Etchells World Championships 2018

18th – 27th, October, 2018

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

18th – 27th, October, 2018

Welcome to the 2018 Etchells World Championships website. Brisbane Etchells and the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron wishes to thank all competitors, organisers, volunteers and supporters for an amazing 2018 Etchells Worlds. We also congratulate Lisa Rose and skipper Martin Hill and crew Sean O’Rourke, Mat Belcher and Julian Plante for being the newly crowned 2018 Etchells World Champions! A great effort.

Retrace the racing through the live tracker (button below) or check out the action and photos from the Worlds on the Etchells Brisbane Facebook page or go to ‘Galleries’ on this site for links to images, videos and drone footage.

Full entry list details click here.  To view results click here

Watch the Racing on the Tracker.


Latest News
October 27, 2018

Winners are Grinners! Lisa Rose celebrate their overall win in style! Seen a lot of water. Been to a lot of places. Today, Brisbane pretty much offered the classic mix of sun, and just enough wind for the last two races of the 2018 Etchells World Championship. I think it is fair to say that […]
October 26, 2018

It is always nice to be on station, on time, and with the prospect of racing getting underway near enough to the schedule. Tick. Tick. Even Huey, the God of Wind had delivered a wonderful Northerly in the ten-knot zone for 2018 Etchells World Championship to enjoy. There’s always a catch, and this time it […]
October 25, 2018

Looking at it, and knowing this is about sailing, you might expect that headline to be some reference to huge wind shifts. It is not. Mind you, out on the track today for the 2018 Etchells World Championship, we did see everything from 110 early on, to 050/060 degrees, with the latter being where it […]
October 24, 2018

There was more breeze this morning than there was this afternoon on Moreton Bay in Brisbane. This was great news, for it meant that after just a short stay ashore, the 2018 Etchells World Championship Race Committee sent the 94 boat fleet out for racing, and it looked like there was more than a great […]
October 23, 2018

The 2018 Etchells World Championship Race Committee has been pretty clear about it. They have lost the last two mornings to ultra-light and variable winds, and they want to run the best series they can until Saturday 1500hrs, when they can set no more races away. Nine in total would be ideal, seven makes for […]
October 22, 2018

On shore this morning you felt that it was going to be a grand day. The time had come. Race one, and even race two were upon us. A champion crew was soon going to be determined for the 2018 Etchells World Championship being held on Moreton Bay in Brisbane, Australia. Yet once out past […]
October 21, 2018

Well if practice does make perfect, then certainly getting all of the huge Etchells fleet out on the water and back again safely has been locked in. Sailing out or being towed, setting sails, heading up into the wind to lock in the direction and also the flicks were some of the items that this […]

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Latest Promo Video

Check out our latest promo video on why you can’t afford to miss the 2018 Etchells Worlds at RQYS in Brisbane in October next year.

Race Documents

Worlds and Pre-Race Documents are available here. Brisbane Fleet qualification information is now available. Visit the Brisbane Etchells site.

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