The origin of the Snipe European Championship

XXXV OPEN EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Segelföreningen i Björneborg (BSF) with approbation of the Finnish Sailing Federation (SPV) in conjunction with Snipe Class International Racing Association (SCIRA) presents 2018 Snipe European Champioship in Pori, Yyteri Beach August 20-25. The frst European Championship took place in Santa Margherita, Italy 1950 and this year will be the 35th edition of the Europeans. Since the Europeans 2014 in Poland, the Regatta is now open also to non-European Snipe sailors. The Trophy for the winner was donated and owned by Unione Socieata Veliche Italiana and SCIRA Italy ownes the Deed of Gift (DoG). 

XX JUNIOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP - WILKINSON SWORD TROPHY

Segelföreningen i Björneborg (BSF) with approbation of the Finnish Sailing Federation (SPV) in conjunction with Snipe Class International Racing Association (SCIRA) presents 2018 Snipe Junior European Champioship in Pori, Yyteri Beach August 20-25. The frst Junior Championship took place in England 1979 and this year will be the 20th edition of the Junior Europeans. The trophy for the winner is called "Wilkinson Sword" and was donated and owned by SCIRA United Kingdom. 

 

The Venue

The Snipe European Championship 2018 will be organized in the city of Pori, located on the west coast of Finland. Distance from Ferry harbour cities Helsinki 250 km and Turku 150 km. The Regatta Center with Race Office, Boat Park and Accommodation Services can be found in one spot at Yyteri Beach.

Address of Regatta Center in Yyteri

Sipintie 1, FI-28840 Pori

Regatta Contact

Mari Karttunen-Sävelä (FIN) | Secretary of BSF, Raceoffice Chairman
e-mail: sihteeri@bsf.fi | mobile: +358 44 733 6336

Reino Suonsilta (FIN) | National Secretary  SCIRA Finland
e-mail: snipeeuropeans2018@snipe.f | mobile: +358 400 451 839

Websites

  • Finland | www.visitfinland.com
  • Yyteri Beach | www.discoveringfinland.com/west-coast/pori/ and www.visitfinland.com/article/yyteri-a-versatile-beach-destination/ 
  • City of Pori | www.visitpori.fi (English version will be published by summer)

 

MAPS

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ORGANIZATION

Regatta Chairman 

Pekka Nuutinen | Commodore of the hosting club BSF | e-mail: pekka.k.nuutinen@welho.com


SCIRA Representative:

Martín Bermúdez de la Puente | Snipe General Secretary Europe | e-mail: martinbpg@gmail.com


Regatta Contact

Mari Karttunen Sävelä (FIN) | Secretary of BSF, Raceoffice Chairman | e-mail: sihteeri@bsf.fi


PRO - Pincipal Race Officer

Ben Karlemo (FIN) | e-mail: raceoffice@bsf.fi 


Chairman of the Jury

Johannes Diefenbach (GER) | e-mail: h.diefenbach@web.de


Regatta Steering Committee

BSF
Jussi Sävelä
Pekka Nuutinen
Ben Karlemo

SCIRA Finland
Mikko Valjus
Reino Suonsilta

 

COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA


Official Regatta website

www.snipeeuropeans.org


Regatta FB site

Snipe Europeans 2018


Communications Team
- web site etc.

Reino Suonsilta | reino.suonsilta@gmail.com
Satu Salminen |
Kai Saarhelo | kai.saarhelo@gmail.com