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Yachting New Zealand News
Auckland, New Zealand

Three vacancies have arisen at Yachting New Zealand, the national authority for sailing in New Zealand.
• Yachting Programmes Coordinator
• Coaching Development Manager
• Coaching Position

The first two positions report to the National Programmes Director and are based in Auckland, New Zealand. Hours are flexible to suit the right people. Position descriptions are available on the Yachting NZ Website.


The Yachting Programmes Coordinator will take responsibility for implementation of several programmes related to race management, National Championships, the training and qualification of officials, Learn to Sail and Have a Go programmes and some supporting publications.

The position would suit a person with some yachting experience and a passion for increasing participation in the sport. Good administrative and planning skills are required.


The Coaching Development Manager will take responsibility for all of Yachting New Zealand's coaching and instructor programmes and their ongoing development. This will extend from Learn to Sail to High Performance programmes.

He/She will be responsible for undertaking a review of our current coaching structure and training pathway, making any necessary amendments and then subsequent implementation throughout the country. The successful applicant must have experience in coaching development. A yachting background would be preferred, but is not essential.

Please send written applications to Shelley Bell at Sheffield Accord, as advisor to Yachting NZ. P O Box 5621, Wellesley Street, Auckland, or call Shelley Bell on DDI 09 367 1529 or Mobile 0274 744 280. Closing date: Friday, 17th June 2005. All applications will be acknowledged.


Yachting New Zealand is calling for applications from sailing coaches interested in coaching a number of New Zealand sailors at the 2005 Laser Radial Open Women & Youth European Championships in Croatia, in August 2005.

Yachting New Zealand offers to pay wages, insurance, coach boat costs & accommodation for the duration of the event, as well as travel to and from the event.

Applications shall be sent via email to before the close of business Wednesday the 8th June. Applications shall include letter of application, resume, and sailing & coaching CV.

The successful applicant will be notified at the beginning of July 2005.

Further information on this event can be obtained from Further information on this position can be obtained by contacting the High Performance & Youth Director at Yachting New Zealand.

P. +64 9 488 9325


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