The 57th 12ft Skiff Interdominion Championship kicks off tomorrow with the Invitation Race at 1:30pm. If the forecasters are right, tomorrow shapes as one of the strongest days of the championship… Weather Situation A high pressure system in the Tasman Sea will extend a firm ridge and east to southeasterly winds into southern Queensland waters […]
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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 […]
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 […]
With thanks to our supporting sponsors: Notice of Race – downloadable PDF Entries and Crew List Willy Weather – Manly (Qld) Forecasts, Tides Event & Race Schedule / Race Results Race Reports 2017 Inters – 1 more sleep Invitation Race Day 1 – Races 1 & 2 Day 2 – Races 3 & 4 Day […]
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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