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Sailing Instructor


France & Spain

Competitive + meals, free uniform, transport provided to centre from a UK departure point; accommodation available


End of August 2014


Want to get paid to sail in the sun? PGL, the UK's leading provider of activity holidays for children, have opportunities for qualified RYA Sailors to join the staff team in 2014 and work at one of our market-leading activity centres in either the South of France or Spain. PGL has been introducing young people to exhilarating watersports for over 50 years and operate RYA recognised teaching establishments in France and Spain. We are looking for people who can share their passion for the water with our young guests and inspire, motivate and reassure. To work as a Sailing Instructor you do need to hold a minimum of your Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Seamanship award. PGL uses Laser Picos and Funboats, Toppers and Topper Taz, RS Feva and RS Visions, and Hobie 15 catamarans. Based either at Mimosa or La Fosca, both residential activity centres with idyllic seafront locations, you’ll introduce visiting school groups to sailing from the uncrowded beaches on the beautiful Languedoc or Costa Brava coast. As well as your sailing experience, we’re looking for people bursting with enthusiasm, a willingness to learn and lots of energy! You'll pick up numerous transferable skills for your CV including group communication, confidence, resourcefulness and how to handle situations as they arise. We offer a competitive wage, free meals, free uniform, accommodation package and access to training and qualification opportunities including NVQs and Apprenticeships. Positions are available to start now, contracted until the end of August.


Applicants must hold the following qualifications; Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Seamanship award.

Successful applicants are required to undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure, which PGL will pay for. 

You need to possess the legal right to live and work in the UK to be considered for this position.

PGL is committed to the principle of equality and diversity. We welcome applicants from all sectors of the community.

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