Hong Kong’s 2017 Spring Regatta expects to attract 100+ keelboats


19 May, 2017
Hong Kong's 2017 Spring Regatta expects to to attract 100+ keelboats.

Hong Kong’s 2017 Spring Regatta expects to to attract 100+ keelboats. Photo courtesy Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.

 

Another successful Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club racing season comes to a close this weekend with the annual Spring Regatta.

Open to entrants from all of Hong Kong’s sailing clubs, with over 100 keelboats expected to compete in ten classes, the regatta will feature three races over two days (Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May) and will take place in the Eastern harbour.

The start line and courses will be set on the day by the Race Officer after determining wind and tidal conditions. For the first race on Saturday the J/80 and Sportsboats will start the action at 13:50, with Race 2 starting at 11:00 on Sunday, and Race 3 following as soon as possible.

A prize givings will take place on Sunday night starting at around 18:30.

 

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