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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, 25th February.
Invitation Race - 24 Feb (no ferry)
Race 1 - 25 Feb - 2:30pm (1 FERRY)
Race 2 - 26 Feb - 2:30pm (2 Ferries)
Race 3 - 28 Feb - 2:30pm (1 FERRY)
Race 4 - 1 MAR - 2:30pm (1 FERRY)
Race 5 - 2 MAR - 2:30pm (1 FERRY)
Race 6 - 4 MAR - 2:15PM (2 FERRIES)
Race 7 - 5 MAR - 2:15PM (2 FERRIES)
Races will start as specified above.
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, 6 and 7 (Sunday), 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 Race 7
The Thurlow Fisher Lawyers team of Michael Coxon, Dave O’Connor and Trent Barnabas were already declared 2017 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff champions before today’s race but there was tremendous interest on the result as only five points separated the next six boats.
JJ Giltinan Race 6
New Zealand’s Yamaha 18ft Skiff team responded brilliantly to a dramatic week when they dominated the high class fleet in Race 6 of the 2017 JJ Giltinan Championship on Sydney Harbour today.
JJ Giltinan Race 5
The Asko Appliances team totally dominated the international fleet with a brilliant victory in Race 5 of the 2017 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today.
JJ Giltinan Race 4
The recently crowned Australian champion Thurlow Fisher Lawyers continued the excellent form the team have shown recently with an outstanding victory in today’s Race 4 of the 2017 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour.
JJ Giltinan Race 3
Australia finally broke the New Zealand dominance so far in the 2017 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship, sponsored by The Winning Group, when Appliancesonline.com won an incident packed Race 3 of the championship on Sydney Harbour today.
JJ Giltinan Race 2
New Zealand champion Yamaha team tightened the grip on the 2017 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship, sponsored by The Winning Group, with another stunning victory in today’s Race 2 of the championship on Sydney Harbour.
JJ Giltinan Race 1
New Zealand champion Yamaha came from behind to score a brilliant win in Race 1 of the 2017 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship, sponsored by The winning Group, on Sydney Harbour today.
JJ Giltinan Invitation Race
JJ Giltinan Preview
The closeness of the 2016 championship and the likely improvement in a few of last year’s rookie teams, indicates the 2017 championship will be just as tough to win as Smeg’s victory was just twelve months ago.