sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery

 

Sail-World.com : JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs Championship George Calligeros Trophy

JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs Championship George Calligeros Trophy

'7 crew on the way to an easy win - JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship'    Frank Quealey © /Australian 18 Footers League

JJ Giltinan Championship defending champion Seve Jarvin and his Gotta Love It 7 team of Sam Newton and Scott Babbage gave an awesome performance to win Race 1 of the Winning Appliances JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship.

The champion USA team of Howie Hamlin, Fritz Lanzinger and Paul Allen finished second on CST Composites, 3m34s behind the winner.

Third place went to the early race leader Smeg, sailed by Nick Press, Dan Phillips and Dave Ewings, which was a further 37s behind CST Composites.

Australian champions Michael Coxon, Aaron Links and Trent Barnabas finished fourth in Thurlow Fisher Lawyers, with UK skiff Hyde Sails (Andy Budgen, Dan Wilsdon and Matt Wark) fifth, just ahead of Western Australia’s Slam (Grant Rollerson, Anthony Young and Peter Nicholson).

Asko Appliances (Marcus Ashley-Jones) won the start at the pin end of the line while Gotta Love It 7, CST Composites, Smeg and Western Australia’s Black Swan (David Gilmour) tacked early and went to the right hand side of the course.

This move proved a winner as Black Swan was a shock leader at the windward mark from Smeg, Gotta Love It 7, CST Composites, Slam and Queenslander 1 (Q1), skippered by David Witt.

Smeg crew continues consistent form - JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship -  Frank Quealey?nid=81011_©_-Australian 18 Footers League  

After the long spinnaker run to Robertson Point Smeg held the lead from CST Composites and Gotta Love It 7.

These positions then remained unchanged at the following windward mark off Clarke Island.

Little separated the three teams as they began the two-sail reach to Chowder Bay but there was a gap back to Thurlow Fisher Lawyers, Appliancesonline.com.au (Jeremy Wilmot), Slam, Yandoo (John Winning), Queenslander 1, Black Swan, Rag & Famish Hotel (Jack Macartney) and Hyde Sails.

Gotta Love It 7 edged to the lead over Smeg and CST Composites on this leg then opened up a 50s lead on the beat into Rose Bay.

From that point in the race it was all ‘7’ and most interest centred on the close battle between CST Composites and Smeg.

The performance by the Gotta Love It 7 team has set a high standard and it will be interesting to see how the other top teams respond to the challenge in tomorrow’s second race of the championship.

If you think you can correctly select the first three placesetters in each heat, go to the 18 footers website and click on ‘video’ to register for 'Pick the Podium'.

Queenslander & AOL in action - JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship -  Frank Quealey?nid=81011_©_-Australian 18 Footers League  

US Champion runs 2nd - JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship -  Frank Quealey?nid=81011_©_-Australian 18 Footers League  

Spinnakers on sydney harbour - JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship -  Frank Quealey?nid=81011_©_-Australian 18 Footers League  

More spinnakers - JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship -  Frank Quealey?nid=81011_©_-Australian 18 Footers League  


* Winning Appliances JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship is being sailed on Sydney Harbour from March 4th to 13th.

29 teams, representing USA, UK and New Zealand, as well as Australian crews from NSW, Western Australia and Queensland are competing in the world's top 18ft Skiff regatta.

Race tracker
Flying 18s website
18 Footers website




by Frank Quealey

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=81011

10:33 AM Sat 5 Mar 2011 GMT






Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


News - USA and the World





































ISAF Sailing World Championships - Watch medal races live here by Dan Ibsen, Sail-World Europe & UK editor,








470 Men and Women Worlds - Vadlau and Ogar into pole position by 470 International Association Class,




ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Strong competition for RS:X fleets by Olga Maslivets, International RS:X Class Assoc.,


















America’s Cup: The Future is foiling – AC45s to be modified
Volvo Ocean Race: Win a stopover trip by designing an ECsix T-Shirt
Red Bull 49erFX: On the eve of the Worlds in Santander
America's Cup: Ben Ainslie Racing launches partnership with Yamaha
2014 Chicago Match Cup - Starts tomorrow
Rio 2016 Daylight the issue for Olympic sailing regatta
ISAF Sailing World Championships - USA 470's and Lasers battle at top
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Day 5 video highlights
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander images by Jesús Renedo
PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup - No action on day 2
470 Men and Women Worlds - Game on for Olympic Qualification
ISAF Sailing World Championships: Finns off to slow start in Santander
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Seesaw Day 5 in Santander + Video
ISAF Sailing World Championships - 470 sailors shine in Santander
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Kiwi Ray Davies returns to TP52 fleet
Starboard Hatteras Wave Jam - No windsurfing action on day 1
A complete recap of the most successful Melges 20 World Championship
Rolex Big Boat Series - Prizegiving images by Chuck Lantz
ISAF Santander - Upwards path for Austrian women's 470 crew + video
18ft skiffs: Carnage compilation from the glory days of the Grand Prix
ISAF Worlds: Video from the British Sailing Team   
Bart's Bash expected to set new records this weekend   
PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup - Marcilio Browne wins Super Session   
470 Men and Women World Championships - Racing abandoned on day 2   
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Day 4 images from Santander   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: Emerging Nations Program sailors shine   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Teasing winds play havoc on day 4   
ISAF Sailing World Championships: Hot conditions in Santander on day 4   
Santander ISAF Sailing World Championships joins Bart’s Bash   
PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup - Grounded fishing boat creates problems   
Marseille One Design - GC32 Armin Strom Sailing Team emerge victorious   
Rolex Big Boat Series 2014 - Ready for another 50 years   
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Farr 40 Day 4   
2014 Rolex Swan Cup - Eleventh-hour victories   
Extreme Sailing Series - Kiwis clinch Act win in Istanbul + Video   
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Two long races today for the J70 fleet   
2014 Rolex Big Boat Series - Impressive to sail out of the Golden Gate   
Extreme Sailing Series - Istanbul delivers four days of great racing   
ISAF Sailing Worlds Santander - Day 3 images by Sail-World.com   
Extreme Sailing Series: Emirates Team NZ bounces back for series win   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT