JJ Giltinan World Trophy Championship 

In 1937. Mr. James J. Giltinan, Secretary of the Australian 18 Footers League, planned a World’s Championship for 18 foot open boats and the League presented a trophy (popularly known as the JJ Giltinan Trophy) to celebrate the event.  Read more…

And it is on again in 2022.  From 4 -13 March some of the top sailors in the world will be competing for this coveted prize.  

Get involved!  Racing is most afternoons that week, check the Calendar for details. 

And the best way to see it is on the very popular Ferry, tickets available here!

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16. December, 2021.
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Diane Somerton
17. October, 2021.
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Ricardo Polizel
14. August, 2021.
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Peter Kelly
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Michael Mclennan
13. April, 2021.
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anne mellick
8. March, 2021.
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