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Sailtech dominates Queensland Championship

See live onboard footage – full blast! Under cloudy skies and a light to moderate southerly, Sailtech Sails stamped their authority winning Heats 3 and 4 to take the 18ft Skiff Queensland Championship for 2011. [singlepic id=126 w=320 h=240 float=left] Four skiffs met the starter for Heat Three, Sailtech (Adam Young), Pure Blonde Qld (Laurie […]

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Queenslander Pulls a Bradbury!

Heat One The 18s blasted around the course for the first two heats of the QLD state titles on Moreton Bay on Saturday. Five skiffs fronted the 15 to 20 knot southeasterly breeze in spectacular 18 foot skiff fashion – Sailtech Sails, Dash Co Building, Pure Blonde (fresh from Sydney), Queenslander and Bulimba Firetruck. Heat […]

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18 Footers Queensland Champs begin this weekend

11am Saturday 9th and 16th April. Free BBQ afterward. For the first time in two years, the Brisbane winged 18 Footers will battle it out for the Queensland Championships this weekend. The fleet has been building again this season with six new boats kindly provided by the Australian 18 Footers League, Double Bay. These boats […]

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Down to the Wire

Brisbane 18s battle it out in light airs Racing report – Saturday 26-2-2011 Once again, it was a three boat race with Witty at the Giltinans and Queenslander short a crew member this week. Light conditions made sailing out on Moreton Bay just superb for spectators and other competitors out on the water. Daryl and […]

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Q1 in the invitation heat

Q1 takes handicap honours in Heat 1 of 2011 JJ Giltinan

David Witt skippering Queenslander 1 (Q1) finished a creditable 9th over the line and first on handicap in Heat 1 of the 2011 JJ Giltinan.  With a 10-14 kt SE breeze and on Course 3, conditions obviously suited Witty and crew. However the efforts weren’t to be matched in Heat 2, a slightly lighter ESE and with […]

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Moreton Bay’s Wildlife on Show for the 18s

Light to moderate NE winds 8-13 knots welcomed the three 18s for a warm but enjoyable day on Moreton Bay – Boat Mate, Bulimba Fire Truck and Red Claw Wines Qld. Unfortunately Queenslander never made it out of the rigging park due to the lack of one crew member while Asko Appliances Qld and Queensland […]

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