by Craig Heydon
Racing gets underway this morning at the 2011 OAMPS Insurance Brokers Australian Youth Championship with more than 160 crews from nine countries set to race on Sydney’s Botany Bay.
Those who can’t get to Georges River 16 Foot Sailing Club to see the action in person can keep up to date on their computers at home or in the office.
After being used successfully at the recent Sail Down Under Series, Yachting Australia is providing live tracking and a live event blog for the 2011 OAMPS Insurance Brokers Australian Youth Championship.
On day one of racing the Laser 4.7 class will feature on the tracking with two races scheduled from 11am. The tracking can be accessed through a link on the event website, www.youthchamps.org.au.
The live tracking will be rotated throughout the classes and courses over the four days of racing.
The event website will also host a live event blog, which will include updates from the racecourse and where possible live mark roundings.
Racing at the 2011 OAMPS Insurance Brokers Australian Youth Championship will take place in six classes including boys and girls Laser Radials, Laser 4.7, and windsurfers aboard the Techno 293.
There will also be racing for boys in the Laser Standard, open in the Multihull, aboard the Hobie 16, and boys, girls and open in the 420 and 29er classes.
For more information on the OAMPS Insurance Brokers Australian Youth Championship visit www.youthchamps.org.au