Sailing Instructor

Fancy working outside in the glorious summer sunshine? Want to put your sailing skills to the test? Do you hold a RYA Dinghy Instructor qualification? Come and work as a Sailing Instructor at the Lensbury hotel with our superb, dedicated, close-knit team.


About us

The Lensbury is full of surprises, nestled on the banks of the River Thames and set in 25 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds on the banks of the River Thames. The award-winning hotel boasts unrivalled indoor and outdoor leisure facilities, a luxury spa and a hi-tech Conference Centre.

We pride ourselves on delivering excellent food from local suppliers, catering to the highest possible standards. Our restaurants and bars are open to members, conference delegates and hotel guests. We are due to open an additional new fine dining restaurant within our business.

The Role

  • Running courses to Royal Yachting Association standard standard, including day to day duties within the Watersports Centre.
  • Teaching sailing on a one-to-one basis and to groups of adults or children from 8 years upwards.
  • Providing safety information, following Health and safety guidelines and industry best practice.

The Candidate


  • Must hold a RYA Dinghy Instructor qualification
  • First Aid RYA Small Craft or Equivalent
  • Good customer awareness skills


  • Dragon Boat Helm

Terms & Conditions

  • Part-time seasonal opportunities (March to October)
  • We offer competitive rates of salary
  • Free meal on duty after 4 hours worked
  • Free use of some sports facilities

Please note due to volume of CV’s, if you have not been contacted within 10 days of your application, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted on this occasion.


For further information or to apply please e-mail

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