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Step 4 combines racing 420's and cruising J-22's. Students are advanced sailors looking to gain experience in both racing and cruising. Each session is 3 weeks long and during this time students get to participate in regattas and overnight camping trips on the Boston Harbor Islands

Work with the Step 4 Leader and Cruising Coach to create a comprehensive 3 week lesson plan
Create a sail plan each day that you share with the site director
Prepare lessons for days when sailing is not possible
Work with the Step 4 Cruising Coach to integrate racing and cruising
Work with the Step 4 Cruising Coach to organize and prepare for camping trips and regattas
Work with racing coaches in the Boston area to organize regattas
Prepare students to participate in local, regional and national regattas
Facilitate chalk talks for students
Lead chores at the end of each day
Communicate with the parent's of your sailing students regarding what students need to bring each day and how each student is progressing
Complete a Massachusetts Work Based Learning Plan for each of your instructors
Attend all 4 days of staff orientation
Attend staff meetings
Be a cooperative member of the Youth Program staff
Maintain a fun, positive, friendly atmosphere for your students
Instill a sense of respect and safety for the Courageous fleet, Boston Harbor, and for each person

US Sailing Level 1 Instructor Certification, equivalent or more advanced
2-3 years sailing instruction experience
2-3 years of race coaching and experience in 420's
Completion of NASBLA-approved safety boat course through the MA Environmental Police and/or through the US Sailing Level I certification course
Current First Aid/CPR certification
Positive and enthusiastic attitude
Outstanding communication and team management skills
Excellent references
A passion for sailing, the ocean, and working with kids