2021 Snipe Sailor and Snipe Fleet of the Year

And the winners are …

Martin Bermudez de la Puente and Angela Pumariega Menendez (ESP) and Fleet Cadiz 886 ESP.

España se lo lleva todo! The winner takes it all!

Snipe Sailor of the Year – Final results: top 3:

  1. Martin Bermudez de la Puente and Angela Pumariega Menendez (ESP): 53.63%
  2. Jordi Triay Pons and Cristian Vidal Carbonell (ESP): 19.87%
  3. Juliana Duque and Mila Beckerath (BRA): 19.49%

Snipe Fleet of the Year – Final results: top 3:

  1. Fleet Cadiz 886 ESP: 44%
  2. Fleet 151 Bilbao (ESP): 31%
  3. Fleet 311 Sao Paulo (BRA): 13%
  4. Fleet 287 Las Palmas (ESP): 6%
  5. Fleet 264 Monfalcone (ITA): 3%

Snipe Sailor of the Year – Nominations:

  • Martin Bermudez de la Puente and Angela Pumariega Menendez (ESP) – winners of the South Europeans
  • Augie Diaz (USA) and Barbara Brotons (ARG) – winners of the Western Hemisphere & Orient Championship
  • Juliana Duque and Mila Beckerath (BRA) – winners of the Women’s Worlds
  • Ernesto Rodriguez and Kathleen Tocke (USA) – winners of the Open Europeans and North American Championship and US Nationals
  • Jordi Triay Pons and Cristian Vidal Carbonell (ESP) winners of the European Championship title

Previous winners:

  • 2020 not awarded
  • 2019 Damian Borras, with Sara Franceschi (ESP), Alexandra Wang (NOR), Jordi Triay (ESP)
  • 2018 Damian Borras Camps & Jordi Triay (ESP)
  • 2017 Raul Rios (PUR) and Mac Agnese (USA)
  • 2016 Birger Jansen & Janett Krefting (NOR)
  • 2015 Raul Rios (PUR) with crews Fernando Monllor, Andre Guaragna (USA) and Kara Voss (USA)
  • 2014 Manu Hens (BEL) with crews Victor Perez Campos (ESP), Maj Kristin Hansen Borgen (NOR), Enrico Michel (ITA) and Alexandre Tinoco (BRA)
  • 2013 Tiago Roquette and Tiago Morais (POR)
  • 2012 Raul de Valenzuela and Alejandre de Ona Antolin (ESP)
  • 2011 Alexandre Tinoco and Gabriel Borges (BRA)

Snipe Fleet of the Year – Nominations

  • Fleet 7 Miami USA – organizer of many clinics and training session for beginners and newcomers, promoter of women’s sailing
  • Fleet 151 Bilbao ESP – a rapidly growing fleet, well organized, with its members traveling a lot
  • Fleet 264 Monfalcone ITA – organizer (with the help of a boatyard) of training sessions and clinics for beginners, newcomers and advanced sailors
  • Fleet 287 Las Palmas ESP – very competitive and large fleet. Hosted the Spanish Nationals
  • Fleet 311 Sao Paulo BRA – organizer of many regattas in Guarapiranga with great number of boats, promoter of women’s sailing and organizer of the last Women’s Worlds
  • Fleet 369 Clube Vela Atlântico POR – very active fleet in Portugal
  • Fleet 423 Anversoise-Antwerp BEL – organizer of many local regatta on the lake Galgenweel, promoter of women’s sailing and organizer of the Women’s Europeans
  • Fleet 428 Kanto JAP – the largest fleet in Japan, organizer of numerous regattas and promotional initiatives
  • Fleet 481 Helsinki FIN – organizer of clinics for beginners, newcomers and advanced sailors, always at the Helsinki Boat Show for presenting the Snipe Class
  • Fleet 532 Annapolis USA – organizer of many events and regattas for juniors, under 30, women’s; very active on the social media channels with tips and advices for Snipe Fleet Building. Hosted the US Nationals
  • Fleet 554 Beverly MA – USA – hosted the North Americans, a Worlds qualifier
  • Fleet 244 Cottage Park MA – USA – hosted the Western Hemisphere & Orient Championship, as well as a Clini-gatta
  • Fleet 77 Winchester and 777 Medford USA – on the famous Mystic Lake provided charter boats (both Snipe and coach) for the WHO and ran at least one clinic
  • Fleet 791 Clube Náutico de Oficiais e Cadetes da Armada POR – very active fleet in Portugal
  • Fleet 855 Slonka POL – organizer of many nationals and international regattas on the lake Kiekrz and promoter of junior events
  • Fleet 880 Kvarner CRO – the only but very active fleet in Croatia, organizer of the last Europeans, a very successful event
  • Fleet Cadiz 886 ESP – large number of boats, traveling and racing in many venues. Hosted the Master Nationals
  • Other … complete list of fleets: https://www.snipe.org/authorities/fleets

Previous winner:

  • 2020 Fleet 187 Mahon (ESP)

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