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18 Footers Racing postponed 15 January 2011

Our Rear Commodore Christine has cancelled racing at Manly this weekend for obvious reasons.  The Club hopes all its members are safe and well. We’ve also got a Facebook page for those Facebookers out there, we’ll integrate that page and this site soon. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Brisbane-18-Footers-Sailing-Club/170027576373148

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Will 18ft skiffs get wing sails?

I’ve been following Thomas Jundt’s development of a foiling 18ft “skiff” with interest over a number of years.  The aims for development in 2011 are pointing to use of a “solid” wing sail, similar to those used on the C Class catamarans and that seen on the BMW Oracle America’s Cup trimaran earlier in 2010.  […]

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Welcome aboard the new Brisbane 18 Footers website!

Well, here we are – a shiny new look website for all to enjoy, and just in time for the 2010-11 sailing season – well, sort of. [singlepic id=5 w=320 h=240 float=] We’ll be encouraging our skippers and crews to provide input into site content by form of blog style posts, and will also have […]

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18ft Skiffs – Sat 23rd October

The 18ft Skiffs are looking to catch up on abandoned races due to the recent wild weather, and use the scheduled “spare” weekend this Saturday 23rd October. Please get in touch with Paul C for details.

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“Prestige Cup” postponed

All Historical 10ft Skiff skippers and crew are advised that the Prestige Cup races at Sandgate will be postponed to a future date.  Racing will occur at Bulimba as usual in an attempt to catch up on the race programme. A revised programme will be advised in due course.

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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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