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JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs- Live coverage - normal start 3.00pm, Sydney

by Richard Gladwell on 24 Feb 2013
Thurlow Fisher gets a flyer - JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship 2013, Race 5 Frank Quealey © /Australian 18 Footers League http://www.18footers.com.au

Organisers of the JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Trophy are running a great website which features tracking a delayed feed of the race..

Race 7 will start at the normal time of 3.00pm (local time) on Sydney Harbour. This is the final race in what will now be a six race series, after yesterday's Race 6 was not sailed due to strong winds.

Click on the links below to follow the live race tracking (all things willing). A video of the Invitation race , plus Races 1 and 2 are available for viewing, other races will be posted on the Video channel www.jj18footerstv.com as they are uploaded.

You will need to register (it's free), then log in to a new tab/window for www.18footerstv.com enter your user name and password and you're ready to go!

Viewing the JJ Giltinan 18 Ft Skiffs:

Spectator ferries will follow each of the seven races in the championship, leaving Double Bay Wharf 30 minutes before the start of each race. Races 1 and 6 (Saturdays 16 and 23 February) start at 4pm while all other races start at 3pm. Early booking essential as the weekend ferries can sell out well in advance.

Races 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 will be sailed on 17, 19, 20, 21 and 24 February.

For those who can’t make it onto the spectator ferry, there are many ways to follow the championship:

Live Tracking: http://www.tractrac.com/index.php?page=eventpage&id=274!click_here

Video Coverage and ‘Pick-the-Podium’: www.jj18footerstv.com!click_here

For the current overall points score: http://www.18skiff.com/skiff-results/!click_here

Waiting for the race to start - http://www.jj18footerstv.com/!Click_here to see the full replays of Races 1-5

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