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Mark Foy

The birth of 18ft Skiff Racing as we know it today occurred on Sydney Harbour on 26 January 1892. The father was Mark Foy.

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JJ Giltinan

James Joseph Giltinan, another entrepeneurial Sydney businessman, created a new 18ft skiff club following the banning Aberdare.

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Major Events

Major events that take place in the southern and northern hemispheres.


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International News

28 Feb, 2018 Super User
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JJ-Giltinan Trophy 2018 in Sydney!

  Watch the 18 FootersTV - Live Stream for the latest up to date information   On YouTube watch HERE  
25 Nov, 2017 Friedrich Renner
EU class news

Races in Germany 2018 : Ammersee / Diessen and Tegernsee

Save the date : April 28.-30. Skiffmania Diessen / Ammersee, Club :DSC June 9.-10. Tegernsee / Rottach Egern, Club : SVRE (trailers may be stored there - Garda follows)  
1 Oct, 2017 Editor
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Final European Grand Prix Results 2017

  18' Skiff European Grand Prix Results 2017        All photos by:  Martin Rüegg images/eu_championships_2017/day_2/        
5 Jul, 2017 Editor
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EU GP3 and Championship - Day 2

    Results - Day 2    2017.07.05     The ultimate three-man, winged & trapeze flying machine. Developed in Australia over the last two decades to what it is today, the 18ft Skiff now has...
4 Jul, 2017 Editor
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EU GP3 and Championship - Day 1

    Results - Day 1 2017.07.04     Eighteen boats are competing this week in the European Championship with skiffs coming from six countries and some well known names from the Southern Hemisphere. The racing...
3 Jul, 2017 Editor
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EU GP3 and Championship - Practice Day

    Practice race today was a powered up No2 day to break the sailors in gently and get used to the course. Racing starts tomorrow for 5 days to decide the 2017...
19 Jun, 2017 Friedrich Renner
German class news

Tegerseeer Skiffregatta

Großartige Bedingung am Tegernsee zu Wasser und an Land : Wind bis oberes Ende großes Rigg, Versorgungsboot auf dem Wasser und Vollverpflegung an Land. Viel junges Publikum auf gepflegtem Rasengrün mit breitem...
8 Jun, 2017 Editor
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EU GP3 and Championship

We are getting closer to the Major European Event in 2017!  The European Championship in Arco Northern part of Lake Garda! One of the best race areas in Europe! Same race...

JJ-Giltinan Trophy 2018 in Sydney!

28 Feb, 2018 Super User 18

 

Watch the 18 FootersTV - Live Stream for the latest up to date information

 

On YouTube watch HERE

 

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Races in Germany 2018 : Ammersee / Diessen and Tegernsee

25 Nov, 2017 Friedrich Renner 46

Save the date :

April 28.-30. Skiffmania Diessen / Ammersee, Club :DSC

June 9.-10. Tegernsee / Rottach Egern, Club : SVRE (trailers may be stored there - Garda follows)

 

Final European Grand Prix Results 2017

1 Oct, 2017 Editor 55

 

18' Skiff European Grand Prix Results 2017

 

18' Skiff European Grand Prix Results 2017

 

 

 All photos by:  Martin Rüegg

 

 

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EU GP3 and Championship - Day 2

5 Jul, 2017 Editor 47

 

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Results - Day 2    2017.07.05

 

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The ultimate three-man, winged & trapeze flying machine. Developed in Australia over the last two decades to what it is today, the 18ft Skiff now has a good UK circuit.

 

 All photos by:  Martin Rüegg

 

EU GP3 and Championship - Day 1

4 Jul, 2017 Editor 56

 

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Results - Day 1 2017.07.04

 

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Eighteen boats are competing this week in the European Championship with skiffs coming from six countries and some well known names from the Southern Hemisphere.

The racing is over five full-on days with testing conditions likely to leave the No.1 rigs in their bags all week. The fleet are sailing for the first time from Circolo Vela Arco, still in the windy north end of the lake.

Day one saw a clean-sweep for the New Zealand team on Yamaha, with Jarrod Simpson's GBR 47 in second place. Behind the leading pair are a trio of Australian teams.

Results and write-ups at the end of each day can be found at the UK 18ft Skiff Grand Prix Facebook page and on the Circolo Vela Arco website.

 

 All photos by:  Martin Rüegg

 

 

EU GP3 and Championship - Practice Day

3 Jul, 2017 Editor 55

 

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Practice race today was a powered up No2 day to break the sailors in gently and get used to the course.

Racing starts tomorrow for 5 days to decide the 2017 European Champions.  

 

 

COMINCIA OGGI L'EUROCUP 2017 18FT SKIFF

In una giornata soleggiata con modesto vento le prestanti imbarcazioni ad alta velocità sono uscite sulle acque gardesane per testare il campo di prova che da domani sarà teatro dell'EuroCup 2017 in scena al Circolo Vela Arco. L'organizzazione arcense, con il supporto della Fiv, è riuscita ad allestire una settimana di pura adrenalina. Monoscafi leggeri con abbondante superficie velica per sfidare l'Ora gardesana. Un mix di tecnologia e adrenalina, che necessita di equipaggi preparati ed affiatati perché il minimo errore può costare metri, secondi e in definitiva, la vittoria. Equipaggi pronti al via. Da domani sarà tutto uno show. Diciotto le imbarcazioni presenti provenienti da tutto il mondo con un'alta partecipazione di inglesi australiani e neozelandesi.
Foto: Claudio Zecchini

 

Tegerseeer Skiffregatta

19 Jun, 2017 Friedrich Renner 64

Großartige Bedingung am Tegernsee zu Wasser und an Land :

Wind bis oberes Ende großes Rigg, Versorgungsboot auf dem Wasser und Vollverpflegung an Land.

Viel junges Publikum auf gepflegtem Rasengrün mit breitem Strand und Floß als Boardinghilfe.

Kompliment an die Organisatoren  -  wir freuen uns wenn wir nächstes Jahr wieder dabei sein dürfen !

 SVRE 2017

 

EU GP3 and Championship

8 Jun, 2017 Editor 35

We are getting closer to the Major European Event in 2017! 

The European Championship in Arco Northern part of Lake Garda! One of the best race areas in Europe! Same race area as in Torbole where we had some champagne sailing a couple of times! 

Looking forward to seeing you in Arco – from 3rd - 8th  of July 2017.

There will be containers from both Australia and New Zealand – so we will probably have a fleet of around 20 boats!

Please enter as soon as possible Here . . .

More information off the race and Notice of Race Here . . .

As usual we will have good races and debriefings (every day after racing) – so newer teams can learn from the experienced teams!

Address of the club:

CIRCOLO VELA ARCO
VIA LUNGO SARCA, 20 38062 ARCO TN - LAGO DI GARDA - ITALY
TEL E FAX +39 0464 50 50 86
INFO@CIRCOLOVELAARCO.COM

  Matteo is the Name of the Secretary if any questions which I can´t answer!

  Fell free to contact me on +45 40190550 or by email !

 

Ciao and see you in Arco del Garda!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

  21 Apr 2018 to
22 Apr 2018
 UK GP Round 2

  28 Apr 2018 to
30 Apr 2018
 EU GP Round 1* - Ammersee, Germany

  17 May 2018 to
20 May 2018
 EU GP Round 1* - Calshot, UK

  09 Jun 2018 to
10 Jun 2018
 EU GP Round 1* - Tegernsee, Germany

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