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Rules Proposals - Decision Making Process

Saturday, 24 February 2018 09:51

Who can submit a Rule change proposal? When?

Rules changes can be submitted only by National Secretaries, the Rule Committee, the SCIRA Board or 5 Fleet Captains up to 1st March. This is our first filter. If you have a good idea, you need first to get support from your fleet or your country.  All proposals will be published at the Spring Snipe Bulletin and on our website. The period from March to June will be used for public discussion and also for the rules committee recommendations. The board will vote all submission on July. The approved changes will be sent to World Sailing for final approval.

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Eight Bells: Ralph Heinzerling

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 22:46

SCIRA is sad to hear of the passing of the 1942 World Champion Ralph Heinzerling. Ralph & brother Cliff won the 1942 Worlds as well as numerous other titles. The US National Championship is named after the Heinzerlings. Ralph was 94.

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Helsinki International Boat Show

Monday, 19 February 2018 18:44

SCIRA Finland boosting Snipe Class Feb 9-18 at Helsinki International Boat Fair
...during 10 days, 16 members telling Snipe stories, sharing leaflets and inviting visitors to TrySnipe events, under the wings of Finnish Federation costing only 300 €

Eight Bells: Peter Christie

Monday, 19 February 2018 18:21

William McPherson (Peter) Christie, 1929-2018

Peter was a great supporter of the Snipe Class. We shall miss him, his energy and enthusiasm. Our sympathy to his family.

For more than 50 years an enthusiastic and very competitive Snipe Sailor and a leader in the Bahamas Nassau Snipe Fleet.

The Oseberg Challenge - Day 1

Saturday, 17 February 2018 22:03

Motril, Spain , February 17, 2018. Three races completed in very light wind.

(Photo courtesy of Oseberg Challenge)

1.Jose Antonio Medina Puiz & Belen Olivas Nebot, 14

2. Tiago Roquette & Tiago Morais, 15

3. Damian Borras & Sara Franceschi, 16

4. Angel Ballesteros Martinez & Angel Ballesteros Jimenz, 17

5. Alvaro Martinez Iribarne & Marina Casado, 18

6. Martha Hernandez de la Higuera & Angela Hernandez de la Higuera, 20

7. Alejandro Fresneda Arqueros & Javier Lopez Fernandez, 21

8. Martin Bermudez de la Puente & Esperanza Perez, 23

... full results and photos ...

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Friday, 16 February 2018 07:00

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Carnival Regatta - Day 2

Monday, 12 February 2018 07:23

Vilamoura, February 11, 2018. Results after 6 races (1 discard)

(Photo courtesy of Anna Zykova)

1. Mafalda Pires de Lima & Francisco Maia, 10

2. Pedro Barreto & Sofia Barreto, 10

3. Miguel Guimaraes & David Abecassis, 15

4. Tiago Roquette & Alonso Maia, 15

5. Pedro Dias & Manuel Viela, 23

... full results ...

Carnival Regatta - Day 1

Saturday, 10 February 2018 19:33

Vilamoura, February, 10, 2018. Results after 3 races

1. Pedro Barreto & Sofia Barreto, 8

2. Tiago Roquette & Alonso Maia, 8

3. Miguel Guimaraes & Davi Abecassis, 12

4. Mafalda Pires de Lima & Francisco Maia, 13

5. Pedro Dias & Manuel Viela, 17

... full results ...

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