Reposted from Snipe USA Jan 2020 Newsletter Means and Peggy Davis from the Atlanta fleet have been sailing Snipes for eons and have hosted countless regattas, so their suggested “to-do” list can serve as an excellent anxiety reducer: Planning for your fleet: Be sure every non-sailing person / spouse is involved. Give each a small… Continue reading Checklist for Running A Successful Regatta
Reposted from Snipe USA Jan 2020 Newletter by Art Rousmaniere Any successful volunteer organization can be traced back to a few highly-dedicated leaders who are passionate in the group. Developing and maintaining a strong Snipe fleet is no different. The main required ingredient is communication: it is important that everyone is in loop. But as… Continue reading Ideas For Fleet Building
lease-to-own-flyer-29940-revDownload Check out the link above for our new Lease To Own boat! I would love to see this in the hands of a sailor who will race it actively at SSA. Would prefer a "NextGen", but am open to anyone who is interested in becoming an active member of the fleet who needs a… Continue reading Annapolis Fleet’s Lease To Own Boat Available!
Greetings, Snipers and Happy 2020! The schedules are now solidified for 2020 and I am very excited that we have the opportunity for lots of great sailing at a variety of events this year! I've taken the US and SSA schedules and melded them into a spreadsheet of regattas that I think our fleet would… Continue reading 2020 Regatta Schedule and more!
Happy December, Snipers! We have a website! http://www.snipefleetannapolis.com Thanks to Brian Hetherington and Alex Pline who put together the basic structure 10 years ago, it was easy to update. Please take a look! Feel free to email me with comments/suggestions. This will be the place that will be the repository for: Schedule (currently 2019, will update to… Continue reading Snipe Fleetings – December 2019
Great news, Fleet 532! As we discussed at a meeting last year, we have been keeping an eye on the market for good deals on competitive, well priced used boats and found a great one we couldn't pass up... a Persson 29940 located in Jacksonville with 2 Sidewinder Masts (we needed one for the current… Continue reading New Fleet Boat for Charter!
Greetings, Friends! Wanted to share some of the news happening the past month. First, let me welcome Andrew Cole and his skipper/daughter Flora to Fleet 532! They have purchased Bryan Fishback's "Uncle Fester" (which Andy assures me that Flora will rename!). They intend to be active members, so be sure to introduce yourselves when you see them! … Continue reading Snipe Fleetings – November 2019
Another Halloween regatta in the books! Two gorgeous days of lake sailing was icing on the cake to AYC’s legendary hospitality. 20+ boats and shifty, but not wacky 5-leg WL’s. Leads changed hands and were never solid until the horn sounded. Alex Pline was stoked to win this regatta for the first time w/Lisa Pline as crew-… Continue reading Halloween Regatta Report
Hard to believe the local season is over so early, but it really was a great season and I appreciate everyone's help making it a stellar year. To build on the momentum, its time to start thinking about what's next! HALLOWEEN REGATTA: The Plines and Evan Hoffmann are planning to make the trip to the… Continue reading Snipe Fleetings – October 2019
The 2019 US Masters & Frigid Digit wrapped as a big success! Augie Diaz/Lexi Pline sailed consistently fast to maintain the lead all three days of the Masters. Jim Bowers/Julia Rabin squeaked in over Peter & Connie the last day to win the tie-breaker for second. The Commettes took third, followed by Gavin & Holly… Continue reading 2019 US Masters Champs; Frigid Digit a Big Success!