Red Gear Racing:
Red Gear Racing has been coaching entry level performance sailors to Olympic Team sailors since 1996. Olympic level coaching has included USA, Belgium, German, China, Cayman Island Olympic Teams, Bermuda, Canada, Bahamas.
The type of boats coaching is done on is unimited but have included large monohulls and multihulls, all makes of small beach cats and dingies.
The level of sailors range from entry level performance sailors thru Olympic Level. Skills worked on include, but are not limited to, boat set up, handling, maintanance, tuning, nutrician, gear, tactics and sailing psychology.
Sailing Resume of
Head Coach Robbie Daniel
Robbie Daniel started sailing at the age of 12. He began wining regattas at the age of 15, winning the Hobie 14 South Florida Championships. Since his first Championship, Robbie has sailed in over 400 events. In addition to racing the Pro-Sail and Top Sail racing circuits and heading up four Olympic Campaigns, Robbie has over 200 first place finishes at various races and Robert (Robbie) Daniel and now remains actively racing and is the Head Coach for Red Gear Racing
2184 Briarway Drive Clearwater, FL 33763 USA
(727) 734-0799 RedGearRacing.Robbie@gmail.com
Sailing Coach skilled at leading teams to achieve high levels of performance in competitions.
Red Gear Racing, Clearwater, FL February 2008 to Current
Launched and built one of the premier multi-hull competitive sailing coaching organizations in the U.S. By introducing a new approach for developing young multi-hull sailors, Red Gear Racing youth athletes won the 2011 Youth Nationals Championship and were chosen to sail in the 2011 Youth Worlds Championship. One of our youth athletes teams finished 12th at the F18 World Championships and were the 2012 F18 Youth World Champions. Another youth team that trained in one of Red Gear Racing’s training camps recently won the 2013 Youth qualifier for the Youth Worlds Championships.
In addition to providing world-class coaching, Red Gear Racing invests in developing the complete athlete. Most of the youth athletes are AP students earning high honors. The unique training approach keeps parents closely connected with planning and supervision of activities including travel. Beyond sailing, racing, academics, and maintaining family connections, Red Gear Racing teaches athletes boat maintenance and repair.
Red Gear Racing currently has a fleet of C2/F18s, Viper/F16s, N15, N17, A Cat, Flying Viper F16 to develop sailors in training camps held all over the US.
Olympic Class Coaching February 1996 to Current
Cayman Island Olympic Tornado Team before and during the 1996 Olympics German Tornado team who won their National Championship and sailed in the 2000 Olympics
Brazilian Tornado team who won their selections and sailed in the 2004 Olympics Belgium Tornado to a second place finish at the World Championships then onto the 2008 Olympics China Tornado team that won their National Championship and sailed in the 2008 Olympics. Other counties who have worked with Robbie for an Olympic Campaign include, Canada, USA, Bermuda, Bahamas.
N17: 2013 and 2014 US Sperry Team
Tornado: Four-time North American Champion
F18: Five-time and Current 2019 North America Champion
F18: Five-time and Current North American Masters Champion
F18 Two-Time Worlds Masters
F16: Two-time North America Champion; Global Champion
Multihull: US Sailing Champion
Hobie 21: Three-time National Champion
Mystere: Four-time National Champion
Skipper of four U.S. Olympic Campaigns finishing 3rd, 5th, 3rd, and 2nd
17-year Member of the US Sailing Team
Won over 200 titles in state competitions, regattas, and other competitions.
National and International competitions. Listed below are the more prestigious races and national titles and races Robbie has won over the past 10 years.
Year Event - Name - Location
2019 F18 North American Champion - Grosse Pointe, MI
2016 F18 US Nationals - Corpus Christi, TX
2014 N17 World Cup-Gold Fleet Palma, Spain
2014 N17 1st US Boat-US Sailing Sperry Team Member Miami, FL
2013 N17 1st US Boat-US Sailing Sperry Team Member Netherlands
2013 N17 World Cup 8th Netherlands
2013 F18 Americas Masters Champion -Sarasota, FL
2012 F18 Worlds Masters Champion -Long Beach, CA
2011 F18 North American Champion -Hyannis, MA
2011 F16 National Champion Maryland
2009 F16 Global (World) Champion -Gulfport, FL
2008 F18 North American Champion -Pensacola, FL
2006 US Representative at the Pre-Olympics China
2006 US Sailing Team Member 2nd
2006 Alter Cup Multihull National Champion Pensacola, FL
2006 Tornado North Americans 3rd Miami, FL
2006 Hobie Midwinters 1st -Daytona, FL
2006 Summer Sizzler 1st -Daytona, FL
2005 US Sailing Team Member
2004 US Sailing Team Member
2004 Coach at Tornado World Championships Spain
2003 F18 North American Champion - Pensicola, FL
2003 US Representative at the Pre-Olympic Greece
2003 US Sailing Team 1st
2003 Volvo Race of Champions 1st -Germany
2003 Olympic Pre-Trails Rep for USA Athens,Greece
2003 Olympic Pre-Trials 1st -Miami, FL
2003 Tornado North American Champion 1st Houston, TX
2003 F-18 North American Champion 1st -Pensacola, FL
2002 US Sailing Team 1st
2002 Tornado North American Champion 1st Houston, TX
2001 US Sailing Team 1st
2001 Swiss National Championships 2nd -Switzerland
2001 European Championships 9th -Switzerland
2000 US Sailing Team Member
1999 US National Champion 1st -Kingston, CA
1999 US Sailing Team 1st USA
1999 Tornado North American Champion 1st Kingston, CA
1999 Tornado World Championship, 13th/78 Denmark
1999 Kiel Week 8th/68 -Kiel, Germany
1998 US Sailing Team Member
1998 Tuborg Spring Cup 4th/11 -Denmark
1998 Tornado World Championship 24th/77 Brazil
1998 Danish Olympic Spring Regatta 3rd/21 Denmark
1998 Canadian Olympic Regatta 2nd/26 -Kingston, CA
1997 US Sailing Team Member
1997 Miami Olympic Regatta 1st -Miami, FL
1996 Olympic Coach of Cayman Island Sailing Team Savannah, GA