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Sunday Racing 17 October – potential abandonment

Brisbane CityCat Timetable Cancelled After Rain. With the current releases from the Wivenhoe Dam set to impact the Bulimba Point race area over the weekend, the amount of debris and run in the River could increase.  The safety of crew and skiffs alike is paramount and a decision is likely to be made on Sunday […]

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Virtually the same

Nothing can beat the real experience of sailing a skiff, any skiff, be it a modern or Classic 18, or one of the Historical 10s.  Squeezing into a wetsuit that has mysteriously shrunk over the winter months (no, honestly!); gingerly dipping your feet into still cool waters; jumping on board and falling over one too […]

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The old and the newish skiffs

We’re back! 2008-09 Season Kicks Off

Well, we’re back and sailing from a new venue! The two winged 18s and our fleet of Classic 18s will be sailing from Darling Point at Manly this coming season, with a handful of races only being staged from Bulimba (Brisbane River Championship).  The first race will be held on Saturday 13th September from Manly.  […]

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Queenslander 18 Foot Skiff

Come and Try Day – 18ft Skiffs

The 18ft skiff guys and girls are holding a come and try day in the 18ft skiffs this Saturday, 25th April, from 12 p.m. Get the chance to sail in both a modern or a classic 18ft skiff. The venue is the Darling Point Sailing Squadron , on Trafalgar Street, Manly (near the entrance to […]

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Classic Skiffs to line up for an Australian Championship

Five “Classic” 18 footers are set to battle it out for the inaugural Australian Classic 18ft Skiff title over the Anzac Day long weekend. The Classic 18s have been a mainstay of senior sailing at the Brisbane 18 Footers for some years now, and will be joined by “Bottle Mart” from Sydney to compete for […]

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Winged 18 footers return to Brisbane

Winged 18 foot skiffs have returned to sail from the home of 18 foot skiff sailing in Brisbane, the Brisbane 18 Footers Sailing Club.  During the off-season, a deal was struck with the Australian 18 Footers League to have two of the “retired” boats head north of the border. These boats were picked up over […]

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