• 12s – Qld State Titles 1&2 – 12th November 2016

    Skinny said 1.5 rig, Ghetto pre-tensioned 2nd. Wayne had the little gear out. Tankers went 4th…… Forecast was 15-20, with ominous storm brewing in the west… There was much debate about rig choice, with only 10kts on the rigging lawn.       Race 1: ...

Jack’s final voyage

The family of Jack Grant would like to invite Brisbane 18 Footers members and other sailing fraternity friends down to the Brisbane Skiff Squadron to join them in the spreading of Jack’s ashes on the Brisbane River. Please be at the BSS club (Quay Street, Bulimba) no later than 2:00 p.m. on Sunday 18th December. The […]

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Invitation for Experienced Skiff Sailors

As we approach the start of the 2016-17 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 sail, attracting sailors from the pinnacle of our sport. Are […]

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2016 Qld 18ft State Titles

The 2016 Queensland State titles for 18 foot skiffs has been won by Team Ullman skippered by Laurie Williamson, with current  i14 national champion David Hayter and Skiff-gun for hire Elliott Mahar with a result card of 1,2,2,1,1.  Second was Smit Lamnalco sailed by current 12 foot skiff Queensland champion team of Paul O’Malley-Jones and […]

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2016 Historical 10s Champs – Update to Social Schedule!

Please be advised that the venue for the Welcome BBQ on Friday evening will now be at the sailing venue for the regatta, Brisbane Sailing Squadron, and not the the Club premises. The regular Last Friday Club BBQ is also naturally to be held at BSS as well.   The NOR has been updated and […]

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2016 Historical 10ft Skiffs Australian Championship – Regatta Page

  Notice of Race – downloadable PDF (latest update 7 April 2016) Online Entry Form – see below Willy Weather – Bulimba Forecasts Tide Times – Cairncross Dock Tide Times – New Farm Race Schedule / Race Results Race 1 – Saturday 30 April Start 11:00 Race 2 – Saturday 30 April Start 14:00 Race 3 – […]

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12s – 6th February 2016 Report

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 on a day that some say was destined to be […]

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12ft Skiff Interdominions – Auckland

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 strong 25 boat fleet. The week started with rain and […]

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