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12s – Jack Reid Memorial – 1st February 2014

What a day, and what a turn out it was for the Jack Reid Memorial..!! The Christmas break is officially over with 6 skiffs challenging for the coveted trophy. We decided we would make it a best of 3 sprint races and it was game on from the first gun..!! Everybody put in 3rd rig except […]

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54th 12ft Skiff Interdominions – Wellington

Race report, while it’s still fresh! After the epic logistical task of getting Tank Girl finished, then to Sydney and onto Wellington, we arrived to find it blowing 45-50 knots and looking to stay that way.  Ideas of a practise sail withered as we watched the wind lift whirls of spray off the sea.   […]

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12s – Season Points – 7th December 2013

Boy oh boy.. Has anyone come down yet after Saturday’s sensational racing..?? I know I haven’t..!! With clear blue skies, hangovers from Friday nights Christmas parties, 10-15kts and the big open bay, you couldn’t ask for better skiff racing conditions..!! The fleet was split from the get go with Squid and Ghetto putting in big rig, and […]

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12s – NSW States

Tough weekend on the water, but a good experience and plenty of fun was had by all. Saturdays race was described by local narcoleptic cherub sailor Ali as the worst day on the water in her career. It was an unsteady 2nd rig Southerly and the short windward-leeward (with starboard roundings of course) course had […]

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12s – Club Championship Races 5 & 6 – 26th Oct

After the crazy rides we had last week, the boys were pretty pumped for the weekend.. Unfortunately Hughie was keeping his cards close to his chest and the forecast was for a pretty lame day of ENE big rig.. The Tank Girls Benny and Craig were happy because the good doctor had to work on […]

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12s – Season Points – 19th October 2013

Race 1 The Seabreeze weather rollercoaster started early Monday morning and the banter between the lads last week was pretty intense.. The forecast on Saturday was for breeze.. Plenty of it..!! GAME ON..!! Saturday morning rolled around and after a quick call to the “bayside bogans” we decided to pack our 2nd, 3rd and 4th […]

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