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"Pirette" #12879

Thursday, 03 September 2015 22:44

(Photo courtesy of Dirk De Bock)

"Pirette", built in Portugal and bought in 1961 by the Royal Danish Yacht Association. The snipe is located in the Danish Yachting Musem at "Valdemars slot" Svenborg in Denmark

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SCIRA Measurement Roundtable

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 07:34

Introduction: SCIRA will organize a measurement Roundtable on Thursday, September 17, 2015 in Talamone, Italy. The Roundtable will begin at 9:00am.

Venue: Circolo della Vela Talamone, Antonio Espada, Chief Measurer and local coordinator.

Travel: Each participant is responsible for their travel costs to and from Talamone.

Purpose of Clinic: The purpose of the measurement roundtable is a step beyond the traditional clinic. The roundtable is open to all the international and chief measurers of any SCIRA nation to discuss the most common problems that can occur in measuring a Snipe and to find the best solutions. This will help to clarify and standardize some of the critical points of our rules and give a shared guideline for the new class rules that are in their final version. The table of contents are:

1. Basic Measurement concepts
2. The Point 0 template
3. Chine and bow radius of curvature
4. Moment of Inertia
5. How to check the floatation material
6. Homologation protocol for the moulds
7. Adjustable mast steps and shroud length – limitations
8. Daggerboard retention system
9. Mast weight and halyard lines


Regata Nazionale Monfalcone

Saturday, 05 September 2015 00:00

Yacht Club Hannibal

Monfalcone, September 5-6, 2015

(Photo courtesy of Michele Postinghel - Regata Nazionale Monfalcone 2008)

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Santander, September 4-6, 2015

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Dear Snipe Sailors:
My name is Jaime Piris, Fleet Captain from Santander, Spain in the northern coast. We are glad to announce that we have been authorized to organize the official European (and Spanish Master Nationals at the same time) Snipe Master Championship. The regatta will take place in Santander, organized by the RCMS ( Real Club Marítimo de Santander ), over the dates 4, 5 and 6th September 2015.