18ft Skiff Teams

Queenslander / Team Hayter

Skipper: Dave Hayter

Dave is a four time Australian 14ft Skiff champion, who won the 2020 title and was 5th in the World Championship at the same regatta. Dave has been involved in the 18ft skiffs in Brisbane since 2019/19 season. He is the son of a sailmaker in Adelaide, Alegayter Sails, who provides the sails for his 14 and hobby boat builder.

Crew: Nathaniel Dutton

Nickname “Scoobs”, most recently been sailing the 49er and been part of the Queensland youth squad.

Crew: Elliot Maher

International 14’ Skiff crew with his brother Courtney and 18’ Skiff super crew, filled in many times in Sydney, sailed Lake Garda in 2019. Sported an awesome moustache at the 2020 JJ Giltinan.

Queenslander 2020 JJ Giltinan. Photo credit Aeromedia.

Lumix / Team Watson

Skipper: Alex Watson


Crew: Cooper Richmond


Crew: Ben Roxburgh



Lumix, 2020 JJ Giltinan. Photo credit Angus Roxburgh

QMC / Team Rogers

Skipper: Matt Rogers

Queensland sailing team, 29er state champion, 19 years old, qualified instructor.

Crew: Darren Rogers

not 19 years old (Matt’s dad), previous experience includes 505s, sharpies, 420’s, A-class, Nacra 5.8 and F18 catamarans.

Crew: Steve Wilson

7 years in the Contender at a local, national and international level.

QMC 2020 JJ Giltinan. Photo credit Adventures of a Sailor Girl / Nic Douglass