REGATTA CENTER MEDEMBLIK – NETHERLANDS
DinghyCoach is organizing high level sailing clinics in Medemblik, the Netherlands, during the European Summer season. The Regatta Center Medemblik is located on the Ijselmeer in the North Western part of the Netherlands. Because of its unique location this man made 1100km2 lake offers a variety of great sailing conditions from April – September.
The Netherlands is a sailing nation with water everywhere. The 1100km2 freshwater lake on which Medemblik is situated offers a great variety of conditions from flat to steep chop to bigger lake waves. The lake is never deeper then 4 meters which makes it an excellent place to set up courses for training purpose.
Prevailing wind directions
The Netherlands gets different wind patters from high pressure, blue skies and sunny to low pressure systems with strong winds and showers. Its never boring! This makes Medemblik one of THE best places to train in Northern Europe. Always something different and from the steady North to Easterly on shore winds to the shifty and gusty West to Southerly off shore breeze.
SERVICES & PRICES
1. BRIEFING ROOMS
The Regatta Center Medemblik has an abundance of briefing rooms with possibility for video debriefs or general meetings. Briefing rooms available with capacity for 10-40 people.
2. CHANGING ROOMS, SHOWERS, BATHROOMS
Like any good sailing venue, sufficient and clean changing rooms are a must in a good training center. Regatta Center Medemblik offers a comfortable space to change, shower and has plenty of bathrooms.
Regatta Center Medemblik offers a small but workable gym space for athletes to work on their physical program.
Next to the sailing center there is a separate accommodation space with bunkbeds and a communal kitchen for sailors to stay comfortably during a longer training camp.
5. ON SITE CAMPING PLACES
Just east of the Regatta Center there is a large grass area very suitable for camping during events or training camps. Please contact the harbor master for additional information.
COACHES & STAFF
Gonzalo “Bocha” Pollitzer – ARG
ORIGINALLY FROM: BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
Pim Stumpel – NED
ORIGINALLY FROM: HOORN, THE NETHERLANDS
Diego Blatt – ARG
ORIGINALLY FROM: LA PLATA, ARGENTINA