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Newsletter #1 | DPSS Australian Championships

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Get ready to send it up on Moreton Bay! Sunny QLD looks like they’re putting on the good weather for this years Skiff Championships. 


Rigging Area

16’s Skiffs will be rigging on the lawn at DPSS, and 13’s will be rigging at RQYS. The gate code for the RQYS rigging area has been sent out to 13 sailors via SMS.

Spectator Ferry

The Lady Brisbane will be available on Monday 31 December and Saturday 5 January. Tickets available for the Lady Brisbane through online booking which will depart from the Willian Gunn Jetty near Darling Point Sailing Squadron 30 minutes prior to the start of the first race of the day. Children under 13 years of age are free.

Onboard drinks and dry snacks available during the race.    Get Tickets


The 16ft and 13ft Skiff Nationals will be held at DPSS 29 December 2018 until 5 January 2019.

Saturday 29th Dec – Boat drop off and registration

Sunday 30th Dec – Heat 1 (14:00)

Monday 31st Dec – Heat 2 (13:00) & Heat 3 (After Heat 2)

Tuesday 1st Jan – Lay Day

Wednesday 2nd Jan – Heat 4 (14:00)

Thursday 3rd Jan – Heat 5 (14:00)

Friday 4th Jan – Heat 6 (14:00)

Saturday 5th Jan – Heat 7 (13:00) ‘Old Skiffies Day’ & Presentation Night

Social – after racing

Saturday 29th Dec – Welcome BBQ 6:30pm at DPSS

Sunday 30th Dec – Food truck and drinks at DPSS

Monday 31st Dec – New Year’s Eve Beach Party with live band next door at MBTBC

Wednesday 2 Jan – DPSS BBQ and drinks at DPSS

Thursday 3 Jan  – Food truck and drinks at DPSS

Friday 4 Jan – Food truck and drinks at DPSS

Sat 5 Jan – ‘Old Skiffies Day’; Presentation night at MBTBC with live band

Regatta T-Shirts

Regatta T-shirts can be pre ordered for $20 and picked up at registration. Shirts can also be purchased online and posted by GMD.

Support Boats

Any support boats or coach boats will need to be registered please email marina berths have been made available out the front of DPSS for support boats. Must have current insurance