Sailing coaching placements in Thailand

Ever dreamt of combining your passion for sailing with travelling in Asia? 

Our Sailing coaching placements in Thailand enable you to use your skills in a top international boarding school and receive a very comprehensive package in return. 

Your Sailing coaching placement in Thailand

We are currently recruiting for 5 people to work in Thailand as paid Sailing coaches. 

You will work in an exclusive international school near Bangkok. The contract is for 12 months, starting August 2020 or January 2021. 

This opportunity is perfect for recent graduates who want to travel and work soon after finishing university, while adding unique experience to their CV before settling into a job back home.

Forget wetsuits and spray tops. You’ve got 12 months of sun and warm water coming up!

Placement Year International - Sailing coaching placements in Thailand
Placement Year International - Sailing coaching placements in Thailand

Who can join our Sailing coaching placements in Thailand?

Sailing coaching placements in Thailand are available to recent graduates of any degree.

We don’t mind what your degree subject is as long as you have relevant training or experience. Any RYA sailing or windsurfing advanced courses or RYA Powerboat Level 1 (or higher) certificate is required.

Please email your CV to so we can check your eligibility. 

Professional training

You will have a work supervisor throughout your placement to guide and support you. 

The Director of Water Sports will personally set up your work schedule, help you settle in when you first arrive and then assist as your work supervisor throughout your stay. 

They are your “go-to” person for any work-related questions whenever you want to check something or get advice. 

Work hard and impress your colleagues and you may be offered opportunities you never expected.

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We keep our application process simple to make it fast, secure and easy for you and us.


All our interns doing Sailing coaching placements in Thailand live in comfortable staff accommodation.

You will live at the “boarding village” – a lovely accommodation complex, surrounded by landscaped gardens, for all staff living on site at the international boarding school. 

Food is provided at the staff canteen during term times and you are given a food allowance during school holidays. This gives you the choice of buying and cooking your own meals or eating out in local restaurants. 

It’s a good accommodation set-up and even your laundry is done for you! 

Placement Year International - Sailing coaching placements in Thailand - Accommodation & food included
Placement Year International - Sailing coaching placements in Thailand

Orientations & Staff support

You’ll be met on arrival at the airport and taken to your accommodation. You’ll normally arrive on a Friday so you have the weekend to relax, unpack and start exploring the local area. You’ll receive assistance to buy a local SIM card, connect to wifi and to make sure you feel at home.

On Monday you’ll be met by one of your friendly work colleagues who will give you a thorough orientation and answer all your questions.

We’ll be in touch with you frequently to check how you’re getting on and we’re on hand 24/7 for emergencies.

Prices & what’s included

It’s important to be clear what you’ll pay and receive in return.

We charge a £200 Acceptance Fee to ensure your commitment to the programme. This is 100% refundable if we can’t arrange a suitable placement.

Our Placement Fee is £1,600 which includes: 

  • Salary 20,000 Bhat per month (around £500 per month)
  • Accommodation
  • Full board food (3 meals per day during term time, or a food allowance during holidays)
  • Flights to and from Thailand
  • Health insurance 
  • Work permit
  • Visa documents and assistance 
  • Airport transfers
  • Orientation programme and induction
  • Support & guidance from our friendly staff
  • 24/7 emergency support
  • Completion certificate
  • References

Not included in this cost is visa (normally around £50) and any inoculations you may need before you travel.

We’ll give you advice about the best airlines and routes and we support you with your visa applications. 

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Got a Question? Contact us Find out more

We are here to answer your questions. Send us a message or call us on +44 (0)1273 725868.

How do I apply? 

It’s easy and quick!

Complete our short application form including uploading your CV and Cover Letter. Please clearly state in your Cover Letter which destination and type of placement you are interested in. 

Got more questions? Send us a message!

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“I wanted to personally thank you for all the help you've given me the last few months, and for allowing me to have this fantastic opportunity.”

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