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18ft Skiff

18ft Skiff

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 Record Breaking Boat, Record Breaking Team
Michael Walsh, Phil Barnett and Neil Paton: an intriguing story of boat and skipper
Posted on 6 May
Smeg: 25 Years of Champion Sponsorship
2021 JJ Giltinan win a fitting reward to another long-term sponsor
Posted on 2 May
Live the dream - Sail an 18 Footer
Now more than ever is the time to get involved in sailing an 18' skiff
Posted on 1 May
18ft Skiffs: Julian Bethwaite, Did It All
An incredible record of achievement as a designer, builder and competitor
Posted on 21 Apr
Bob Holmes, a truly great champion
Five times JJ Giltinan world champion and five times Australian champion
Posted on 8 Apr
Ian Humphries views on 18ft Skiff
Still the most spectacular fleet on the Harbour
Posted on 2 Apr
Whispering Jack
Unabashedly, this title does refer to the Aussie singing icon, John Farnham
Posted on 22 Mar
18ft Skiff Queen of the Harbour
Tatiana Cardoso crowned in the annual event on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 21 Mar
18ft Skiff Queen of the Harbour preview
One of the most important events for the Australian 18 Footers League
Posted on 17 Mar
2021 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship overall
More than enough interest to entertain the spectators on the final day
Posted on 14 Mar
2021 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship day 6
Smeg team of Michael Coxon, Ricky Bridge and Trent Barnabas wrap up the win
Posted on 13 Mar
2021 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship day 5
Smeg team score their third race win of the event
Posted on 11 Mar
2021 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship day 4
What a difference a day makes
Posted on 10 Mar
2021 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship day 3
tech2's race 2 disqualification puts pressure on the favourites
Posted on 9 Mar
2021 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship day 2
An epic, race long battle for tech2 and Yandoo Winning Group
Posted on 7 Mar
2021 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship day 1
An impressive start for the tech2 team
Posted on 6 Mar
2021 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship preview
Jack Macartney's tech2 team go into the event as favourites
Posted on 5 Mar
18ft Skiff Club Championship race 15
tech2 team add another title to their already impressive 2020-2021 list
Posted on 28 Feb
18ft Skiff Supercup
Several past champions and legends return to the class on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 26 Feb
18ft Skiffs: Supercup Series preview
Three races on specially-designed courses this Friday
Posted on 24 Feb
18ft Skiff Australian Championship overall
Jack Macartney, Charlie Wyatt and Lewis Brake retain the title
Posted on 21 Feb
18ft Skiffs: Rookie team takes on the big guns
A surprise to many casual observers
Posted on 17 Feb
18ft Skiff Australian Championship race 8
A remarkable comeback by the defending champions on the final two legs
Posted on 14 Feb
2021 Historical 18 Footer Australian Championship
Racing for the Galloping Ghost Trophy held over 3 races on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 11 Feb
Australian Historical 18s Championship
Kiwi sailor skippers Yendys to victory on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 10 Feb
18ft Skiff Australian Championship races 6 & 7
Defending champions produce a last-minute victory on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 7 Feb
18ft Skiffs: Family Rivalry on the Race Track
Strong family influence over the generations in the 18 Footers
Posted on 5 Feb
18ft Skiff Australian Championship races 4 & 5
tech2 holds a slender lead after an incredible day of racing
Posted on 31 Jan
18ft Skiff Racing livestream moves to a new era
Transitioning to a new production and camera set up
Posted on 29 Jan
18ft Skiff Australian Championship races 2 & 3
Recently crowned NSW champion team totally dominates
Posted on 24 Jan
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Photos

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Finnair in 1987-1988
© Frank Quealey
Stubbies during the 1985-1986 season on a South Easterly spinnaker run
© Frank Quealey
Hanimex Fuji on a South Easterly spinnaker run
© Frank Quealey
Prudentian crew in action during the 1988-1989 season
© Frank Quealey
1989 Giltinan World Champion Prudential on Sydney Harbour
© Bob Ross
Stubbies and Lysaght Colorbond on a southerly run in 1985-1986
© Frank Quealey
Stubbies races across Sydney Harbour
© Frank Quealey
Walsh and the Prudential 1989 champion crew
© Frank Quealey
The boat's 1986-1987 season, as Chesty Bond, with the 44ft mast
© Frank Quealey
Michael Coxon's 2020-21 Smeg team on the way to winning the JJ Giltinan World Championship
© Frank Quealey
Smeg, Trevor Barnabas and the bridge, all famous on Sydney Harbour
© Frank Quealey
Smeg racing during the 2020-21 season
© Frank Quealey
Smeg in the late 1990s
© Frank Quealey
Victorious Smeg team with the JJ Giltinan world Championship trophy
© Jessica Crisp
2016 JJ Giltinan Championship-winning Smeg Team (from left, Ricky Bridge, Lee Knapton, Mike McKensey)
© Frank Quealey
David Witt drives Smeg to the bottom mark in the 2014-2015 season
© Frank Quealey
Nick Press and his team drives Smeg into the teeth of a strong North East wind on Sydney Harbour
© Frank Quealey
Sneg showing how fast can you go in a Sydney Harbour Southerly wind
© Frank Quealey
Nick Press powers Smeg under spinnsker during the 2013-2014 season
© Frank Quealey
Omega Smeg 2001
© Frank Quealey
Smeg and C-Tech race downwind in a North East wind during the 2013 JJ Giltinan Championship
© Frank Quealey
Omega Smeg-2UE won the 1997 and 1998 JJ Giltinan Championships
© Frank Quealey
Smeg crew prepare for a fast two-sail reach across Sydney Harbour in a South East wind
© Frank Quealey
18 Footers fleet
© Australian 18 Footers League
18 Footers fleet
© Australian 18 Footers League
18 Footers fleet
© Australian 18 Footers League
18 Footers fleet
© Australian 18 Footers League
The B18 designed, Ella Bache
© Archive
Two-handed Prime Computer Mk II
© Bob Ross
Bradmill in action on Sydney Harbour
© Archive
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