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SFS Race Report Sat 18th February 2017

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by Bob Chapman, 20 Feb 2017. Race 19 of the 2016-17 Season, the Annual Queen of the Harbour Race and second of the Heat Autumn Point Score.  Hot and humid conditions in the boat park with a moderate southerly breeze as 8 skiffs prepared for the day’s racing.   The breeze was somewhat erratic, with gusts [...]

SFS Race Report Sat 11th February 2017

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by Bob Chapman, 13 Feb 2017. Race 18 of the 2016-17 Season, the Port Jackson Championship, third (and final) Heat of the Club Championship, and first Heat Autumn Point Score.   Seriously hot and humid conditions prevailed as 7 skiffs prepared for the day’s racing.  Fortunately there was a moderate seabreeze on the harbour to provide [...]

SFS Race Report Sat 4th February 2017

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by Bob Chapman, 6 Feb 2017. Race 17 of the 2016-17 Season and Fifth (and final) Heat of the Summer Point Score.   Hot and humid conditions prevailed in the boat park where 8 skiffs prepared for the day’s sailing, with the moist cloud cover showing signs of burning off by late morning and a light [...]

Newsletter – 1 February 2017

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Congratulations to Aberdare for winning the Australian Championship and the Galloping Ghost Trophy, to The Mistake for winning the Raw Meat Trophy, and to Australia IV for their win in the Historical 18s section of the Australia Day Regatta.  A wonderful week of sailing/racing and socialising at the Sydney Flying Squadron.  Vale legendary sailor, Len [...]

SFS Race Report Sat 28th January 2017

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by Bob Chapman, 30 Jan 2017. Race 16 of the 2016-17 Season and Race 3 (and final race) of the Historic 18 Footer Australian Championship.   Whilst conditions in the boat park were decidedly hot, the prospect of a developing NE seabreeze was most welcome as 10 skiffs prepared for the days racing, with most opting [...]

SFS Race Report Friday 27th January 2017

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by Bob Chapman, 29 Jan 2017. Race 15 of the 2016-17 Season and Race 2 of the Historic 18 Footer Australian Championship.  A great sight to have all10 skiffs on the water together, albeit with a mixed bag of rig selections as some decided not to change up from the gear carried the previous day [...]