what our clients think about us here


We’re looking to expand our team of regular Cruising Instructors into the 2021 season primarily delivering Competent Crew and Day Skipper courses in the Solent and surrounding area. Newly qualified CI’s will be given all necessary training to allow you to deliver the high standard of courses we expect.


Benefits include:


·         Ability to plan ahead your season, work dates will be booked for Mar to Oct, subject to successful trial period.

·         Max 4:1 student instructor ratio (many providers are 5:1)

·         Working with experienced team of YMI’s and CI’s, sharing teaching resources & ideas.

·         SBT owned & well maintained fleet of Bavaria 37/38’s, allowing you to focus on course delivery.

·         Competitive rates of pay


Key Responsibilities & Tasks:


·         Deliver well structured 5 day Comp Crew / Day Skipper courses (2-3 per month)

·         Complemented with Solent day sails

·         Working alongside an established team of YMI’s & CI’s, maintaining high standards of safety and training.

·         Maintain effective communication with SBT Centre Manager / CI & maintenance team to ensure efficient operation of courses including yacht handovers.

·         Fully comply with SBT’s standard operating procedures at all times including all relevant Covid 19 procedures  


Knowledge / Qualification / Experience Required:


·         RYA Cruising Instructor (YMI’s also considered)

·         RYA 1 aid

·         RYA VHF SRC licence

·         Experience of skippering yachts in tidal waters


Personal Qualities:


·         Mature approach and attitude to work

·         Ability to communicate with a wide range of clients and staff

·         Approachable, welcoming, friendly & enthusiastic

·         Punctual, organised, clean and tidy appearance

·         Self-motivated



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