°01 May 2013: First European Grand Prix in Germany at Lake Ammersee 27th - 30th April
Dear 18 foot Skiff Sailors from all over the world, especially those from the UK
I‘m sorry, you missed it and it was so cool!
Diessen at the Ammersee in Bavaria, approximately 10.000 people living there an probably the same amount of cows, but that doesn‘t matter for now...
Normally the 18 foot skiffs were a part of the Skiffmania with 49ers, Moth, 29ers, Musto Skiffs and so forth, this time we were all alone and 14 boats at the starting line for the 1. European Grand Prix Event. All by ourselves we had a lot of fun and the facilities of the Diessner Segel-Club are just amazing and perfect to host an 18 foot skiff event - I am sorry you missed it... (more...)
°09 Apr 2013: Ronstan Neoprene Collection at 30% Discount at the German Grand Prix available
the actual Neoprene collection from Ronstan at 30% Discounted price is at the German Grand Prix available. (more...)
°09 Apr 2013: Early discounted Entry for the Season 2013 ends on 15th April
Season starts and lots of things got to be organised. So you can easily forget the most important thing ;-): Enter the races soon.
Once again may I invite you for a fantastic season 2013....
A lot of great venues wait for you attendance and the class is more alive than ever in Europe. We got (thanks to Sören Clausen) a new media partner with Icarus Sailing Media and Eurosport will still be on our side. (more...)
°26 Mar 2013: The European Grand Prix Season starts 27th - 30th of April in Diessen
Spain has been fake but the German Grand Prix in Diessen is for real - Join now.
I want to focus you on the first event of the season in Germany that will be legen...dary! We had thanks to Prinz Luitpold of Bavaria and Ström an organizing team in the Segelclub Diessen that organizes the biggest and oldest skiff-only regatta in Germany. This time we will (more...)
°26 Mar 2013: Australian Season final & Club Championship, Race 10 Alice Burton Memorial Trophy
Gotta Love It 7 made a clean sweep of the 2012-2013 Season championships when she took out the final race and the Australian 18 Footers League Club Championship on Sydney Harbour today.
With regular skipper Seve Jarvin taking his place as For’ard Hand today with regular crewman Peter Harris missing from the team, World Moth champion Josh McKnight, of the UK, joined the Gotta Love It 7 crew for the race. (more...)
°11 Mar 2013: C-Tech again Leader of the World Ranking
C-Tech strikes back and gains Lead in the World Ranking again, at least for the next week until Gotta Love it 7 will get to the top for the first time with a clean win of the N.S.W.Championship.
A good performance in the backyard of the Australians at the JJ.Giltinan brings Alex Vallings, Josh McCormack and Pete Burling back into the Pole Position of the gliding World Ranking.
Best performance since years from Europe brings Team Pica from UK (more...)
°11 Mar 2013: N.S.W. Championship, Race 5
Gotta Love It 7 became the 2012-2013 NSW 18ft Skiff champion when Euan McNicol (replacing regular skipper Seve Jarvin), Scott Babbage and Peter Harris took out the last race of the championship on Sydney Harbour today.
After trailing Pure Blonde (Tom Clout, Rob Bell, Matt Wark) by two boatlengths at the first windward mark (more...)
°03 Mar 2013: Ferry Patrons Trophy Sponsored by Haier Appliances, 3 March 2013
It was a nostalgic day on Sydney Harbour today when some of the greatest names in 18ft Skiff Racing history skippered boats in the Haier Appliances Ferry Patrons Trophy race.
The legendry Iain Murray, six-times, undefeated Giltinan champion between 1977 and 1982, five times champion Trevor Barnabas and 2000 winner John Winning all skippered top contenders.
Murray was in charge of present Giltinan champion Gotta Love It 7, Barnabas on Thurlow Fisher Lawyers and ‘Woody’ Winning was skippering his own Yandoo skiff. (more...)