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Spectator boat for Bay skiff racing

As part of our plans to boost interest in our local skiff racing scene, the Brisbane 18 Footers are proud to announce our spectator boat will commence this Saturday (November 12th) to follow the 12 & 18ft skiff action. [singlepic id=200 w=320 h=240 float=left]   Watch the sailing action from the comfort of a spectator […]

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12s – Club Championship Heat 1

PB Towage continue to dominate the 2011/12 season with another two “Big” wins..!! The experts say “big sails win big races” and you know what..?? They’re right..!!! With the welcome return of Old Yella, The crews were pretty excited about hitting the bay for some fun in the sun.!! Conditions were perfect for some magic racing.. NE […]

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PB Minage

                PB Mining Sorry, no embedded video player, but click on the link to download the video from PB’s mine a few weeks ago…  

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Saturday Skiffs Postponed – 15/10/11

Following discussions between the Race Committee and the 18s Rep, the decision has been made to postpone tomorrow’s racing to a spare date later in the season. The forecast isn’t pretty, and with the current rescue capabilities it’s prudent to keep the boats safely tucked in bed for this weekend. Also with the Warwick weekend […]

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12s – Heat 7 & 8 Report

N-E-S-Westerly..!!! WTF The 8am thunderstorm scared almost everyone away from the bay but by lunchtime there was a steady 10kt NW breeze and glipses of sunshine. Terry “million dollar man” Ellis with his brand new knee took the reigns of the Ghetto Sled and Ben got out of bed on the right side after a […]

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12s – Heat 5 & 6 Report

The forecast was there… Did anyone listen..?? HELL NO..!! The 18’s went big.. We had a delightful NE breeze blowing and we figured we could probably handle the Westerly if it came in with 2nd rig.. Hmm So we launched.. Video footage will show Tristan and I were pretty nervous… Something crazy was going to happen… […]

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