Snipe Class in Poland

Friday, 02 February 2018 17:39

by Filadelfia Bachorz and Ewa Kulesza

Kierskie lake is a small post-glacial lake located within the area of the city of Poznań in western Poland. In the sixties, seventies and eighties sailing reached its peak of popularity, therefore many famous Olympics competitors and sailors came from this region. At that time, there were twelve active sailing clubs located in Kiekrz – today, there are only six clubs involved in the competition.

In the sixties, Snipe was a very popular Polish sailing class. Many of the Polish champions came from the clubs located in Kiekrz. The Snipe boat was also suitable for training purposes like no other floating unit.


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Tuesday, 20 May 2014 23:56

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