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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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18ft Skiff Results 5 Feb 2011

1st Heat Club Championship Start: Scratch 1st – Red Claw (Adam Young) 0:44:28 2nd – Queensland (David Witt) 0:50:10 DNF – Bulimba Firetruck (Laurie Williamson); Queenslander (Chris Garrett) Corrected Time Results will be back-calculated following collection of more race times.

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Red Claw Bites the fleet

Saturday’s racing went to plan on board the Red Claw Brisbane 18, moderate NE winds gusting between 16-19 knots and a 4 boat fleet (Red Claw, Queensland, Bulimba Firetruck and Queenslander). New crew member Toby Poulsen did a fantastic job in the bow (1st Race), Nathan (Smitty) the work horse also did a brilliant job, […]

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