Dallas Snipe Meeting, Racing and Regatta Schedule for 2021

[UPDATED January 15, 2021] (If you are viewing this in SAFARI and the page is the same as the last time you viewed, press Option + Command + E then the refresh button at the top of the browser.)

The primary regular racing activity for the Dallas Snipe Fleet 001 during the Winter is our Long Course Series where we join the Sunday afternoon Corinthian Sailing Club racing program, rigging up around 12:00, leaving the dock around 1:10 and making it to a starting line by 1:30 where we either have our own start or start with the Flying Scot fleet, depending upon the number of Snipes in attendance. Finishes are recorded and the top skipper at the end of the season (November 2020-October 2021) is awarded the annual Fleet Championship Trophy. Sometimes during the Winter we will hold Short Course Series races on either Saturday afternoon or Sunday afternoon, depending upon weather and participation requests. Click here for a copy of the detailed sailing instructions for 2021 for both Fleet Championship Series and the Short Course Series.

The primary regular racing activity during the Spring, Summer and Fall is the Short Course Series, generally held on Saturday afternoons in the Spring and Fall and Saturday mornings in the Summer. Sometimes a Saturday's upcoming activity will be rescheduled to the next day, depending upon weather and participation requests.

Fleet meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the first Wednesday of each month, currently using Zoom videoconferencing.

Sailing instruction sessions will be held at 7:00 pm on the other Wednesdays of the month beginning in January 2021, and will be using Zoom videoconferencing.

All events are announced, the RSVP's managed, and the Zoom call links set, through our Meetup Group page.

If you RSVP to attend one of our events and then cannot make it, please let us know right away by sending an email to .

Whenever there are changes to the schedule below, we will make every effort to promptly update this page. Regular updates will show the upcoming activities for the next two or three months, and all but the most recent past activities will be deleted.

December 27, 2020: We had 3 boats signed up for Short Course Series and 4 boats signed up for Long Course Series, both to be run at the same time. Between noon and 1:00 the wind was steady 20MPH with gusts to 30MPH coming from the Southwest, a direction that is very unstable and can generate gusts over 50MPH. So the CSC race committee canceled the Long Course races for the day. A few of us hung around as the wind was coming down and we set a short course with only reaching legs away from the clubhouse and back and started rigging five boats to go out and do some high wind reaching. By the time we got on the course the wind had died down to less than planing conditions. We raced two reaching leg races and then set up our regular windward leeward course and had four more races with the five boats. The temperature climbed to 70 degrees and it turned out to be a marvelous sailing day.

January 3, 2021: 6 boats raced 2 races on the long course. Laura Jones skippered in our fleet for the first time.

January 6, 2021: Fleet Meeting. 9 sailors attended. Minutes will be available on the Fleet's Google Docs account

January 10, 2021: Long Course Series Canceled due to weather

January 13, 2021: Sailing instruction course, Lesson 1. Six sailors attended and we went through the first part of lesson 1.

January 17, 2021: Long Course Series on CSC course. 12:00 noon rig up.

January 20, 2021: Sailing instruction course, Lesson 1-2. 7:00 PM Zoom conference.

January 23, 2021 (Saturday): Short Course Series. 1:00 PM rig up.

January 24, 2021: Race Committee duty on CSC course. 12:30 PM meet at the pontoon boat.

January 27, 2021: Sailing instruction course, Lesson 3. 7:00 PM Zoom conference.

January 31, 2021: Long Course Series on CSC course. 12:00 noon rig up.

February 3, 2021: Fleet Meeting. 7:00 PM Zoom conference.

February 7, 2021: Long Course Series on CSC course. 12:00 noon rig up.

February 10, 2021: Sailing instruction course, Lesson 4. 7:00 PM Zoom conference.

February 14, 2021: Long Course Series on CSC course. 12:00 noon rig up.

February 17, 2021: Sailing instruction course, Lesson 5. 7:00 PM Zoom conference.

February 21, 2021: Long Course Series on CSC course. 12:00 noon rig up.

February 24, 2021: Sailing instruction course, Lesson 6. 7:00 PM Zoom conference.

February 28, 2021: Long Course Series on CSC course. 12:00 noon rig up.

March 3, 2021: Fleet Meeting. 7:00 PM Zoom conference.

March 7, 2021: Long Course Series on CSC course. 12:00 noon rig up.

March 10, 2021: Sailing instruction course, Lesson 7. 7:00 PM Zoom conference.

UPCOMING REGATTAS
March 6-7, 2021: Georgia State Snipe Championship, Valdosta, GA (Postponed until fall)
April 3-4, 2021: Houston Snipe Regatta (possible),
April 24-25: CSC Commodore's Cup, White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX
May 8-18, 2021: Snipe World Master's Championship, St. Petersburg, FL (may be rescheduled)
May 29-30, 2021: Snipe Southwestern Championship, White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX
June 12-13, 2021: Fire on the Water Regatta, Lincoln, NE
June 17-20, 2021: U.S. Snipe Nationals, Annapolis, MD
July 10-11, 2021: Norm Tanner Memorial Regatta, Denver, CO
July 17-18, 2021: Aspen Open Regatta, Ruedi Reservoir, CO
September 11-12, 2021: Missouri Valley Championship, Council Bluffs, IA
September 17-19, 2021: Rocky Mountain Championship & 2022 World Championship Qualifier, Longmont, CO
September 21-25, 2021: Western Hemisphere Snipe Championship, Cottage Park, MA
October 2, 2021: CSC State Fair Regatta, White Rock Lake, Dallas, TX
October 23-24, 2021: Halloween Regatta, Atlanta, GA