August 29, 2019

posted Sep 2, 2019, 7:42 PM by David Hill
By Mary Buckley

US Women's National Snipe Championships  -   The complete report on the event by Will Thomas and complete results are attached.  It was a thrill to host the event here in Lincoln Nebraska. Tarasa Davis and Kim Calnan of the Atlanta Fleet are the 2019 US Women's National Champions.  
Here is a link to the many photos:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/67013425@N02/collections/72157710576780407/ 

We got some great local publicity! Check it out at these links.
https://www.1011now.com/content/news/Lincoln-Sailing-Club-hosts-US-Womens-Championship--558261711.html 
https://journalstar.com/news/local/snipe-sailors-flock-to-branched-oak-lake-for-women-s/article_2c81b8ff-c425-553d-948d-b2ac091b735f.html

Sigrid Festersen and Mary Ann Rix Named Honorary Co-Chairs  - As part of the festivities surrounding the 2019 U.S. Women’s Snipe National Championship Regatta, Lincoln Snipe Fleet #567 named Sigrid Festersen and Mary Ann Rix Honorary Co-Chairs for the event.   In addition, they were each appointed an Admiral in the Great Navy of the State of Nebraska by Pete Ricketts, Governor of the State of Nebraska.  These two women have made significant contributions over several decades to the sport of Snipe sailing as evidenced by their attached sailing biographies. In their acceptance remarks, they each spoke of the special memories they have from the many years of sailing Snipes and the lifelong friends they made along the way.  Read more about their contributions in the attached.

Just one correction to the earlier list of those deserving thanks:
Cash Sponsors - Laurie and Jim Russell

It's an exciting time to be a part of Lincoln Sailing Club!   Think sailing!
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David Hill,
Sep 2, 2019, 7:42 PM
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David Hill,
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