1.1 Coatching

Sailing coaching

Joe Glanfield is an experienced, worldwide recognized sailing coach and has worked across a multitude of sailing classes with world class sailors. Joe not only provides sailors with technical knowledge through his coaching but also looks to develop sailors through the four cornerstones that underpin successful individuals. Joe also provides a project management service using his experience in campaigning to help shape your training program and reach your long term goal. 

If you are looking for a number of coaches and need the equipment to go with them Glanfield Performance Coaching can provide this service. See below for details of all our coaching services.


Coaching Services 

Keelboat coaching.

Individual training days and camps.

Regatta coaching.

Onshore mentoring and workshops.

Olympic campaign coaching and project management.


Recent Coaching Experiences

2012 470 World champions and Olympic silver medallists Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark – Joe coached Hannah and Saskia to the first ever British women’s 470 world championship win in 2012 and first ever 470 medal at the 2012 Olympic Games.

Double Olympic Gold medallist Sarah Ayton – Joe was Sarah’s private coach helping her to switch from keelboat to 470 sailing. Sarah won Keel week and came 5th at the World championships in her first year with Joe coaching.

Melges 32 ‘Red’ sailing Team – Joe coached the eight person keelboat ‘Red’ to victory at the Audi Sailing series in Porto Cervo and 8th at the world championships in 2011.

49er World champions Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes – Joe helped structure their campaign program and develop their tactics and strategy. Stevie and Ben qualified for two consecutive Olympic Games and won a multitude of international competitions. 

Olympic silver medallists Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell – Through monthly mentoring meetings Joe helped shape their training program and direction in the build up to their Olympic trials in 2011 and the Olympic games in 2012.

Swedish Olympic representatives Anton Dahlberg and Sebastian Ostling – Private coach to Anton and Sebastian to attain their best Pre Olympic result of 6th in 2011.