Today LIVE: 18 Footer - NSW Championship 2018 - Sydney AUS - Race 4
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18-Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Sydney AUS

Saturday, 3. March 2018– Sunday, 11. March 2018

Website: www.18footers.com.au/sailing/jj-giltinan/2017-18.html

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Monday, March 12, 2018   

18 Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Sydney AUS - Final results

 18 Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Sydney AUS - Final results About the outcome and the winners of the 18-Footer World Championship in Sydney we reported yesterday. For the first time in the 80-year's history of JJ Giltinan, the victory went New Zealand crew. The experienced team David McDiarmid/Matt Steven/Brad Collins NZL could narrowly claim rank 1 after the final race. Only a few points back in second was the surprise team 'Maersk' helmed by 49er-crack Josh Porebski NZL (Nr.11 of the 49er world rankings) and his team. They started sailing on an 18-footer only a couple of weeks prior to the first race! Relay Gibbs USA and his 'Harken' team finished in 6th overall.
The final report with link to the leaderboard and the video of the day.
Sunday, March 11, 2018   

18 Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy 2018 - Sydney AUS - Final results

 18 Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy 2018 - Sydney AUS - Final results With the 9th and final race this morning in Sydney, the 18-Footer World Championship came to a close. Today’s victory went to 'Finport Trade' (Keagan York AUS).
In the New Zealand duel for the overall title, 'Honda Marine' with David McDiarmid/Matt Steven/Brad Collins NZL managed to cover their last rivals 'Maersk' (Josh Porebski, Jack Simpson, Dave Hazzard NZL) and sailing them down to the bottom of the fleet at the beginning of the race. As a consequence, ‘Maersk’ then only managed to catch up to a daily 3 rd which was not sufficient to beat ‘Honda Marine’ in the final standings. In 3rd place overall is 'Finport Trade' with Keagan York AUS. The video replay of the final race is already available. The final report and ranking list are expected to be published this morning on Event-Website.
Saturday, March 10, 2018   

18 Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy 2018 - Sydney AUS - Race 8

 18 Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy 2018 - Sydney AUS - Race 8 This early morning (CET), the 8th and second-last race of the JJ Giltinan trophy was sailed in light and puffy winds. Race victory went to 'Smeg' (Lee Knapton AUS), 'Honda Marine' (David McDiarmid NZL) finished just a couple of seconds behind on 2nd and took over the lead in the general rankings. 'Maersk' (Josh Porebski NZL) who finished 5th today is 2 points back. Tomorrow's final race will see a close duel between the two Kiwi boats. For the first time since 44 years, New Zealanders will take the title. Third ranked 'Asko Appliances' on 3rd is 16 points back. Howie Hamlin USA and his 'Harken' team finished 7th today. Tomorrow morning, we will again show the LIVE transmission of the final race on these pages.
The video replay of today's race. The report and the rankings will be published within the next hours on the event website.
Friday, March 9, 2018   

18 Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Sydney AUS - Races 6 & 7

 18 Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Sydney AUS - Races 6 & 7 Yesterday, the races No. 6 & 7 were held in the Sydney Bay. In the overall standings, taking account of the discard, the two New Zealand teams 'Maersk' (John Porebski NZL) and 'Honda Marine' (David McDiarmid NZL) continue to lead clearly. They are separated by just one point ahead of the final two races of the weekend. Today is lay day. Thanks to a daily 1st and a 4th 'Asko Appliances' with James Dorron AUS moved up to 3rd overall. Yesterday's Daily Report with links to the leaderboard and the Video-Replay of the races.
Thursday, March 8, 2018   

18 Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Sydney AUS - Races 6 & 7

 18 Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Sydney AUS - Races 6 & 7 The World Championship of the 18-Footer Skiffs is in the decisive phase now. After the two races were yesterday, a further two races were sailed today in a nice south easterly 13 knot breeze.
The teams are now able to discard their worst result which will lead to some changes in the overall leaderboard.
However, at the top Maersk (Josh Porebski NZL) and Honda Marine (David McDiarmid NZL) will maintain their lead as they were among the leading boats again in today’s races. The first race today was won by 'Smeg', 2nd was ‘Seatec’, 3rd ‘Maersk’ and 4th ‘Honda Marine’. The second race was still in progress at the editorial deadline. Results and reports are expected to be available this morning on the event website. The video replay of the day.
Thereport from yesterday.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   

18-Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Sydney AUS - Races 4 & 5

 18-Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Sydney AUS - Races 4 & 5 Two races were scheduled today in Sydney. After the first 3 races sailed in rather strong winds, the conditions were moderate today, with sometimes larger, slack zones. The first race of the day was won by 'Peroni', the second race was still in progress at the editorial deadline. The two leading New Zealand teams 'Honda Marine' and 'Maersk' were not that convincing today. Leaderboards and daily reports are expected to be published soon on the event website. The replay of today's live broadcast is already available.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018   

18-Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy 2018 - Sydney AUS - Race 3

 18-Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy 2018 - Sydney AUS - Race 3 Strong winds again this morning for the third race of the 18-Footer-WM. 'Finport Trade' with Keagan York AUS secured the first Australian victory of the championship, 'Honda Marine' (David McDiarmid NZL) and 'Maersk' (John Porebski NZL) follow in 2nd and 3rd place respectively. Howie Hamlin USA and his 'Harken' team finished the race in fourth place. In the overall standings, after three of the seven scheduled races, these two New Zealand teams are now joint leaders. The report and ranking are expected to be published later this day on the event website. For the time being a video replay of the 3rd race is available.
Monday, March 5, 2018   

18-Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Sydney AUS - Day 3

 18-Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Sydney AUS - Day 3 Today is lay day in Sydney. The two races of the weekend were sailed in shifty winds between 15 and 20 knots. Both race wins went to New Zealand teams, who thus also lead the overall ranking: 'Maersk' with Josh Porebski NZL leads 'Honda Marine' (David McDiarmid NZL) by one point. Third is 'Asko Appliances' (AUS) with further 3 points behind. 'Harken' helmed by Howie Hamlin USA is currently in 7th position.
The report with link to the leaderboards and the video of the day.
Tomorrow morning, we will broadcast the 3rd race starting at 4h CET.
Sunday, March 4, 2018   

18 Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Sydney AUS - Race 2

 18 Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Sydney AUS - Race 2 In rainy weather conditions with shifty and gusty winds, the second race of the 18-Footer-WM has been sailed this morning. Once again, the race winner was a New Zealand skiff. 'Honda', helmed by David McDiarmid NZL), who advanced to fourth on the first day despite two capsizes, wins, 'Asko' (James Dorron AUS) follows in 2nd place. 'Maersk' (Josh Porebski NZL), the winner of the first race, follows in third place and remains at the top of the overall leaderboard. We broadcasted the race live this morning, here's the 2-hour video replay . The report and rankings are expected to be posted during the morning (CET) on the [URL=wxw.18footers.com.au/sailing/index.html]event website.
Here The report and video of the first day. .
Saturday, March 3, 2018   

18-Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy 2018 - Sydney AUS - Race 1

 18-Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy 2018 - Sydney AUS - Race 1 In Sydney Australia, the 18-Footer World Championship got under way this morning with the first race. The busy Sydney Bay experienced fresh winds between 15 and 20 kn, leading to some wild rides and capsizing. The New Zealand skiff 'Maersk' took the bullet, 'Kitchenmaker' (AUS) follows in 2 nd place. A strong race also by the New Zealanders 'Honda', who finished fourth despite two capsizes. The video of the race(2h 22min) ,report and ranking is expected to be available on the Event-Website shortly.
We will stream the second race at 5 a.m. CET on our website.
Friday, March 2, 2018   

18-Footer - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Sydney AUS - Invitational Race

With the Invitational Race - the practice regatta of the Giltinan - the unofficial World Championship of the 18-footer skiffs began this morning; we are broadcasting the race live. In the prevailing light winds, the favorites were in good shape. The leading 'Smeg' choose not to pass the finish line, which enabled 'Kitchenmaker' with Lee Knapton to inherit the victory. The two New Zealand teams 'Harken' and 'Yandoo' follow in ranks 3 and 4. The ranking list should be published shortly - the integral video(2h 22 min) of the Invitational Race.
From tomorrow morning 04:45 h CET, the championship starts, we will broadcast the races daily on our website.


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