Ju­niors to take the helm

Whitsunday Times - - ON THE WATER -

ONE of the Whit­sun­day Sail­ing Club’s most in­ter­est­ing se­ries will kick off at this Satur­day, Novem­ber 1.

The Em­broi­dery Plus Ju­nior Skip­pers Se­ries is a spe­cial se­ries giv­ing ju­nior sailors the op­por­tu­nity to take the helm of larger keel­boats.

Sup­ported by their crew, each ju­nior sailor helms their re­spec­tive yacht to com­plete in two bay races held over the week­end, with the best sailor, tak­ing home the win.

Whit­sun­day Sail­ing Club Pres­i­dent and Race Of­fi­cer, Jim Hayes, said the Em­broi­dery Plus Ju­nior Skip­pers Se­ries was a great chance for ju­niors to try out large keel­boat sail­ing and test their skills on the wa­ter.

For more in­for­ma­tion or to en­ter as a ju­nior or boat owner, con­tact Whit­sun­day Sail­ing Club Rear Off­shore Com­modore Kevin Fog­a­rty on 0419 775 282.

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