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