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Hong Kong to
Puerto galera Race

Entries are flowing in with just under a month to go until the start of the first Hong Kong to Puerto Galera Yacht Race (16 and 17 April). The Hong Kong to Puerto Galera Yacht Race will be the second longest Category 1 offshore race in Asia . . .

Sailing Festival

In what has become one of the most hotly-contested team racing events in Hong Kong, the 17th Boase Cohen & Collins Inter-School Sailing Festival was held last weekend . . .

DB debacle

The closure of DB Marina and eviction of some 200 boats by HK Resort has been reported on at length in the South China Morning Post, on portals and blogs . . .

Marina Lease Tenders

Marina Lease Tenders In 1966, the International Council of Marine Industry Associations was set up as the international trade association representing the global marine industry . . .

Top of the Gulf Regatta 2019

The 15th Top of the Gulf Regatta will take place 30th April to 5th May, 2019 in the waters of the Gulf of Thailand in Pattaya . . .

Pacifico Voyager 99

Pacifico Voyager 99 A presentation of the Pacifico Voyager 99 (pictured right) was held at the Seven Feet Yacht Club (Vladivostok) mid last year and guests were invited to review this luxury catamaran . . .

Water sports arena

Victoria Harbour was once again the venue for an international water sports event in November, (23rd to 25th) when Hong Kong hosted the 2018 Asian Rowing Coastal Championships . . .

Merry Fisher
875 Marlin

Jeanneau’s Merry Fisher 875 Marlin, a manoeuvrable and sturdy runabout, under cover. It features all the characteristics of a ‘Crossover of the Sea”, as Jeanneau puts it . . .

Macau Yacht Show

Held in the Fisherman’s Wharf Marina on the Macau waterfront, the 8th China Macau International Yacht Import & Export Fair ran from the 1st to the 4th of November 2018. The show appears to be settling in to a regular, and more sensible, venue and long may this continue . . .

Solar expedition
yacht launched

Burma Boating, a sailing firm owned by Myanmar tourism trailblazer, Memories Group, has unveiled the latest acquisition to its fleet — the S55, a 16.7-metre solar-powered yacht . . .

Macao Cup 2019

After four days of racing, Team Wan Boo Fish Sailing from Macau and Team WYC Lake Constance were crowned overall winners of the inaugural Greater Bay Area Cup Regatta and Macao Cup 2019 . . .
Ruffian Class
Overcast skies and drizzle greeted the Ruffian fleet as it headed out of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club for the Hung Hom start of the Ruffian Class Championships 2018 in Victoria Harbour . . .
Around the
Island Race
In varied conditions, the Turkish Airlines Around the Island Race, held on Sunday, the 18th of November 2018, kicked off under grey overcast skies until the fleet hit Cape d’Aguilar . . .
Say no to LNG
We ask you to join WWF-Hong Kong and deplore the approval of a CLP and HK Electric plan to go ahead with a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and regasification platform off the Soko Islands, south of Lantau . . .

Non-stop yacht
in Korea museum

Just a handful of people have sailed solo, non-stop around the world in a yacht. Kim Seung-jin — an adventurer, documentary producer and sailor from South Korea . . .

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