JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs- Strong breeze again for Race 7 - PredictWind
by Richard Gladwell on 24 Feb 2013
A strong breeze is forecast for the final race of the 64th JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship being sailed on Sydney Harbour, at 3.00pm.
No action yesterday in the rigging area - JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship 2013, Race 6 Frank Quealey © /Australian 18 Footers League http://www.18footers.com.au
PredictWind is showing a breeze at increasing through the day to an 18kts average at the race start time of 3.00pm - less than yesterday and which should be sailable.
The winds are also predicted be in the NNE and steady throughout the day.
This prognosis has been based on a reference point in the centre of Sydney Harbour, and will obviously vary on the edges of the course
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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.
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 official leaderboard: http://www.18skiff.com/skiff-results!click_here