The 100th Australian 18 Footers Championship kicked off on Sydney Harbour on Saturday 5 February.
Australia is the home of the skiff and extreme dinghy sailing, revelling in the over canvessed 18ft Skiffs on Sydney Harbour, but Just about any size dinghy is upgraded with more canvas and additional crew numbers on reaching down under
Covid restrictions have eased enough in Australia for the 18 Footers League to have run their Spring Championship on Sydney Harbour.
The Smeg team of Michael Coxon, Ricky Bridge and Trent Barnabas finished winners of the 2021 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff on Sydney Harbour with 19 points
The Smeg team of Michael Coxon, Ricky Bridge and Trent Baarnabas scored its third race win of the 2021 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour Thursday
The JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff 2021 Championship was turned on its head following the disqualification of front-runner tech2, compounded by their retirement from Race 4 after a collision
Jack Macartney, Charlie Wyatt and Lewis Brake on tech2 are well set on adding to their Australian 18ft Skiff championship, with a second JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship win on Sydney Harbour
The tech2 team of Jack Macartney, Charlie Wyatt and Lewis Brakewon the opening race of the 2021 JJ Giltinan Championship on Sydney Harbour on Saturday
Australian 18ft Skiff Championship line honours in races 4 and 5 went to the Smeg team, subject to protest by the tech2 team against Smeg for a port-and-starboard incident in Race 5
The recently crowned NSW champion tech2 18ft Skiff team totally dominated a great day’s racing in races 2 and 3 of the Australian 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour
The tech2 team of Jack Macartney, Charlie Wyatt and Lewis Brake are the 2020-2021 NSW 18ft Skiff champions