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Tuning Up Small Racing Boats

Thursday, 22 February 2018 22:34

by Bill Crosby

1940 - New York

(Courtesy of snipe.it)

2018 in Brazil

Thursday, 22 February 2018 22:10

Main regattas in Brazil:

  • Taca Octanorm - April 28- May 1 - Rio de Janeiro
  • Leste Brasileiro - June 29 - July 1 - Cabo Frio
  • Sudeste Brasileiro - July 7-9 - Ilhabela
  • Sul Brasileiro - July 7-9 - Florianopolis
  • Nordeste Brasileiro - November 14-16 - Salvador de Bahia

South American Championship

Friday, 23 March 2018 00:00

Porto Alegre, March 23-31, 2018

Clube dos Jangadeiros

Sailors - the Notice of Race has been posted for the South American Championship. Note that 4 countries will qualify for the Pan Am Games from this Mixed event. ONLY mixed teams will qualify. From this - each of the 4 countries will then determine their athlete selection to send to the Games.

The North Americans will qualify 4 additional countries and the WH&O championship will determine the last country. Peru automatically has an entry as they are the host country.

Check with your Federation to find out when your athlete selection trials will be held. Good luck to all!

Invernale Porto Ceresio

Monday, 19 February 2018 18:27

Porto Ceresio, February 18, 2018. Results after 5 races (1 discard)

1. ITA Tiziano Arioli & Fabio Pironi, 4

2. SUI Marcel Fux Leonardo Ambiveri, 11

3. ITA Gianluigi Colombo & Umberto Chinellato, 13

... full results ...

Snipes in Egypt

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 07:41

Another follow-up from the Snipe Bulletin. Click the link below to see classic photos of Snipes in Egypt.

Royal Air Force - Kasfareet 1953-1956 - Great Bitter Lake - Suez Canal - Egypt

"Many a pleasant hour spent swimming and relaxing on the shores of the Great Bitter Lake"

Slide show: Kasfareet Sailing Club and Lido

... Snipes image gallery and notes ...

The Oseberg Challenge - Final

Sunday, 18 February 2018 19:24

Motril, Spain, February 18, 2018. Final results after 6 races

1. POR Tiago Roquette & Toago Morais, 30

2. ESP Damian Borras & Sara Franceschi, 31

3. ESP Alvaro Martinez Iribarne & Marina Casado, 32

4. ESP Alejandro Fresneda Arqueros & Javier Lopez Fernandez, 34

5. ESP Angel Ballesteros Martinez & Angel Ballesteros Jimenez, 39

... full results ...

 

The Oseberg Challenge - Day 1

Saturday, 17 February 2018 22:03

Motril, Spain , February 17, 2018. Three races completed in very light wind.

(Photo courtesy of Oseberg Challenge)

1.Jose Antonio Medina Puiz & Belen Olivas Nebot, 14

2. Tiago Roquette & Tiago Morais, 15

3. Damian Borras & Sara Franceschi, 16

4. Angel Ballesteros Martinez & Angel Ballesteros Jimenz, 17

5. Alvaro Martinez Iribarne & Marina Casado, 18

6. Martha Hernandez de la Higuera & Angela Hernandez de la Higuera, 20

7. Alejandro Fresneda Arqueros & Javier Lopez Fernandez, 21

8. Martin Bermudez de la Puente & Esperanza Perez, 23

... full results and photos ...

2018 Snipe Winter Circuit

Friday, 12 January 2018 22:00

3 great regattas -11 days of racing, large fleets, warm water, great hospitality
–Nassau, Bahamas
–Clearwater, Florida
–Miami, Florida

Schedule:

  • Winter Series Events 1 | Bacardi/Gamblin Series | March 1-4 | Nassau, Bahamas
  • Winter Series Event 2 | 80th Midwinters | March 18-20 | Clearwater, Florida
  • Winter Series Event 3| 51st Don Q Rum Keg | March 23-25 | Coconut Grove, Florida

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Trieste, May 12-13, 2018

Triestina della Vela will host the South European Championship - Sergio Michel Memorial Trophy

The regatta is valid for the Summer Circuit and for the Alpe Adria Region Series (Franz Joseph Cup)

Notice of Race available

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