Join the ISA Team in paradise this season!


ISA's Mexico Facilities

Current Openings

Learn to Sail Instructor / Captain (Keelboat)

The International Sailing Academy’s keelboat program is seeking an instructor and boat captain for the upcoming winter season (November – May). The position includes teaching basic and advanced keelboat sailing, captaining pleasure cruises and performing maintenance and upkeep on ISA’s Colgate 26.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in sailing instruction with an extensive focus on safety, a fun and patient personality, knowledge of small keelboat maintenance and fluency in English & Spanish languages.

Term: November 1 – May 1

Responsibilities include:

  • Instruct and captain all lessons, camps and charters, including prep and end of day clean/secure
  • Work with the ISA team to launch and put away the boat at the beginning and end of season
  • Manage checkout and return of clients on bareboat charters
  • Keep the boat in “client ready to sail” condition at all times
  • Manage maintenance and cleaning schedule for keelboat, handle all appropriate boat projects
  • Liaise with yard workers, boat repair people, suppliers etc. to coordinate repairs
  • Understand ISA Learn to Sail curriculum completely and thoroughly
  • Work our Sunday Market booth in La Cruz to generate bookings
  • Actively market the Keelboat program with help from ISA
  • Produce video and still image sailing content for use in promotional/educational material

Perks: Unlimited sailing in one of the best venues in the world on your free time on a Laser or 26’ Colgate keelboat.

Video Sample of Captained Cruise

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Yoga Instructors 

The International Sailing Academy is hiring yoga instructors for the upcoming winter season (November – May). The positions include yoga instruction (non-dogmatic), mobility and basic activation for sailors, 6 days per week. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in yoga instruction, fluency in English & Spanish languages and a friendly personality. Opportunities for massage and other bodywork with existing clients are available.

Term Window: November 1 – April 15

Term: 3 week – multiple month positions available

Compensation: This is a work exchange program which includes food, housing and free sailing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Yoga Instruction
  • Limited Customer Service Responsibilities
  • Occasional meet & greet of customers upon arrival

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