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Yacht Instructor / Cruising Instructor

  • Job Location

    Vounaki, Paleros, Greece

  • Start date

    April onwards

  • Duration

    October / November

  • Job Benefits

    Up to £2050 PCM gross + Shared accommodation + flights, meals + great overall package


Happy interacting with our guests, locals, and other team members, you will manage all aspects of delivering the RYA Training to the highest standards. You will be motivated by a challenge and ready to deal with any problems, albeit at sea or back at base.

We can only consider applicants holding an RYA Cruising Instructor or above for this role. 

If you're an experienced RYA Instructor, great! If you're a newly qualified Instructor, no problem. We'll provide all the additional training required to run our RYA training courses.

Working for Neilson is more than a job; it's a lifestyle. You'll spend the entire summer at the beautiful Vounaki Beachclub sailing centre in Paleros, Greece. Here, you can enjoy a stunning choice of flotilla routes suitable for all abilities and levels of experience. You'll be working hard, but the work is fun, and there's always plenty of time to play.

Ideally, we're looking for full-season staff from April to early November. We will consider candidates with shorter availability dates, but operationally, those with a combination of the best dates and qualifications will always take preference. 

We're looking for friendly, energetic, and approachable people who can build rapport with ease. Individuals who can instil confidence that every element of a Neilson holiday is delivered by a team who cares.


Qualifications & Experience Required
  • Valid UK/EU passport or EU work visa
  • RYA Cruising Instructor or above - Essential for this role.
  • First Aid certificate that is valid for the duration of your contract – The First Aid certificate acquired with your Watersports Instructor qualification is valid for three years, so please ensure that your First Aid is up to date.
  • VHF License
  • Previous experience working in a Yacht Training environment is desirable.
  • Mature approach and attitude to work.
  • A solid understanding and knowledge covering the use of equipment and the associated safety procedures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to think on your feet and solve problem while under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Flexible to work all the required hours with your team to get the job done well.
  • Ability to deliver fun, engaging, safe and informative tuition.
  • To be skilled in safety procedures and on-water rescue practice.
  • Knowledge of the current industry is desirable.
  • Ability to assist your guests with kit.
  • The ability to confidently hold a conversation and instruct in English.
  • The ability to work well, independently, as part of a team, and to maintain effective working relationships.

Please note: All Neilson Active staff are DBS-checked. 

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Why work for Neilson?

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