Guido Alkemade

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Guido Alkemade
Personal information
Full name Guido Antonius Gerardus Alkemade
Nationality Dutch
Born (1962-06-23) June 23, 1962 (age 56)
Leiden, Netherlands
Height 1.87 m (6.1 ft)
Sailing career
Class(es) 470
Updated on 2014-01-31.

Guido Antonius Gerardus Alkemade (born June 23, 1962, in Leiden) is a sailor from the Netherlands, who represented his country at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. With John Stavenuiter as helmsman, Alkemade took the 9th place in the 470. Four years later Alkemade returned as substitute, for the Dutch 470, to the 1988 Summer Olympics.

Professional life[edit]

After the Olympics Alkemade and Huub Lambriex started their own company, (1984) in yacht equipment, LA84, specialized in ropes. After the sale of the company (2006), to On Deck and Beyond, Alkemade held the following positions:

  • Consultant On Deck and Beyond (2006–2007)
  • Coach nl:ROC Leiden (2007–2008)
  • Coach Team Heiner (2008–Present)