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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 Yachtman 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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Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 5-7, 2019

Lauderdale Yacht Club

Ron Payne Memorial Regatta
QUALIFYING REGATTA FOR THE UNITED STATES REPRESENTATIVE TO THE 2019 PAN AMERICAN GAMES (PAG) FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SNIPE CLASS
and
THE RON PAYNE MEMORIAL REGATTA

Racing April 5-7, 2019

Measurement April 4, 2019
Registration Closes March 31, 2019

Notice of Race

2019 US Nationals

Thursday, 18 July 2019 00:00

Beverly, MA, July 18-21, 2019

Jubilee Yacht Club of Beverly MA is proud and excited to announce they will be hosting the 2019 Snipe US Nationals on Thurs, July 18 through Sun July 21. Can't get away for a 4-day series? No need to fret – a series within a series will be sailed on Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21.

Beverly is located 10 miles northeast of Boston, adjacent to the historic witches of Salem and fishermen of Gloucester. Waters and air will be warm and the typical 6-12 knot Southeast sea breeze and tricky tidal currents are sure to challenge all competitors.

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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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Winter Circuit / Series 2019

Saturday, 26 January 2019 00:00

January 26-27 - Boomerang - Ft. Lauderdale

February 2-3 - Comodoro Rasco - Miami

February 28 - March 3 - Bacardi/Gamblin - Nassau

March 22-24 - Don Q - Miami

April 5-7 - Ron Payne - Ft. Lauderdale

Carolyn Nute Snipe Regatta

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 21:45

Misson Bay, CA, October 28, 2018. Results after 7 races (1 discard)

1. Doug Hart & Aidan Hoogland, 9

2. George Szabo & Diana Waterbury, 14

3. David Tillson & Cole Tillson, 26

4. Rick Arneson & Gus Wirth, 26

5. Packy Davis & Kelly Davis, 41

... full results ...

US Masters and Halloween Regatta

Monday, 29 October 2018 19:33

Atlanta, October 28, 2018. Final results after 5 races (0 discards)

(Photo courtesy of Chris Payne)

1. Andrew Pimental & Megan Place, 9

2. Lee Griffith & Nikki Bruno, 13

3. Alex Pline & Lisa Pline, 20

4. Don Hackbarth & Connor Milam 20

5. Chris Klotz & Suny Bolles, 20

... full results ...

3rd Annual Mystic Lake Halloween Regatta

Monday, 29 October 2018 19:31

Winchester, October 20, 2018

by: Head Referee – Stephen Braverman

The Mystic Lake Snipe Fleet hosted the 3rd annual Snipe Halloween Regatta. The Winchester Boat Club remained open for one final day of October Snipe racing.

The Upper Mystic Lake in Winchester, Arlington & Medford Massachusetts, home of the 2017 Snipe Nationals, once again, provided fantastic, but challenging racing conditions.

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Snipe Open Day in Miami

Monday, 29 October 2018 19:08

From the Miami Snipe Fleet

Miami October 6, 2018

The Miami Snipe Fleet #7 the Snipe Open Day on October 6, 2018. Thanks to Enrique Quintero and Charlie Bess for their help.

The World Snipe Days are initiatives to promote the Snipe and attract new people to our Class. The Board warmly encourages fleets in all countries to organize a World Snipe Day, at the best time of year for such activities in your region.

... photos ...

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 ...