• 12s – David (Casper) Hansa Memorial

    It’s been a year since the Brisbane 18 footers tragically lost one of our own out on the race course..  To honour our mate Casper, we held a small on water ceremony before the start on Saturday. A wreath was laid on the start line ...

12s – Club Championship Races 3 & 4

Another great turnout in Brisbane with the weather and the skiffs getting acquainted in style. Club champ points were up for grabs and it was a ding dong battle at the front with Tank Girl and Ghetto Sled match racing around 3 laps on the Waterloo Bay course. 10-15kts was forecast and big rigs went […]

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12s – Club Championship Race 1

After another long week of crazy forecasts and probably a little too much smack talk among the lads, the QLD 12’s were fired up and raring to go when Saturday finally came..!! The breeze wasn’t quite as strong as the early week forecasts, however a magic sunny 27 degrees with 10-15kts greeted the sailors when […]

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Brace yourselves – 2014-15 Season is coming

Some skiffies are madly sanding, fairing and painting into mad hours of the night and all weekend.  Others walk past their charges on the way to work, brush leaves off the tarp (those boats lucky enough to have one), and get in their cars and drive off, with nary a thought to going sailing. Yes, […]

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More Classic 18ft Skiff photos

via Dennis Kenna and the 18 Footers – The Classic Years group.   Post by Brisbane 18 Footers Sailing Club.

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Do Something Near You – become a Volunteer! (for us, that is)

Post by Brisbane 18 Footers Sailing Club.

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Would this catch on?

BBQ Donut Boats.  As rounding marks on the course. Would these make an awesome top mark, or what? It would be one way to get up close and personal for sponsors…. Of course, it has been done in previous America’s Cup events from memory.        

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H10s 2014 Aust Champs Race 3

Courtesy of Peter Burgess (with slight correction) By now the breeze was a steady 10 to 12 knots with some larger gusts when the race got underway with a clean start at 1321. For this heat there were only 7 starters, with 4 withdrawals.  As can be seen by the photo, Bulimba Point was very […]

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