The Ontario Sailing BOOM program is a unique mobile sailing school that travels to various locations around the province and offers the CANSail 1 and 2 basic sailing courses. Two instructors are needed for both of the two mobiles traveling with eight RS Quba sailboats and two coach boats, while billeting hosts are provided at each location.

One instructor is needed for the Access BOOM Mobile Unit consisting of four Access Dinghy sailboats and one coach boat, while billeting hosts are provided at each location. The Access Dinghy is specially designed to meet the needs of sailors with both physical and cognitive disabilities. Due to the unique nature of this program, we are looking for a personable, energetic, positive and flexible instructor to work alongside with volunteers, recreational therapists and support workers to promote and deliver the accessible sailing program.

The ideal sailing instructor must be mature, responsible, energetic, and experienced as they are responsible for the smooth operations of the program each day.  This position is ideal for any sailing instructor looking for a change in sailing environment and happy to explore the different lakes around Ontario!

To apply you must have a minimum of:

  • Current White Sail Coach/CANSail 1&2 Instructor (or higher),
  • Current Emergency First Aid (or higher)
  • Current Boat Safety (or equivalent)
  • Class G Drivers License

Ontario Sailing offers a competitive pay for BOOM mobile sailing instructors. Base pay is determined by qualifications and experience, which range between $550-$600 per week, in addition to a weekly living allowance, monthly cell phone allowance and $60/night for adult evening lessons (when scheduled).

Courses begin the week of July 4th, 2016 and run until August 26th, 2016.

Other dates of employment include:

Staff Training TBD June 2016, in Hamilton. Accommodations, meals, and time paid for training.

Program clean up day- Saturday August 27th, 2016 in Hamilton

Ontario Sailing also offers:

  • An extra $25.00/week for drivers 25 years and older with a clean driving record.
  • Reimbursement for half the cost of any instructor clinic you successfully complete in 2015 (does not include CANSail 1& 2 Instructor Clinics or the Fundamental Course).
  • Potential work in May and June for Safe Sailing in Camps Spring Clinics and program preparations

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Please send your resume with cover letter to Julie, Ontario Sailing Program Coordinator. If you know of another instructor who you would like to work with this summer, send your resumes and cover letters in together, making sure to include contact information for both applicants.


Mail: 17-70 Unsworth Drive, Hamilton, Ontario, L8W 3K4

Fax: 1-877-677-7275 Attention: Julie

Accepting Applications Until: Friday, April 22nd, 2016