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18ft skiff Ssangyong JJ Giltinan Trophy - Invitational Race

by Frank Quealey 18 Feb 2005 09:25 GMT 18-27 February 2005
Rob Greenhalgh, Dan Johnson & Peter Greenhalgh on RMW Marine win the Invitational Race before the Ssangyong JJ Giltinan Championship for 18ft skiffs © Frank Quealey & Allan Barron

Ssangyong Giltinan Championship

A convincing win in 20+ knot conditons for the team of Rob Greenhalgh, Dan Johnson & Peter Greenhalgh on RMW Marine in the Invitational Race before the JJ Giltinan Trophy starts tomorrow in earnest.

The team, who have not competed in the skiffs since winning the JJ Giltinan in Sydney last year dominated the race from the start, winning by a margin of 2 minutes and 48 seconds from second place SX Projects skippered by Matt Felton.

Invitational Race Results:

1. RMW Marine, Rob Greenhalgh (UK)
2. SX Projects, Matt Felton (Australia)
3. Rag & Famish Hotel, John Harris (Australia)

Heat 1 of the Championship will be sailed tomorrow (19 February) with Heat 2 on Sunday.

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