Snipe Master European Championship Valencia

Our goals:

👉14 nations, 104 boats, 35% of which 35% are DB-R1

👉13 DB-R1 in the top 20

👉José Luis Maldonado/Francisco Javier Serrano 🥈Overall e 🥈 Aprendist Master 🇪🇸

👉Damian Borras/Sara Franceschi 🥉Overall e 🥇 Master 🇪🇸

👉Stefano Longhi/Michela Furlan 5° Overall e 🥈Master 🇮🇹

👉 Herman Vandormael/Daan Vandormael 12°Overall e 🥉Master 🇧🇪

 

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Snipe Master European Championship Valencia

🏁🏅A full DB-R1 podium in the Master category!

 

🥇Damian Borras Camps/Sara Franceschi 🇪🇸

🥈Stefano Longhi/Michela Furlan 🇮🇹

🥉Herman Vandormael/Daan Vandormael 🇧🇪

 

Congrats! 🔥

 

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CAMPEONATO IBERICO 2022

🏆🥇👏 VICTOR PEREZ CAMPOS WITH ENRIC NOGUERA SERRA WON THE “CAMPEONATO IBERICO – TROFEO CHOLO ARMADA” 🇪🇸🇵🇹!!!!!

5° Place for Fabio Bruggioni with Luca Rosa Bruggioni!!!

Good job DBR1 team

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Optimist LJK21 Lillia has just arrived at DB Marine boatyard

The new Optimist LJK21 Lillia has just arrived at DB Marine boatyard!

🔵 Drawn by one of the best boat designer: Juan Kouyoumdjian

🔵 Produced out of CNC moulds which guarantee the perfect simmetry of the hull.

🔵 High quality and long life-time materials. Built by the well known boatyard Lillia, producer of the most famous Star and Dinghy 12’.

🔵 Extreme care to the design with a wide selection of colours to customise the boat.

Trial events coming soon, stay tuned!

Please contact info@dbmarine.it for more info.

#DBmarine
#lillia
#optimist
#sailoptimist

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European Junior Championship 2021 – Almeria

DB Marine snipe on the first place of the podium at the European Junior Championship 2021!!

Manolo REY-BALTAR & Borja REIG with their DB Marine snipe are the 2021 European Junior Champions!
Congratulations!!

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North American Championship 2021

Ernesto Rodriguez and Kathleen Tocke with DB-R1 Ltd Ed. win the Championship!

4 DB-R1 on the first four places of the final standing:

2nd: Enrique Quintero & Charlie Bess, 22
3rd: Augie Diaz & Barbara Brotons, 26
4th: Carol Cronin & Kim Couranz, 26
Great job, congratulations to everyone!!
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SNIPE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP 2021

Saturday, September 4 ended the European Championship in Split and we returned to the base after 12 days away.
For DB Marine this Championship has undoubtedly been a great success from many points of view, not least for the performance of our DB-R1.
We have worked hard to give the best possible service and assistance to all 49 boats and crews and we hope to have succeeded.
This is why we want to share with those who follow us some numbers that make us particularly proud:

DB-R1 PERFORMANCE:

– DB-R1 Ltd Ed. 31592 (USA 31337) wins the Open Championship with 4 firsts places
– DB-R1 31667 (ESP 31174) is Vice-European Champion with 2 firsts places
– 3 DB-R1 win 7 of the 8 races
– 5 DB-R1 in the TOP 10
– 22 boats out of 49 were of our production both DB-R1 and previous model (representing the 45% of the fleet)

DB SERVICE TEAM PERFORMANCE:

– 15 repairs ON SITE on as many boats (representing about 30% of the entire fleet)
– 20 trimming and/ or rigging interventions ON SITE (representing about 40% of the entire fleet)
– 80 km cycled within the boat park alone
– about 2900 km travelled by car and van to bring boats, equipment and materials
– 150 hours of assistance on land and on the water with 3 people always available
– 7 chartered boats (equal to about 14% of the entire fleet)
These numbers well represent the spirit that animates the DB Team: you think of racing, we take care of everything else!
We want to thank all those who have supported us: thanks to our collaborators, friends, customers and suppliers.
And thanks to the organizers of this event who, managing to overcome all the difficulties due to this difficult period, have been able to create a magical and engaging atmosphere, where everything worked perfectly. Well done everyone!
Good wind to all and see you at the next challenge!
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European Championship 2021

Ernesto Rodriguez and Kathleen Tocke (USA), with four 1° position out of eight races,  win with DB-R1 the European Championship Open 2021!!

European Champions with Persson snipe are Jordy Triay Pons and Cristian Vidal Carbonel (ESP)!

Victor Perez Campos and Juan Carlos Serrano with DB-R1 are the 2021 European Vice Champions!

Great results for our brand with 5 DB-R1 in the first 10 positions of the final chart!

Congratulations to everyone!

(Photo Courtesy of regate.com.hr)

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South European Champioship – Sergio Michel Trophy

The South European Championship – Sergio Michel Trophy ended on Sunday 8 August with the victory of the Martin Bermudez de la Puente Gallego and Angela Pumariega Mendez.

Enrico Michel and Antonia Contin with DB-R1 “Hazel Light”, closed with a brilliant seventh place overall and first in the Masters classification. What better way to honor the memory of  Enrico’s father Sergio ?!

In eighth place overall and second in the Master category, another DB-R1 of the Spanish crew formed by Jose Luis Maldonado and Laura Morata (T10 Sailing).
In 19th place another Italian crew in the race, Fabio Rocchelli and Daniela Semec also with DB-R1 “Red Cappucett”.
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USA – US NATIONAL – 20/06/2021

4 DB-R1 on the first 4 places!!

Congratulation to:

  1.  Ernesto Rodriguez & Kathleen Tocke
  2.  Raul Rios & Andrea Riefkohl
  3.  Enrique Quintero & Charlie Bess
  4. Augie Diaz & Barbara Brotons

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ITA – National Regatta in Chioggia – 19-20/06/21

5 DB-R1 on the first 5 places:

Congratulations to:

  1. Pietro Fantoni & Marinella Gorgatto
  2. Maurizio Planine & Michela Furlan
  3. Gioele Toffolo & Stefano Longhi
  4. Dario Bruni & Carlo Collotta
  5. Francesco Rossi & Marco Rinaldi

 

 

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the new DB SAILING ACADEMY is born

 

DB MARINE developped the idea of a ”DB Sailing Academy” with the objective to make the Italian Snipe Class grow again.
The DB Sailing Academy’ goal is to support the improvement of the Snipe Class in Italy both in terms of number of active boats as well as in terms of level of skill and performance of single crews aiming to continue the tradition of competitivity of the Italian Class also in International events.

Our offer is directed to all experienced, less experienced or beginners crews coming from all the Italian territory. However any crew coming from abroad is highly welcomed. The more we are the better!

See our brochure for more informations.

DB SAILING ACADEMY ENGLISH VERSION

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Western Hemisphere & Orient 2018 Champions!

Ernesto Rodríguez  and Kathleen Tocke powered by DB-R1 are the 2018 Western Hemisphere & Orient Champions. The Championship was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The two Champions won after 10 races even if they had a difficult start since they couldn’ t race the first two races due to some healthy problem.

The brazilian team with Juliana Duque and Rafael Martins placed second and third came the argentine Lucho Pesci and Barbara Brotons.

ph.courtesy Matias Capizzano

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North American Championship 2018

 

Ernesto Rodriguez and Kathleen Tocke (USA) won the 2018 North American Championship powered by DB-R1.

They were followed by Matías Seguel and María Jesus Seguel (CHI) in second and Doug Hart and Cragan Smith (USA) in third powered with DB-R1.

foto Snipe Today / San Diego Yacht Club

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CAMPIONI ITALIANI MASTER 2018

Enrico Michel e Giovanni (John) Turazza si aggiudicano il titolo di Campioni Italiani Master 2018  e Trofeo Renato Bruni con DB-R1!

Congratulazioni a questo equipaggio che ha festeggiato 40 anni di regate assieme proprio in questa occasione.

Secondo posto sempre con DB-R1 a Francesco Scarselli e Marco Rinaldi, terzo posto alla coppia Corrado Perini e Daniela Berto e al quarto posto un altro DB-R1 timonato da Alberto Schiaffino con a prua Gianpietro Pasquon.

 

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South European 2018 – Sergio Michel Trophy

Notwhitstanding the perfect organization of the organizing club, Società Triestina della Vela, which we would like to thank, only one race was concluded after two days of races. Therefore the Sergio Michel Trophy – South European Championship could have not been awarded for not having the minimum number of races (3) foreseen.

At the end of the of the only race there were 3 DB-R1 on the podium and 5 in the first 6 places.

Final results (one race only)

1. LTU Gintare Scheidt & Kathleen Tocke (DB-R1)

2. USA Augie Diaz & Silvia Penso  (DB-R1)

3. BEL Manu Hens & Maj Kristin Hansen Borgen  (DB-R1)

4. ITA Pietro Fantoni & Marinella Gorgatto

5. ITA Dario Bruni & Emanuele Zampieri  (DB-R1)

 

(Photo courtesy of STV Media Team)

 

 

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DON Q 2018 – Miami

Three DB-R1 on the podium at the DON Q held in Miami in march 2018:

1st  Ernesto Rodriguez and Kathleen Tocke (USA) with DB-R1 Ltd Ed.

2nd Carol Cronin and Kim Couranz (USA) with DB-R1

3rd Pietro Fantoni and Silvia Penso (ITA) with DB-R1

Congratulations!!

(photo courtesy of Snipe Today)
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SOUTH EUROPEAN SNIPE CHAMPIONSHIP – SERGIO MICHEL TROPHY

South European Championship – SERGIO MICHEL TROPHY
Trieste, 12-13 may 2018

To honour Sergio on the 10th aniversary of his death, DB Marine offers FREE CHARTER of 4 snipes to FOREIGN teams who want to sail at the event.
Come and join us for a two days of serious sailing and serious fun… We wait for you!
Contact us for more info.

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SNIPE WORLD MASTER 2018 – VILAMOURA

The  2018 Snipe World Master Championship will take place in Vilamoura, Portugal from 24th 30th June 2018.

We will be there with our own charter fleet, ready to assist all participants for any need and to sell rigging and fittings.

Contact us in advance for any possible fitting’s order which will be delivered to you there without extra costs.

Our charter fleet ( DB-R1 produced in 2017 and 2018) is on sale at discounted prices. Please contact us for more info in case you are interested.

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WORLD CHAMPIONS 2017

Raul Rios and Mac Agnese won the 2017 Snipe World Championship held in A Coruna (Spain) on their DB-R1 Limited Edition!

Congratulations!!

 

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WORLD SNIPE MASTER CHAMPIONS 2016

Ernesto Rodríguez and Katleen Tocke won on their DB-R1 Limited Edition the 2016 Master Snipe World Championship held in Nassau  (Bahamas).

Congratulations!!

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3° AT BRAZILIAN NATIONALS 2018

Congrats to Rafael Gagliotti and Enrique Wisniewiski. placed third at the Brazilian Nationals 2018 with their DB-R1! Well done guys!

The Paradeda brothers placed first (Alexandre Paradeda and Luca Mazim) and second ( Roberto Paradeda and Phillip Grotchmann). Congratulations!

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2° AT CAMPEONATO PAULISTA 2017

 

Congrats to Rafael Gagliotti and Henrique Wisniewski who placed second with DB-R1 at the Campeonato Paulista 2017!!

Great job guys!

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ITALIAN CHAMPIONS 2016

Enrico Michel and Antonia Contin on their DB-R1 are the 2016 Italian Champions! The Championship was Open and was held in Brenzone, Garda Lake

This is the 10th Italian Championship won by Enrico.

“Winning my 10th Italian Championship 27 years afer my first one, placing one point after Champions like Augie Diaz and Alexandre Tinoco it has been a great satisfaction for me. Nothing compared to the joy for so many messages of appreciation and affection I received in these days on facebook and personally.

Thanks to everybody from the deep of my heart.

Thanks above all to Antonia Contin who with her enthusiasm and her loving to do and sail was the real “engine” of our boat ” .

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WOMEN’S SNIPE WORLDS CHAMPIONS 2016

Juliana Duque and Amanda Sento Sé (Brasile) won on DB-R1 Limited Edition the “Women’s Snipe World” 2016 held in Bracciano (Italy).

Congratulations!!

 

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SNIPE WORLD CHAMPIONS 2015

 

Mateus Tavares and Gustavo Carvalho (Brasil) won on DB-R1 the Snipe World Championship 2015 held in Talamone (Italy).

Congratulations!!

A great success for our DB-R1 fleet with 3 boats in the first 5 places of the final chart and 5 n the first 10!

 

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HARBOE CUP CHAMPIONS 2014

DB-R1 placed first and second!!

Emmanuel Hens and Enrico Michel (DB-R1 BEL 31174) placed first,  Damian Borras and Carlos Bats (DB-R1 ESP 31112) second.

 

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WESTERN & ORIENT HEMISPHERE CHAMPIONS 2014

Raul Rios and Fernando Monilor (PUR) won the W&OH 2014 with their DB-R1!

Second place to Luis Soubie e Luis Mini Lipszyc (ARG)  and third  Breno Bianchi and Flavio de Castro

 

 

 

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SNIPE MASTER WORLD CHAMPIONS 2012

Augie Diaz and Justine O’Connor won on theur DB-R1 the Snipe Master World Championship 2012 held in Santiago de la Ribeira (Spain).

Congratulations!!

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ABOUT US

Proud to receive such nice comments from our clients:

“By the way, at the Pan-Am Games, the new DB Snipes were 1,2,3, with my 1998 Persson 4th (Colombians sailing it). At the North American Champs, the new DB boats were 1,2,4, with me in my 1998 Persson third.

Luis Subie’s comment about the new boats was short and succinct, “They are much stiffer.”

Augie (Diaz) and Ernesto (Rodriguez) just describe it this way, “They are faster.” 

 

 

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