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Work in Watersports

Welcome to the career of a lifetime.

Training as a watersports instructor is a reliable route to paid employment for a new career or gap year.
Read about jobs, employers, wages and career planning here. 

This site has all the information you need to book your training then find your ideal job.

Tain to become a Watersports instructor

We have traineeships for complete beginners as well as fast-track courses and upgrades for experienced instructors.

  • Try Yachting

    3 hours
    Experience the magic of sailing on Sydney Harbour on one of our comfortable yachts. This short lesson introduces you to the exciting sport of sailing in a safe and controlled way.
    $179.00
  • Discover Yachting

    1 day
    Spend a fabulous day sailing on Sydney Harbour aboard one of our comfortable sailing yachts. This is a great way to meet new friends and have fun in the great outdoors.
    $395.00

Find a job you love and you will never work a day in your life.

Confucius.

An ocean of opportunities

When you join Flying Fish you become part of a growing professional network.

As soon as you have confirmed your place on a professional course with Flying Fish you will be be able to see full details of all the jobs advertised on this site.

Hundreds of water sports jobs are advertised on this site every year – and your free membership of the Flying Fish online reruitment service means you get to hear about them first.

  • Try Yachting

    3 hours
    Experience the magic of sailing on Sydney Harbour on one of our comfortable yachts. This short lesson introduces you to the exciting sport of sailing in a safe and controlled way.
    $179.00
  • Discover Yachting

    1 day
    Spend a fabulous day sailing on Sydney Harbour aboard one of our comfortable sailing yachts. This is a great way to meet new friends and have fun in the great outdoors.
    $395.00

Courses

Getting a job after a course

We help all of our graduates find their feet as best we can, see this video from past graduates.

How much will you earn as a Watersports instructor?

Whether it’s the money or the experience you’re after, a career in Watersports delivers both. 

Getting to work with great people, in beautiful location doing activities you love, arguably makes a career in Watersports one of the greatest jobs in the world.

Junior instructor | €20,000 to €40,000 p/a

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Senior instructor | €40,000 to 80,000 p/a

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1-to-1 instructor | €50 to 200 p/h

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Course owner | €50,000 to 200,000 p/a

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