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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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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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57th Inters – Final Results

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2017 Inters – 1 more sleep

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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12s – Qld State Titles 1&2 – 12th November 2016

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 […]

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12s – Jack Reid Memorial – 5th November 2016

  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 […]

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