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18s Race Report 24th November

The park was crowded on Saturday with 5 x 12’s and 5 x 18’s all trying to find a place to rig. Add to that, one of the 12’s trying to fire bits of the boat across the rigging lawn and it was a fairly dangerous place to be. Dan on Q1 with pro ring-in […]

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18’s Racing 10th October

Much more rain, and we could have held the race in the park. The forecast had all three crews wondering which rig to put in. Much checking of Seabreeze ensued. After much debate, we all reluctantly started putting the big rigs in. Once the boats were upright, of course a squall came through, making us all second guess ourselves, but […]

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HYC Humpy Bash

The Fire Truck is back again for another season of punishment from the 18’s. We must be crazy.

Our first race was the Bias Boating Warehouse Humpy Bash, hosted by the Humpybong Yacht Club over the weekend of the 20th and 21st of September. Six races were held over the weekend.

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Blown Out

Our next race was intended to be the Bias Boating Warehouse Humpybong Bash on the 16th and 17th of February. Unfortunately the regatta was abandoned with “Fire Truck” not making it out on the water once. Our next race will be in 2 weeks time at Bulimba

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How Good Is This?

What a fantastic day on the Brisbane River! The race was the third and final race of the Brisbane River Championship. The course was: Start at the club, Round the Red Lightship at Pinkenba to port, and return to the club. The wind was about 10 to 15 knots out of the south east. We […]

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Argus Tuft, Queenslander and Pacemaker

Some Potential Found

Been a while since my last blog entry. Someone make the days a bit longer. We had our second crack at sailing the “Fire Truck” during the Club Point Score race on the 5th of January.  We lined up with one Lightweight Sharpie “Lumpy Deck”, One Classic 18, the “Clockwork Orange” and a GP rules […]

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