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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 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
In Conversation with Tristan Walker-Hutt
New projects during lockdown for the East Coast sailor
Posted on 2 Jul
TraveLodge's 18ft Skiff sponsorship
A world championship-winning association with Bob Holmes
Posted on 28 Jun
How Len Heffernan changed the Sydney 18ft Skiffs
Taking up the challenge to transition to three-handers in the 1960s
Posted on 25 Jun
Sailing is freedom
We can all mess about in or on any type of boat or board
Posted on 22 Jun
New 18ft Skiff teams wanted for 2020 - Apply Now
An amazing opportunity to sail and learn from some of the best sailors around
Posted on 21 Jun
New Zealand's 18ft Skiff Racing Record
Three consecutive victories just the latest chapter of an 82-year-old story
Posted on 18 Jun
18ft Skiffs: Patrick Corrigan, AM
30 years of 18ft Skiff sponsorship
Posted on 14 Jun
18ft Skiffs: The Kulmar Family
Their unique achievement at the 1976 JJ Giltinan World Championship
Posted on 11 Jun
18ft Skiffs: Sponsoring 'Formula One on water'
Sailing demographic excellent for corporate strategies
Posted on 7 Jun
'The league' is keeping JJ Giltinan's dream alive
Always at the forefront of the sport's worldwide promotion and development
Posted on 4 Jun
James Joseph Giltinan
The man behind the name on the trophy
Posted on 28 May
The day the winds blew on Sydney Harbour
A look back at the events on Sunday February 24th, 2013
Posted on 11 May
Archive Video: 2006 18ft Skiff Europeans
Perfect Lake Garda sailing conditions
Posted on 6 May
2003 San Fran International Regatta video
Some great archive 18ft Skiff action, including the famous Bridge to Bridge race
Posted on 3 May
2001 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship videos
A great event for the team on Rag and Famish Hotel
Posted on 26 Apr
1984 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship video
Great footage as 29 skiffs from 5 nations took part in the event on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 26 Apr
1999 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship videos
The trophy goes to the Northern Hemisphere for the first time in its history
Posted on 24 Apr
18 footer archives: Sydney skiff sailing in 1967
An original documentary that went all the way to the front of the fleet at the Cannes Film Festival
Posted on 21 Apr
2005 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship video
One of the closest battles for the trophy ever with six different race winners
Posted on 19 Apr
The best of the last 10 years at Looe SC part 2
Mark-rounding chaoes, missed toe-straps and capsizes galore!
Posted on 29 Mar


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The Oak Double Bay-4 Pines and Sydney Harbour traffic action in 2018-2019
© Frank Quealey
Aron Everett's first season as skipper in 2017-2018
© Frank Quealey
The Oak Double Bay-4 Pines and Smeg on a tight spinnaker run
© Frank Quealey
The Oak Double Bay-4 Pines in action on Lake Garda, Italy in July 2019
© Hartas Productions
Last season's The Oak Double Bay-4 Pines 18ft Skiff team returns for 2020-21 Season (l-r) Charlie Gundy, Courtney Mahar, Aron Everett
© Frank Quealey
The Oak Double Bay-4 Pines leads Finport Finance into the bottom mark during the Nationals
© Frank Quealey
The Oak Double Bay-4 Pines on her way to victory in the final race of the 2019 Spring Championship
© Frank Quealey
AeroMedia video team get as close to the action as possible to catch Winning Group on a flying spinnaker run
© Frank Quealey
AMP Centrepoint, John Winning's 2000 JJ Giltinan Championship winning skiff
© Frank Quealey
A familiar sight on Sydney Harbour, the red and blue oval of Yandoo
© Frank Quealey
John Winning's first 18ft Skiff in 1975-76
© Frank Quealey
Mitchell Cotts, skippered by Woody Winning for long-term sponsor Patrick Corrigan in the early 1980s
© Frank Quealey
Pacific Harbour Fiji in action at the Australian Championship on the Swan River, Perth
© Frank Quealey
John with his arch-rival Iain Murray, who cost 'Woody' two JJs and three Australian Championship victories
© Frank Quealey
John Winning Jr. drives appliancesonline hard downwind in a North-East wind on Sydney Harbour
© Frank Quealey
John (Woody) Winning and John (Herman) Winning Jr. in the Double Bay rigging area
© Frank Quealey
Yandoo seen alongside of the Australian 18 Footers League clubhouse as it leaves the rigging area
© Frank Quealey
The Mistake, the historical 18 which John Winning will skipper in 2021, chases Alruth downwind
© Frank Quealey
Yandoo, one of the skiffs which finished runner-up to Iain Murray
© Frank Quealey
Flora-Triple M, skippered by John Winning in the 1980s
© Frank Quealey
Michael Coxon driving KB back in the day
© Frank Quealey
Michael Coxon driving KB back in the day
© Frank Quealey
Benny won the original Mark Foy Trophy
© Yacht Club de Carnac
Jarvin leads UK's Greenhalgh to the bottom mark
© Frank Quealey
Greenhalgh and Jarvin close racing to the Shark Island Mark
© Frank Quealey
Rob's team at top speed during the 2010 JJs
© Frank Quealey
Fat Face team members
© Frank Quealey
'Left to right, John Stanley, Frank Tolhurst, Norm Hyett, the first Austraalian team to win the world Etchell Championship, 1977
© Frank Quealey
1971-1972 Australian champion Nock and Kirby
© Frank Quealey
Ballyhoo leading the fleet in San Francisco
© Frank Quealey
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