Nantucket Yacht Club

Anchorage Restaurant
Back of Clubhouse
Governor's Porch
Club Lawn view from porch
Governor's Room
Anchorage Restaurant 2
Burgee Bar

The Nantucket Yacht Club is located on a beautiful historic island 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod. With the Clubhouse situated on the harbor, it provides a unique work environment. The Club's facilities include a fine dining restaurant, snack bar, casual & buffet dining, sailing center, waterfront launch, junior yacht club, and tennis courts.

Nantucket Island, off the coast of Cape Cod, MA - an hour by ferry

About Nantucket Yacht Club

The Nantucket Yacht Club (NYC) is a fast-paced work environment that hosts frequent events. The membership is family-oriented with many multi-generational families making up a majority of the Club. We are a seasonal employer offering positions from early June through September (short season) or October (long season).

Housing is available for some positions. The ability to work in July and August is required for most positions. The ability to work through Labor Day is required of most restaurant and serving positions. Applicants must provide specific dates they are available and their last working day. 

Ideal Candidate

Applicant must enjoy working with and around people and must possess a strong work ethic and bring enthusiasm to the workplace. The NYC is a dedicated service-oriented organization providing a home-away-from-home atmosphere for its membership. Training is provided for most positions listed. Some positions have a minimum age requirement of 18 years. Employees must be willing to adhere to Club uniform standards including:

Hair brushed and pulled back and short hair (above collar bone) pinned back and out of face. Conservative make-up, hairbands, or accessories (black and brown). No jewelry is permitted except one simple stud earring in each earlobe and wedding/engagement rings. Apron spotless and tied correctly Visible tattoos must be covered.

Room and Board

The NYC provides housing which includes housing and a full meal plan for the duration of employment. 

Meals: 21 meals per week (breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily). Housing: Dormitory-style housing in Town and on Club's campus. Room and board is priced at a $35 per week fee. Dorm living includes 2-3 people per room with shared bathrooms. The Club provides sheets, towels, washcloths, blankets, and pillows at no additional cost.  

Employee Perks

Employees may be eligible for an end-of-season bonus subject to the manager's discretion and completion of their entire contract. Employees may have the opportunity to attend club-sponsored staff parties or other events. The Club provides a staff party at the beginning of the season and the end of the season for team building, free of charge.  Every summer there are opportunities for staff sailing and staff tennis. Information is available about local events as well. 

Getting Here and Getting Around

The closest major airports are Boston Logan International and Providence TF Green. Nantucket has its own airport as well. The island is only accessible by plane or ferry. 

Most employees will fly into Boston, and then take a bus to the Ferry terminal in Hyannis. Most visitors come by ferry from Hyannis via Hy-Line or the Steamship Authority. The traditional ferry takes a little more than two hours, while the high-speed boat is a one-hour trip. 

Once on the island, the ferry is within walking distance of the Club. Cars are not necessary for employees once on the island and the Club does not provide parking. Public transport is available and the Club will provide bus passes for interested employees. Bikes are a great mode of transport on Nantucket. Employee housing is all located within a 2 - 10 minute walk from the Clubhouse.   

For Fun

Nantucket is a favorite summer vacation destination prized for its seaside charm, world-class restaurants, and lively shopping scene.  The downtown area contains many shops, restaurants, and beaches.  The entire island is accessible by bus, making a car optional. 

Many beaches are open to the public and include surf and flat waters, including Surfside, Madaket, Sconset, Dionis, Ladies, and more.  Nantucket is home to miles of beautiful beaches, extensive nature/walking trails, and miles of bike paths and presents many opportunities for biking, fishing, boating, sailing, tennis, watersports, and more.

Every summer Nantucket hosts many local and cultural opportunities, including but not limited to the Nantucket Film Festival, July 4th Parade and Fireworks, Nantucket Comedy Festival, The Nantucket Art and Artisan Show, Boston Pops on Nantucket, Nantucket Race Week, Nantucket Dance Festival, muscials, plays, and movies, and countless other opportunities. 

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply online via the link below to follow the instructions to apply for the positions they are interested in.

Contact Nantucket Yacht Club