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Archive Video: 2006 18ft Skiff European International Championships

by 18footersTV 6 May 2020 02:30 PDT

The 2006 18ft Skiff European International Championships saw 28 skiff teams battle it out on beautiful Lake Garda, one of the world's greatest sailing venues, with some stunning conditions.

Read the full report here, including overall results.

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