2nd rig at last in Brisbane.!! Saturday the 29th saw a glamour 10-15kt southeasterly, threatening more, and 4 boats on the line. Numbers were low because Skinny broke his boom taking his mate for a ride in 25kts and Terry having shoulder issues. Broken bits everywhere from the 4th rig pounding we’ve been getting lately. […]
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Groundhog Day in Brisbane, with another 4th rig northerly ramping up the fleet of 6 skiffs. Some more mixed crews challenged even getting to the start line and Tank Girl was first off (I’m sure they were over – Ben had to check the flags), with Ghetto Sled chasing hard. Havoc was also pushing hard […]
It’s been a year since the Brisbane 18 footers tragically lost one of our own out on the race course.. To honour our mate Casper, we held a small on water ceremony before the start on Saturday. A wreath was laid on the start line and the skiffs reflected with a minutes silence.. The first […]
Brisbane turned it up a notch this weekend and what a ride..!! The rigging lawn was packed with 8 skiffs.. With sailors coming from far and wide.. Joel even flew up from Sydney for the day..!! Why wouldn’t he.. The forecast was 31 degrees, 15-25kts from the North and an outgoing tide… That can only […]
They are calling it Big Saturday and even typing this two days later hurts my forearms..!! The scene was set for an epic day of racing.. The forecast was for 15-20kts out of the South with an incoming tide.. We all knew it was going to be lumpy but didn’t think it would be anything […]
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