JJ Giltinan: Brilliant Start to 18ft Skiff Skiff Championship:
Sydney, AUS (February 13, 2016) – A 20-knot North East wind and run out tide produced brilliant conditions for some wild spinnaker rides in the opening race of the 2016 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship on Sydney Harbour today.
In one of the most incident packed starts to a JJs championship regatta, defending champion Gotta Love It 7 (Seve Jarvin, John Winning Jr., Nick Catley) made an outstanding return to their best form to take victory by 47s from NSW champion Thurlow Fisher Lawyers.
Thurlow Fisher’s crew of Michael Coxon, Trent Barnabas and Dave O’Connor chased the defending champion for almost the entire course but were unable to come from behind to beat ‘…
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VIDEO: Surviving Storm Gertrude:
An Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel battle heavy seas approximately 100 nautical miles northeast of Shetland, a subarctic archipelago of Scotland, in the North Sea during Storm Gertrude in January 2016.
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