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European Championship - Day 0

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 06:42

Yyteri, Pori, Finland

(Photo courtesy of Matias Capizzano)

The Snipe European Championship is starting tomorrow (Note: today for the readers: August 22) on the West coast of Finland. More than 40 entries from 10 nations will be racing this week by the scenic sandy beaches of Yyteri, in the city of Pori.

Snipe European Championships goes back this year to the place where it was held back in 2006. The event is hosted by the oldest sporting and sailing club in Finland, Segelföreningen i Björneborg – BSF r.f., in cooperation with Snipe Class International Racing Association SCIRA.

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Pre Panamericanos - Day 1

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 16:24

Paracas, Peru, August 21, 2018. Results after 2 races

1. ARG Luciano Pesci & Ardriana Quiroga, 4

2. ARG Luis Soubie & Brenda Quagliotti, 5

3. PER Diego Figueroa & Alessia Zavala, 7

... full results ...

Women's Snipe World Championship - Day 1

Friday, 17 August 2018 07:37

Newport, RI, August 16, 2018. Results after 2 races

1. 13 / NOR 31423, Anette Melsom Myhre/Janett Krefting, Royal Norwegian Yacht Club, 5-1- ; 6   
2. 33 / USA 31295, carol cronin/Kim Couranz, Severn Sailing Association, 4-3- ; 7   
3. 35 / USA 30903, Elizabeth Glivinski, Medford Boat Club, 3-5- ; 8   
4. 72 / USA 29511, Taylor Scheuermann/Charlie Bess, Coral Reef Yacht Club, 2-8- ; 10   
5. 73 / USA 24842, Katie Levinson/Sally Levinson, Winchester Boat Club, 7-4- ; 11  

Norway in the Lead on Day One

Thirty-two teams headed onto Narragansett Bay for day one of the 2018 Snipe Women’s World Championship. Two races were sailed in a light and puffy northwesterly breeze coming off the land, which made unexpectedly lake-like sailing. Sailing incredibly consistent was the reigning Women’s World Champion, Brazilian Juliana Duque sailing with Marina Arndt. The pair won the first race, but were disqualified in the second.

Norwegians, Melsome-Myhre and Krefting, battled to win the second race of the day and lead overall with 6 points.

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Thursday, 16 August 2018 18:15

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Women's Snipe World Championship - Day 0

Thursday, 16 August 2018 07:34

Newport, RI, August 15, 2018.

Light Wind Practice Race & Opening Ceremonies (photo courtesy of 2018 Snipe Women's World Championship)

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2018 Snipe Europeans - Photos

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 20:39

2018 Snipe Europeans

Sailors;

We are lucky to have Matias Capizzano joining us to shoot high res photos of the Europeans. We'll be posting photos but you can also follow along on his website:

http://www.capizzano.com
https://www.facebook.com/capizzanophotography

Finnish Nationals - Day 2

Saturday, 11 August 2018 23:02

Turku, August 11, 2018. Results after 3 races

(Photo courtesy of Studio Kukka)

1. Claus CARPELAN & Risto VALJUS, 5

2. Antti MIKKONEN & Matias MIKKONEN, 6

3. Jussi SÄVELA & Kari TUOMIALA, 11

4. Jussi HEIKKILA & Pekka TOIJA, 15

5. Thomas BALTSCHEFFSKY & Satu SALMINEN, 17

... full results ...

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Saturday, 11 August 2018 07:00

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Current entrants

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Pori, Finland August 20-26, 2018

Women's Snipe World Championship - Preview

Thursday, 09 August 2018 07:43

Leveling the playing field for World title

More than thirty teams representing ten countries are coming to the USA for the 2018 Snipe Women's World Championship, hosted by Sail Newport on August 16-19 in Newport, RI. This event has been run biannually since 1994 when it was first held in Tokohama, Japan.

Among this edition's entries are the reigning champion, Brazilian sailor Juliana Duque, and the 2016 runners-up, Anette Melsom Mhyre and Janett Krefting from Oslo, Norway. The fleet is studded with numerous multi-class, champions including 2-time Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year Cory Sertl and Lynne Shore and Olympian Carol Cronin.

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