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UK Class News   18 for sale on eBay

Posted By on Thursday, August 29, 2013

A UK 18 skiff is for sale on eBay, with no reserve price
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UK Class News   Detailed Report on the 30. September, Final Day of UK Nationals & EUGP Final by Ben Clothier

Posted By on Thursday, October 04, 2012

And what a day it was. With a building south westerly and a report from PRO Mike Johnson on the race track that it was already blowing 15 to 19 kts. out in the sound, it was an easy decision to opt for the smaller no.2 rigs. Although more stable than the westerly and north westerly direction there was going to be more chop and with a big wind forecast it only means one thing …. plenty of swimming.

In the first race of the day both Pica and Magic Marine had the best (Read More)

UK Class News   Third Round of UK 18 Foot Skiff Grand Prix, Sandbanks, Poole

Posted By on Wednesday, September 05, 2012

With the light wind forecast there was no chance of any 4g negative dives for the seven skiffs who arrived in Sandbanks, Poole on the weekend of the 1-2nd September for the third round of UK 18 Foot Skiff Grand Prix. But the action was close and personal during the same weekend that Bournemouth hosted the annual air show. With a relatively long break following the European championship in June on Lake Garda and 3rd European Grand Prix event in Travemunde (Read More)

UK Class News   2nd Day Round 2 18ft Grand Prix UK Calshot

Posted By on Wednesday, May 09, 2012

A gruelling bank holiday weekend concluded in sunshine for Round 2 of the
18ft Skiff Grand Prix yesterday. Eight teams raced for the Holt Challenge
plate in cold, wet and windy conditions for the most part. Team Pica, the
defending holders of the trophy, were given more to think about with new
challenge coming from a variety of directions in the form of teams Ronstan
and team LED. (Read More)

UK Class News   1st Day Round 2 18 ft Grand Prix UK Calshot

Posted By on Monday, May 07, 2012

The bitterly cold Solent was gruelling enough for the regular day tripper
let alone the few that had donned rubber suits for a day on the water.
Eight skiff teams entered the 2nd Round of the UK 18ft Skiff Grand Prix, the
based at Calshot Activity Centre. (Read More)

UK Class News   First Round of Uk Grand Prix in Stone 31st March until 1st April

Posted By on Thursday, April 05, 2012

The Australian 18ft skiff season finished last weekend, whilst on the other side of the world the new skiff season starts. Six UK teams arrived at Stone Sailing Club in Essex for the first round of the UK Grand Prix. On Saturday a mixed forecast contributed to a difficult rig choice with 2 of the 6 teams opting for smaller rigs. (Read More)

UK Class News   First Round of UK 18ft Grand Prix starts this Weekend

Posted By on Friday, March 30, 2012

The UK 18ft Skiff Grand Prix kicks off this weekend with the first of the four Grand Prix events at Stone Sailing Club. Seven boats have already confirmed participation for the first event. So the series is due to pick up where it left off with the influx of new teams from 2011.
(Read More)

UK Class News   Results of The UK Nationals at Poole

Posted By on Tuesday, August 30, 2011

The results of The UK Nationals at Poole are now online. (Read More)

UK Class News   Final Day - UK 18 foot Skiff Nationals – Monday 29th August

Posted By on Tuesday, August 30, 2011

The UK 18ft Skiff sailors assembled on the beach for a final time on the last day of the UK 18ft Skiff National Championships in Sandbanks, Poole. With sunshine and 10knts of breeze blowing offshore, the Race Officer, Jon Gorringe was able to set an exciting short course with (Read More)

UK Class News   Day 2 - UK 18 foot Skiff Nationals – Sunday 28th August

Posted By on Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Come Rain, Come Shine: All eight skiffs were greeted with a stunning morning at Sandbanks. Sunny, moderate conditions, with breeze from the west enabled the Jon Gorringe and his Parkstone Yacht Club race management team to move the course close into the shore (Read More)

UK Class News   UK 18 foot Skiff Nationals, Day 1 – Saturday 27th August

Posted By on Sunday, August 28, 2011

Over the Handle Bars!

The first day of the 2011 UK 18 Foot Skiff National Championship was a windy and wild adventure. Sailing off the beach at Sandbanks, Parkstone Yacht Club and the Watersports Academy teamed up to provide a superb both shore based and on the water race area for the premier event of the UK 18ft Skiff Circuit. (Read More)

UK Class News   Big Breeze for Round 2 of the UK 18ft Skiff Grand Prix

Posted By on Thursday, June 02, 2011

The breeze delivered to promise for Round 2 of the UK 18ft Skiff Grand Prix in Exmouth, hosted by Exe Sailing Club last weekend. With a south westerly blowing during the preceding week the bay had become more of obstacle course than had been expected. However, in the protection of the Exmouth estuary, all teams opted for the big rig, misjudging the conditions out (Read More)

UK Class News   UK Grand-Prix - Round 2

Posted By on Tuesday, May 24, 2011

The UK 18ft Skiff Grand Prix arrives in Exmouth this bank holiday weekend for three days or racing on Devon’s coast line. Exe Sailing Club will be hosting the skiffs at their award winning club. Seven teams are due to do battle ranging in experience and levels of technology. (Read More)

UK Class News   UK Grand-Prix Kick off

Posted By on Sunday, April 17, 2011

The UK 18ft Skiff Grand Prix kicks off this weekend with the first of four Grand Prix event at Stone Sailing Club. Six boats have already confirmed participation for the first event. (Read More)

UK Class News   18ft skiff class at Dinghy Show 2009

Posted By on Thursday, March 05, 2009

The 18ft skiff class will be making a return to the RYA Volvo Dinghy Show 2009 at stand C58 in the centre of the Great Hall. (Read More)

UK Class News   UK Grand Prix Round 5

Posted By on Wednesday, October 01, 2008

The Ovington Challenge Plate, the final event of the UK Grand Prix was hosted by Hayling Island Sailing Club in summer like conditions. (Read More)

UK Class News   UK 18ft Skiff Grand Prix 2008 Round Two

Posted By on Tuesday, May 20, 2008

The Royal Torbay Yacht Club were the excellent hosts for the second round of the 2008 18ft Skiff UK circuit last weekend with the fleet competing for the Holt Challenge Plate. (Read More)

UK Class News   UK 18ft Skiff Grand Prix 2008 Round One

Posted By on Saturday, May 10, 2008

The first round of the 2008 18ft Skiff UK circuit was sailed last weekend at Rutland Water. Competing for the Gul Challenge Plate was a slightly depleted but competitive fleet of six skiffs. (Read More)

UK Class News   18ft Skiff Nationals at Royal Torbay Yacht Club - Overall

Posted By on Monday, September 03, 2007

The final day of the Formula Spars UK 18ft Skiff National Championships in Torbay drew to a close on Monday with champagne sailing conditions. (Read More)

UK Class News   Formula Spars 2007 National Championships - Day 2

Posted By on Monday, August 27, 2007

Day 2 of the Formula Spars UK 18ft Skiff National Championships got off again to a bright and sunny start in Torbay. With the breeze up to 10 to 11 knots, it promised to provide some close skiff racing action (Read More)

UK Class News   Formula Spars 2007 National Championships - Day 1

Posted By on Sunday, August 26, 2007

The english Riviera lived up to its name when Torbay laid on blue skies and sunshine for day 1 of the Formula Spars UK 18ft Skiff National Championship. (Read More)

UK Class News   2007 Formula Spars 18ft Skiff National Championships

Posted By on Friday, August 24, 2007

The second August Bank Holiday sees the touring circus that is the UK 18ft skiff fleet head to Torquay for their National Championships, with support from Formula Spars, sailing out of the of the Royal Torbay YC (Read More)

UK Class News   Datchet 2007 : Breeze on !

Posted By on Thursday, May 10, 2007

After a weekend of high wind, high drama and high speed the Fat Face 18ft Skiff sailed by Tim Penfold Matt Alvarado and Henry Clarke emerged worthy winners of a very demanding Grand Prix (Read More)

UK Class News   UK 18ft Skiff Grand Prix at Draycote Water Sailing Club

Posted By on Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Base 1, sailed by ‘rookie’ 18ft skiff helm Ian Turnbull, sailing for this season with the boat’s regular crew of Paul Constable and Alec Mckinlay made a strong start in the 2007 UK Grand Prix series (Read More)

UK Class News   18ft skiffs at London Dinghy Sailing show

Posted By on Thursday, March 01, 2007

The 18ft Skiff is making a welcome return to the London Dinghy Sailing show this year. Look out for the class on stand C6 in the Great Hall where Radii will be on display (Read More)

UK Class News   UK Grand-Prix dates

Posted By on Thursday, February 01, 2007

The dates of the UK grand-prix have been released. 2007 will be a great year for sailing 18' around Europe (Read More)

UK Class News   Radii wins 2006 18ft skiff Grand Prix series in style

Posted By Patrick Chanez on Saturday, October 14, 2006

Radii dominated the short course racing at the Oxford Grand Prix last weekend, winning 4 of the 6 races and with that the 2006 series title. (Read More)

UK Class News   18ft Skiffs UK Grand Prix Round 3 (Day 2)

Posted By Patrick Chanez on Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Another sunny day dawned on Ullswater.  The 200 strong handicap fleet took to the water for an 11.00 am start (Read More)

UK Class News   18ft Skiffs UK Grand Prix Round 3 (Day 1)

Posted By Patrick Chanez on Sunday, July 02, 2006

Radii lead after a busy day on the water (Read More)

UK Class News   2006 Radii UK Nationals and British Grand Prix - final day

Posted By Alec Mckinlay on Monday, May 08, 2006

Two races were scheduled for the final day of the 2006 Radii 18ft Skiff National Championships and British Grand Prix. However an almost complete calm kept the fleet ashore for an hour and a half until the promised sea breeze started to fill in from the South West. (Read More)

UK Class News   2006 Radii UK National Championship and British Grand Prix Day 2

Posted By Alec Mckinlay on Monday, May 08, 2006

The second day of the 2006 Radii 18ft Skiff UK Nationals and British Grand Prix dawned cold and grey BUT with a decent breeze. Fortified by the previous evening’s barbeque courtesy of event sponsors Radii Ltd the fleet headed out for four races on a windward-leeward course set in Portland Harbour. (Read More)

UK Class News   RADII TO SPONSOR 18FT SKIFF UK NATIONALS AND BRITISH GRAND PRIX

Posted By Alec Mckinlay on Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Industry leading software house Radii Limited have been announced as sponsors of this year's 18ft Skiff National Championships and British Grand Prix taking place over May 5-7 at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. (Read More)

UK Class News   UK Grand Prix Round 1 Report and Results

Posted By Alec Mckinlay on Monday, April 24, 2006

"The first round of the UK 18ft Skiff Grand Prix got off to an excellent start with 9 teams turning up for this season's opener. There were some key omissions from the line up which bodes well for the UK Nationals taking place in two weeks time where 15 teams are expected. 2006 is hotting up to the best and most competitive season in recent history. (Read More)