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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 18ft Skiff Club Championship race 1
tech2 team master the 25-knot Southerly wind on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 25 Oct
Marcus Ashley-Jones back for the challenge
Victory in last Sunday's Race 2 of the Spring 18ft Skiff Championship
Posted on 22 Oct
18ft Skiff Spring Championship race 2
Ashley-Jones and his Andoo team mates revel in the freshening breeze
Posted on 18 Oct
18ft Skiff Spring Championship race 2 preview
The annual race for the Alf Beashel Memorial Trophy
Posted on 15 Oct
18ft Skiff Spring Championship race 1
A fleet of 17 teams lined up for the start on the 2020-21 season
Posted on 11 Oct
Australian 18ft Skiff Spring Championship preview
The season is set to commence next Sunday
Posted on 4 Oct
Sailing provides a glimmer of light
September has been a busy month for the sport
Posted on 28 Sep
18ft Skiffs: Jack Macartney - tech2
Jack Macartney will be back with tech2 in the Australian 18 Footers League's 2020-2021 Season
Posted on 27 Sep
18ft Skiffs: Sean Langman, a real supporter
One of Australia's most versatile sailors
Posted on 20 Sep
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
Links
18ft Skiff UK Nationals Attendance
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Winning Group led around the first windward mark during race 1 of the 18ft Skiff Club Championship
© Frank Quealey
Race for the lead soon after the start during race 1 of the 18ft Skiff Club Championship
© Frank Quealey
Andoo and Rag and Famish Hotel mid-fleet during race 1 of the 18ft Skiff Club Championship
© Frank Quealey
Shaw and Partners Financial Services about to take off on the first spinnaker run during race 1 of the 18ft Skiff Club Championship
© Frank Quealey
Noakesailing close to the lead early in the race during race 1 of the 18ft Skiff Club Championship
© Frank Quealey
Battle for second place at Rose Bay during race 1 of the 18ft Skiff Club Championship
© Frank Quealey
Spinnaker fleet action during race 1 of the 18ft Skiff Club Championship
© Frank Quealey
tech2 heads off into the distance on the second run to Obelisk Bay during race 1 of the 18ft Skiff Club Championship
© Frank Quealey
tech2 crew in action on the work into Rose Bay during race 1 of the 18ft Skiff Club Championship
© Frank Quealey
The Finport Finance crew in action during race 1 of the 18ft Skiff Club Championship
© Frank Quealey
The Oak Double Bay-4 Pines and Winning Group battle hard for second place during race 1 of the 18ft Skiff Club Championship
© Frank Quealey
The Andoo team cross the finish line to win race 2 of the 18ft Skiff Spring Championship
© Frank Quealey
tech2 leads the championship points after the first two races of the 18ft Skiff Spring Championship
© Frank Quealey
Typical Ashley-Jones action in Asko Appliances
© Frank Quealey
The Andoo team after last Sunday's victory in race 2 of the 18ft Skiff Spring Championship
© Lara Quigley
Bird and Bear and Shaw and Partners Financial Services
© Frank Quealey
Keagan York's Finport Finance
© Frank Quealey
Marcus Ashley-Jones' URM at the JJs
© Frank Quealey
The highly experienced Winning Group team
© Frank Quealey
Marcus Ashley-Jones drives Asko Appliances in a southerly wind at the JJs
© Frank Quealey
Marcus Ashley-Jones with Jeronimo Harrison (left) and Seve Jarvin (right) at the 2017 JJs
© Frank Quealey
Michael Coxon is back on the tiller of Smeg in 2020-21
© Frank Quealey
Proud father Marcus with baby Phoenix
© Frank Quealey
Backmarkers Winning Group and tech2 had a great battle through the race - 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 2
© Frank Quealey
Pressure shows on the face of the winning skipper - 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 2
© Frank Quealey
Bird and Bear was always in the top six or seven placings throughout the race - 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 2
© Frank Quealey
Smeg's team produced a big comeback after a slow first lap - 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 2
© Frank Quealey
Tech2 leads the championship points after the first two races - 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 2
© Frank Quealey
Shaw and Partners team at top speed - 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 2
© Frank Quealey
Last year's winner appliancesonline - 18ft Skiff Spring Championship Race 2
© Frank Quealey