Watersports Instructor & Boat Captain

British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
Full Time
Mid Level



About The Aerial

The Aerial is a transformational, all-inclusive private island resort in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). The Aerial serves as the meeting space for thought-leaders around the world to connect and share best practices for solving global issues. We believe that, by uniting these teams, we can accelerate positive transformation as well as provide an avenue for other change-makers to host their summits in a sacred and inspiring space.  

The Aerial BVI is part of the Aerial Group, a global transformations and innovations firm. Founded in 2009 by CEO Britnie Turner, our mission is to Elevate People and Places through empowering people, sustaining the planet, and utilizing capitalism as a force for good.

The Aerial is a 45-acre island that accommodates up to 24 guests in 12 gorgeous residences and hosts several beautiful shared spaces including our infinity pool, Yoga Balance platform, BVI Stronger outdoor gym, Watersports cabana and beach lounge, Fellowship Dining Hall, spa, and island hiking trails, as well as plenty of sun-drenched nooks around the island. 

We’re looking for driven and impactful rock stars who want to use their skills to be a force for good! Everything we do, from the smallest task to every guest interaction, is in service of our mission to solve world issues. By helping us provide an elevating experience for our world-changing clientele and their causes, you will be part of an incredible international movement.


The Aerial’s Watersports & Activities Instructor supports the Watersports & Activities Manager in all aspects of guest services. They work as a team to lead guest activities including both watersports and land activities, both on property and the surrounding islands. They operate the island’s boat fleet and ensure that a strict maintenance schedule is followed.  They ensure that all aspects of guest logistics are executed in an organized fashion and adhere to our premier health and safety standards. The Watersports & Activities Instructor works with guests to join elevating experiences and activities, ensuring a fun but professional approach is maintained at all times. 

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Experience working in a 5-star establishment or similar
  • Previous experience working as a Watersports & Activities Instructor or in a similar role
  • Qualifications in water and land-based activities
  • Boat qualifications (minimum Power Boat Level II / STCW 95)
  • First Aid qualifications required
  • Clean driver’s license (BVI driver’s license needs to be in place by end of probation period)
  • Personal Training Qualification or similar a plus
  • Formal educational qualifications a plus
  • Experience in a wellness-oriented environment a plus
  • Experience working in the hospitality/restaurant environment a plus
  • Experience working in the Caribbean region a plus


We’re looking for:

  • Extroverted, fun and highly motivated team players with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Resourceful approach with the ability to troubleshoot when necessary and performing gracefully under pressure
  • Forward-thinker with an innovative approach to problem-solving
  • Organized and able to plan and manage complex logistical challenges
  • Passion and pride in their work
  • Able to work with and accommodate different cultures
  • Socially confident, excellent communicator with professional guest service skills
  • High sense of responsibility with regard to safety issues
  • Passion for a healthy lifestyle and keen to learn about health and wellness 


Package & Benefits:

  • Minimum 12-month contract (subject to work permit approval)
  • Competitive salary
  • Christmas bonus (upon successfully passing 4 month probation period)
  • Island service charge and gratuities (at guest discretion)
  • 15 days paid holiday per year and public holidays 
  • Accommodation/accommodation allowance provided
  • Meals/ food provided for while on shift
  • Initial flights from the country of residence (and return at end of contract) if relevant
  • Gym membership allowance
  • Headspace and Audible subscription
  • Medical cover
  • …and being part of an incredible and inspiring environment that is solving world issues!

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