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Tides for Quarry Bay

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Cruising comments
A practical approach to water quality
Water quality will always be a priority consideration where water sports are concerned, although standards can be different for primary and secondary contact water sports. The health of participants is paramount . . .
 
Bronze Medal for
Hong Kong Laser Radial Youth Worlds
Hong Kong sailor, Nicholas Bezy, represented Hong Kong at the Laser Radial Youth Worlds and brought home a bronze medal — a new record for Hong Kong sailors. The event was held in Medemblik, The Netherlands, in August 2017. Sailors from 44 countries took part in the event . . .
 
Opening Yacht Regatta
Sponsored by Sunseeker for the 14th consecutive year, the Aberdeen Boat Club’s Opening Yacht Regatta took place over the weekend of the 23rd and 24th of September 2017. Thirty-seven boats ventured out to battle the elements on windward / leeward and islands courses . . .
 
Cruising comments
During the sweltering summer, the COA programme of events is traditionally quiet, but members competing in the COA Championship series joined the HHYC’s Mirs Bay Race and Port Shelter Regatta . . .
 
Optimist news
It has been a busy summer. Let us hear from a young sailor who went to Singapore for an eyeopening experience. In the summer of 2017, a group of 13 sailors, coach Simon Leung and a parent helper, travelled abroad to the Singapore National Sailing Center . . .
 
Super Air Nautique GS20
This 20-foot towboat is a gem. Apart from its sexy looks, the Super Air Nautique GS20 performs like no other for its purpose. That’s what we were told, and that’s what we got . . .
 
Timing is everything
Maybe sometimes it is just plain luck. I was sent to the Solomon Islands in 1967 for a year’s voluntary service at 18 years of age, and returned home via Hong Kong a year later. That year persuaded me that there was more to life than a university degree, but what to do?
 
Absolute 58 Fly
A hot, August day and a need to get out on the water, wind through the hair and a feeling of open space. Bring on the Absolute 58 Fly, a perfect combination of comfort and performance . . .
 
Witt, Hong Kong and
the Volvo Ocean Race
The Volvo Ocean Race is steeped in history and skipper David Witt and his Team Sun Hung Kai / Scallywag will be creating some of their own when they head out onto the water for the 2017-18 edition of the famed round-the-world event . . .
 
 
 
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