The St Ayles Skiff Championships (Tasmania) 2015

These championships were held as part of The Australian Wooden Boat Festival (6th-9th Feb) and in the town of Franklin, 12th-15th February under the auspices of the Living Boat Trust.   They were organised by the 'Women on the Water (WOW)' group of the LBT.
  See the Consolidated Results for placings in events.

Tasmanian Skiffie Regatta 2015 News

  • More from New Zealand Another glowing report from the Kiwis: http://bit.ly/1cmaEf5 .  Looks like they managed to attract the odd ozzie shiela aboard their Skiff:  handsome devils those Kiwis. 
    Posted Apr 11, 2015, 4:15 PM by Posts Editor
  • Final Reports See the attached minutes from the windup meeting, and reflections from Jane and Shane: http://bit.ly/1E1Ey2U ,  http://bit.ly/1E1EhNs , http://bit.ly/1E1EpMZ  This is an opportunity ...
    Posted Jan 2, 2016, 3:05 AM by Posts Editor
  • News from our new Kiwi friends 'Day one back in the office and productivity extremely low as I daydream of the fun, wonderful people and events  that I'm sure exceeded eveyone's expectations. The Raid ...
    Posted Feb 18, 2015, 6:53 PM by Unknown user
  • Regatta Photos Doubtless there are lots of collections out there:  one is at http://bit.ly/1ACuc7Q
    Posted Feb 15, 2015, 3:44 PM by Unknown user
  • Latest program posted Hopefully the last one: see http://bit.ly/1CFNzP7
    Posted Feb 7, 2015, 2:51 PM by Unknown user
  • Bulletin SundayThose rowers who would like to participate in the 250 metre sprints between 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm on Sunday, could you please be at the Waterman ...
    Posted Feb 7, 2015, 4:06 AM by Unknown user
  • Medals Dennis Muscovitch and his team are hard at work getting them stamped out. Pic from Dennis Muscovich
    Posted Feb 4, 2015, 12:39 PM by Unknown user
  • First signs of the Regatta starting The LBT block was suddenly full of visitiing Skiffs and rowers on Tuesday.  Robert Ayliffe had arrived with 'John Liddy' and 'Cariad' and a team from South Australia keen to ...
    Posted Feb 4, 2015, 12:52 PM by Unknown user
  • The Kiwis are here! Steve Cranch writes: 'We arrived today and have located our skiffs, picked up our rental truck and are fizzing with excitement.   Plan at this stage is to pull the skiffs ...
    Posted Feb 1, 2015, 2:31 AM by Unknown user
  • Host of opportunities to sample Skiff Racing Marcia Waller writes:   'The excitement of the St Ayles Skiff Regatta to be held in Franklin from 12th to 15th February begins the weekend before in Hobart at the Australian ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2015, 8:43 PM by Unknown user
  • The Franklin Quilt From Jane Johnson:'When Franklin became the host of the International St Ayles Skiff Regatta to be held in the town in February, a seed was sewn (literally) to commemorate ...
    Posted Jan 24, 2015, 1:39 PM by Richard Forster
  • Press Release 16th January 2015 SURGE OF INTEREST IN THE ST AYLES SKIFF REGATTA AT FRANKLIN IN FEBRUARY Organisers of the St Ayles Skiff Regatta to be held from Friday February 13th to Sunday February ...
    Posted Jan 17, 2015, 3:57 PM by Unknown user
  • Church Boats For those of us who think that four oars is enough to manage, how about 10 a side (plus passengers)?  See this lovely old documentary about Finnish church boats: https ...
    Posted Jan 13, 2015, 8:02 PM by Unknown user
  • Look sharp if you want to book 'Imagine' The 'Imagine' calendar is getting very full indeed .  If your team needs to practice before the Regatta remember to make an online booking at http://bit.ly/14taZJi .  This page ...
    Posted Jan 7, 2015, 12:53 AM by Unknown user
  • Workers Wanted for Regatta: 13th-15th Feb From Barbara Dawson:'37 days to go, and counting down! We need volunteers to help run the St Ayles Skiff regatta which is taking place over 3 days from Friday ...
    Posted Jan 5, 2015, 7:13 PM by Unknown user
  • Alec Jordan to open regatta Alec Jordan has been intimately involved in the design and building of St Ayles Skiffs from their inception.  We are excited and honoured that he has agreed to open the ...
    Posted Dec 22, 2014, 4:03 PM by Unknown user
  • Getting the word out Nice item in the Mercury, Saturday December 20
    Posted Dec 20, 2014, 4:22 PM by Unknown user
  • Sponsorship from Tierney Law Tierney Law has become a major sponsor for the event.  Read all about it in the attached article from Jane Johnson:  http://bit.ly/1wVgZ6D
    Posted Dec 19, 2014, 4:53 PM by Unknown user
  • Working on the medals Dennis Muscovich has been experimenting with different ways of producing medals for the events in the regatta.  He's up to about version 3.
    Posted Dec 3, 2014, 1:24 PM by Unknown user
  • Forming crews and teams for the St Ayles Skiff Regatta A St Ayles skiff is a novice friendly boat.  Rowing a St Ayles skiff does not require previous rowing or boating experience. The skiff is stable in the water, having ...
    Posted Dec 28, 2014, 3:35 AM by Unknown user
  • CARTELA’s Fashion through the Decades From Jane Johnson:  'The 1912 Cartela was in the limelight on Sunday with a fashion parade that covered most of the  ten decades that the steamship has provided a passenger ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2014, 8:42 PM by Unknown user
  • November 9 fashion show Next month a retro/vintage fashion show and high tea on board will give people the chance to experience past decades – so mark Sunday, November 9 from 2-4pm a ...
    Posted Oct 13, 2014, 3:37 PM by Unknown user
  • Dinner Aboard Cartela (another fundraiser) This coming Monday 13th October:  bookings essential.  See attached flyer for details: (http://bit.ly/1sXxT5Y).
    Posted Oct 5, 2014, 3:34 PM by Unknown user
  • Sponsorship Packages ST AYLES SKIFF REGATTA 2015  Level A $500 (6): Race-naming rights for Open events eg- Village Antiques Mixed Open 1km; Promotional items in competitors bags; Logo on Program, listed ...
    Posted Sep 27, 2014, 5:59 PM by Unknown user
  • Action Items A reminder that your committee is meeting regularly, and the action items they decide upon are always available from the relevant item on the tasskiffie2015.org website:  see http://bit ...
    Posted Sep 23, 2014, 2:48 PM by Unknown user
  • At the movies this Friday A reminder that the fund raising dinner and movie is on THIS FRIDAY at the Palais.Movie:   “Welcome to the Sticks” (Supper provided)When: Friday 26th September, 6pmWhere: Palais ...
    Posted Sep 23, 2014, 2:44 PM by Unknown user
  • Night at the flicks coming up Jane Johnson writes 'Franklin is rural, small and a welcome sight for all descending into the Huon Valley. A movie that combines the above and is filmed in a small ...
    Posted Aug 29, 2014, 12:01 AM by Unknown user
  • Warrnambool St Ayles Skiff Project The Flagstaff Hill Maritime Precinct (www.flagstaffhill.com) at Warrnambool organises the Australian Racing Championships for whaleboats.  Now a group from the same town has formed the Warrnambool St Ayles ...
    Posted Aug 19, 2014, 4:08 PM by Unknown user
  • Goolwah St Ayles Skiff launched Hopefully another boat for the regatta - The Goolwa Armfields Slip Mens Shed has just launched their very beautiful first ST Ayles Skiff in SA.
    Posted Aug 19, 2014, 7:24 AM by Unknown user
  • Powerful, Uplifting and Unforgettable These three words remind you of what? Yes, you guessed it…something to do with “Women on Water” in Franklin. The group has come up with another fundraising event in ...
    Posted Aug 9, 2014, 3:38 AM by Unknown user
  • WoW putting the Fun back into Fundraising Annette Cauchi writes:'Last night the Wow women put on a magnificent Winter Feast at the LBT to raise money for the 2015 Tassie Skiffies. The three-course meal was ...
    Posted Jul 21, 2014, 5:33 PM by Unknown user
  • Lovely Day for a Row 'Watch out Hobart the Auckland boys are out training!   Not sure that anyone on the other side of the tassie will be shaking in their boots but it was a ...
    Posted Jul 14, 2014, 4:18 AM by Unknown user
  • New action items from 3rd July meeting They are on the website:  see http://bit.ly/1rCu3x8
    Posted Jul 6, 2014, 5:54 AM by Unknown user
  • More news from Lorrie in Scotland '...just back from a row across Lake Broom with members of the Ullapool St Ayles Skiff Club. I will be coming home with some suggestions for changes to oars, row ...
    Posted Jul 4, 2014, 11:54 PM by Unknown user
  • First Issue of Newsletter A digest of news from the website will be sent out daily (if there is any new news).  If you want to join the list choose the option from the ...
    Posted Jun 30, 2014, 7:11 PM by Unknown user
  • Recruiting in Scotland Lorrie Harrison has been out with the Rowporty crew.  She writes :'This is what they do after a row, push the boat all the way up the beach and into ...
    Posted Jun 30, 2014, 7:03 PM by Unknown user
  • CLEAR OUT THAT SHED!!!! Franklinʼs Women on Water group is looking for donations of boating or fishing items to sell at our stall at the Kettering Maritime Market on 19 July 2014.  All profits ...
    Posted Jun 26, 2014, 2:17 AM by Unknown user
  • The Shop@Franklin Mixed Open 1km Exciting news is that Southerly from Shop@Franklin has been the first to sponsor an event in the Feb 2015 International St Ayles Skiff Regatta in Franklin. It is now ...
    Posted Jun 23, 2014, 6:15 AM by Unknown user
  • Jazz on the Huon Franklin is very lucky to be the home port of 'Yukon', a beautiful historic Danish fishing ketch sailed here by David Nash, Ea and their family.  Even more fortunately they ...
    Posted Jun 12, 2014, 11:34 PM by Unknown user
  • Action Items Follow the issues being addressed by the committee on the Action Items page.
    Posted Jun 8, 2014, 6:55 PM by Unknown user
  • Thinking about coming? What to do If you are coming to the Regatta from interstate or overseas then you should explore what is a beautiful and historic corner of the world whilst you are here.  Here ...
    Posted Jun 6, 2014, 7:14 PM by Unknown user
  • 250 metre sprint at AWBF Whilst the main home of the regatta will be Franklin, it is planned that the first series of events will be at the Australian Wooden Boat Festival.  Jane Johnson writes ...
    Posted May 18, 2014, 10:25 PM by Unknown user
  • A draft planning document is now available Go to http://bit.ly/1qe3j2m  or use the 'Draft Programme' link in the menu to the left of the tasskiffie home page. Send comments to info@tasskiffie2015.org
    Posted Jun 8, 2014, 7:07 PM by Unknown user
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