Here at the national centre we wanted to change things this year to give our customers a more engaging read along with our regular course listings that we normally produce at this time of year.
Our new magazine includes insights from instructors and customers, some great photography taken of our courses as they happened last year and of course, the all important course listings for 2018.
The season is fast approaching and all our of courses are available to book via our website. Visit our Courses section for all the information.
We look forward to seeing you on the water!
Cumbrae is currently inviting interested watersports Instructors who wish to be included in our pool of Associate Instructors to submit an application form for working at National Centre Cumbrae. Shortlisted applicants will then be invited to attend the relevant Staff Inductions as part of the selection process.
Please note we are recruiting for two separate types of posts; Centre based Watersports Instructors and for Cruising / Yachtmaster Instructors. The application form is the same for both posts Please note the closing dates are different to accommodate the required staff induction training
Shortlisted candidates from the application process will be contacted and will be expected to attend the appropriate Induction days at the National Centre Cumbrae. Candidates applying for both Cruising Instructor and Centre Watersports Instructor will need to attend both Inductions,.however please complete only one application form, and submit by 16th February, (the Cruising Instructor closing date)
1 - Centre Watersports Instructor: Your role as a Casual Instructor will be to provide high quality instruction at the Cumbrae centre. You will be a skilled watersports Instructor, with appropriate NGB Instructor qualifications in one or more of the following disciplines: dinghy sailing, windsurfing, powerboating, and paddlesports. You should also have experience of working in a training centre, delivering water sports to a wide variety of client groups. Instructors must have excellent organisational and communication skills.
Centre Watersports Instructors, closing date for completed application is: Friday 16th March 2018
“Save the date”. Inductions for shortlisted Centre Watersports Instructors will be on Saturday 31st March and Sunday 1st April 2018 you need to attend both days.
2 – Cruising / Yachtmaster Instructors Your role as a Casual Instructor will be to provide high quality instruction on board one of our yachts. You will be a skilled Instructor, with either RYA Cruising or RYA Yachtmaster Instructor qualification. You should also have previous experience of working at a RYA training centre and delivering RYA syllabus’s to a wide variety of client groups. Instructors must have excellent organisational and communication skills.
Cruising / Yachtmaster Instructors, closing date for completed application is: Friday 16th February 2018
“Save the date” Inductions for shortlisted Cruising / Yachtmaster Instructors will take place on Saturday 3rd March 2018, please be available for this day.
More Information and an application form for both posts can be obtained by following this link
Our gym at Cumbrae has been updated with new equipment and a new fitness team working across both National Centre Cumbrae and Inverclyde.
You can book your induction now and will pay no joining fee for the whole of January.
Please phone 01475 530 757 to book your induction with the team, anyone can join, you don’t need to be a customer of our watersports courses to get involved!
More about our fitness suite.