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°20 Oct 2014: Major A. Frizelle Trophy Sunday, 19 October 2014

The brilliant conditions of last week’s opening race of the season were duplicated today when the Australian 18 Footers League’s Major A. Frizelle Trophy race was sailed in a 20–knot North East wind on Sydney Harbour. (more...)

°16 Oct 2014: The Final Of The German Tour - Three Clean Bullets To Team Magic Marine

Three of the strongest German teams mixed up with Suisse team Easys for the Final of the German tour from 10th until 12th Oktober in Berlin. three other teams retired before starting and so these four went out for racing in tricky and tactical but warm conditions.
After three clean bullets for GER 33 Magic Marine it (more...)

°12 Oct 2014: R. Watt Memorial Trophy Sunday, 12 October 2014

18ft Skiff Racing was back on Sydney Harbour today when the Australian 18 Footers League staged the R. Watt Memorial Trophy 3-Buoys race as the opening event of its 2014-2015 Season.

A perfect 18-knot North-East sea breeze prevailed, giving competitors some excellent rides and spectators great racing action to watch. (more...)

°06 Oct 2014: 18ft SKIFFS: 2014-2015 SEASON BEGINS NEXT SUNDAY

The 2014-2015 Season of 18ft Skiff Racing will begin next Sunday (12 October) when the Australian 18 Footers League stages a 3-Buoys club trophy race on Sydney Harbour. (more...)

°05 Oct 2014: The Final of the German Tour starts next Friday

Next Friday we will see a great showdown on Lake Wannsee from 10th -12th October between two teams. First is Team Berlin Syndicat that finished 2nd in the first round on Lake Ammersee in May and 2nd in July at the Travemünder Woche, German Open and European Grand Prix. Second is Team EuroLink that finished Ammersee 3rd and Travemünde 3rd as well. The winner
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°15 Sep 2014: The European Grand Prix Final showed great sport

It was a great final, hosted again by the Dutch teams in Bruinisse and 8 teams found their way to Bruinisse again. With a little pity we have to notice no German team participated otherwise it could have been easily over 12 boats. in a tricky and demanding conditions the teams found their Dutch Champion, (more...)

°02 Aug 2014: 29th - 31st August: Upcoming Final Event of the European Grand Prix Season 2014 in Bruinisse, Netherlands

Big chances for all teams to improve no matter if you are beginner or advanced. Directly before the regatta a training is planned with Ribs, video analyzes, crew sharing and a big chance of knowledge transfer to the new teams in the class. On the 28th of August a coached training is planned for all 18s that want to join and improve. (more...)

°23 Jul 2014: Third European Grand Prix Germany from 19.-22.July

For the third Race of the European Grand Prix in Travemünde from 19th - 22nd July in the Tavemünder Woche 10 teams entered and 7 teams prepared for the first race on saturday. The weatherforcast was good - stable conditions with wind from east and warm and sunny. The only question was how strong will be the thermical wind? The water was quite warm already with 20°C but air temperatures of 30°C means probably a strong thermal wind and so it happened. (more...)

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