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The ultimate three-man, winged & trapeze flying machine. Developed in Australia over the last two decades to what it is today, the 18ft Skiff now has a good UK circuit.

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Show news 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 3 preview
Better conditions expected on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 3 Dec
Shattered dreams
It's impossible not to feel sorry for Alex Thomson having to pull out of the Vendée Globe
Posted on 30 Nov
18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 2
Only three teams managed to reach the vicinity of the start line in Rose Bay
Posted on 29 Nov
The 18 Footer Spectator Ferry
A key part of Mark Foy's plan to popularise sailing as a sport on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 25 Nov
18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 1
Three boats over the line at the start in Sydney Harbour
Posted on 22 Nov
18ft NSW Championship starts Sunday
tech2 the favourite as countdown to the JJ Giltinan Championship begins
Posted on 20 Nov
18ft Skiff Spring Championship race 7
Smeg's race win not enough to take the title
Posted on 15 Nov
18ft Skiff Spring Championship up for grabs
John Winning's veteran Yandoo team holds a narrow lead into the final race
Posted on 12 Nov
18ft Skiff Spring Championship races 5 & 6
Sailed in a light South East breeze on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 8 Nov
18ft Skiffs: tech2 sets the pace
Possible for the team to wrap up the Spring Championship this Sunday
Posted on 5 Nov
18ft Skiff Spring Championship race 4
A masterclass of power sailing from the tech2 team in winds gusting 30 knots
Posted on 1 Nov
18ft Skiff Club Championship race 1
tech2 team master the 25-knot Southerly wind on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 25 Oct
Marcus Ashley-Jones back for the challenge
Victory in last Sunday's Race 2 of the Spring 18ft Skiff Championship
Posted on 22 Oct
18ft Skiff Spring Championship race 2
Ashley-Jones and his Andoo team mates revel in the freshening breeze
Posted on 18 Oct
18ft Skiff Spring Championship race 2 preview
The annual race for the Alf Beashel Memorial Trophy
Posted on 15 Oct
18ft Skiff Spring Championship race 1
A fleet of 17 teams lined up for the start on the 2020-21 season
Posted on 11 Oct
Australian 18ft Skiff Spring Championship preview
The season is set to commence next Sunday
Posted on 4 Oct
Sailing provides a glimmer of light
September has been a busy month for the sport
Posted on 28 Sep
18ft Skiffs: Jack Macartney - tech2
Jack Macartney will be back with tech2 in the Australian 18 Footers League's 2020-2021 Season
Posted on 27 Sep
18ft Skiffs: Sean Langman, a real supporter
One of Australia's most versatile sailors
Posted on 20 Sep
18ft Skiffs: The Oak Double Bay-4 Pines
The team led by Aron Everett set for the 2020-21 season opener
Posted on 13 Sep
18ft Skiffs: The Winning Way
Australia's iconic 128-year-old sport owes much to this family
Posted on 6 Sep
Coxon: Scissors to screens and now beyond
Michael Coxon retires today. For 45 years he has applied himself to sail making with vigour...
Posted on 28 Aug
18ft Skiffs: Rob Greenhalgh
One of only northern hemisphere three skippers to win world's premier 18 Footer championship
Posted on 23 Aug
18ft Skiffs: John 'Steamer' Stanley
The person to go to for info & photographic images regarding 18 Footers
Posted on 16 Aug
Mark Foy - Father of the 18 Footers
Keen sailor, successful businessman with an acute eye for promotion
Posted on 2 Aug
18ft Skiffs: Queensland's golden days
Queensland 18 Footer designers, boat builders and sailors won more Australian Championships than NSW
Posted on 26 Jul
Bill Barnett, an incredible designer & competitor
From 18ft Skiffs to international 12 metre class yachts
Posted on 18 Jul
Hugh Treharne, a great Australian sailing talent
Renowned 16ft and 18ft Skiff sailor, tactician on Australia II in 1983
Posted on 12 Jul
18ft Skiffs: Dave Porter, the unluckiest champion
Fortune didn't always smile on the great sailor
Posted on 4 Jul
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The experienced Noakesailing team cross ahead of the rookie Lazarus Capital Partners team
© Frank Quealey
The Oak Double Bay-4 Pines and Winning Group, two of the main challengers for the 2020-2021 NSW Championship title
© Frank Quealey
Yandoo and The Kitchen Maker-Caesarstone in a typical NE spinnaker run on Sydney Harbour
© Frank Quealey
Appliancesonline.com.au team in much better racing breeze than the 40-knots they battled last Sunday
© Frank Quealey
Rag and Famish Hotel shows her spinnaker style
© Frank Quealey
Shaw and Partners Financial Services team's first season
© Frank Quealey
tech2 shows her electrifying downwind speed while the AeroMedia Live Broadcast team try to stay close behind to capture all the action
© Frank Quealey
Abandon ship - 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 2
© Frank Quealey
Abandon ship - 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 2
© Frank Quealey
Hard work shows on the face of the Yandoo skipper - 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 2
© Frank Quealey
Looking a bit dodgy - 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 2
© Frank Quealey
Riding a wild boat - 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 2
© Frank Quealey
Interesting angle - 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 2
© Frank Quealey
18 Footer Spectator Ferries in 2010
© Archive
1935 scene with seven spectator ferries at a League 18 footers race
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18 Footer Spectator Ferry in 1984
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Spectator ferry crowd lines up on Double Bay wharf
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18 Footer Spectator Ferry, Proclaim used in the 50s
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18 Footer Spectator Ferry Koompartoo in 1938
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18 Footer Spectator Ferry Karrabee in January 1979
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18 Footer Spectator Ferry Carabella in 1910
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Karrabee during the 1950 JJ Giltinan world Championship
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18 Footer Spectator Ferry Kubu in 1950
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Kulgoa in 1906 - note the Sydney Sailing Club pennant they raised every second week with the Sydney Flying Squadron which became one club in 1925
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18 Footer Spectator Ferry Kulgoa in 1918
© Archive
Ribbon presentation to Myra Too at the 1951 JJs
© Archive
Ribbon presentation to 2014 JJ Giltinan Champion, Gotta Love It 7
© Archive
Searching for breeze during Race 1 of the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
Two top teams in close battle during Race 1 of the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
Andoo was always in the leading group during Race 1 of the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
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