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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This week’s race report gleaned from post-racing trash talk on e-mails. Pics unrelated. Paulo’s Race Report from the decks of Giddy Up 20 + knots from the SSSE. Always going to be 4th rig. Ignore the mid-week sledging if you went anything but 4th you were crazy. The wind was so far south that the rigging […]
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 […]
Some skiffies are madly sanding, fairing and painting into mad hours of the night and all weekend. Others walk past their charges on the way to work, brush leaves off the tarp (those boats lucky enough to have one), and get in their cars and drive off, with nary a thought to going sailing. Yes, […]
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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 […]
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