18 foot single sculls: JJ Giltinan Trophy – Live races and commentary
18 foot single sculls: JJ Giltinan Trophy – Live races and commentary – Day 2
by Richard Gladwell Mar 5 2:22 PM PST
March 6, 2022
2022 18ft Skiff JJ Giltinan Championship Race 1 © Frank Quealey
Live coverage of Race 2 in the JJ Giltinan begins at 2.20pm (Sydney time) like every race day, and commentary begins at 2.30pm with Andrew Buckland, Peter Shipway and Jim Bury of the SailMedia team, who are on water and following the action.
Our mid-morning report said it was raining heavily with almost no wind – a tough day for the single sculls and commentary team.
There are no New Zealand boats competing in the event, due to COVID restrictions – which were only partially lifted last week, allowing New Zealand participants to return to their country of residence without having to endure a $3,100 each in managed isolation and quarantine – assuming they could get a spot in the MIQ lottery of 30,000 Kiwis trying to get one of the 3,000 spots on offer.
The race schedule is as follows – all race coverage starts at the same time at 2.20pm each race day, unless otherwise stated.
- Race 1 Saturday – Completed
- Race 2 Sunday
- Spring Break Monday
- Race 3 and 4 Tuesday
- Race 5 and 6 Wednesday
- Race 7 Thursday
- Friday off
- Race 8 Saturday
- Race 9 Sunday