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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.

© Frank Quealey © Frank Quealey
Show news 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
18ft Skiff 2022 JJ Giltinan Championship Race 5
Non-stop action in the one race possible on the day
Posted on 9 Mar
18ft Skiffs: JJ Giltinan Trophy - Day 4 coverage
For today Wednesday, strong southerlies, gusting to 30kts are forecast by Predictwind for 2.30pm
Posted on 9 Mar
Bright lights at a dark time
The situation in Ukraine dominates the headlines and our thoughts
Posted on 8 Mar
18ft Skiff 2022 JJ Giltinan Championship Day 3
Racing cancelled due to gales on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 8 Mar
18ft Skiffs: JJ Giltinan Trophy - Day 3 cancelled
All racing cancelled due to strong 30kts+ winds and heavy cyclonic rain
Posted on 7 Mar
18ft Skiff 2022 JJ Giltinan Championship Race 2
Another outstanding Andoo performance in the Cliff Monkhouse Memorial Trophy
Posted on 6 Mar
18ft Skiffs: JJ Giltinan Trophy - Day 2 coverage
Livestream coverage of Race 2 in the JJ Giltinan starts at 2:20pm (Sydney time)
Posted on 5 Mar
18ft Skiff 2022 JJ Giltinan Championship Race 1
The Andoo team win the George Calligeros Trophy
Posted on 5 Mar
JJ Giltinan Trophy: Missing Howie Hamlin (USA)
Champion US sailor Howard 'Howie' Hamlin was a regular competitor at the JJ Giltinan World 18 fters
Posted on 5 Mar
18ft Skiffs: JJ Giltinan Trophy - Racing coverage
The Livestream coverage of racing in the JJ Giltinan starts at 2:20pm (Sydney time) every race day
Posted on 5 Mar
18ft Skiff 2022 JJ Giltinan Invitation Race
Confirming there's little between the top three teams
Posted on 4 Mar
A history-making 18 Footer Regatta
A good time to recall one of the most remarkable World 18ft Skiff Championship regattas ever staged
Posted on 4 Mar
Balmain 18Footers Super Sprint + video wrap
The Balmain Super Sprint Recognises and rewards passion, innovation and success.
Posted on 3 Mar
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Aldenricks Timbers, David's first 18
© Bob Ross
David drives Sydney City Marine hard in a 2014 Nor'Easter
© Frank Quealey
David, Kim and Abbey at the League clubhouse earlier this year
© Frank Quealey
David in the bow of Rag and Famish Hotel in 2013 JJs
© Frank Quealey
Pace Express, skippered by David Witt during the 1991-92 season
© Archive
Nokia in Grand Prix Sailing
© Bob Ross
David Witt, Tom Clout and Tom Anderson teamed up again in the 2021 Supercup
© Frank Quealey
Rockport on the way to victory in the 1999 JJs
© Archive
David Witt drives Appliancesonline hard in a tough battle against Rag and Famish Hotel
© Frank Quealey
Smeg, with David Witt at the helm, leads the fleet to the bottom mark
© Frank Quealey
David Witt, on the left, at Sanary in 1990
© Archive
1935, seven spectator ferries lined up at a League race
© Archive
Racing close to the spectator ferry in the early 2000s
© Frank Quealey
Early days, the ferry following a race off Shark Island
© Archive
2014, JJ Giltinan presentation
© Archive
Bill Barnett's champion Myra Too
© Archive
Myra Too in action at the 1951 Giltinan world Championship
© Archive
Bill Barnett, builder of the Frank Bethwaite-designed KB for Dave Porter in 1976-1977
© Archive
Myra Too replica
© Thierry Martinez / Sea & Co
18 footers champions at the launch of the replica Myra Too (Bill Barnett is second from the left)
© Archive
Myra Too leads the fleet during the 1951 World Championship
© Archive
Myra Too (Bill Barnett) and Ajax (Don Barnett) work into Rose Bay
© Archive
Myra Too and Culex III in action during the 1951 Giltinan Championship
© Archive
Ferry presentation to Myra Too
© Archive
Myra Too, 1951
© Archive
'Flying' under San Fran's Golden Gate
© Christophe Favreau
Christophe gets in close to the action at the JJs
© Frank Quealey
Aerial view in San Francisco
© Christophe Favreau
Rag and Famish at the 2006 JJs
© Christophe Favreau
Racing on Lake Garda
© Christophe Favreau
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