Snipe USA

34 Teams compete in Midwinters/Pan Am Trials

March 12
18:40 2007

34 Teams from the USA, Mexico, Finland, Norway and Sweden are competing in the Snipe Midwinter Championship on the Gulf of Mexico off Clearwater Beach. The event is being hosted by the Clearwater Yacht Club. 21 Teams are also competing in the Pan Am Trials to represent the USA in the Pan Am Games this summer in the two person dingy competition being sailed in Snipes. The Pan Am Games will be in Brazil.

After 5 races over two days Augie Diaz with Tracy Nan Smith as team mate leads both events with 12 points and a 5 for a throw. Following Augie;

Peter and Sheehan Coimmette 24 (8)
Mikee Anderson-Mitterling and Dave Hughes 26 (16)
Brian Bissell and Alexis Rubin 29(15)
Hal Gilreath and James Libel 36 (14)

Winds have been light to moderate out of 315-335 with clear skies tems in the 70’s and lots of fun.

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