The Australian 18 Footers League is proud to announce the sponsorship of the 2016 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship by appliancesonline.com.au, a Sydney based online retailer of white goods and appliances.
The championship, which has been the world’s major 18 Footer championship since it was first sailed on Sydney Harbour in 1938, will begin with Race
1 on Saturday, 13 February.
Races will start at 3pm, with the exception of Races 1 and 6, which will start at 4pm.
The Australian 18 Footers League will have a spectator ferry, leaving Double Bay Wharf alongside the clubhouse, for each race. With the crowds expected for Races 2 and 7 (Sundays), the club has organised two spectator ferries to accommodate the numbers.
Live streaming of all the races will allow you to watch all the action from anywhere in the world, and along with Pick-the-Podium everyone can join the fun.
JJ Giltinan Championship: Race 7
The Smeg team of Lee Knapton, Ricky Bridge and Mike McKensey are the world’s top 18ft Skiff team following the team’s victory appliancesonline.com.au-sponsored 2016 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Champions, which concluded on Sydney Harbour today.
JJ Giltinan Championship Race 6
New Zealand’s Yamaha became the fifth different winner from the six races sailed so far in the 2016 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship, when David McDiarmid, Matthew Steven and Bradley Collins scored a come from behind win on Sydney Harbour today.
JJ Giltinan Championship Race 5
The racing at the 2016 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship, sponsored by appliancesonline.com.au, just keeps getting better, and closer with every race and the outcome won’t be decided until the last race of the championship on Sunday.
JJ Giltinan Championship Race 4
The Australian 18ft Skiff champion Smeg team was back to its best form today to take out Race 4 of the JJ Giltinan Championship after a mighty battle on Sydney Harbour.
JJ Giltinan Championship Race 3
The appliancesonline.co.au team of David Witt, Tom Clout and Tom Anderson dad to produce their very best form to take out Race 3 of the 2016 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today.
JJ Giltinan Championship Race 2
After a lengthy delay to the start, Race 2 of the 2016 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today provided spectators with some great action and a wonderful exhibition of heavy weather sailing by the winning crew on Appliancesonline.com.au.
JJ Giltinan Championship Race 1
A 20-knot North East wind and run out tide produced brilliant conditions for some wild spinnaker rides in the opening race of the 2016 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today.
JJ GIltinan Invitation Race
Four of Australia’s best 18ft Skiff sailors recently teamed together on the Ragamuffin 100 maxi which finished 2nd, behind Comanche, in the 2015 Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race.