GONZALO “BOCHA” POLLITZER – ARG

Certifications:
ORIGINALLY FROM: BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
Specializations:
  • 49er Sailor
  • Optimist coach
  • Creator Optisailors Optimist video’s

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

Bocha has been coaching since 1999, for many teams, in different nations. He has a lot of experience on a wide variety of classes and is currently the head coach of the ARG 49erFX Olympic Team
Together with Pim, he is the Co-Owner of Dinghycoach. Bocha also started the Optisailors brand and founded our Sailing Center in Lanzarote before merging with Dinghycoach.
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. Besides youth classes he has also been part of J80 & Melges 32 campaigns, including participation in World Championship.

Credentials Gonzalo “Bocha” Pollitzer – ARG –

Coaching Results:

  • BRONZE PanAmerican Games 2019 – 49erFX
  • 10th place World Cup Series Enoshima 2019 – 49erFX
  • GOLD World Cup Series Gamagori 2018 – 49erFX
  • 5th Place World Cup Series Miami 2018 – 49erFX
  • 12th place 49er FX Worlds Aarhus 2018
  • BRONZE World Cup Series Hyeres 2018 – 49erFX
  • 7th place World Cup Series Hyeres 2017 – 49erFX
  • SILVER IODA Optimist Worlds 2016 – Individual
  • BRONZE IODA Optimist Worlds 2015 – Individual
  • BRONZE 29er Worlds 2013
  • WORLD CHAMPION Laser4.7 Worlds 2011 – Girls
  • WORLD CHAMPION Laser Radial U17 – Boys
  • WORLD CHAMPION IODA Optimist Worlds 2008 – Individual
  • WORLD CHAMPION IODA Optimist Worlds 2008 – Teamracing
  • WORLD CHAMPION IODA Optimist Worlds 2008 – Nations Cup
  • NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPION IODA Optimist 2008 – Individual & Team Racing
  • ASIAN CHAMPION Asian Games 2006 – Optimist Girls
  • SILVER IODA Optimist Worlds 2005 – Teamracing
  • ASIAN CHAMPION IODA Optimist Asians 2002 – Individual & Team Racing
  • WORLD CHAMPION IODA Optimist Worlds 2001 – Individual
  • WORLD CHAMPION IODA Optimist Worlds 2001 – Teamracing
  • WORLD CHAMPION IODA Optimist Worlds 2001 – Nations Cup

Sailing results

  • IODA Worlds – Champion Team Racing 1996
  • IODA South American – Champion Team Racing 1997
  • International Cadet Class – National & World Champion 1999
  • 29er Class – 4th place at World Championships 2007 & 2011
  • 49er Class – Gold Fleet finish 2013 Worlds
  • Lightning Class – 2nd place South Americans 2015
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