UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

OUR CLINICS / 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 - Lanzarote Autumn Clinic

October 13, 2019 10:00 am

29er - Lanzarote Autumn Clinic

October 13, 2019 10:10 am

Optimist - Lanzarote Halloween 1 Clinic

October 20, 2019 10:00 am

Laser - Lanzarote Halloween 1 Clinic

October 20, 2019 10:05 am

29er - Lanzarote Halloween 1 Clinic

October 20, 2019 10:10 am

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LANZAROTE CENTER

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COACHES & STAFF

Pim Stumpel

Originally from: Hoorn, The Netherlands

ABOUT PIM STUMPEL

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

HEAD COACH / Owner
& 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

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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Floris van de Werken

Originally from: Warder, The Netherlands

ABOUT FLORIS VAN DE WERKEN

COACH

Floris is one of most committed youth coaches. He is currently the Head coach for the National NED Laser4.7 Team and has been very successful. He was also part of the Dutch Sailing Federation 49er Talent team. Next to sailing he also coaches with DinghyCoach during several Optimist, Laser, 29er, 49er or Waszp clinics in the Netherlands or internationally. He enjoys guiding athletes to a higher level and his own experience as an athlete helps him to guide younger sailors on a mental and physical level.

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Demi van der Meer

Originally from: Grou, The Netherlands

ABOUT DEMI VAN DER MEER

COACH

Demi has been a successful Optimist and 420 sailor and a member of the Dutch National teams for years. As an optimist sailor he has competed in several World and European championships with Pim as his coach. He also is a very experienced team racing coming 5th at the 2011 Optimist Teamracing World Championships in New Zealand and also finishing 5th at the 2012 Optimist Teamracing European Championships in Italy. Now he is focussing his efforts on coaching and has found a passion for making young sailors better. As a sailor Demi was coached by Pim and now they work together again as colleagues, because they are used to working together their coaching styles are very similar as well! With 19 years old, he is the youngest and one of the most talented coaches in DinghyCoach and also in the Dutch National Optimist coaching team. His experience as a high level Optimist sailor going to several Worlds and European Championships makes him succesful in his hands-on coaching approach.

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Kevin Cabrera Conzalez

Originally from: Lanzarote, Spain

ABOUT KEVIN CABRERA CONZALEZ

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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Robin Becker

Originally from: Warder, The Netherlands

ABOUT ROBIN BECKER

COACH

Robin has sailed all his life and as a youngster he was part of the NED National Optimist Team. After the Optimist he starting a successful 29er campaign with best result a 5th place at 29er Worlds in Medemblik. Following the 29er he became part of the NED National 49er squad. Currently Robin has started a 470 campaign “Orangewater Sailingteam” together with is helm Cas van Dongen. Robin is a young responsible sailing professional who loves being out on the water and help other sailors improve their skills and level.

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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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Demi van der Meer

Originally from: Grou, The Netherlands

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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

To buy some of our products you can visit our Dinghycoach shop, click here.

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