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: Pretty gusty on the way to the start line. Was […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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