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Robert

Daniel

Robbie

Robert “Robbie” Daniel has an extensive string of North American, national, and world championship victories in a variety of catamaran classes. He has been a member of the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team several times and has worked in the sailing industry since 2006 to develop product as well as design layout for the AHPC boats. He has coached many Olympic athletes from different countries including the Caymans, Germany, Brazil, China, and Belgium. Matthew Whitehead, Taylor Reiss, Katie Flood, Sarah Streater, Catherine Shanahan and David Hein campaigned the N17 for the Olympics under his tutelage.
Robbie started sailing at the age of 12 and began winning regattas at the age of 15. Since then he has sailed in over 400 events and has over 200 first place finishes. Daniel heads up Red Gear Racing, a world-wide coaching program specializing in catamaran racing, where he mentors and coaches catamaran youth sailors.
Accomplishments and Awards
• 1996 Olympic Coach Cayman Island Sailing Team
• 1998 2nd Canadian Olympic Regatta Tornado
• 1997 – 2006, 2013-1 US Sailing Team Member
• 1997 1st Miami Olympic Regatta Tornado
• 1997, 1999, 2002, 2003 1st North American Championships Tornado
• 1998 3rd Danish Olympic Spring Regatta Tornado
• 2001 2nd Swiss National Championship Tornado
• 2003, 2011 1st North American Championship, F18
• 2003 1st Volvo Race of Champions
• 2006 3rd North American Championship Tornado
• 2006 1st Alter Cup Multi-hull National Championship
• 2009 1st World Championship F16
• 2011 1st National Championship F16
• 2012 1st Worlds Masters Championship F18
• 2013 1st Americas Masters Championship F18
• F18 Three time North American Champion
• F16 Two time North American Champion
• 1st Hobie Midwinter Championship

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