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ILCA 4 Europeans Coaching Tour

April 8 - April 23

The 2022 EurILCA ILCA 4 Europeans will be held at Cadiz, Spain from Saturday 15th to Saturday, 22nd of April 2023. We at SailCoach have been offing “Coaching Tours” for over 27 years. As a result, we have the experience that brings the confidence you can rely on for this important regatta.

The SailCoach Coaching Tour package has everything you need to have a successful championship, with none of the hassles that goes with trying to bring things together at the right place, at the right time. So let SailCoach look after everything at the regatta and you only need to enter and book your flights.

By signing up with us, you get a dedicated, skilled coach who, in most cases, has campaigned at the Olympic level. These “Coaching Tours” are offed in small coaching support groups with six sailors’ target group size. We aim to provide a complete package, including airport transfers, accommodation, and outstanding coaching, with an extra ad on option for an ILCA charter boat. All you have to do is enter the regatta and book your flights, which could be more straightforward?

A typical day would start with a morning briefing, looking over the weather forecasting and communicating anything important from the coaches meeting and specific points to note for the days racing. The SailCoach coaches will offer you coaching support afloat, such as towing if necessary to get to the starting line. Carry any bags with food and spare parts, along with a jacket to keep warm between races.

The day finishes with a post-race debrief and discussion on the day’s events. In some cases, our coaches will make briefings individually going around the boat park before or after racing, depending on the circumstances. We advise our sailors to settle any differences on the water or in the boat park when possible. However, we will be there to support you during protests if all else fails.

Numbers will be limited on this coaching tour, so you are advised to book early.


8th April 2023
Arrive at Jerez Airport (Airport Code XRY) and be met by a member of SailCoach’s friendly coaching staff, and they will take you to Cadiz Sailing Center.

9th and 16th April 2023
Familiarisation days, SailCoach will be training at the regatta venue for several days before the event. It gives sailors a chance to get over any jet lag and gain some valuable knowledge of the area. Our coaches will help you develop a “Game Plan” strategy and provide you with video analysis that may perfect your boat handling and speed. Having the right preparation is a must going into an important championship. These pre-regatta days will also help you get to know our coaches, a significant advantage when racing begins.

17th to 22nd April 2023
Racing starts in the ILCA 4 Europeans, in what promises to be a tough event, ahead lies six days of racing, with the first three being qualifying rounds, after which fleets get divided into gold, silver, and bronze. With the new allotted fleets fighting it out over the last three days. However, don’t worry, SailCoach’s experienced coaching staff will be there with you giving you all the support you need on and off the water to help you reach your goals.

23rd April 2023
A member of the SailCoach staff will drop you off at Jerez Airport for your journey home, hopefully with a trophy or two under your belt. One thing is for sure, you will have gained a lot of experience in these major championships and have sweet memories that will stay with you for the rest of your life.

ILCA 4 Europeans Coaching Tour Package
This package includes accommodation in a self-catering apartment and our World Class Coaching. You will also need to budget for the ILCA charter, food, pocket money and entry fees. There is a “day coaching” option where the young sailors that would like to stay with their parents and have our coaching staff look after everything on the water.

If you need an ILCA Laser charter, please let us know when booking, and we will be happy to give you a special rate when you book this Coaching Tour.

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