Power Up Your 18ft Skiff with North Sails

18ft Skiffs were made to fly. North Sails gives you the performance sails you need to make it happen. Outfit your ultimate skiff with North 3Di sails. With multiple cuts to choose from, you’ll find the ideal mainsail, jib, and asymmetric spinnaker combo for your [Class name] setup. Power up with new sails from North.

18ft Skiff SAILS

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18ft Skiff NEWS

David McDiarmid, North Sails Expert Matt Steven, and Bradley Collins (NZL) have claimed the most desired prize in the 18-footer class, the JJ Giltinan Trophy in 2018, 2019 and 2020,… Read More

For Sydney sailor Jack Macartney, it’s all about apparent wind—whether he’s sailing an 18 foot skiff or a 100-footer. “The 100-footer is a giant 18,” he says. And both have… Read More

After three prior attempts, Matt Steven and his crew onboard Honda Racing accomplished their ultimate goal of winning the JJ Giltinan World Championship in Sydney representing Royal Akarana Yacht Club… Read More

The 2017 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship did not disappoint! With seven official races over ten days, 26 teams participated in action packed racing on Sydney Harbor amidst spectators cheering… Read More

Sydney Harbor’s 18’ skiffs are legendary for their all-out speed and micro-technical gear changes. Dave O’Conner, a member of the Thurlow Fisher Lawyers team, describes sailing these boats as “a… Read More

18ft Skiff Results

2021 Victory
Smeg Racing Team: Michael Coxon, Ricky Bridge, Trent Barnabas
1, 2, 3
2020 Victory
JJ Giltinan Championship
David McDiarmid, Matt Steven & Brad Collins
1, 2, 3
2020 Victory
New South Wales State Championships
John Winning Junior
First Place
Are you a class champion? We would love to add your name to the #NSVictoryList.


18ft Skiff Class Experts

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Matt Steven

Auckland, New Zealand – Sail Loft matt.steven@northsails.com
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Derek Scott

Auckland, New Zealand – Sail Loft Derek.Scott@northsails.com


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