Currently we have planned 2 editions of CD Sails Academy:
- April 2-4 in Riva Del Garda before Lake Garda Meeting
- July - 25-27 in Monfalcone before 2 regattas Optimist Gold Cup and Aico Cup
Our Academy editions are organized in 3 but very intense days. Our aim is to bring together and offer to sailors the group of TOP coaches ,experts and technicians in the Optimist class allowing to bring your skills to the next level . We carefully select our coaches to create the successful and efficient combination of various experiences, approaches and methods and assure that you get out the maximum result of these 3 days with us.
Medium and High level with racing experience
3 Academy days before
41° Lake Garda Meeting Optimist - Fraglia Vela Riva, Italy (5-9.05)
with Pavlo Dontsov, Paolo Mariotti, Claudio Demartis,
More guest coaches can be added closer to date.
3 Academy days before
Optimist Gold Cup, YC Monfalcone , Italy ( 28-30.07) &
Aico Cup, Triestina Della Vela, Trieste, Italy (31.07-2.08)
Pavlo Dontsov, Claudio Demartis, Paolo Mariotti, Santiago Lopez
WHERE: The training is organized in YC Monfalcone
Coaches & Experts:
Pavlo Dontsov: Internationally recognized Optimist coach of Ukraine team and one of the last year’s most titled sailor Sviatoslav Madonich. During the last year Pavlo team has taken the highest podiums and victories in all the most important international regattas.
Paolo Mariotti: One of the most known Italian coaches, has been working with many talented world level sailors including Adriano Quan Cardi - Optimist European Champion.
Santiago Lopez: One of the most experienced coaches working with many talented and recognized sailors. Currently Head Coach of National Optimist team in Finland.
Claudio Demartis: Owner of CD Sails, founder of Olimpic Sails. Sailor of many successes at a national and international level, winner of 3 world championships. Sail making experience of more than 40 years, vast technical knowledge of Optimist sailing equipment
We will give solutions of how to plan, prepare, manage and finish the regatta carrying out the maximum performance.
Some of the topics are: problematics of the starts, planning and execution of the race strategy, improvement of the technical level, work on the manoeuvres, simulation of starts, plan and defend your start position, race simulations, video analysis with targeted feedback. We pay an important attention also to the choice and work with the sailing equipment - set up, regulation, testing according to each sailor characteristics as an important part of the sailor's performance.
Each training day consists of trainings in water (approx.70%) and the classroom lessons( approx.30%).
The Academy training in 25-27 July includes also the session in the sail making factory, letting to cover more in details the technical and equipment arguments.
We will communicate the exact schedule and hours directly to the participants.
Optimist charter boats:
Fully equipped charter boats are available for our events with cost of 45 Eur per day.
390 Eur + VAT for the event of 3 days.
After we have confirmed your participation, we will share the invoice with the payment details.
- All boats must have a valid insurance and medical certificate.
- The participants have to organize the accommodation and lunch box independently. During the training water and snacks will be available in the coach ribs.
- We do not organize accommodation, but we can help with advice.
For booking & more details:
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+ 39 327 7310725