Fleet News, Regattas, SSA

Chesapeake Women’s Challenge Wrap Up

What do you get when you cross a fantastic group of women sailors, a fun & talented set of coaches/RC, ace on-the-water media, and 8-12 knots of breeze? A kick-ass inaugural Chesapeake Women's Snipe Challenge! Congrats to Sarah Alexander/Mariah Leffingwell on a hard fought win over Katherine & Jessica Bennett in a tie-breaker. Veterans Lorie… Continue reading Chesapeake Women’s Challenge Wrap Up

Education, Fleet News, Regattas, SSA

Best Practices for Running a COVID-compliant Regatta

By Kristin Mullins, Regatta Co-Chair (and epidemiologist with University of Maryland Medical Center) & Lisa Pline, Annapolis Snipe Fleet Captain Recently SSA was fortunate to be able to host its first Invitational regatta in our “post-quarantine” world, the 2020 Snipe Colonial Cup.  It had been postponed from the first weekend of June to the weekend… Continue reading Best Practices for Running a COVID-compliant Regatta

Education, Fleet News, SSA

Annapolis Fleet Clinic May 2020

Fleet 532's first clinic of the season was a great success! To keep the COVID-induced social distancing, we substituted the typical "on shore" part of the clinic with Zoom videos conducted by Quantum's George Szabo. We recorded the first video that has some great tips on boathandling and sail trim. Thanks to George for letting… Continue reading Annapolis Fleet Clinic May 2020

Fleet News, Social, SSA

Ideas For Fleet Building

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

Fleet News, SSA

Snipe Fleetings – December 2019

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

Fleet News

Snipe Fleetings – November 2019

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