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 […]
The family of Jack Grant would like to invite Brisbane 18 Footers members and other sailing fraternity friends down to the Brisbane Skiff Squadron to join them in the spreading of Jack’s ashes on the Brisbane River. Please be at the BSS club (Quay Street, Bulimba) no later than 2:00 p.m. on Sunday 18th December. The […]
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 […]
As we approach the start of the 2016-17 Sailing Season, the Brisbane 18 Footers would like to invite interested and experienced sailors to campaign an 18 foot skiff in Brisbane. The 18 foot skiff is one of the most challenging and exciting dinghy classes to sail, attracting sailors from the pinnacle of our sport. Are […]
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 2016 Queensland State titles for 18 foot skiffs has been won by Team Ullman skippered by Laurie Williamson, with current i14 national champion David Hayter and Skiff-gun for hire Elliott Mahar with a result card of 1,2,2,1,1. Second was Smit Lamnalco sailed by current 12 foot skiff Queensland champion team of Paul O’Malley-Jones and […]
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