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17 10. 2017

Race Results – Saturday 14 Oct 2017

By | October 17th, 2017|News, Results|0 Comments

  Race 2 of the 2017-18 Season and Heat Two of the Spring Point Score.   An overnight southerly produced fresh winds and cold conditions early in the day, with the southerly predicted to lighten and go around to the south east during the afternoon.  Just four skiffs were on hand to contest this race with [...]

13 10. 2017

Results – Saturday 7 October 2017

By | October 13th, 2017|News, Results|0 Comments

by Bob Chapman, 9 Oct 2017. Race 1 of the 2017-18 Season and Heat One of the Spring Point Score.   Warm spring conditions with a moderate southerly breeze to get things underway, with seven H18s and five 12ft skiffs on hand to contest the Squaddie’s first event of the season to celebrate Mark Foy Day.  [...]

4 10. 2017

Melbourne Cup Lunch

By | October 4th, 2017|News, Social Events, Uncategorised|0 Comments

It’s that time of the year again – The Jacaranda’s are blooming up McDougall Street, the 18-footers sailors are back in action and the race that stops the nation is just around the corner! Join us for Melbourne Cup here at Foys Kirribilli Restaurant in the Sydney Flying Squadron, on Tuesday, 7 [...]

19 09. 2017

18-footers taking on the USA

By | September 19th, 2017|News, Results, Sailing Events, Social Events|0 Comments

We currently have three of our boats sailing at Annapolis in the US against their vintage Sandbaggers. The following is an edited version of a race report from Tom Gahs who is one of the US Sandbagger crew. Sunday: Today was our 1st race of the Australian/USA Sandbagger/Aussie 18-Footer Regatta.  The wind was light and [...]

3 07. 2017

18-footers in 1983

By | July 3rd, 2017|Videos|0 Comments

25 06. 2017

Vale ‘Killo’

By | June 25th, 2017|News, Sailing Events|0 Comments

It is with great sadness that we see the sudden passing of one of Sydney Harbour's great sailing legends Robert “Killo” Killick who crossed his last finishing line on Saturday 24 June. Killo was well known around Sydney Harbour, Port Hacking, Hervey Bay and numerous locations around the planet through his sailing, whale watching, charter [...]

19 04. 2017

Presentation Night – Saturday 13th May

By | April 19th, 2017|News, Sailing Events, Social Events|0 Comments

The Sydney Flying Squadron will hold it's sailing presentation night on Saturday 13th May. The club will be closed to normal diners on that night. Further details below:

30 03. 2017

SFS Race Report Sat 25th March 2017

By | March 30th, 2017|News, Results|0 Comments

by Bob Chapman, 27 Mar 2017. Race 24 of the 2016-17 Season, Heat Seven of the Autumn Point Score and the final and deciding race of the season.   Once again, great to see 9 skiffs in the boat park preparing for the day’s racing and the weather co-operating, delivering warm and humid conditions with a [...]

22 02. 2017

New section on our website – Historic Articles

By | February 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

We have started a new section on our website to read and download articles from magazines and newspapers about the 18-footers of yesterday. Over time we will grow the offerings but we have a few going back to the late 40's available now. Read about 12-foot skiffs in 1948 courtesy of John Lewis. Do you [...]

30 01. 2017

2017 Australian Championship Results

By | January 30th, 2017|News, Results, Sailing Events, Uncategorised|0 Comments