Triple Crown Trophy
Over the long weekend, 14 18 foot skiffs were racing in Auckland for the Maersk Line 18’ Skiff ANZAC Championship. New Zealand team Yamaha; Dave McDiarmid, Matt Stevens and Brad Collins, lead from start to finish to take out round two of the Triple Crown Trophy and now it all comes down to the Mark Foy trophy in Fiji in June.
JJ Giltinan Championship - Champion Heritage
Stephen Quigley and Trevor Barnabas are two JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff champions who were not only successful on the water, but have been instrumental off the water with various improvements to the ongoing design and technology development of the 18s.
JJ Giltinan Championship - De'Longhi
The exciting world of 18ft Skiff Racing has been alive and well on Sydney Harbour for 124 years, but even the strongest of modern day sport is heavily reliant on the sponsorship dollar to maintain the quality of the competition and the level of necessary development to ensure the ongoing future.
JJ Giltinan Championship: Dave Witt
Describing David Witt, skipper of appliancesonline.com.au in the 2016 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship, being sailed on Sydney Harbour at present, in one sentence or one story is an impossibility.
JJ Giltinan: Follow the action
The 2016 JJ Giltinan Championship sponsored by appliancesonline.com.au will be a closely fought battle with 30 boats on the start line and a number of them in the hot seat to take the title. Racing kicks off on February 12 with the Invitation race starting at 3pm.
JJ Giltinan Preview: Noakes
Sean Langman, Managing Director of the Noakes Group, is one of Australia’s best known sailors/yachtsmen with a record of high achievement in numerous classes of sailing boats. Aside from his wonderful record of achievement on the water, Sean has always been a person with a positive outlook and an ever ready willingness to assist quality young sailors in their quest to achieve results in keeping with their talent.
JJ Giltinan Preview: Mojo Wine
One of the big surprises of the 2015-2016 Sydney 18ft Skiff Season has been the impressive form of a totally rookie Mojo Wine crew, who performed so well at the recent Australian 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour.
JJ Giltinan Preview: Lee Knapton
Many Australian 16ft Skiff champions have become highly successful 18ft Skiff sailors over the century plus history of 18 Footer Racing on Sydney Harbour, but until now no skipper has ever become both Australian 16ft Skiff champion and JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff champion in the same summer season.
JJ Giltinan Preview: Thurlow Fisher Lawyers
Michael Coxon is a two times winner of the JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship, a former Australian champion and current NSW champion, and is the skipper of Thurlow Fisher Lawyers in the Appliances Online 2016 JJ Giltinan Championship on Sydney Harbour from 13-21 February.
Could the views get any better - yes they could!
We recently added a giant 3 metre window into the western side of the club. It has opened the the space up even more and extended the water views come check it out!