Sailing Instructor

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Saja Cantatore

saja.cantatore@gmail.com | (875) 365-3127 | Richmond, VA

Summary


As a sailing instructor with over three years of experience, I have developed strong skills in both teaching and leadership. My ability to communicate effectively and work well under pressure has allowed me to consistently provide positive outcomes for my students. In addition, I am highly organized and efficient in managing class time and resources. These qualities have resulted in successful completion of certification courses for my students, as well as high levels of satisfaction from parents/guardians.

Experience


Sailing Instructor at Blue Water Sailing School, VAApr 2022 - Present

  • Taught over 500 students how to sail.
  • Led 100+ successful sailing trips.
  • Is certified in both power and Sail by the United States Coast Guard.
  • Wrote a 200-page book on sailing safety.
  • Has been interviewed by multiple news outlets as a leading expert in the field of sailing.
  • Gave lectures at major universities across North America on the subject of maritime law.

Assistant Sailing Instructor at Offshore Sailing School, VAJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Taught 50 students aged 5-18 how to sail.
  • Created and implemented a new beginners sailing course which increased enrolment by 30%.
  • Successfully completed RYA Level 2 Powerboat qualification.
  • Organised and ran the club's annual open day, attracting over 200 visitors.
  • Coached junior racing team to victory in 3 local regattas.
  • Led group of 10 advanced sailors on a week-long trip around the Isle of Wight.

Education


High School Diploma at George Mason University, VASep 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.

Skills


  • Sailboat handling
  • Sail trim
  • Reefing
  • Tacking and jibing
  • Heaving to
  • Anchoring
  • Docking

Danise Micham

danise.micham@gmail.com | (116) 727-4266 | Portland, ME

Summary


I am a Sailing Instructor with over 3 years of experience. I have taught sailing to people of all ages and levels of experience, from beginners to experienced sailors. I am passionate about teaching others how to sail and sharing my love for the sport. I have a strong knowledge of safety procedures and an ability to adapt my teaching methods to each individual's needs. I am also certified in First Aid and CPR.

Experience


Sailing Instructor at Sail Maine, MEJun 2022 - Present

  • Taught over 100 students how to sail.
  • Led a team of instructors in teaching sailing lessons.
  • Developed and implemented new curriculum for beginners sailing classes.
  • Won multiple races against other sailing teams.
  • Trained new instructors on proper safety procedures.

Assistant Sailing Instructor at Sail Casco Bay, MEJul 2019 - May 2022

  • Led a group of 10 students in daily sailing lessons, teaching them the basics of operating a sailboat.
  • Assisted head instructor in developing and implementing new curriculum for beginners.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills by frequently going above and beyond to accommodate student needs.
  • Proactively managed scheduling and logistics for all classes to ensure smooth operations.
  • Actively participated in special events such as regattas and open houses.

Education


High School Diploma at Portland High School, Portland, MEAug 2014 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.

Skills


  • Knot tying
  • Sail trimming
  • Boat handling
  • Weather forecasting
  • Navigation
  • Emergency procedures