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°18 Jan 2015: The season 2015 is set and the dates are here

Thanks to our secretary Matt Kiddle and the great support of Sören Clausen we have the the season-plannings for 2015 completed.

We will have 4 races for the European Grand Prix 2015.

Venues:
The tour will start on lake Ammersee in Germany 1st-3rd of May to warm up for the Mark Foy Trophy and European Championship in Torbole on lake Garda 29th May until 3rd of June.
Again back to the classes big window for the Public and Media in Travemünde at the Travemünder Woche to join the German class at their German Open from 18th July - 20th July.
The big finish will be in Campione on lake Garda from 25th september - 27 september 2015, already a perfect host in 2014 for the European Championship.

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°18 Jan 2015: NSW Championship, Race 2 Sunday, 18 January 2015

Coopers 62-Rag & Famish Hotel’s crew sailed a brilliant tactical race to score a stunning win in Race 2 of the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today.
Jack Macartney, Peter Harris and Mark Kennedy were superb and their decision on the second windward leg from Robertson Point to Clarke Island sealed the victory. (more...)

°12 Jan 2015: NSW Championship, Race 1 Sunday, 11 January 2015

Following a three-week layoff over Christmas-New Year, the Australian 18 Footers League’s 18ft Skiff fleet returned to Sydney Harbour today to contest Race 1 of the NSW Championship.
Conditions were far from perfect for the 15 teams with a variable south wind the order of the day.
Australian 16 Footer champion Lee Knapton won his second consecutive scratch race in the 18s when he teamed with Ricky Bridge and Mike McKensey to bring Mojo Wine home just 4s ahead (more...)

°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...)

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