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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 The 18 Footer League's spectator ferry
Eighty-seven years of continuous tradition will continue next month
Posted on 21 Sep
H.C.Press, a famous name in Australian 18 footers
The story of Henry Christian Press is just as incredible as the record
Posted on 31 Aug
18ft Skiffs: The 1980s, a decade of innovations
A mixture of incredible developments by highly-talented individuals
Posted on 21 Aug
Mark Foy Trophy - Lazarus wins for Australia
Lazarus became the 2022 Mark Foy Trophy 18 footer champion
Posted on 7 Aug
18ft Skiffs: Convincing the winner
Looking back at the 2002 and 2003 JJ Giltinan World Championships
Posted on 31 Jul
18ft Skiff Mark Foy European Championship overall
An Australian one-two at Garda, keeping the Germans in third place
Posted on 22 Jul
18ft Skiff Mark Foy European Championship day 3
Australians advance - Germans hold out
Posted on 21 Jul
18ft Skiff Mark Foy European Championship day 2
Fleet decimated by capzises as Garda ramps up to 20 knots
Posted on 20 Jul
18ft Skiffs: Fisher & Paykel
A successful 18 footers return for a familiar name
Posted on 10 Jul
Vaucluse Amateur 12ft SC - Pathway to 18 footers
It's a link which goes back almost 100 years
Posted on 3 Jul
18ft Skiffs: John 'Woody' Winning, 70 years young
The legendary 18ft Skiff champion celebrates his birthday this week
Posted on 19 Jun
18ft Skiff Mark Foy Trophy 2022 set for Lake Garda
Named after the 'father' of the class on Sydney Harbour back in 1892
Posted on 15 Jun
Jamie Mears, 18 footers lose a champion
Following a tragic mountain bike accident in Italy last month
Posted on 5 Jun
18ft Skiffs: David Witt 'ticks all the boxes'
There is a lot more to the David Witt story than many people know
Posted on 25 May
18ft Skiffs: Gambling on the 18s
A unique part of the sport has been the gambling which has gone hand-in-hand with the sailing
Posted on 11 May
Myra Too & Bill Barnett
Two great 18-footer champions
Posted on 4 May
Christophe Favreau loves the 18ft Skiffs
French photographer made it down under to cover the world's biggest annual 18 footer event
Posted on 27 Apr
18ft Skiffs: William 'Bill' Fisher
Master boat builder, champion skipper
Posted on 17 Apr
The 2021-22 League 18 Footer Season review
A very successful racing season has come to an end
Posted on 30 Mar
1995 UK 18ft Skiff Grand Prix at Torquay
Watch this blast from the past with some legendary sailors
Posted on 25 Mar
18ft Skiff Queen of the Harbour 2022
Charmaine Hill wins after teaming up with Michael Coxon, Ricky Bridge and Zac Barnabas in Smeg
Posted on 20 Mar
18ft Skiff: 'Queen of the Harbour' Race history
The race started in 1936 and was originally known as Queen of the Waves
Posted on 17 Mar
18ft Skiff 2022 JJ Giltinan Championship Race 9
The Andoo team of Seve Jarvin, Matt Stenta and Sam Newton officially win
Posted on 13 Mar
18ft Skiffs: JJ Giltinan Trophy - Race 9 coverage
The live coverage of Race 9 in the JJ Giltinan 18ft World Championship starts at 2:20pm (Sydney)
Posted on 12 Mar
18ft Skiff 2022 JJ Giltinan Championship Race 8
The Andoo team of Seve Jarvin, Matt Stenta and Sam Newton wrap up the title in style
Posted on 12 Mar
18ft Skiffs: JJ Giltinan Trophy - Race 8 coverage
ivestream coverage of Race 8 in the JJ Giltinan 18ft World Championship starts at 2:20pm (Sydney tim
Posted on 11 Mar
18ft Skiff 2022 JJ Giltinan Championship Races 3&4
Andoo's winning streak finally broken
Posted on 11 Mar
18ft Skiffs: JJ Giltinan Trophy - Day 6 coverage
The Livestream coverage of Races 3 & 4 in the JJ Giltinan 18ft Worlds starts at 2:20pm (Sydney time)
Posted on 10 Mar
18ft Skiff 2022 JJ Giltinan Championship Races 7&6
Andoo team prove invicible again
Posted on 10 Mar
18ft Skiffs: JJ Giltinan Trophy - Day 5 coverage
Livestream coverage of Races 6 & 7 in the JJ Giltinan starts at 2:20pm (Sydney time)
Posted on 9 Mar
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The two horizontal bars of H.C.Press are prominent at the start of the 1921-22 NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
Chris Webb's crew of H.C.Press II
© John Steamer Stanley
Mark Foy Interstate Challenge Cup
© SFS
Nick Press looks back to check on the opposition
© Frank Quealey
H.C.PRESS 1962-63
© Murray Press
H.C.Press II, 1920s
© Archive
Nick Press drives Yandoo downwind in a strong North-East breeze
© Frank Quealey
New Australian Championship trophy presentation - (left to right) Keith Press, John Steamer Stanley, John Winning, Nick Press
© Archive
Murray Press, Safcol in the 1970s
© Murray Press
H.C.Press II on Sydney Harbour, 1921
© Archive
H.C.PRESS XII, the last 18 built by Ned Press, 1955
© Archive
George Press with H.C.Press VII, the first modern 18 footer with a six ft beam
© Archive
Driving an 18 footer downwind on Sydney Harbour in a southerly wind
© Nick Press
H.C.Press Boats for Hire
© Murray Press
H.C.Press and Australia early 1920's
© Archive
Banana Republic B18
© Bob Ross
Color 7 hull shape
© Bob Ross
Stubbies with the 'sliding' spinnaker pole
© Archive
Julian Bethwaite with a Prime Computer hull
© Bob Ross
Taskforce 87 'pencil' hull
© Bob Ross
Chesty Bond with the 45ft mast in 1987
© Frank Quealey
The third Prime Computer, 1984-85
© Bob Ross
Fosters shows the wing width extremes of the 80s
© Bob Ross
The original (1982-83 Prime Computer
© Bob Ross
Sliding frame 'wings' introduced on Court Yachts
© Archive
Tia Maria 'wings'
© Bob Ross
Julian Bethwaite with the 'fixed' spinnaker pole on Prime Computers I
© Bob Ross
Typical Color 7
© Bob Ross
One piece deck on Chesty Bons
© Frank Quealey
Miles Furniture, (1974-75) with small 'wing' extensions
© Archive
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