Post by Brisbane 18 Footers Sailing Club.
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.
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 […]
Courtesy of Peter Burgess from the NSW 10s By the start of Race 2 breeze had settled into an 8 knot Nor-Wester which was in the sweet range for the big number 1 rigs, with gusts to 10 knots. The start saw the fleet clean away at 1200. Immediately after the start the fleet split […]
Courtesy of Peter Burgess from the NSW 10s. A skippers meeting, held at 0900 agreed to do 3 races back to back, in order to get a result for the titles. The breeze at this meeting was reaching up to 5 knots, which was unusual after the last two days. Most skiffs rigged with their […]
Experienced campaigners Brett Hobson and Brad Phillips aboard “Garde” take out the 79th 12ft Skiff Australian Championships. The light conditions continued for the last three races at Waterloo Bay, Brisbane. A warm seabreeze came in Sunday which made for a relaxing afternoon sail. Garde continued their winning streak, winning the regatta with one race to […]
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