Club quar­tet vie for ti­tle of best in the west at champs

Albany Extra - - Sport -

Al­bany will be host­ing the State Model Yacht Rac­ing Cham­pi­onships at the Al­bany Ma­rina this week­end.

The Al­bany Ra­dio Sail­ing Club will have four sailors com­pete: An­drew Grist (No. 50), Rod Free-bor­ough (92), Michael Cameron, (29) and Greg Wester­berg (99).

Rac­ing starts from 9am Satur­day and Sun­day.

Club Com­modore Ian Hebiton said the group had been sail­ing in Al­bany for the past 10 years. on

“We are the strong­est club out­side of Perth and I be­lieve we have the best venue in Western Aus­tralia, down at the ma­rina,” he said.

“Aus­tralian cham­pi­ons will be com­ing down for the event, so you won’t see any bet­ter rac­ing than what you’ll see this week­end.”

It will be the first time the cham­pi­onships will be held in Al­bany.

At the end of the event, one sailor will be named best over­all sailor.

It will be the first time the cham­pi­onships will be held in Al­bany.

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