The forecast was good at 18 to 22 knots northerly with outgoing tide…maybe a bit lumpy. The previous week had a similar forecast and all went 3rd rig except Giddy Up whom put in the 4th. That day Giddy up had a 2, 1, score card. So the fleet thought “last week we went […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 guess what we would see on the bay.. Bottom line […]
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 […]
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