Once again Waterloo Bay put on fantastic sailing conditions. Recapping on Saturday 2/2/19. The water was murky and uncomfortably warm and the skies overcast and Giddy Up was the only starter. They had the bay to themselves and a cracking ride in 20knots with the 2nd rig dialled in, catching the Etchell fleet with 1.5 […]
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Well what a weekend of skiff racing..!! Wet and Wild is not just a theme park on the GC, it’s the perfect description of Saturdays racing..!! With the forecast changing hourly, it was anyone’s guess as to what to expect out there… The WingMan played it safe and threw in 3rd, while the old hands […]
Not so much a race report as a summary of the day’s antics. Giddy Up arrives at the rigging lawn hoping to find a crew to Shanghai. Not five minutes later and without speaking to anyone, no one, not even the sandwich lady, a text message is received; Alex heard I required a crew and […]
Another cracking day on the bay. 10kts east forecast and that’s pretty much what we got. Nicely powered up big rig in the first race and kicked a few in the second to make it interesting. Ghetto took the guns but there was plenty of action. Giddy Up with sub @Ben Roxburgh and Tank Girl […]
And so the sailing season has begun. Saturday saw the 12’ skiffs commence the season at the 18footers opening day hosted by RQYS. Two of 12’s rocked up ready to rumble; Giddy Up and Carbon Chandlery. The 18s were not completely without representation as Steve and Paul plus Jack and Josh put an 18footer on […]
Sunday 4th March will see the Historical 10ft Skiffs return to the Brisbane River, as the local teams dust off their gear and get ready for the upcoming Australian Championships. Our local skiffs will race on 4th and 18th March, and also 8th and 15th April. Races start at 2pm from Bulimba Point (Brisbane Sailing […]
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