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After the Sailors' Forum during the last Europeans in Pori, Finland, the Board decided to send a questionnaire to the participants ("Snipe Europeans 2018 Survey") for knowing their opinions regarding many issues.

The same questionnaire was sent to the competitors who sailed the Western Hemisphere and Orient Championship in Olivos, Buenos Aires Argentina ("Snipe WH&O 2018 Survey).

It is interesting to see that the 2 hemispheres have different opinions on many topics.

Check the responses

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Snipe Europeans 2018 - Survey

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 21:31

After the Sailors' Forum during the last Europeans in Pori, Finland, the Board decided to send a questionnaire to the participants ("Snipe Europeans 2018 Survey") for knowing their opinions regarding many issues.

(Photo courtesy of Matias Capizzano)

Check the results

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Helsinki Fleet Open

Monday, 17 September 2018 07:29

Helsinki, September 16, 2018. Final results after 4 races (1 discard)

(Photo courtesy of Studio Kukka)

1. Antti Mikkonen & ??, 4

2. Thomas Baltscheffsky & ??, 6

3. Kai Saarhelo & ??, 8

... full results ...

Finnish Master Nationals

Saturday, 15 September 2018 20:30

Helsinki, September 15, 2018

Finnish Masters unfortunately cancelled due to "heavy" wind.

2018 Europeans Sailors' Forum

Monday, 03 September 2018 21:32

On Wednesday 22 August we held the traditional Sailors' Forum in Yyteri, Pori, Finland, the site of the Snipe Europeans.

There were a good number of sailors present and lively discussion in the room, with a variety of opinions.

Three topics were addressed:

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European Championship - Final

Saturday, 25 August 2018 22:54

Gustavo and Rafael del Castillo Palop (ESP) are the Snipe European Champions for the second time in a row

Yyteri, Pori, August 25, 2018.

(Photo courtesy of Matias Capizzano)

The European Championship 2018 of the two persons dinghy finished last night in Pori, on the West coast of Finland: 41 entries from 10 nations had 10 amazing races this week in ever changing conditions.

The event was hosted by the oldest sporting and sailing club in Finland, Segelföreningen i Björneborg – BSF r.f., in cooperation with Snipe Class International Racing Association SCIRA. The scenic sandy beaches of Yyteri served as a beautiful backdrop to the Snipe European Championships this year for the second time, the first one being in 2006.

... report, full results and photos ...

European Championship - Day 2

Thursday, 23 August 2018 22:11

Yytery, Pori, August 23, 2018. Results after 4 races. Today only one race completed (after 5 general recalls)

(Photo courtesy of Matias Capizzano)

1. ESP Gustavo del Castillo Palop & Rafael del Castillo Palop, 8

2. ESP Jordi Triay Pons & Arturo Barranco Salamanca, 18

3. ESP Jose Guerrero Macias & Pablo Martinez Iribarne, 21

4. BEL Yannick Laumans & Dirk De Bock, 26

5. BEL Manu Hens & Maj Kristin Hansen Borgen, 29

... full results and photos ...

European Championship - Day 1

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 17:08

Yytery, Pori, Finland, August 22, 2018. Results after 3 races (12 knots from West, shifting to South and increasing to 18 knots)

(Photo courtesy of Matias Capizzano)

1. ESP Gustavo del Castillo Palop & Rafael del Castillo Palop, 3

2. ESP Jordi Triay Pons & Arturo Barranco Salamanca, 11

3. ESP Victor Perez Campos & Dries Crombre, 18

4. ESP Jose Guerrero Macias & Pablo Martinez Iribarne, 20

5. BEL Yannick Laumans & Dirk De Bock, 22

... full results ...

European Championship - Day 0

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 06:42

Yyteri, Pori, Finland

(Photo courtesy of Matias Capizzano)

The Snipe European Championship is starting tomorrow (Note: today for the readers: August 22) on the West coast of Finland. More than 40 entries from 10 nations will be racing this week by the scenic sandy beaches of Yyteri, in the city of Pori.

Snipe European Championships goes back this year to the place where it was held back in 2006. The event is hosted by the oldest sporting and sailing club in Finland, Segelföreningen i Björneborg – BSF r.f., in cooperation with Snipe Class International Racing Association SCIRA.

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