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12s – Reid Memorial Handicap

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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12s – Club Championship Races 3 & 4

Another great turnout in Brisbane with the weather and the skiffs getting acquainted in style. Club champ points were up for grabs and it was a ding dong battle at the front with Tank Girl and Ghetto Sled match racing around 3 laps on the Waterloo Bay course. 10-15kts was forecast and big rigs went […]

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12s – Club Championship Race 1

After another long week of crazy forecasts and probably a little too much smack talk among the lads, the QLD 12’s were fired up and raring to go when Saturday finally came..!! The breeze wasn’t quite as strong as the early week forecasts, however a magic sunny 27 degrees with 10-15kts greeted the sailors when […]

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Brace yourselves – 2014-15 Season is coming

Some skiffies are madly sanding, fairing and painting into mad hours of the night and all weekend.  Others walk past their charges on the way to work, brush leaves off the tarp (those boats lucky enough to have one), and get in their cars and drive off, with nary a thought to going sailing. Yes, […]

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2014 Australian 12ft Skiff Championship Wrap-up

[singlepic id=1303 w=350 h= float=left] Experienced campaigners Brett Hobson and Brad Phillips aboard “Garde” take out the 79th 12ft Skiff Australian Championships. The light conditions continued for the last three races at Waterloo Bay, Brisbane. A warm seabreeze came in Sunday which made for a relaxing afternoon sail. Garde continued their winning streak, winning the […]

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Halftime Report

The 2014 edition of the 12ft skiff Australian Championships being held on Waterloo bay in QLD has reached the halfway mark. The racing has been close and the rides non existent. Day 1 featured an interesting new concept with an invitational sprint race giving competitors a chance to get to know the conditions and blow […]

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