Forecast was for more than we could see on the water. Ghetto sled turned up with only 3rd rig expecting a big blow, Tank Girl turned up without a big rig not expecting a drifter, Squid, Skiffropes, Donkey on the Edge and Giddy Up all had the full range of rigs. Squids fill in crew, […]
The Qld 12ft skiffs made up for the poor mining performance in the recent inters by training hard in 20-25kts on Waterloo Bay last weekend. Leading the charge was Tank Girl, obviously the frontrunner for the 2017 Inters Underall Championship, by putting 3rd rig in ...
The QLD 12ft skiff fleet took to Waitemata Harbour to compete in the 56th running of the event. 4 skiffs made the journey, supported by Maersk and the Brisbane 18 Footers Sailing Club, and the results were the best in a long time in the ...
Saturday saw the first two heats of the QLD State titles and let me just say… What a ride..!!!! The online banter started early in the week as we rode the 7 day forecast rollercoaster.. With predictions changing daily it was going to be anyone’s ...
As we approach the start of the 2015-16 Sailing Season, the Brisbane 18 Footers would like to invite interested and experienced sailors to campaign an 18 foot skiff in Brisbane. The 18 foot skiff is one of the most challenging and exciting dinghy classes to ...
Windward Mark The Newsletter of the Brisbane 18 Footers Sailing Club The Sydney 18s are coming! For the first time since 1986 the Club will be hosting the 18ft Skiff Australian Championship from 20 to 22 March, to be sailed in Waterloo Bay from a base at Darling ...
The forecast was for big rig, the obvious choice was big rig and the fleet put in…their biggest rigs. Four starters racked up; Paulo and Tapo in ‘Giddy Up’ – big rig, Benno and Seano in ‘Tank Girl’ – big rig, Skinnyo and Jono on ‘The wingman’ – big rig and Joeleo and Franchesco on […]
It was a big weekend of sailing, with some testing skiff conditions seeing numerous DNFs and DNSs over the four races completed. A total of seventeen skiffs competed across 7 different classes. The overall winner was El Diablo (14ft Skiff), congratulations! Best in Class List Moths – Gen Y (38 pts, 4th overall) 12ft Skiffs – […]
Here’s the first draft from the front end of Squiddy! With Shaun out with a busted middle finger from catching a ball, Tankers stayed home and I jumped aboard Squid to find out what it’s like at the front end of the boat. Figured I better brush up on some crewing tips to avoid damaging […]
Notice of Race – downloadable PDF Super Skiff Weekend NOR 2015 Event Flyer Online Entry Form – see below Results and Race Reports: Wrap-up post 2015 Super Skiff Race 1 & 2 results 2015 Super Skiff Race 3 & 4 results 2015 Super Skiff Overall placings Brief Information The Brisbane 18 Footers Sailing Club and Darling Point Sailing […]
12ft Skiffs Ghetto Sled Reid Memorial Handicap Commodore’s Trophy – Club Championship Queensland Championship Queensland Championship Overall Handicap Most Fastest Times The Wingman Patron’s Trophy Havoc/Kelsow Consulting Jean Reid Memorial The Dove Trophy – Best-placed Qld Boat at Nationals Giddy Up Alan Reid […]
18ft Skiffs Tradelink: Malcolm Kampe Perpetual Eddie Smith Memorial Buck Spring Memorial Len Crutchfield Memorial Ladies Committe Perpetual Jean Reid Memorial David ‘Casper’ Hansa Memorial Patron’s Trophy Vince Kreutzer Memorial – Club Championship The Crouch Cup – Overall Handicap Queensland Championship Commercial Rockhamption […]
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