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North American Championship - Final

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 07:17

San Diego, October 8, 2018. Final results after 8 races (1 discard)

1. USA Ernesto Rodriguez/Kathleen Tocke, 13

2. CHI Matías Seguel/María Jesus Seguel, 14

3. USA Doug Hart/Cragan Smith, 30

4. ECU Edgar Diminich/Irene Suarez, 33

5. ECU Jesus Bailon/Rafaela Arteaga, 44

... full results ...

North American Championship - Day 2

Monday, 08 October 2018 07:19

San Diego, October 7, 2018. Results after 6 races (1 discard). The last 2 races on Monday.

1. USA Ernesto Rodriguez/Kathleen Tocke, 5

2. CHI Matías Seguel/María Jesus Seguel, 12

3. USA Doug Hart/Cragan Smith, 17

4. ECU Jesus Bailon/Rafaela Arteaga, 23

5. ECU Edgar Diminich/ ??, 26

... full results ...

North American Championship - Day 1

Sunday, 07 October 2018 07:01

San Diego, October, 6, 2018. Results after 3 races

1. USA Ernesto Rodrieguez & Kathleen Tocke, 5

2. CHI Matias Seguel & ??, 10

3. ECU Jesus Bailon & ??, 12

4. ECU Edgar Diminich & ??, 15

5. USA Randy Lake & ??, 18

... full results ...

Teams are already training on the water for the NAs that start Saturday @ San Diego Yacht Club. Oh..and it’s a country qualifier for the Pan Am Games in Peru—top 4 nations. See who’s registered...

2017 Snipe North Americans - Video

Thursday, 15 June 2017 07:34

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Snipe Capsizes for Smaller Skippers

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 18:11

I usually write articles when I have a solution to a particular problem. This one is more of a cry for help from a small skipper: how do I self-rescue after a capsize? 

The first day of the 2017 Snipe North American Championship in Fort Lauderdale was epic: an 18-22 knot easterly, and a huge ocean swell overlaid with smaller mixed up waves rebounding off the beach and reefs. It was a great day for racing Snipes—and also a day where even a small mistake can lead to a capsize.

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Day 3 of the 2017 Snipe North American Championship: 9-12 knots and 2-3 foot seas. Thanks to Matt Ditzel for the photos.

Regatta Report by Carol Cronin

Day 2 of the 2017 Snipe North American Championship: 12-16 knots and 3-5 foot mixed up waves. Thanks to Matt Ditzel for the photos.

Regatta Report by Carol Cronin

Thanks to Matt Ditzel for braving the big waves to take these photos on day 1 of the 2017 Snipe North American Championship.

Regatta Report by Carol Cronin

North American Championship - Final

Sunday, 21 May 2017 21:11

Ft. Lauderdale, May 21, 2017. 

(Photo courtesy of Lauderdale Yacht Club)

Regatta report by Carol Cronin, results and photos

26 boats from five countries

The conditions varied, but the winners never did: Ernesto Rodriguez/Kathleen Tocke won all eight races of the 2017 North American Championship, hosted by Lauderdale Yacht Club. Day one was the most challenging, with three triangle races in 15-20 knots of breeze and 4-6 foot mixed up seas. 

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