• Rescue Boat Refresher – Jan 2015

    In the lead up to our upcoming 18ft and 12ft Skiff Australian Championships, the Club will be holding a brief mid-season refresher session on the rescue boats and safety procedures, as well as setting expectations for the two major regattas.  Our Principal Race Officer, John Chiplin, will ...

2015 Australian 18ft Skiff Championship – Regatta Page

  Notice of Race – downloadable PDF Online Entry Form – see below Sailing Instructions (available Friday 20 March at Regatta Office) Willy Weather – Manly Forecasts Tide Times – Manly Key Events: DPSS Grounds available – Thursday 19 March 14:00 Boat Registration – Friday 20 March 09:00 – 11:00 Briefing – Friday 20 March 11:30 Presentation – […]

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12s – Club Championship Races 7 & 8

Groundhog Day in Brisbane, with another 4th rig northerly ramping up the fleet of 6 skiffs. Some more mixed crews challenged even getting to the start line and Tank  Girl was first off (I’m sure they were over – Ben had to check the flags), with Ghetto Sled chasing hard. Havoc was also pushing hard […]

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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 and the skiffs reflected with a minutes silence.. The first […]

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One year on

This Sunday marks the one year anniversary of the tragic accident and passing of David “Casper” Hansa. It is only natural that memories from the events of that day will be uppermost in the minds of those who were present.   As a mark of respect for Casper and support for those directly involved in the […]

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12s – 25th October 2014 points

Brisbane turned it up a notch this weekend and what a ride..!! The rigging lawn was packed with 8 skiffs.. With sailors coming from far and wide.. Joel even flew up from Sydney for the day..!! Why wouldn’t he.. The forecast was 31 degrees, 15-25kts from the North and an outgoing tide… That can only […]

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12s – Reid Memorial Handicap

They are calling it Big Saturday and even typing this two days later hurts my forearms..!! The scene was set for an epic day of racing.. The forecast was for 15-20kts out of the South with an incoming tide.. We all knew it was going to be lumpy but didn’t think it would be anything […]

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