The 2018 Snipe Class International Racing Association Western Hemisphere and Orient Championship for the Commodore John T. Hayward Trophy will be sailed in Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina from October 20th - October 27th.

The organizing authority is the Club Náutico Olivos and Asociación Argentina de Snipe, in co-operation with the Snipe Class International Racing Association.

The Commodore John T. Hayward Trophy will be awarded to the fleet of the winning team in accordance with the DoG conditions.