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18ft Skiff News & Results

4 results for C-Tech masts at the 18ft Skiff JJ Giltinian Champ's 

18ft Skiff C-Tech at the 2014 JJ'sThe 18ft Skiff C-Tech crewed by Alex Vallings, Chris Kitchen and Josh McCormack placed 4th at the 2014 JJ's.

C-Tech had 4 results in the top 10 on C-Tech, Yamaha, Rag & Famish and Smeg. 

This is the 75th year for this premier event for the International 18ft Skiff Class.  

C-Tech's 18ft Skiff wins the 2013 Mark Foy in San Fran'

C-Tech wins the Mark Foy 2013C-Tech's Alex Vallings with crew Josh McCormack and Chris Kitchen have now won the Mark Foy trophy two years in a row. Last year they won in their hometown of Auckland.

The Kiwi's are dominating the Bay in San Fran' this week with the Mark Foy and America's Cup on at the same time. C-Tech made the Control Panel and lifting posts for ETNZ, who we hope bring the Cup home to NZ.

​2013 Anzac 18ft Skiff regatta 

18ft Skiff C-Tech racing in AucklandThe C-Tech 18ft skiff team came 2nd at the 2013 Anzac 18ft Skiff Contest.

Stiff breezes and stiff competition from some of the best Aussies. Martin Tasker gave the 18s some good coverage on TV1:


2013 JJ Giltinian Trophy for the 18ft Skiffs 

JJ 2013 C-Tech 4th overallThe JJs in Sydney are over and C-Tech, crewed by Alex Vallings, Josh McCormack and Peter Burling, came 4th overall. C-Tech also won the Invitation Race before the event.

Overall, it was also our best C-Tech rig result to date with five places in the top 10: 2nd (Coopers-Rag & Famish Hotel), 4th (C-Tech), 5th (Smeg), 8th (Yamaha) and 9th (Yandoo).

Congratulations to everyone who took part.

C-Tech clinch the Nespresso 18ft Skiff title, San Fran 2012

San Fran 2012 C-Tech dominated this event in San Francisco winning 6 of 8 races including the famous bridge to bridge.  
Skippered by C-Tech's Alex Vallings and crewed by Josh McCormack and Chris Kitchen they won the event with a new boat launched earlier this year fully rigged with C-Tech gear.



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C-Tech won the 2012 18ft Skiff Mark Foy Trophy

C-Tech win the Mark Foy 2012The 2012 Mark Foy Trophy took place in Auckland during the month of January.  Alex Vallings from C-Tech and his crew sailed to victory in a brand new 18ft Skiff.  The JJ Giltinians take place in Australia in February 2012.

Photo courtesy of: Cathy Vercoe LuvMyBoat.com


C-Tech placed 4th at the 2011 International 18 Skiff Regatta 

The St Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco hosted this event between the 21-26th August.  C-Tech masts were onboard 4 of the top 10 18ft Skiffs.  C-Tech's Alex Vallings and Josh McCormack placed 4th racing with a full 18ft Skiff rig.  

2010 18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan Trophy Championship

In Sydney harbour from the 12th - 21st February 6 past 18ft Champions and a host of World Championship and Interdominion winning challengers fought it out in a 7 race regatta.  This was the 61st JJ Giltinan Trophy with 31 crews taking place.  C-Tech's Alex Vallings, a former 12ft Skiff Interdominion champion raced against some of the World's best 18ft crews in what was an exciting championship.   
The winning 18ft skiff for 2010 was "Gotta love it 7" crewed by Australians Seve Jarvin, Sam Newton and Tom Clout. 

2009 1st place with C-Tech mast & boom at the 18ft skiff Sail One Winter Champs Regatta, NZ

wincham09_0042.JPGAlex Vallings, Chris Kitchen and Josh McCormack sailing the 18ft Skiff "CT Sailbattens" placed first at the 2009 Sail One Winter Champs regatta.

Alex and crew raced with a C-Tech full 18ft Skiff #2 rig
The event, organised by Murray's Bay Sailing Club in Auckland took place over the 2nd - 4th October. For more details visit the Murray's Bay Sailing club website.   


2009 2nd place with C-Tech mast & boom at the 18ft Skiff Mark Foy Trophy, France 

18ft Skiff SlamAt the Inaugural Mark Foy Trophy in June 2009, Australians Grant Rollerson, Anthony (Jack) Young and Michael Coxon placed second racing their 18ft Skiff "Slam". 

Racing with a C-Tech mast and boom in Carnac, France, they faced intense competition and were beaten by the British team Robert Greenhalgh, Dan Johnson and Phil Harmer.

Three New Zealand teams travelled to France, all three using C-Tech equipment.  C-Tech's Alex Vallings took part and was joined in his Skiff "CT Sailbattens" by fellow New Zealander's Chris Kitchen and Josh McCormack.
18ft Skiff CT Sailbattens30 Teams from Europe, Australia, New Zealand and America took part in this regatta which was hosted by the Yacht Club de Carnac in the Bay of Quiberon, France.

For more information on the Mark Foy Reggata please visit Yachts & Yachting - Intersail

Alex Vallings sailing the 18ft Skiff "CT Sailbattens"
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