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World Sailing - Submission 091-17

Monday, 13 November 2017 19:46

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, November 11, 2017

At the World Sailing Annual General Meeting a submission (091-17 "World Championships") was approved that could have positive impacts on Snipe events. We now have more World Championship options, including mixed and boys/girls youth championships.

Also the number of boats required by World Sailing for a valid World Championship has been reduced. The new requirements are 20 boats (formerly 30), 5 countries, and 2 continents. This can have a positive impact on the Women's and Junior World Championships.

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Championship Venues Decided

Sunday, 05 November 2017 21:36

The SCIRA Board of Governors approved two venues for the coming years:

2018 Western Hemisphere & Orient Championship: to be hosted by Club Nautico Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 20-27, 2018
2019 Jr & Sr World Championship: to be hosted in Ilhabela, Brazil. September or October 2019.
Congratulations to both Argentina & Brazil for hosting these pretigious events.

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2018 European Championship will be held in Pori, Finland, August 20-25. Look for the website to be live soon.

Snipe Worlds Survey

Thursday, 21 September 2017 22:28

2017 Snipe World & Jr World competitors; you were all sent a survey on the recent Championship. Please make sure to look in your inbox and respond to give your thoughts & opinions back to the SCIRA Board. The survey will close on Sept 29 - so get your response in soon!

Junior Worlds, Comments and Suggestions

Thursday, 17 August 2017 21:47

by Nicholas Grael

I have participated on the 3 last editions of the Snipe Jr. Worlds (Rio 2013, Talamone 2015 and Coruña 2017), and even though this edition had a fewer number of boats participating (13 boats less than what we had in Italy), the level of the competitors was fore sure the highest.

The first day we had two races sailed inside the bay with medium to light winds. The second day we had only one race sailed outside the bay with very light and shifted winds, a very cold and rainy day with a long time waiting ashore. The third day was back to inside the bay and we sailed three races with medium to strong winds, and the last day it were three races with strong winds sailed inside the bay

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The Junior World Champion's Boat

Thursday, 17 August 2017 21:27

What boat did Tiago Brito and Antonio Rosa use to become 2017 Junior World Champions in La Coruna?

... photo gallery ...

2017 Snipe World Championship

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 21:27

15 minutes video from La Coruna, Galicia, Spain

Junior World Championship - Final

Monday, 07 August 2017 07:54

La Coruna, August 6, 2017. Final results after 9 races (2 discards)

1. BRA Tiago Brito & Antonio Rosa, 22

2. POR Mafalda Pires de Lima & Tomas Pires de Lima, 26

3. ESP Antonio Lopez & Gregorio Belmonte, 29

4. ESP Alejandro Bethencourt & Andres Miguel Morales, 30

5. BRA Daniel Platt & Michel Cheffer, 30

... full results ...

Junior World Championship - Day 3

Sunday, 06 August 2017 09:44

La Coruna, August 5, 2017. Results after 6 races (1 discard)

1. BRA Tiago Brito & Antonio Rosa, 14

2. POR Mafalda Pires de Lima & Tomas Pires de Lima, 18

3. ESP Alejandro Bethencourt & Andres Miguel Morales, 22

4. BRA Felipe Rondina & Joa Pedro Barreto, 22

5. BRA Daniel Platt & Michel Cheffer, 25

... full results ...

Junior World Championship - Day 2

Saturday, 05 August 2017 09:04

La Coruna, August 4, 2017. Results after 3 races

1. POR Mafalda Pires de Lima & Tomas Pires de Lima, 7

2. BRA Felipe Rondina & Joao Pedro Barreto, 8

3. BRA Tiago Brito & Antonio Rosa, 14

4. BRA Daniel Platt & Michel Cheffer, 14

5. USA Jensen McTighe & Andre Guaragna, 18

The land of the rising sun shined under the rain

The Japaneses Ozora Iwatsuki and Kosuke Miyake won the only round of the day. Mafalda Pires de Lima, who ends in the third position, keeps at the top of the ranking.

It was a difficult second day of the Snipe Junior Wolrd Championship that takes place in A Coruña during these days. The unstable wind, accompanied by the rain and the fog, complicated the sailing a lot and only one regatta was celebrated, the third one in total until now. Because of this, there were unexpected results regarding the first day, when were more stable conditions, but the favourite participants strengthened their privilege positions.

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Junior World Championship - Day 1

Thursday, 03 August 2017 20:32

La Coruna, August 3, 2017. Results after 2 races

(Photo courtesy of Gweneth Crook)

1. POR Mafalda Pires de Lima & Tomas Pires de Lima, 4

2. BRA Daniel Platt & Michel Cheffer, 5

3. BRA Tiago Brito & Antonio Rosa, 6

4. BRA Felipe Rondina & Joao Pedro Barreto, 6

5. USA Jensen Mc Tighe & Andre Guaragna, 14

... full results ...