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Diaz And Brotons Show Consistency And Top The Competitive Fleet

Snipe Western Hemisphere
Barbara Brotons and Augie Diaz 📸 Matias Capizzano
Snipe Western Hemisphere
📸 Matias Capizzano

North Sails swept the podium at the 2021 edition of the Snipe Western Hemisphere and Orient Championship hosted by Cottage Park Yacht Club in Boston, MA.

Snipe Veteran and a past Snipe and Star World Champion Augie Diaz and his crew Barbara Brotons (USA) won the event after sailing 9 races over the course of 5 days. With only one race outside of the top 10, Diaz and Brotons displayed consistency in the 27 boat fleet, placing them on the #NSVictoryList.

Americans Arthur Blodgett and Gracie Howie placed second overall, just seven points behind Diaz. The Chilean brother-sister duo of Matias Seguel and Constanza Seguel rounded out the podium in third.Taking their place as the “Top Female Boat,” Americans Taylor Scheuermann and crew Charlie Bess sailed a phenomenal regatta, finishing up the event in 8th place overall.

Congratulations to all of our North Sails Snipe class competitors. Find full results here.

Snipe Western Hemisphere
Arthur and Grace Congratulating the Winners 📸 Matias Capizzano
Arthur Blodgett and Grace Howie 📸 Matias Capizzano
Snipe Western Hemisphere
Matias Seguel and Constanza Seguel 📸 Matias Capizzano
Snipe Western Hemisphere
Taylor Scheuermann and Charlie Bess – Top Women’s Team 📸 Matias Capizzano
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