Following in the wake of the Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race, the Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race will allow those using Google Earth to follow their race. The race starts in a little less than two days (at 0150 GMT on 01APR2006). You can read about the Goolge Earth feed (or network link) for the race here, or you can download the network link now and be ready for the race when it starts. You will be able to see each of the race boats, its position, and possibly other information such as speed, distance to finish, or distance to the leader. A red rhumb line will be shown giving the shortest distance route from start to finish.