OPEN NATIONAL FINNISH JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SAILING, 21-23.8. IN HELSINKI
Over 200 young sailors will meet in less than three weeks time, to contest the medals of the Finnish junior classes. Sailors from Tallinn and St.Petersburg are also expected to participate in this open regatta.
It will take place from August 21 to 23, Friday to Sunday. The dinghy classes and the junior age limits for each are: Zoom-8 and 29er (19 years), Laser Radial and Europe (18 years), Laser 4.7 (17 years), Optimist (15 years) and Optimist Cadet (12 years). The regatta will be based at Merisatama in Helsinki. The courses are located off Merisatama, off Melkki and off Lauttasaari. The arrangements will be handled by Helsinki Sail Racing Management (HSRM r.y.), through its member clubs BS, HSK, HSS, HTPS, NJK, M and SPS.Additional information on the event, classes, clubs and courses can be found on the HSRM web pages http://www.helsinkisailracing.fi/ (partly still under construction). As a novelty, sailors may present themselves on a Facebook group created for this purpose. Check out the address www.facebook.com <http://www.facebook.com> and select the group"Junnu-SM purjehtijat 2009 Junior-FM seglare."