DAMIR NAKRST

I started with coaching as a job in 2005 in J.K.Opatija after a successful sailing career which lasted

from 1992 until 2004 on WC and EC IN CROATIAN NATIONAL TEAM.

Best results:

Optimist: 9,11,25 WC 15 EC, 3rd team racing, and best nation WC 1996 (MIAMI HERALD TROPHY)

CROATIAN NATIONALS 1995 AND 1996 1. place and 1992 2. place

1994 and 1995 Austrian nationals 1. place

1993, 1995,1996 Swiss nationals 1. place

1996 Dutch nationals 2. place

470 class: 3 time national junior Champion, 10 PLACE WC AND EC JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

As a very young man (23 years) I began to coach, and I didn’t have time for my own sailing.

During my coaching career I sailed match race and I reached 5. place on EC 2006, and 20th on the ISAF

RANKING LIST.


In 10 years of coaching I was nominated:

Best coach city of Opatija 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2014. (among all sports)

Special price from croatian sailing federation 2010, 2012, 2013 (junior coaching)

Several times I was coaching croatian national teams in OPTI, LASER 4.7, LASER RADIAL, BYTE CII


The sailors from J.K. OPATIJA during my coaching from 2005 until 2014 on EC and WC reach this results:

Marko Šestan EC 2005 LASER 4.7 2. PLACE

Lina Stock WC 2007 LASER 4.7 3. PLACE

Juraj Divjakinja EC 2007 OPTIMIST 2. PLACE

Juraj Divjakinja WC 2008 LASER 4.7 3. PLACE

Anja Hamerlitz EC 2010 OPTIMIST 4. PLACE

Anja Hamerlitz , Mateo Pavinčić EC CROATIAN TEAM TEAM RACE Lago di Ledro 1. PLACE

Anja Hamerlitz WC 2012 LASER 4.7 3. PLACE

Anja Hamerlitz EC 2012 LASER 4.7 3. PLACE

Anja Hamerlitz WC 2013 LASER RADIAL YOUTH 10. PLACE

Pavle Živanović WC 2013 BYTE CII 3. PLACE

Pavle Živanović WC 2014 BYTE CII 5. PLACE

Pavle Živanović get a place for the Youth Olympics 2014 in China

Pavle Zivanovic Youth Olympic games 2014 7. PLACE

Paolo Mavricic WC LASER 4.7 2014 3. PLACE

and a lot of medals on the Croatian National Championships in Optimist (single and team race) Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial.

2.place Optimist Eropean Championship Natascha Rast


From 2015 Switzerland national coach for Optimist, Laser 4.7 and 420