Working at the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club is located in the heart of Newport on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club RPAYC is a busy and friendly yachting and sailing club with over 1900 members and is recognised as one of Australia’s premier yacht clubs, delivering one of the most comprehensive sailing and training programs.
RPAYC offers members and their guests one of the finest facilities in Australia; with a state-of-the-art floating marina accommodating up to 352 vessels, a modern boat yard with 50 tonne travel lift, two hard stand areas, on-site marine services, tender service, gymnasium, multi-level parking, casual waterfront bistro and first-class function facilities that have made it an international talking point.

To enquire or apply to a listed position email with your cover letter addressing the job criteria and current resume. 

General Manager

Reporting to the Board of Directors and working very closely with the club’s Commodore, the General Manager is responsible for directing, managing, and delivering the club’s services and activities to facilitate year-round enjoyment for members while achieving the set objectives and key results. 

Applications close 31 January 2022.

View position details and criteria here…

Sail Training Instructors

NOW HIRING for Australian Sailing qualified Sailing Instructors for January 2022 to April 2023.

The Alfred’s Training Academy and Discover Sailing Centre is seeking casual Sailing Instructors to run the Club’s extensive Training Program:
– Kids Learn to Sail “Tackers”
– Out There, Teenage & Youth Program
– Adult Learn to Sail, Crewing, Helming, Spinnaker.
– Green Fleet Class Training
– Private Sessions & Discover Sailing Sessions
– Schools, LTS, Teams Racing
– Sportsboats training
– and more…

There are currently a number of Australian Sailing (AS) courses on offer for those wishing to gain their qualifications or upgrade from assistant instructor levels.


  • Leadership
  • Can do attitude
  • Positive
  • Club Spirit
  • Time Management
  • Weekly availability (mostly afternoon and weekends).
  • First Aid Certificate
  • VHF radio certificate
  • Working With Children’s Check

Australian Sailing Qualifications:

  • Instructor (Dinghy, Keelboat and or Windsurfing).
  • Powerboat Handling (safety boat desirable).

Boatyard Service Hands

We are seeking a fit and energetic person to join a dedicated Boatyard team, five days a week. General duties include assisting with the lift / launch of vessels, application of marine coatings, polishing / detailing, cleaning and general maintenance of the Boatyard.
Hours are 7.30am to 4pm Mon-Friday.

The ideal candidate will be able to work efficiently and proactively with attention to detail. Previous experience and boat licence would be advantageous.

Boatyard hours of operation 7.30am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday.