Jumping around Europe
The 18ft Skiffs are a full carbon high-speed sailboat class that are sailed by three athletes on each skiff.
Watch the documentary HERE
The wildest boat
Welcome to the international 18ft Skiffs homepage. Here you’ll find the latest events and information on 18ft Skiff racing in Europe.
Interested to start sailing? Find your nearest contact and buy a boat in Buy and Sell.
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Saturday April 29 – Monday May 1
- GP Ammersee – confirmed
Thursday May 18 – Sunday May 21
- GP Hungary – fixed
Saturday June 17 – Monday June 19
- Vikings cup Campione – date not final
Monday June 26 – Friday June 30
- EM Arco – confirmed
Friday September 1 – Sunday September 3
- GP Denmark Aarhus – confirmed
Our main events
18ft skiffs are sailed all around the world with hot-spots in Australia, Europe and New Zealand
Summer in Australia and summer in Europe means double the fun while racing at the worlds best locations
Mark Foy Regatta
The Mark Foy is the Official World Championship for the 18ft skiffs
JJ Giltinan Regatta
This is the biggest event in the Australian league calendar and is regularly the highest attendance event in the world
This event brings together sailors from across the continent to race to be the champions of Europe. Containers regularly visit from New Zealand and Australia. It takes place in Torbole, ITA, for some guaranteed No2 rig racing.
Meet the boat
On triple trapeze
typically 61–73 m2 (660–790 sq ft)
Typically 26–32 m2 (280–340 sq ft)
9.28 m2 (99.9 sq ft)
LWL: 5.49 m (18.0 ft)
LOA: 8.9 m (29 ft)
Beam: 2.0 m (6 ft 7 in)
Weight ready to sail:
Watch the Action
18ft Skiffs jumping at Lake Garda
Full video on Youtube.