Rockley Gap Years

Travelling with Rockley on your Gap Year

Rockley Watersports was founded in 1976 by sailors for sailors. Over the years the small sailing school on the beach at Rockley Point on Poole Harbour has grown to become one of the most highly regarded sailing centres in the UK with thousands of people passing through it's centres every year. Now with a further centre in Poole, a new centre in Birmingham and 3 centres in the South West of France the family-run company employs some of the most highly qualified, experienced and dedicated watersports professionals in the UK. In addition to our training courses we also offer activity holidays to school groups and family watersports holidays. With over 40 years experience Rockley is dedicated to combining it's personal, individualised approach with the professionalism of a fast growing, innovative organisation.

Why are Rockley so good to travel with?

At the centre of everything we do is our staff, we know that they are our number one asset. Our success is shown by the high numbers of staff that return to us each year. So whether you're thinking about your first job in the watersports industry, or looking for the next step in your career, we feel that as the largest watersports trainer in the UK we can provide many opportunities for you to progress and add a wealth of experience and skills to your CV.





Rockley Leap for Success Instructor Training and Job

Rockley Leap for Success Instructor Training and Job


Rockley want to nurture and develop the next generation of watersports instructors, giving young people access to achieving qualifications with one of the world's leading providers of professional watersports training, whilst reducing the costs associated with accessing that training.
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Activity Instructor

Activity Instructor


As an Activity Instructor you will provide a high standard of instruction to our clients. If you are hard working, a team player, and have the enthusiasm and motivation to work in a diverse environment then Rockley could have a contract to suit you.
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