Jon Emmett is a professional sailing coach. He is also the Vice Chairman and Training Officer for the UKLA (UK Laser class) He worked with Lijia Xu from China from 2011 to 2016, the highlight of which was her winning the Gold medal at the 2012 Olympics. He still races himself and in 2016 he topped the UK Radial Ladder and was crowned Masters Radial Europeans Champion.
Jon is an international racing coach mainly working 1:1 with aspirational sailors READ MORE
Jon is now Technical Director for the Malaysian Sailing Association.
It was certainly different from my usual club based sessions
We set out with probably our strongest team GB yet for the 2016 Masters Europeans in Hvar, Croatia.