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Volunteer Skippers



Sydney Harbour CYCA Departure


Time Commitment

7 hours per week


Key Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for the safety of the sailing yacht, crew and participants.
  • Assisting with goal-setting in collaboration with MWF.
  • Making every reasonable effort to ensure goals are met.
  • Training participants to develop sailing, yachtsmanship, and teamwork skills as appropriate to their ability.
  • Training crew to to develop sailing, yachtsmanship, crewing and mentoring skills.
  • Modelling and encouraging appropriate behavioural standards and building positive relationships with participants.
  • Overseeing the set up and pack down of the yacht.
  • Communicating any concerns with MWF and providing feedback.


Essential Competencies / Skills

  • Inshore Skipper.
  • Extensive knowledge of boating and sailing.
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate well with children and young people.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Punctuality, reliability and flexibility.


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