Snipe

DSA Snipe Skippers Richard Allen (28376) David Baker (29323) Toby Hamer (21500) Fleet 210 (Rocky Mountain) Captain Doug Swenson Fleet 640 (Bow Mar)  Captain Eliot Payson Snipe Class US Racing Association Snipe Class International Racing Association Snipe District 2 -- Great Plains & Rocky Mountains (includes District Regatta schedule) Union Sailing Club and Union Sailing Club Schedule

Snipe Fleet 210 maintains the Snipe motto "Serious Sailing, Serious Fun" with a full schedule of events including regattas, parties, and our fun point score series. The fleet has about 20 members who enjoy gathering together on and off the water.

We sail throughout Colorado including, Cherry Creek Res.,  Union Res., and Bowles Lake with the Bow Mar Snipe Fleet.  Many members travel to out of state Snipe regattas including ones in Nebraska, Iowa, Oklahoma, Texas, the National Championship, District Championship, and Master's Championship.

2012 Rocky Mountain Snipe Schedule

Date Event Venue
05/26-05/27 Southwestern Championship Dallas, TX
06/09-06/10 Reunion Regatta Union Reservoir
06/09-06/10 District 2 Championship Sand Springs, OK
06/16-06/22 Snipe Nationals Miami, FL
07/01 Firecracker Union Reservoir
06/30-07/01 Firewater Regatta Lincoln, NE
07/07-07/08 Norm Tanner Bow Mar, CO
09/01-09/03 Missouri Valley Championship Omaha, NE
09/15-09/16 Rocky Mountain Snipe Union Reservoir
Championship NOR
09/21-09/23 Snipe Masters San Diego, CA
09/29 Oktoberfest Union Reservoir
Plus fleet racing at Union Reservoir every Sunday at 1:00 pm
starting April 15 and running through October 21, except for
May 13 and June 10.
The Bow Mar Snipe Club has invited any and all boats to join
them for Wednesday evening races at 6:00 pm starting
April 4 and running through September.
We ask that those interested contact one of the following Bow Mar Yacht Club members ahead of time to confirm they wish to participate as a guest in Bow Mar races.
·         Eliot Payson (erp@paysons.net)
·         Dave Baker (davesusu@hotmail.com)
·         Steve Tautz (stautz@lat-lon.com)
·         Steve Kurtz (skurtz@lcpartners.net)
  More Bow Mar information:
  • Pick up races/training every Wednesday @ 6pm.  April – June.
  • Snipe, Laser and Sunfish races every Sunday @ 2pm. Memorial Day through Labor Day.
  • The Norm Tanner Memorial Snipe Regatta July 7,8. Here is the NOR. It is also available on the Snipe US website.
  • Colorado Sunfish Championship. The tentative date is Sat Aug 11 - Sun Aug 12.  NOR to be issued in late May or Early June.
  • Bow Mar would be interested in hosting a Laser Regatta in conjunction with the Colorado Sunfish Championship or separately if we could generate enough interest.