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Snipe Open Day in Austria

Sunday, 22 April 2018 08:48

Mattsee, Austria, April 21, 2018

Austrian National Secretary Ezio Prataviera organized the Snipe Open Day at Mattsee, Salzburger Land, to promote the Class in Austria, with the collaboration of the Segelclub Mattsee and the Fleet 897 Habsburg. Thanks to Enrico Michel and Stefano Longhi for technical support.

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.

The next event in Mattsee Austria will be the 3rd Snipe Alpen Grand Prix on April 28-29.

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Trofeo Las Anclas - Day 1

Saturday, 21 April 2018 19:54

Marin, Spain, April 21, 2018. Results after 2 races

(Photo courtesy of Escuela Naval Militar)

1. Gustavo del Castillo Palop & Rafael del Castillo Palop, 10

2. Antonio Lopez Montoya & Gregorio Belmonte Cuenca, 11

3. Tiago Roquette & Yannick Laumans, 13

4. Martin Bermudez de la Puente & Maria Fiestas, 15

5. Jorn Haga & Immaculada Ramirez, 19

... full results ...

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www.snipeeuropeans.org

Monday, 02 April 2018 16:22

Snipe Europeans 2018 web site now open. Welcome! www.snipeeuropeans.org.

Don't mind some old links of 2016 event and NOR missing. These will be fixed. You can already start your preparations... And extra bonus to Martin: you can still make it in five days...

The regatta is open to all European and non-European SCIRA registered boats and Class Member skippers and crews who are in good standing with SCIRA for the current year, subject to any Deed of Gift restrictions.

And this is none of those April's Fool's stories

APRIL FOOLS' DAY - THIS IS A JOKE

Pori, April 1, 2018

The European Secretary Martin Bermudez de la Puente announces that the 2018 European Championships will take place over two weeks rather than one.

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APRIL FOOLS' DAY - THIS IS A JOKE

Always looking for an edge, two-time Snipe World Champion and Star World Champion, Augie Diaz, has announced that he will be training for the Pan-Am Games with Monique, the sailor formerly known as Peter Commette. "We're a little heavy right now, but with a year to go, his, I mean her, hormone treatments should result in the weight loss we need. In the meantime, I just want to support Monique in every way possible; that includes shielding him, I mean her, from one of the members of our Snipe Fleet 7 here who always is looking for his next conquest. I'm afraid that Monique is quite vulnerable as she (got it right that time!) explores her new identity. Also, I intend to file a grievance with U.S. Sailing; that second to Monique in the 1973 U.S. Youth Singlehanded Male Championships has always bothered me, and now we know that Monique should not have been allowed to race in the regatta."

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4D Sails Now in Production

Sunday, 01 April 2018 07:08

APRIL FOOLS' DAY - THIS IS A JOKE

World-class designer Sammy Sailmaker has announced an all-new product line that will be available during the summer of 2018: 4D sails. "3D is done," he said in a recent press release. "We've taken the latest concept of molding perfect sails and added a fourth dimension."

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Elections of Class Officers Rigged

Sunday, 01 April 2018 07:07

APRIL FOOLS' DAY - THIS IS A JOKE

From the New York Times

by Carol Cronin

A recent Facebook data breach has revealed that Pietro Fantoni's election as Commodore of SCIRA might not have been as unanimous as originally thought. Voters were manipulated by ads specifically targeted to appeal to their fashion sense. There was simply no one else who could compete with Pietro's well-pressed shorts and Italian team apparel.

As to who might be behind these ads, there is no concrete evidence but plenty of suspicion. "I think it goes to the very top of the food chain," Jerelyn Biehl says. "The Snipe Commdore is such an important player on the international stage, so who knows what government agency might be using this as a test platform for future election meddling?"