“The pasion for professionalize the sail coaching of high competition through innovation was the engine of Sailpro.
Pablo Sanguineti and Augustine Bellocchio work together since 2000, when they met teaming as coaches of Optimist sailors from the Yacht Club Argentino. Pablo was training Olympians from Europe and Laser class. Augustine, meanwhile, had consolidated the optimist class team from Yacht Club Quilmes, including to the outstanding Fernando Gwozdz (second at the World championship Portugal 1998).
After 2 years forming a high quality Optimist school ( which saw arise to Victoria Travascio and Sol Branz current gold medal at Pan American games in 49erfx and Olimpics representatives, Lucia Falasca Olimpic representative in Radial Laser, Matias Gainza world Champion at 29er class …), both coaches decided to apply his experience coaching to Jeronimo Cervantes Belausteguigoitia (Mexico) and Nina Tamisto (Finland) in Laser class. The workouts were rotated between the Rio de la Plata, the Argentine Sea and the different bays in the world where the most demanding circuits are run. Thus was forged The coaching team: “SailPro”.
Since then, they have been training high performance athletes from more than twenty countries of: Latin America, United States and Europe. Innovation, dedication and ability to bring out the best of each sailors gave great results:
– Olympic Diploma: 7th position Serena Amato, Atlanta 1996 Olimpic summer
– Tania Elias Calles 12th position, Atenas 2004 Summer Olympics.
– 4 medals at the Pan American Games: Tania Elias Calles Gold Medal Santo Domingo 2003 Laser Radial, Julio Alsogaray Bronze Medal in Rio de Janeiro 2007 Laser class, Juan Ignacio Maegli Bronze Medal, Guadalajara 2011 Laser class, Andres Ducasse Bronze Medal Toronto 2015 sunfish class.
– 4th place, Laser World Championships: Julio Alsogaray 2009, Halifax Canada.
– 2 Medals Caribbean and Central American Games: Gold Medal, Valle de Bravo 2002 Laser radial Tania Elias Calles; Gold Medal, Mayaguez 2010 Laser Standar Juan Ignacio Maegli.
– 3rd in the French Olympic Week (Hyeres) 2004 Tania Elias Calles.
– 1st U.S National Laser class Championship, Texas 2010, Juan Ignacio Maegli
– 2nd place in Miami OCR 2011 Laser class, Juio Alsogaray
– 2nd ISAF World Youth Championship, Cyprus 2013,
– 4th ISAF World Youth Championship, Cyprus 2013, Francisco and Rucio Ducasse
– 4th place, 420 world championship 2013, Valencia spain, Nadjia Horwitz and Carmina Malsh.
– 4Th place ISAF youth world Championship, Tavira, Portugal 2014, Nadja Horwitz and Carmina Malsh.
– 8th ISAF youth world Championship, Tavira, Portugal 2014, Francisco Ducasse and Exequiel Grez.
Throughout these years, the passion for innovation and excellence was -and follows- increasing. This motivated them to develop and manufacture high quality equipment, to make their task as coaches