Join the West Coast Sailing Team
West Coast Sailing is on a mission to elevate the opportunities available to people in our industry. We are committed to providing pathways upward in the sailing industry for talented individuals who have a passion for growing sailing by making it more accessible to all. We believe that there are sustainable careers to be built around small boat sailing, and that providing opportunities for people to advance in our industry results in growth for all. We continue to grow and looking to expand our team with motivated, hard working, and passionate sailors. Current job openings listed below. If you're curious about working here in another role or know someone who might be interested, be sure to share or reach out - we'd love to hear from you.
Current Job Openings:
Boat Prep and Delivery Assistant
West Coast Sailing ships and delivers over 500 boats a year to customers near and far. Join our team to assist with prepping, rigging, and delivering those boats. This is a great opportunity for someone who sailing experience who loves working with small sailboats - Hobie, RS, Laser/ILCA, 420, and more plus Hobie Kayaks.
Are you a college or high school sailor looking for a great summer job? We want to talk! Summer is our peak season and our best opportunity each year to help serve sailors around the country. Join us as a seasonal assistant to learn more about the sailing industry and what it is like to work for a small business, supporting our various departments including Customer Support, Fulfillment, and Sales.
These are full time positions at our warehouse and office in Portland, Oregon. For more information, please contact us today at email@example.com. Know someone who might be a great fit? Refer a candidate and get a $250 Gift Card for a successful hire!
Refer A New Hire & Get a $250 West Coast Sailing Gift Card
Want to earn a cool $250 to spend at West Coast Sailing? Check in with your personal network and refer someone to an open position. All of our job postings are available as easily sharable PDF documents, or you can share this web page. If we hire the person you refer to us, we'll send you a $250 West Coast Sailing gift card good towards anything we sell. Help spread the word about these opportunities so we can continue to provide the industry leading service and support you've come to expect when shopping with West Coast Sailing.
Working at West Coast Sailing
Our staff of sailors works hard to grow the sport of sailing by providing excellent products, service, and advice. The members of our team have a variety of backgrounds, yet we all share a goal of advancing our professional aspirations. Our employees are actively involved in the sailing community and we are looking for an individual who is as passionate about sailing as we are. We work hard to make West Coast Sailing the largest and most respected small sailboat company in the world. Click here to learn more about us!
Join A Dedicated Team
We are a hardworking group of a dozen sailors who have built a company to serve fellow sailors. We sell sailboats, parts, accessories, apparel and more from manufacturers around the world. The members of our team have a variety of backgrounds, but all share a goal of learning, growing and advancing themselves. Our employees are involved in the sailing community and we are looking for people passionate about sailing to join our team. Click here to meet our Team!
Proudly Based in the Pacific Northwest
Our headquarters is in Portland, Oregon, and yes, everything you’ve heard about our fair city is true… It’s a fun, outdoor focused, livable and laid back city that fits our lifestyles very well. We are a 1-2 hour drive from, the ocean, mountains, skiing, kayaking, rafting, mountain biking and of course world class sailing – all in our backyard.
Who We Are Looking For
West Coast Sailing is seeking creative and passionate individuals to join our team. We are looking for sailors with deep understanding of the sport, a passion to learn more about it, and help customers enjoy the water. We pride ourselves on outstanding service, quality products, and helpful information. You’ve got to want to learn and take leadership of things – this isn’t an environment to sit back and be told what to do.
The Values That Matter
- Be friendly, want to learn, and be driven to do your best work of your life.
- A deep connection to, and passion for sailing.
- Very solid computer skills (the usual programs) and ability to learn new skills quickly.
- Strong communication skills, with customers, co-workers and in meetings.
- Be coachable. We won’t hold your hand, but you’ll get a lot of rope to do big things.