About Jon

Training to Win

Jon Emmett is a professional sailing coach. He coached Tuula Tenkanen from Finland to 5th at the 2020[one] Olympic games. Previously he coached Lijia Xu from China the highlight of which was her winning the Gold medal at the 2012 Olympics. 

He still races himself and in 2019 he was UK National Champion, Apprentice Masters European Champion and Apprentice Masters World Champion.  

In 2021 he was the Apprentice Masters World Champion and UK Masters National Champion

Coaching

Tactics made Simple

His first book Be Your Own Sailing Coach was a great success and has been updated and republished as Coach Yourself to Win.

His second book Be Your Own Tactics Coach was also a great success and has been recently updated and republished as Tactics made Simple

His latest book Training to Win is still in its 1st edition and is the focus of Jon's sailing talks.

Publications

Coach Yourself to Win

On Facebook there is the Coach Yourself to Win page where he has all the latest videos and pictures from the most exciting sailing events, the Jon Emmett Sailing page  where you can read about his current coaching activates and the Training to Win facebook group where you can find key Notices of Race, Sailing Instructions plus the latest news and results.

There is also Jonemmettsailing YouTube channel with many useful instructional videos and the Training to Win YouTube channel with lots of training videos.

Finally there is the Jon Emmett Sailing Instagram for those who like pictures and the Jon Emmett2 twitter account for those who like tweets!

 

Latest Blog

Apr 21, 2022 |
Racing, Archive (2008 - 2022), 2022,  |
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Apr 11, 2022 |
Coaching, 2022,  |
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Mar 30, 2022 |
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The Qualifiers are by definition the fairest way of qualifying sailors for international events. Selection (someone choosing who gets a place) is always subject to personal opinion, whereas the results speak for themselves. My belief that the cream always rises to the top and 6 events per year achieves this.  Indeed, even at individual regattas there is rarely an unexpected result. Read more...

Spring Qualifiers

"come on in the water's loverly"

Be the best you can be

Personal Coaching

Jon is an international racing coach mainly working 1:1 with aspirational sailors READ MORE

Sailing Talks

During the off season he travels around the World doing his Training to Win talks READ MORE

UKLA Regional Training

He is also the Training Officer for the Laser class in the UK and is always on hand for help and advice READ MORE

Jon's Coaching CV

The vast majority of his work comes from word of month but you can see his qualifications here READ MORE