US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 Instructor Course at USSCMC

  • Winter date to be determined.

The US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 Sailing Instructor Certification Course provides sailing instructors with information on how to teach safely, effectively, and creatively.

Benefits of Obtaining Level One Certification:

  • Level One Certification is mandatory training for anyone interested in teaching sailing at the US Sailing Center (as in Summer Camp or any other sailing program). The benefits of this training are many. Most important, it provides a standardized approach to sailing instruction and safety practices. 
  • For those who have no professional aspirations for sailing, the training builds sailing confidence and makes you a far more qualified sailing volunteer. Additional benefits to USSCMC members who have an active US Sailing Level One Instructor Certificate on file with the employment office of the USSCMC include the following…
    • Opportunities to run startup sailing programs with the USSCMC
    • Opportunities for a part-time income
    • Opportunities to sail beyond our sailing area, by merely filing a sailing plan and obtaining permission from the Sailing Director
    • Opportunities to sail at times when the USSCMC is typically closed

Prerequisites and registration information


US Sailing Small Boat Level 2 Instructor Trainer Course at USSCMC

The Level 2 Instructor workshop focuses on developing knowledge and skill in teaching sail theory, sail controls, essential management skills, spinnaker and trapeze use (and instruction), and powerboat operation for emergencies.

  • A Winter date is TBD.

US Sailing Small Boat Level 3 Coach Workshop at the USSCMC  

The Small Boat Level 3 Coach workshop provides coaches with information on developing performance boat handling and racing skills effectively and instill in athletes the importance of ethical behavior and sportsmanship in sailing.

  • A Winter date is TBD.


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