British Youth Sailing Coach


Do you want to be part of the Best Sailing Nation in the World? YES, then read on…

Coaches needed for an exciting mission to increase the quantity and quality of young sailors training and racing in each region so that we can develop and retain the best racing sailors in the world.


British Youth Sailing are looking for enthusiastic and passionate coaches within the

Regional Training Group Programme as follows:

  • Midlands Topper coach
  • South Topper coach


  • North/Midlands ILCA 4 coach
  • South Optimist coach


We are looking to feed the young sailor’s enjoyment of sailing, so that they can successfully change class and continue to progress in the sport.

An important part of these coaching roles is to help embed our BYS Values and Behaviours:

Sailors should be Passionately Ambitious, Curious, show Courage and Determination, Ownership, Respect and Integrity.

In addition to coaching this role will involve ongoing learning and development, and meetings with RYA staff to support the planning and delivery of the Programme to maximise sailor development and future performance.

For more information or to discuss the role please email the respective RPM, for South & SW, for North & Midlands

Applications should be sent to: in the form of a RYA Application Form, please note CVs will not be accepted.

Application form

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 1st August 2023 (online Interviews are planned during August 2023)