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2016 Qld 18ft State Titles

The 2016 Queensland State titles for 18 foot skiffs has been won by Team Ullman skippered by Laurie Williamson, with current  i14 national champion David Hayter and Skiff-gun for hire Elliott Mahar with a result card of 1,2,2,1,1.  Second was Smit Lamnalco sailed by current 12 foot skiff Queensland champion team of Paul O’Malley-Jones and […]

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18s 2015 Aus Champs – Day 3 Report and Wrap

Squalls and unsettled weather greeted crews on the final day of competition at the 2015 18ft Skiff Australian Championship on Waterloo Bay, Manly. Between rain fronts the bay was barely ruffled by constantly shifting winds at less than 5 knots, making setting a sailable course challenging for race officials and sailing a highly tactical affair […]

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18s 2015 Aus Champs – Day 2 Report

It was a day of high-drama out on Waterloo Bay, as day two of the 2015 18ft Skiff Australian Championships got underway. In the rigging yard the crew of overnight leader Gotta Love It 7 were mildly optimistic when quizzed about using the day’s racing to consolidate their lead. “We’ll see how it goes out […]

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18s 2015 Aus Champs – Day 1 Report

The 18 Footers today took to pristine Waterloo Bay, Manly, to contest the 2015 18ft Skiff Australian Championship. Under calm seas, crews dealt with warm weather on the first day of competition, and a moderate North-Easterly breeze. It was a clean start in race 1, with Thurlow Fisher Lawyers maximising their move off the line to […]

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