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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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 […]
Forecast was for more than we could see on the water. Ghetto sled turned up with only 3rd rig expecting a big blow, Tank Girl turned up without a big rig not expecting a drifter, Squid, Skiffropes, Donkey on the Edge and Giddy Up all had the full range of rigs. Squids fill in crew, […]
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 […]
Here’s the first draft from the front end of Squiddy! With Shaun out with a busted middle finger from catching a ball, Tankers stayed home and I jumped aboard Squid to find out what it’s like at the front end of the boat. Figured I better brush up on some crewing tips to avoid damaging […]
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