A donation to help junior sailor
WHITSUNDAY junior sailor Eva Lorenz is in Japan this week at the International Optimist Dinghy Asian Regional Championships.
Eva, 14, left on Sunday to attend the championships which start today and run until August 30.
The championships are being held in Hayama, Japan and Eva is one of only seven Australian sailors to compete, including only two from Queensland.
Eva was selected after attending the Australian National Championships in Tasmania in January.
At the Whitsunday Sailing Club on Friday night, the owner of Abell Point Marina, Paul Darrouzet, announced a donation of $5000 to Eva to help her with expenses for her trip.
DONATION: Owner of Abell Point marina Paul Darrouzet with junior sailor Eva Lorenz.