Saturday saw three 12s at RQ for what looked like a drifting sick easterly. Last minute withdrawal meant the grey boat Scum and Villainy pull out without even putting in a stick. New boat was Kitchen Makers recently purchased from Sydney by a couple of former 18s sailors on the Sunny Coast grabbed all the […]
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Waterloo Bay turned up the volume for the 12ft skiffs, who enjoyed epic wind conditions at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron for the 4-day event, despite the odd rain squall. Eventual winners, Nick Press and Andrew Hay on Sydney Sailmakers showed consistency throughout the 6-race series to post no worse than a 2nd place across […]
The forecast, depending where you sourced from, was either 5-10knots building then fading or 15-20knots fading late. The rigging lawn was experiencing 20knots all the weather observation points were inconsistent; 20 at spitfire, 14 at inner beacon, 25 at bananas, the morning coaches had all seen 30+ knots and rescued their learner fleets off the […]
THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL JJ CHALLENGE After losing the title to the red-hot New Zealand Honda Marine team in 2018, the local Australian fleet has been strengthened, but they will all have to produce their best and most consistent form if they want to repel the challenge from the four nations wanting to grab the honours […]
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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