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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 [...]

1 09. 2017

Newsletter – 30 August 2017

By | September 1st, 2017|News, Newsletters|0 Comments

The 2017-2018 sailing season begins on 7 October.   The SFS sailing calendar is included in the August newsletter. Read

27 07. 2017

Newsletter – 26 July 2017

By | July 27th, 2017|News, Newsletters|0 Comments

Killo's "last race"; the new NSW local MP visits the Club; introducing the new General Manager; information on the Australian Open Skiff Trust, plus Sandbaggers and more in the July newsletter... Read

3 07. 2017

18-footers in 1983

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

29 06. 2017

Newsletter – 28 June 2017

By | June 29th, 2017|News, Newsletters|0 Comments

We pay tribute to Bob (Killo) Killick, who died suddenly on 24 June.  A legendary figure at the Sydney Flying Squadron - sailor and skipper, larger-than-life character, champion of 18-Footers both Historic and modern, media personality, good mate, irreplaceable and already much missed. Read

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 [...]

31 05. 2017

World War I Service Profiles

By | May 31st, 2017|News, Newsletters|0 Comments

A great offer to members of the Sydney Flying Squadron interested in the World War One records of a relative. Read