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Tides for Quarry Bay

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Summer Saturday
Series 2018, Race 3
On Saturday, the 16th of June 2018, Port Shelter was looking at its best for Race 3 of the Peroni Summer Saturday Series 2018. Blue skies, clear visibility, a 14-knot easterly, gusting 18, white caps and shimmering seas indicated a great afternoon’s island racing . . .
 
Private Recreational Leases continued
vIn March 2018 the Home Affairs Bureau (HAB) released its ‘Review on Policy of Private Recreational Leases’ (PRLs), now the subject of a public consultation ending on the 19th of September 2018 . . .
 
Typhoon Series 2018,
Race 1
Typhoon Ewiniar the week before not only brought welcome rain but heralded the start of the typhoon season and, on Sunday, the 10th of June, the first race in the UK Sailmakers Typhoon Series 2018 . . .
 
Four Peaks Race
vConditions were mild at first. Nineteen boats assembled in Tai Tam Bay under grey skies, with puffs of wind ruffling the water here and there. It was cold, with crews wrapped up and huddled together on the 19 boats . . .
 
Perfect conditions
The Boase Cohen & Collins Inter-School Sailing Festival took place over the weekend of the 10th and 11th of March 2018. And what a weekend it was: two days of perfect sunny conditions on the race course . . .
 
Cruising comments
As I write, the Cruiser Owners’ Association is preparing for its Annual General Meeting and Prize Giving, for the Annual Series for 2017, and as it will have passed by the time this comes to publication . . .
 
HKSF SHK
In late January, Charlie Manzoni, vice president of the HKSF, gave this speech at the Volvo Ocean Race Village at Kai Tak . . .
 
The Bay Regatta
The Bay Regatta is organised by Regattas Asia under the auspices of the Phuket Yacht Club in conjunction with the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand. This year’s 21st Bay Regatta held steady with 32 entrants and around 200 competitors . . .
 
Fareast Yachts
In big news for the disabled sailing community, the S\V14 organization has announced that Fareast Yachts will produce the S\V14 at its production base in China . . .
 

Beneteau Swift
Trawler 44

Trawlers are not built for speed, right? Wrong. Beneteau has a different set of standards for its Swift range of flybridge motor yachts. Here’s what struck us when stepping aboard the 44 . . .
 
HKODA
HKODA started the year 2018 with an exciting and inclusive event! It was the first Hong Kong entry in the Volvo Ocean Race and the first Hong Kong hosting of the Volvo Ocean Race . . .
 
 
 
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