Wichita Falls Texas 1935 Snipe #1469 "Play Baby"

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 21:21
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This Snipe was owner-built in 1935 in Wichta Falls Texas USA, where there was a Snipe Fleet (#34) at that time before WW II. It has been stored for many years in an old building in Wichita Falls, and may not have been sailed since the end of WW II. The current owner is beginning a restoration process soon. The old cotton sails are original, and the mainsail appears to have been modified to adapt to a slotted mast and boom. The centerboard is a pivot board setup.

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John D. Rose

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