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12s – 29th September 2018

Not so much a race report as a summary of the day’s antics. Giddy Up arrives at the rigging lawn hoping to find a crew to Shanghai.  Not five minutes later and without speaking to anyone, no one, not even the sandwich lady, a text message is received; Alex heard I required a crew and […]

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12s – 10th November 2018

Another cracking day on the bay. 10kts east forecast and that’s pretty much what we got. Nicely powered up big rig in the first race and kicked a few in the second to make it interesting. Ghetto took the guns but there was plenty of action. Giddy Up with sub @Ben Roxburgh and Tank Girl […]

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2018-19 Season Opener

And so the sailing season has begun. Saturday saw the 12’ skiffs commence the season at the 18footers opening day hosted by RQYS. Two of 12’s rocked up ready to rumble; Giddy Up and Carbon Chandlery.  The 18s were not completely without representation as Steve and Paul plus Jack and Josh put an 18footer on […]

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2018 12 Foot Skiff Australian Championship – Regatta Page

With thanks to our supporting sponsors: Notice of Race – downloadable PDF Entries and Crew List – to be published when entries close Willy Weather – Manly (Qld) Forecasts, Tides Event & Race Schedule / Race Results Race Reports Brief Information The Brisbane 18 Footers are proud to be conducting the 2018 12 Foot Skiff Australian Championship “Norman […]

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Race Report 23 September 2017

Its Saturday…. Go sailing   Looking out over the bay at 6am and it was a glass out… Forecast was for ballistic.  Popped down to the local chandlery and spoke to chandelier (you know, the bright spark who work in a Chandlery) they reckoned it was going to go nuklear…  We’ll see 25 knots +/- […]

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Race 6 action - overcooked big rigs

2017-18 Season Opener – Racing Roundup

Another glamour day on the bay clear blue sky, 15 knots NE, incoming tide and flat water. I think God is shining on the Qld 12s.!! Race 1 Wind was steady and a foot of main was eased. Super speed time with the second rigs on Waterloo Bay. Craig on the newly rechristened “Scum and […]

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