First Time Fumbles

Well, We had an interesting introduction to sailing an 18 foot skiff during the second race of the Moreton Bay Championships. The race was sailed over the old 18 footers course on Waterloo Bay. Mark 1 was between Green Island and St Helena Island. Mark 2 close to the Huybers Beacon and the start line […]

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Intro to “From the Tiller”

Welcome to “From the Tiller”.  The skipper of the “Red Rocket”, Laurie, has volunteered to document his time on the boss-stick as he learns to pilot a modern 18ft skiff.  Hopefuly we can also publish some photos and data as he progresses from “L” to “P” plates for all to enjoy.  Site back and enjoy […]

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Winged 18 footers return to Brisbane

Winged 18 foot skiffs have returned to sail from the home of 18 foot skiff sailing in Brisbane, the Brisbane 18 Footers Sailing Club.  During the off-season, a deal was struck with the Australian 18 Footers League to have two of the “retired” boats head north of the border. These boats were picked up over […]

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