WHAT WE DO

HIGH PERFORMANCE COACHING
From Youth programs to Olympic Classes, we provide high quality coaching on all levels.

INTERNATIONAL CLINICS – YOUTH SAILING
We organize international clinics for youth classes. The international character generates competition, while providing a fun learning environment.

CHARTERS
We have a wide range charter fleet, available at our sailing centers and at regatta venues. Including coach boat charters, optimist, lasers, 29er & 49er charters.

MANAGEMENT & LOGISTICS
We organize of financial or logistical management for team moving around Europe.

UPCOMING EVENTS

SAILING CENTERS

MARINA RUBICON SAILING CENTER – LANZAROTE

For the 2021-2022 season we are stoked to have improved our facilities!
Limited spots available for Olympic classes, be quick to book your training spot at our center.

NEW RAMP
NEW COACH REGATTA DATES
SAME AWESOME CONDITIONS

WHAT WE DO

COACHING – OLYMPIC CAMPAIGNS
With Dinghycoach we coach Olympic Sailing Campaigns for several Olympic classes

COACHING – YOUTH SAILING
Long term programs, short term projects & clinics for ALL  youth classes like Optimist, Laser, 29ers, etc

CHARTERS
We have a wide range charter fleet with coach boat charters, optimist, lasers, 29er, 49er charters.

MANAGEMENT & LOGISTICS
As part of Olympic campaigns we manage finances or logistics for Olympic teams moving around Europe.

UPCOMING EVENTS

SAILING CENTERS

MARINA RUBICON SAILING CENTER – LANZAROTE

For the 2021-2022 season we are stoked to have improved our facilities!
Limited spots available for Olympic classes, be quick to book your training spot at our center.

NEW RAMP
NEW COACH REGATTA DATES
SAME AWESOME CONDITIONS

WHAT WE DO

COACHING – OLYMPIC CAMPAIGNS
With Dinghycoach we coach Olympic Sailing Campaigns for several Olympic classes

COACHING – YOUTH SAILING
Long term programs, short term projects & clinics for ALL  youth classes like Optimist, Laser, 29ers, etc

CHARTERS
We have a wide range charter fleet with coach boat charters, optimist, lasers, 29er, 49er charters.

MANAGEMENT & LOGISTICS
As part of Olympic campaigns we manage finances or logistics for Olympic teams moving around Europe.

UPCOMING EVENTS

SAILING CENTERS

MARINA RUBICON SAILING CENTER – LANZAROTE

For the 2021-2022 season we are stoked to have improved our facilities!
Limited spots available for Olympic classes, be quick to book your training spot at our center.

NEW RAMP
NEW COACH REGATTA DATES
SAME AWESOME CONDITIONS

OUR CALENDAR

We are organizing high level sailing clinics around the world and at our training base in Lanzarote. These clinics usually include physical training, mental training, theory, water training & regatta coaching. Besides organizing clinics we also organize long term program coaching for teams and invididuals.

Optimist CIE French Nationals

July 16, 2022 8:00 am

ILCA 6 - U19 Worlds

July 23, 2022 8:00 am

Optimist - British Nationals

August 1, 2022 8:00 am

ILCA 4 - Training + Worlds

August 10, 2022 8:00 am

Optimist - Clinic & U4 Regatta Workum

September 1, 2022 8:00 am

ILCA - Clinic & United4 Workum Regatta

September 1, 2022 8:00 am

29er - Clinic & Regatta U4 Medemblik

September 22, 2022 8:00 am

ILCA - Clinic & Regatta Medemblik

September 22, 2022 8:00 am

Optimist - Clinic & United4 Regatta Medemblik

September 22, 2022 8:00 am

Optimist - Halloween Clinic 1

October 24, 2022 10:00 am

ILCA - Halloween Clinic 1

October 24, 2022 10:15 am

29er - Halloween 1 Clinic

October 24, 2022 10:30 am

Optimist - Halloween Clinic 2

October 31, 2022 10:00 am

ILCA - Halloween Clinic 2

October 31, 2022 10:15 am

29er - Halloween 2 Clinic

October 31, 2022 4:10 pm

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DINGHYCOACH SAILING CENTERS

We are organizing high level sailing clinics at our Training Centers in Medemblik & Lanzarote as well as pre-event trainings all around the world!  These clinics usually include physical training, mental training, theory, water training & regatta coaching. Besides organizing clinics we also organize long term program coaching for federations, teams and invididuals.

REGATTA CENTER MEDEMBLIK – NETHERLANDS

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CLINICS – REGATTAS – PRIVATE

OTHER SERVICES

MANAGEMENT

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COACHES & STAFF

Pim Stumpel

Originally from: Hoorn, The Netherlands

ABOUT PIM STUMPEL

CO-OWNER/FOUNDER & HEAD COACH
& SAILING CENTER DIRECTOR LANZAROTE MARINA RUBICON

Pim has been involved with the Dutch National Optimist team since 2007. Since then he is one of the most achieving coaches around, winning several medals at IODA Optimist European- and WorldChampionships as well as Laser European- and WorldChampionships. He enjoys helping sailors set and achieve goals and guide them on their athletic journey, consult and advice on sailing programmes and manage the DinghyCoach winter base in Lanzarote.

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Gonzalo “Bocha” Pollitzer

Originally from: Buenos Aires, Argentina

ABOUT GONZALO “BOCHA” POLLITZER

CO-OWNER / HEAD COACH
& SAILING CENTER DIRECTOR LANZAROTE MARINA RUBICON

Bocha is co-founder of Optisailors, and is now joining the Dinghycoach team to help provide the best coaching for young sailors. He has been a sailor in Optimist, Cadet, Lightning, 470, 29er & 49er  classes. In all of them competing at international level and achieving good performance. Has also been part of J80 & Melges 32 campaigns, including participation in World Championship. He is the Sailing Director of the training base in Lanzarote. Bocha has been coaching since 1999, for many teams, in different nations. He has a lot of experience on a wide variety of classes.

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Diego Blatt

Originally from: La Plata, Argentina

ABOUT DIEGO BLATT

BOOKING MANAGER / COACH

Diego is a positive spirited sailing coach and manager and has a BA in organization and communication. Diego has the perfect balance between sailing knowledge and organizing skills which makes him the perfect person to be in charge of all communications regarding Dinghycoach Lanzarote & Sailing Events Management S.L. Diego also coached Bocha in his optimist days in Argentina and they are stoked to keep working together ever since!

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Felicitas Roldan

Originally from: Buenos Aires, Argentina

ABOUT FELICITAS ROLDAN

DINGHYCOACH OFFICE MANAGER
LANZAROTE – LOCATION MANAGER
DINGHYCOACH EVENT MANAGER
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Kevin Cabrera Conzalez

Originally from: Lanzarote, Spain

ABOUT KEVIN CABRERA CONZALEZ

PERFORMANCE COACH

Kevin has sailed Lasers at a very high level himself, getting a Silver and Bronze medal at both Laser4.7 and Laser Radial World Championships. Since then Kevin has been coaching during Dinghycoach Clinics, National team trainings for NED and ESP Laser teams and Dinghycoach Clinics in Lanzarote. As a sailor he is part of the Spanish Impuls Youth America’s Cup team sailing GC32 Foiling and AC45 Foiling Catamarans.

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Steven Le Fevre

Originally from: Haarlem, The Netherlands

ABOUT STEVEN LE FEVRE

PERFORMANCE COACH
FREELANCE CAMPAIGN COACH

Steven has sailed on a high level in Junior and Olympic classes. He started coaching in early 2014 and became passionate about developing athletes on every aspect of the sport, seeing them grow both as athletes and humans. skilling them for everything that life brings.
For Steven, sailing is the ultimate environment to grow and develop both himself as well as the athletes he is working with. Over the past 8 years he has grown himself to an expert within the ILCA class, working mainly withint he Dutch Sailing Federation with athletes on the highest level and coaching at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

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COACHES & STAFF

Pim Stumpel

Originally from: Hoorn, The Netherlands

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Gonzalo “Bocha” Pollitzer

Originally from: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Diego Blatt

Originally from: La Plata, Argentina

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Floris van de Werken

Originally from: Warder, The Netherlands

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Kevin Cabrera Gonzalez

Originally from: Lanzarote, Spain

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Kevin Cabrera Gonzalez

Originally from: Warder, The Netherlands

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

To answer any possible questions in advance check out some frequently asked questions we get from other clients, coaches and sailors:

Yes, please register online to book your spot in one of our clinics. Your registration is confirmed as soon as payment or deposit is received. You can register on our clinics page here.

Yes, to register more than one sailor, please select quantity tickets on the clinic registration page. You will then get the option to register a second/third/fourth/etc sailor for the clinic.

Yes, during all clinics in Lanzarote charterboats are included.

Most clinics are excl. accommodation. However, some clinics will have accommodation included in the clinic fee. In this case there will also be the option to book excl. accommodation. The accommodation information will always be stated on the clinic/event registration page so please read the page carefully.

Yes, we arrange airport pick-ups/drop-offs and have hotel pick-ups/drop-offs every day. We will always try to let sailors share rooms, so they are never really “alone”. We also have Ruby on shore 24/7 available for emergencies for the sailors traveling alone.

Note: if a sailor travels alone however we do expect them to be able to take care of them selfs in the hotel (have breakfast/diner/ go to bed on time) as we are not sleeping in the hotel our selfs. But don’t worry, as said before, we are always available for emergencies .

If you charter an Optimist, you should bring your:

  • Sail
  • Sail ties
  • Mainsheet
  • Wind indicator

If you charter a Laser, you should bring your:

  • Sail + Batons
  • Mainsheet
  • Control lines + blocks, meaning: Vang system, Outhaul system, Cunningham system
  • Traveler + traveler Block
  • Tiller + Extention

Note: you should always bring running clothes/shoes and warm weather sailing clothes as well.

Yes, it is possible to use our training facilities, coachboats, charterboats and organize a training with your own team and/or coach. Ask for availability by sending an e-mail to: lanzarote@dinghycoach.com

We try to offer our clinics to sailors from all levels but usually the higher level sailors come to Lanzarote to train. When you register, please fill in the “experience box” to show us what your level is, so we can make sure to fit every sailors’ needs.

No, we do not arrange airport transfers unless prior organized with Pim, Bocha or Ruby by e-mail. This applies to teams and sailors traveling alone (without accompanying parents)

Checking in to the hotel is possible from 15:00 o’ clock. It is not possible to check in before 15:00. To make sure all the reservations are implemented correctly, Ruby will be at the hotel from 15:00-16:00.

Please inform her at least 1 week before arrival in case you arrive after 16:00o’clock so you can arrange your check in with her at lanzarote@dinghycoach.com.

We believe that coaching is an essential part of athletic progress. Our team of professional coaches is eager to improve and test your sailing skills. 
Usually the coach will be indicated on every clinic/event registration page. In case this is not indicated you can expect the coach to be one of our DinghyCoach coaches, meet them here.

Yes, it is possible to train extra days prior to – or after a clinic. However training prices may be different then normal clinic prices due to group size or coach availability. Please send an e-mail with your inquiry to: lanzarote@dinghycoach.com.

All payments go online, for all the clinics in Lanzarote we ask a deposit when booking the clinic. Depending on your clinic package and if you need extra coaching, accommodation, charter, etc. we will send you a final invoice, prior to the clinic. Please note that your clinic participation is only possible when full payment is received.

Yes, our coaches are also available to give a private training/coaching session in Lanzarote. Costs and availability depend on the coach and period. To make an inquiry, please e-mail to: lanzarote@dinghycoach.com

Yes, depending on your wishes and our coach availability there will be several options to assist and guide you during a longer period of time. Feel free to contact us for the possibilities. E-mail to info@dinghycoach.com

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