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Welcome to the Australian 16ft Skiff Association website

On this site you will find everything you need to know about skiff racing in Australia - whether you are an experienced sailor, or are looking to get into the sport for the first time.

 

 

INFORMATION ON AUSTRALIAN 16FT SKIFF CHAMPIONSHIPS - 2014/15 SEASON

The 2014-15 Australian 16ft (and 13ft) Skiff Championships are scheduled to be sailed at Belmont (Lake Macquarie) between 28th December 2014 and 4th January 2015.

Click Here for the Notice of Race for the Championships.

Race schedule is as follows:
Sunday 28/12/14         - Heat 1
Monday 29/12/14         - Heat 2
Tuesday 30/12/14        - Heat 3
Wednesday 31/12/14  - Heat 4
Thursday 1/1/15           - Reserve Day
Friday 2/1/15                 - Heat 5
Saturday 3/1/15            - Heat 6
Sunday 4/1/15              - Heat 7 and Presentation Night.

For competitors, please note that Regatta Registration and Sail Registration will take place on Saturday 27th December 2014 in two sessions from 10.30am to Noon and then 1.00pm till 3.30pm.  NO sail measuring will be carried out.  Sails MUST BE measured and registered through your club prior to the event.  Registration on Sunday 28th December will only be done by appointment made beforehand.

The Belmont Club will be hosting a Veteran's Day on Friday 2nd January 2015 from 2pm.  All ex-skiff sailors welcome.  Click Here for a flyer about the event. 

 

NSW ASSOCIATION SAILING INSTRUCTIONS for 2014/15 SEASON

The NSW 16ft Skiff Association has released the Sailing Instructions for its 2014/15 season interclub events.

Click Here for NSW Association Sailing Instructions for 2014/15 season.

Click Here for courses for the Manly Regatta and Heats 3 and 4 of NSW 16ft Skiff State Championship (22/23 November).

The following documents are also available:-
*  Click Here for NSW 16ft Skiff Association Notice of Race for 2014/15;
*  Click Here for NSW 16ft Skiff Registration Form for 2014/15;
*  Click Here for NSW 16ft Skiff Interclub Regatta Entry Form for 2014/15;

Please note Skiff Registrations and Regatta Entries MUST be lodged through your home club.

 

 

 

INFORMATION ON AUSTRALIAN 16FT SKIFF CHAMPIONSHIPS - 2015/16 SEASON

The 2015-16 Australian 16ft (and 13ft) Skiff Championships are scheduled to be sailed at Hervey Bay (Queensland) between 28th December 2015 and 3rd January 2016.

Proposed race schedule is as follows:
*  Monday 28th December 2015 registering and measuring (and possible optional invitation race)
Tuesday 29th December 2015 – 1 race in afternoon start not before 1400 
*  Wednesday 30th December 2015 – 2 races - starts not before 1100 and 1430
Thursday 31th December 2015 – 1 race in afternoon start not before 1400 
*  Friday 1st January 2016 – lay day 
*  Saturday 2nd January 2016 - 2 races - starts not before 1100 and 1430
*  Sunday 3rd January 2016 - 1 race in afternoon start not before 1400 - presentation to follow.

 

CARBON MASTS - Purchasing and Measuring

The Australian 16ft Skiff Association has released details on the procedure for purchasing and also the measuring and registration of carbon masts.
 
Masts may be purchased from any supplier, but the following have been certified by the Association:

APPLIED COMPOSITE TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD  -  3 Strzelecki Avenue, Sunshine,  VIC
  Contact:  Pete Kula  +61-3-9311-1501  (mob. +61-0409-012-487)
    

C-TECH Ltd  -  551 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland (NZ)
  Contact:  Alex Vallings  +64-9-810-8406  (mob. +64-21-671-118)
  www.c-tech.co.nz

COMPOSITE CREATIONS Pty Ltd  -  13/5-7 Prosperity Pde, Warriewood  NSW
  Contact:  Ian Duncan   +61-2-9979-3420
  www.compositecreations.com

CST COMPOSITES  -  78-80 Tasman St, Kurnell  NSW
  Contact:  Chris Dixon    +61-2-9668-8488
  www.cstcomposites.com

SOUTHERN SPARS  -  15 Jomac Pl, Rosebank, Auckland (NZ)
  Contact:  John Clinton   +64-9-845-7200  (mob. +64-21-634-070)
  www.southernspars.com 

Click here to view full details of the current list of Certified Suppliers.

Click here to view a copy of the procedure to be followed when purchasing a carbon mast.

Click here to view a copy of the procedure to be followed when measuring a fully rigged carbon mast and must be carried out before a registration sticker can be issued. 

 

 

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