SAILING: One more week until competition
HERVEY Bay will set the scene for 50 of Australia's best sailors to contest the 13- and 16-foot skiff national championships next week.
The 94th 16ft championships has attracted 35 nominations, while 14 boats will contest the 13ft competition.
It will be the fourth time Hervey Bay has hosted the competition since 1986, with the last being in 2011-12.
The national competition will run from December 29 to January 3, and will feature seven races.