Age23 years
A couple results as coach
  • 3rd British Optimist Nationals 2017
  • 1st Nieuwpoortweek 2016
  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd Belgium selections 2019
A couple results as a sailor
  • 1st Optispring Port Zelande 2010
  • 1st Overall ranking Belgium 2010
  • 2nd Overall ranking Belgium 2011
LanguagesDutch, French, English (Native)

At the age of 8, Daan started sailing Optimist. In his final three years in the Optimist class, he qualified for one European and two World Championships, winning the selections with the highest score ever recorded in a qualifiers that year. After his sailing years in Optimist, Daan moved on to 29er where he attended three Isaf Youth World Championships. He trained both in Belgium and internationally, gaining invaluable international experience form top coaches and obtaining amazing results.

At this day, Daan is passing on his experience and knowledge to sailors in different classes as a full-time coach.