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Olympic Sailing Coach Launches Online ‘Road to Gold’ Course to Share Secrets of Success at the Highest Level

3rd December 2020
Hamish Willcox (centre) with decorated 49er duo Blair Tuke (left) and Peter Burling Hamish Willcox (centre) with decorated 49er duo Blair Tuke (left) and Peter Burling Credit: Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club

The Olympic coach behind the success of leading sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke has launched a new 12-week programme to set students “on the path to world-class performance”.

Hamish Willcox will deliver the Road to Gold online course which promises to demystify the secrets of campaigning at sailing’s highest level — from boat handling and tactics to fitness and mental strength.

The course will use a combination of online video and live webinars, culminating in a test that will help students determine how to bridge any gaps in sailing and campaigning skills.

And given the achievements of America’s Cup winner Peter Burling and experienced ocean and 49er racer Tuke, Ireland’s Olympic sailing hopefuls may take some interest in Willcox’s wisdom — especially with two campaigns still seeking a precious berth at Tokyo 2020.

The full course fee is €246 but early bird bookings (until Wednesday 9 December) will save more than €80 on that price, tax included — and with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Click HERE for more details.

Published in How To Sail, Tokyo 2020
MacDara Conroy

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