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2019 12ft Skiff Australian Championship Results

   

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84th Australian 12ft Skiff Championships – Easter 2019. Hosted by B18SC & RQYS

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 […]

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12s – 30th March 2019

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 […]

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12s – 9th February 2019

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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12s – 13th October 2018

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 […]

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12s – 29th September 2018

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 […]

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