SAILING INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION
The Community Boating Center at SBJSA offers US Sailing (USSA) Instructor certification courses on an as-needed basis each year. In order for our instructors to be nationally certified and insured for sailing instruction and working with youth, we require US Sailing Level 1 as a minimal requirement for employment. Because of our facilities and fleet, we often host the Level 1 certification course in our area, which is attended by many regional instructors and camp counselors and taught by a certified USSA Instructor-Trainor. Courses are usually held in the spring and can be presented over two weekends for student flexibility. Course length is typically 4 days. If we aren’t running a Level 1 Course in a given year, then one is probably offered nearby in Rochester or the Finger Lakes.
Go to the US Sailing website (ussa.org) to see if there is a Sailing Instructor certification course (Level 1, 2 or 3) currently scheduled to be given at SBJSA or elsewhere in our regional area.
Need certification? Contact SBJSA regarding your needs. We may be able to schedule a USSA instructor and a class for your organization if necessary.