Diaz & Tocke Win Midwinter Championship

Diax and Tocke Win 2015 Snipe MidwintersThe Snipe Midwinter Championship marked another victory for Augie Diaz and Kathleen Tocke.  The regatta, hosted annually bl Clearwater Yacht Club is the first event in the Snipe Class Winter Circuit.  This year, there was large international contingent as teams begin to gear of for the Pan American Games this summer.

Tocke and Diaz won four of the nine races, but were pushed hard by Americans Ernesto Rodriguez and Eddy Mintzias who finished only two points behind their fellow Miami fleet members. Other teams adding bullets to their score were Luis Soubie and Diego Lipszyc of Argentina and Every McLaughlin and Alex Damley-Strnad of Canada.  The Circuit continues in Miami later in the week and then carries on to Nassau, Bahamas.

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