18ft Skiffs
Jumping around Europe

The 18ft Skiffs are a full carbon high-speed sailboat class that are sailed by three athletes on each skiff.

Next Events

August 2022

Saturday August 27 – Sunday August 28

UKGP 5 Calshot UK

Our main events

18ft skiffs are sailed all around the world with hot-spots in Australia, Europe and New Zealand

Summer in Australia and summer in Europe means double the fun while racing at the worlds best locations

Mark Foy Regatta
The Mark Foy is the Official World Championship for the 18ft skiffs

JJ Giltinan Regatta
This is the biggest event in the Australian league calendar and is regularly the highest attendance event in the world

European Championships
This event brings together sailors from across the continent to race to be the champions of Europe. Containers regularly visit from New Zealand and Australia. It takes place in Torbole, ITA, for some guaranteed No2 rig racing.

Meet the boat

3 sailors

On triple trapeze

spinnaker size

typically 61–73 m2 (660–790 sq ft)

Unlimited main
Unlimited jib

Typically 26–32 m2 (280–340 sq ft)
9.28 m2 (99.9 sq ft)

18ft long

LWL: 5.49 m (18.0 ft)
LOA: 8.9 m (29 ft)
Beam: 2.0 m (6 ft 7 in)

175 kg

Weight ready to sail:
175 kg