Senior Worlds - Statistics

Thursday, 21 September 2017 21:16

Teams, builders, sails

(Photo courtesy of Matias Capizzano)


Semana Catalana de Vela

Monday, 11 September 2017 07:36

Barcelona, September 10, 2017. Final results after 3 races

1. Jose Luis Maldonado & Miguel Cebolla, 3

2. Alberto Soley & German Valejo, 9

3. Felice Sciancalepore & Manuel Barbaro Rodriguez, 9

... ful results ....

Spanish Nationals - Final

Sunday, 03 September 2017 17:48

Santander, September 3, 2017. Final results after 6 races (1 discard)

1. Antonio López / Gregorio Belmonte, 15

2. Marcos Míguez / José Ramón Pardo, 28

3. David Solana / Alfredo González, 19

4. Enrique García de Soto / Cesar Arrartte, 24

5. Luciano Pesci / Jaime Alvarez-Hevia, 25

6. Martín Bermúdez / Ángela Pumariega, 32

... full results ...

Spanish Nationals - Day 1

Friday, 01 September 2017 22:11

Santander, September 1, 2017. Results after 3 races

1. Enrique García de Soto / Cesar Arrartte, 12

2. David Solana / Alfredo González, 12

3. Marcos Míguez / José Ramón Pardo, 14

4. Víctor Pérez / Miguel Guerra, 23

5. Ángel Ballesteros / Javier Ballesteros, 25

6. Martín Bermúdez / Ángela Pumariega, 25

... full results ...

2017 Snipe Worlds Book

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 08:43

Matias Capizzano

2017 Snipe Worlds - La Coruna, Spain

2017 Snipe Worlds Book

Gran Dia de la Vela

Monday, 28 August 2017 07:45

Palma de Mallorca, August 26-27, 2017. Final results after 6 races (1 discard)

1. ESP Victor Perez Campos & Dries Crombe, 6

2. ARG Miguel Costa & Lucas Talamonti, 11

3. ESP Juan Company Cros & Jorge Diaz Valderas, 16

... full results ...

One or Two Fleets for the Worlds?

Friday, 25 August 2017 20:01

by Pietro Fantoni, SCIRA Vice Commodore

(Photo courtesy of Matias Capizzano)

In La Coruna we split, for the first time in the history of the Snipe World Championship, the boats in two fleets: Yellow and Blue fleet for the qualifying series (5 races) and Gold and Silver for the final series (6 races).

85 boats in total competed for the 2017 Worlds, at the 2015 Worlds in Talamone the boats on the same starting line were 83.

I wrote an article on this topic a few months ago, starting from the positive experience of 2016 Europeans in Santiago de la Ribera (where the fleet of 109 boats was divided into two).

But was the experience in La Coruna just as positive as for the Europeans?


(Photo courtesy of Matias Capizzano)

How did you prepare for the Worlds?

For Worlds, Mac and I started talking about making a plan in order to be able to compete at such high level. Our plan came into effect once we sailed the Commodore Rasco in Miami. Since then, we set out to sail three events hoping conditions would vary and we could work on our weaknesses. At the end, we only practice four days in Puerto Rico, two days in Fort Lauderdale and three regattas together. For Mac it was all about working on boat handling, while for me was all about working together in order to develop good speed around the course.


Scoring System for Big Events

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 20:02

by Cesar Travado

(Photo courtesy of Matias Capizzano)

A new scoring system was used for the 2016 Europeans and the Worlds 2017. It consists, as most of you know, on a Qualifying Series and Final Series.

For the Final Series, each competitor carries his/her Overall position of the Qualifying Serie as Race #1 of the Final Series. This Race #1 is not excluded as discard.

When César Sans and I wrote the Sailing Instructions for the Europeans 2016, we spent a lot of time on the phone (and emails) discussing how to write them to be the most clear and understandable for competitors, specially in the point about the Fleets and Scoring System. We put special care on finding the exact words to not let space to doubts. No modifications to the Sailing Instructions during the Europeans, so I guess we made a good job.


Trofeo San Roque

Sunday, 20 August 2017 22:46

Vilagarcia de Arosa, August 20, 2017. Results after 9 races (1 discard)

1. Martin Bermudez de la Puente & Angela Pumariega, 18

2. Marcos Miguez Gonzales & Jose Ramon Pardo Glado, 25

3. Angel Ballesteros & Javier Ballesteros, 25

4. Bruno Gago Torrado & Cesar Conde Fructuoso, 34

5. Bernardo Paz do Campo & Diego Peleteiro Herrero, 51

... full results ...