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14 Questions to ... Augie Diaz

Sunday, 16 December 2018 08:41

Augie Diaz? Everybody knows Augie Diaz ... 2003 and 2005 Snipe World Champion, 2016 Star World Champion, 2 silver and 1 bronze medal at the Pan Am Games, 2x WH&O Champion, many many times (10?) Snipe US Champion, 4x Snipe World Master Champion, 6x North American Champion, US College Sailor of the year, US Rolex Yachtmen of the year ...

(Photo courtesy of Matias Capizzano)

- 1) Your first time on a sailing boat?

8 years old at Clearwater Optimist Pram Club

- 2) Your first time on a Snipe?

11 or 12 years old

- 3) The most bizarre thing that happened in a regatta?

Winning the first race at the 2003 Snipe Worlds after the top 5 boats were not able to reconize the finish line because there were so many boats with flags near the finish.

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Chioggia, Old Photos

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 06:30

From Perini family archives

Chioggia, Italy

... photo gallery ...

14 Questions to ... Marko Marinovic

Monday, 03 December 2018 19:43

Marko Marinovic, sailmaker and sailor from Split, Croatia, and SCIRA Southern European Secretary

- 1) Your first time on a sailing boat?

1982. Optimist

- 2) Your first time on a Snipe?

2015 , I was passing in my club where was Croatian Championship , when I saw happy people going on water, I was sure that is time to go back in dinghy sailing. I bought a boat before even try to sail in Snipe. After few month I bought another boat with plan to sell one for creating a fleet in my home town Split.

- 3) The most bizarre thing that happened in a regatta?

For me nothing is bizarre !!

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14 Questions to ... Ernesto Rodriguez

Monday, 26 November 2018 22:28

Ernesto Rodriguez, Snipe sailor and champion. In 2018 Laser US Masters, 1st; Laser Canadian Masters, 1st; Snipe North Americans, 1st; Snipe Western Hemispheres, 1st; Don Q regatta 1st.

(Photo courtesy of Matias Capizzano)

- 1) Your first time on a sailing boat?

Cuba 1985 (in a Laser)

- 2) Your first time on a Snipe?

Miami 1996

- 3) The most bizarre thing that happened in a regatta?

Sailing one race with the centerboard back wards.

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Bahia Blanca, Argentina

Friday, 23 November 2018 21:04

Bahia Blanca - Argentina

Club Nautico Bahia Blanca