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Dave Dellenbaugh Sailing

David Dellenbaugh is a champion helmsman, tactician, author, coach, rules expert and seminar leader who has spent his career helping sailors sail faster and smarter.Here are the learning resources that he has created to help you improve your racing skills.

Coaching Resume

David Dellenbaugh

David has an extensive history of helping other sailors improve their racing performances, including:

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David with Team Maclaren after they won the US Olympic Trials in women’s match racing for the 2012 Olympics.
  • 2010-2012 Coach, Team Maclaren, world #1 women’s match racers
  • Youth coaching: David has coached many events for Optis, 420s and 29ers including six winners of US Youth World qualifiers
  • Afterguard coach, Team Germany, 2007 America’s Cup
  • Coach, 2014-2018 Etchells, J/70s
  • Strategic and tactical coach, US Sailing Team, 2015-2016
  • Rules advisor, 2016 Olympic Games, Rio
  • Rules advisor, coach, 2016 Paralympic Games, Rio
  • Match racing: Many seminars/regattas
  • Para sailing: 2017 Clagett match race regatta, 2018 Clagett Para Sailing championship
  • US Sailing Level 3 certified coach