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°01 Mar 2015: Queen of the Harbour Sunday, 1 March 2015

The annual Queen of the Harbour 18ft Skiff race took place on Sydney Harbour today and resulted in Gayle Beck being crowned the Queen of Sydney Harbour for 2015.
Gayle, with the help of her crew mates John Winning (more...)

°24 Feb 2015: 2015 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship, Race 7

Gotta Love It 7’s team of Seve Jarvin, Sam Newton and Scott Babbage officially became the 2015 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff champions after the regatta concluded on Sydney Harbour today.
The team had already secured the title before today’s race and skipper Seve Jarvin had become the most capped skipper and competitor in the championship’s 76-year history. (more...)

°21 Feb 2015: 2015 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship, Race 6

United States 18ft Skiff champion Howie Hamlin turned the memory clock back 12 years when he skippered Harken to victory in Race 6 of the 2015 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today.
Hamlin, who won the Giltinan title in 2002 and 2003, teamed with Dan Phillips and Skip McCormack to score a 24s win over Thurlow Fisher Lawyers (Michael Coxon, Trent Barnabas, Dave O’Connor).
New Zealand’s Yamaha (David McDiarmid, Andrew Archibald and Mark Overington) finished in third place, a further 50s behind Thurlow Fisher Lawyers. (more...)

°19 Feb 2015: 2015 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship, Race 5

Thurlow Fisher Lawyers broke the previous Gotta Love It 7 domination to win Race 5 of the 2015 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today.
Sailing a four lap windward-return course, Thurlow Fisher Lawyers (Michael coxon, Trent Barnabas, Dave O’Connor) won the start at the pin end of the line and sailed brilliantly in the light ENE breeze to lead the bunched fleet behind her by 50s. (more...)

°16 Feb 2015: First Race 2015 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship

The defending champion Gotta Love It 7 team of Seve Jarvin, Sam Newton and Scott Babbage gave a brilliant performance to come from behind and score a brilliant win in Race 1 of the 2015 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today. (more...)

°12 Feb 2015: THURLOW FISHER LAWYERS CHALLENGE FOR THE 2015 JJ GILTINAN 18ft SKIFF CHAMPIONSHIP

Following victories in the 2006 (Casio Seapathfinder) and 2007 (Fiat) JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship regattas, Michael Coxon has had to be content with a number of podium finishes behind Seve Jarvin and his successful Gotta Love It 7 team.
A stunning win in last week’s NSW Championship (more...)

°08 Feb 2015: 18ft Skiffs President’s Trophy Sunday, 8 February 2015

With the 2015 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship less than one week away, today’s Presidents Trophy race on Sydney Harbour took on added importance as the final lead up to the world’s biggest 18ft skiff championship.
A light north east breeze proved just the right conditions for the veteran Yandoo team of John Winning, Andrew Hay and Cameron McDonald when they scored a 1m6s victory over a determined The Kitchen Maker team. (more...)

°07 Feb 2015: 2015 JJ GILTINAN 18ft SKIFF CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW - CAN SEVE JARVIN BREAK THE RECORD?

Since the first regatta in 1938, the quality of competition at the J.J. Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship has been so strong that there have been only eleven multiple championship-winning skippers in the event’s 75 year history. (more...)

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