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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 Skiff NSW Championship Final Race
Re-sail of Race 2 decides the title on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 17 Jan
2020-21 NSW 18ft Skiff Championship Final preview
Sunday's final race on Sydney Harbour will decide who wins the title
Posted on 15 Jan
18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 5
Racing resumes after the Christmas-New Year annual break
Posted on 10 Jan
18ft Skiffs back on Sydney Harbour this week
For Race 5 of the 2020-2021 NSW Championship
Posted on 7 Jan
18ft Skiffs: An ideal racing partnership
A reason for 128-year success of 18ft skiff racing is the competitors' attitude towards the sport
Posted on 3 Jan
New sponsor, new team for the 18 Footers
Lazarus Capital Partners link up with one of the new, young teams
Posted on 23 Dec 2020
18ft Skiffs: Busy Time Ahead for Noakesailing Team
Crew members prepare JJ Giltinan and Rolex Sydney Hobart
Posted on 17 Dec 2020
18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 4
The great racing action continues on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 13 Dec 2020
18ft Skiff NSW Championship Update
Decison still pending on abandoned race 2
Posted on 10 Dec 2020
18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 3
One of the most spectacular 18ft Skiff races seen on the harbour for many years
Posted on 6 Dec 2020
18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 3 preview
Better conditions expected on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 3 Dec 2020
Shattered dreams
It's impossible not to feel sorry for Alex Thomson having to pull out of the Vendée Globe
Posted on 30 Nov 2020
18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 2
Only three teams managed to reach the vicinity of the start line in Rose Bay
Posted on 29 Nov 2020
The 18 Footer Spectator Ferry
A key part of Mark Foy's plan to popularise sailing as a sport on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 25 Nov 2020
18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 1
Three boats over the line at the start in Sydney Harbour
Posted on 22 Nov 2020
18ft NSW Championship starts Sunday
tech2 the favourite as countdown to the JJ Giltinan Championship begins
Posted on 20 Nov 2020
18ft Skiff Spring Championship race 7
Smeg's race win not enough to take the title
Posted on 15 Nov 2020
18ft Skiff Spring Championship up for grabs
John Winning's veteran Yandoo team holds a narrow lead into the final race
Posted on 12 Nov 2020
18ft Skiff Spring Championship races 5 & 6
Sailed in a light South East breeze on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 8 Nov 2020
18ft Skiffs: tech2 sets the pace
Possible for the team to wrap up the Spring Championship this Sunday
Posted on 5 Nov 2020
18ft Skiff Spring Championship race 4
A masterclass of power sailing from the tech2 team in winds gusting 30 knots
Posted on 1 Nov 2020
18ft Skiff Club Championship race 1
tech2 team master the 25-knot Southerly wind on Sydney Harbour
Posted on 25 Oct 2020
Marcus Ashley-Jones back for the challenge
Victory in last Sunday's Race 2 of the Spring 18ft Skiff Championship
Posted on 22 Oct 2020
18ft Skiff Spring Championship race 2
Ashley-Jones and his Andoo team mates revel in the freshening breeze
Posted on 18 Oct 2020
18ft Skiff Spring Championship race 2 preview
The annual race for the Alf Beashel Memorial Trophy
Posted on 15 Oct 2020
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 2020
Australian 18ft Skiff Spring Championship preview
The season is set to commence next Sunday
Posted on 4 Oct 2020
Sailing provides a glimmer of light
September has been a busy month for the sport
Posted on 28 Sep 2020
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 2020
18ft Skiffs: Sean Langman, a real supporter
One of Australia's most versatile sailors
Posted on 20 Sep 2020
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Jack Macartney gives the thumbs up to the spectator fleet during the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship final race
© Frank Quealey
Smeg chases Winning Group to take over third place on the first spinnaker run during the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship final race
© Frank Quealey
tech2 at the moment she becomes the official 2020-2021 18ft Skiff NSW Champion
© Frank Quealey
tech2 heads for home as Winning Group works to the windward mark during the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship final race
© Frank Quealey
tech2 holds a solid lead over Smeg midway through the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship final race
© Frank Quealey
The Kitchen Maker-Caesarstone was in seventh place early during the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship final race
© Frank Quealey
Former JJ Giltinan world champion Rob Greenhalgh was the skipper on Finport Finance in the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship final race
© Frank Quealey
Birkenhead Point Marina on the first spinnaker run during the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship final race
© Frank Quealey
Andoo and Winning Group had a great battle throughout the course during the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship final race
© Frank Quealey
Father and son do battle as John Winning's Yandoo and John Winning Jr Winning Group race down the final spinnaker leg of the course during the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship final race
© Frank Quealey
Ilve returned to racing after broken gear forced the team out of last week's race in the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
Lazarus Capital Partners leads Rag and Famish Hotel on the run to Robertson Point during the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship final race
© Frank Quealey
Noakes Blue in traffic on a busy Sydney Harbour during the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship final race
© Frank Quealey
Noakesailing leads Andoo around the Rose Bay windward mark on the final lap of the course during the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship final race
© Frank Quealey
Smeg and Birkenhead Point Marina shortly after the start of the 18ft Skiff NSW Championship final race
© Frank Quealey
Fast downwind speed has tech2 in a very strong position - 2020-2021 NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
Finport Finance has a strong team for the major championship - 2020-2021 NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
Two first year teams Lazarus Capital Partners and Vintec at top speed - 2020-2021 NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
Typical of the close racing in the fleet - 2020-2021 NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
Winning Group gives up close action for the live stream video team - 2020-2021 NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
Smeg was brilliant downwind in Race 3 - 2020-2021 NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
Tech2 and Winning Group in action on Sydney Harbour last season - 2020-2021 NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
Shaw and Partners Financial Services team looking for a change of luck - 2020-2021 NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
tech2 leads Winning Group 100 metres from the finish line in Race 3 - 2020-2021 NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
Tight mark rounding earlier in the season - 2020-2021 NSW Championship
© Frank Quealey
Birkenhead Point Marina was second on the first spinnaker run during 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 5
© Frank Quealey
Vintec's crew show the strains of a tight spinnaker run during 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 5
© Frank Quealey
Soon after the start of 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 5
© Frank Quealey
Winning Group shows her paces under spinnaker during 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 5
© Frank Quealey
Bird and Bear showed good form during 18ft Skiff NSW Championship Race 5
© Frank Quealey