Australian Windsurfing

Career & Employment Opportunities
in Australian Windsurfing

The Australian Windsurfing Association hopes that the information on this page will assist anyone pursuing Windsurfing opportunities and employment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Flyingfish - International Training and Adventure

Flying Fish is the UK's leading training provider for professional watersports staff. They began in 1992 when they planned their first windsurfing instructor courses. By 1994 they had established a year-round Instructor Training Programme, following the sun and wind around the world. International Yacht Training began in 1996 and has now expanded to five courses a year in Australia and two more in the Mediterranean. 1998 saw the start of Professional Dive Training at Sydney's long-established Pro Dive Academy.

Each year they train over 400 watersports professionals - sailing, surfing and windsurfing instructors, yachtmasters and coastal skippers, divemasters and dive instructors. They offer international training and adventure in Australia, Greece and the UK.

Flying Fish is the trading name of Leisure Management International Ltd

Camp America AustraliaApplications are now being accepted for the Camp America
9 week summer camp programme in the US. Each year we send around 10,000 people from 40 countries to participate in this great international opportunity. Places are available in over 100 different activity areas. Windsurfing is in high demand!

Applicants need to be at least 18 by June 1, able to depart during the month of June for a minimum of 9 weeks, have no criminal record, be calm, energetic, and flexible and have a genuine desire to work with kids.

Camp America will use its extensive resources to personally place you at a camp that best matches your skills and background. As a counsellor to American youngsters, you'll be employed to teach them new skills, share experiences and cultures as well as providing overall supervision. In other words, you'll be a 'brother, sister, mentor, supervisor' all rolled into one. So get ready for an incredible American summer.

You'll receive food, accommodation and pocket money while you are away. We'll help you obtain your visa; provide medical insurance and 24 hour emergency assistance. After camp you can usually travel until October 31st on your J-1 visa.

In January Camp America will be be holding events around Australia giving you the opportunity to meet the camps in person and possibly finalise your placement on the spot!

For more information or a brochure please call 1800 653 477 or email or visit our website

CCUSASince 1985, CCUSA has helped over 30,000 Aussies complete their dream to work, travel and play at a Summer Camp in the USA on the Camp Counselors USA program.

Windsurfing enthusiasts and instructors are in HIGH demand to go and work at Summer Camps in the USA.

CCUSA is Australia's Leading Official U.S. State Department J-1 Visa Sponsor and is internationally recognized, working with over 1000 Summer Camps in the USA. In January every year CCUSA bring up to 35 American Summer Camps who are wanting to hire Aussies (especially Windsurfers).

 To be eligible you need to be
- 18 by June 1st
- Able to get to the USA to work at a Summer Camp from Late May util the end of August.
- Love the outdoors, and working with children.

With 26 years of 100% placement of all accepted applicants it is clear why CCUSA is able to provide a fun safe and rewarding way to experience the USA and US Summer Camps. Everyone who goes to work at Summer Camps in the USA with CCUSA, receive step by step assistance, placement, US J-1 visa, free food/accommodation, insurance. 60 days of travel and you get paid to work at camp as well up to $2045.

For more details:
Call: 1300 859 040
Applications open August 1st every year.

CCUSA Australia Level 8, Suite 811, 301 George St, Sydney. NSW 2000
(02) 9262 2802 Bringing the world to camp

For more information or a brochure visit the website


Camp Chateaugay is a children's camp located in the Northern Adirondacks of New York in the US on magnificent Chateaugay Lake.

We are looking for windsurfing instructors for this summer (June 15 - August 15).

Come spend the summer in a fantastic environment teaching children windsurfing. Chateaugay lake is a great windsurfing lake.

Good salary, help with travel and obtaining your work visa.

For more information email or visit our website