°15 Dec 2014: Syd. Barnett Memorial Trophy Sunday 14 December 2014
Ash Rooklyn replaced Jonathan Whitty on Lumix and scored his first 18ft Skiff win as a skipper when he teamed with Aron Everett and Daniel Nixon to win the Syd. Barnett Memorial Trophy race on Sydney Harbour today.
Lumix grabbed the lead after rounding the first set of windward marks and was never in any real danger of defeat as the team sailed faultlessly around the North-East course. (more...)
°09 Dec 2014: Club Championship, Race 4 Yandoo Trophy
Australian 16 Footer champion Lee Knapton won his first 18ft Skiff race when he teamed with Ricky Bridge and Mike McKensey in Mojo Wine to win a remarkable Race 4 of the Australian 18 Footers Club Championship on Sydney Harbour today. (more...)
°30 Nov 2014: W.C ‘Trappy’ Duncan Memorial Trophy Sunday, 30 November 2014
Strong wind specialists David Witt, Tom Clout and Matt Wark thrived on the conditions today to bring home their 18ft Skiff, Smeg, winner of the 18ft Skiffs W.C. ‘Trappy’ Duncan Memorial Trophy on Sydney Harbour.
The Smeg boys revelled 20+ knots north east wind to lead the fleet (more...)
°23 Nov 2014: Club Championship, Race 3 Cordukes Clubhouse Trophy
The champion Gotta Love It 7 skiff continued her domination of the Australian 18 Footer League’s 2014-2015 Season with another brilliant victory in Race 3 of the Club Championship on Sydney Harbour today.
Usual skipper Seve Jarvin and for’ard hand Sam Newton were joined in the team by James Wierzbowski for today’s race and led from shortly after the to defeat defending champion Thurlow Fisher Lawyers (Michael Coxon, Dave O’Connor, Dave Ewings) by 38s. (more...)
°09 Nov 2014: Club Championship, Race 2 - Eric Bowen Memorial Trophy
The champion Gotta Love It 7 crew of Seve Jarvin, Sam Newton and Scott Babbage again showed the class which has seen the team sweep all before them in recent seasons of 18ft Skiff Racing on Sydney Harbour when they won Race 2 of the Australian 18 Footer League’s Club Championship today. (more...)
°02 Nov 2014: Mick Scully Memorial Trophy on Sydney Harbour, 2nd November
After a wild storm with winds gusting to 106 klms per hour hit Sydney Harbour yesterday, conditions on the harbour returned to a brilliant 12-15 knot South-East wind for today’s Mick Scully Memorial Trophy race.
Rig choice was split between the bigger #1 rigs and the smaller #2s, with the veteran John “Woody” Winning electing to go small on Yandoo. (more...)
°27 Oct 2014: Club Championship – Race 1 Alf Beashel Memorial Trophy
The brilliant conditions which have prevailed for the opening races of the 2014-2015 Australian 18 Footers League season continued today for Race 1 of the Club Championship on Sydney Harbour. After all teams registered their new equipment, they took to the harbour in a South-East breeze, which gusted to more than 20-knots. (more...)
°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...)