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Tides for Quarry Bay

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Hong Kong Customs seized about 211 tonnes of logs of an endangered species with an estimated market value of about HK$1.1 million from seven containers . . .

 

The Aberdeen Boat Club’s Classic Yacht Rally was first held in May 2005. Twenty two boats showed up to take part in three divisions – Classic, Non-Classic and Taipans . . .

 

Labour Day, the 1st of May 2021, saw the re-sail of Races 1 & 2 of the San Miguel Monsoon Spring Series 2021, and concluded not only this year’s Spring Series but also the Monsoon Series 2020-21 . . .

 

The following is a Thai Customs Department Notification (29/2021) which is good news for those planning to visit the Kingdom of Thailand in their yachts . . .

 

It was a grey, drizzly morning as crews headed for Port Shelter to compete in Races 7 & 8 of the Monsoon Spring Series 2021 . . .

 

The Hebe Haven Yacht Club is committed to youth sail training with an impressive programme of courses for beginners, improvers and even instructors . . .

 

The sun was out, glistening on the aquamarine sea between Repulse Bay and Round Island, as the fleet gathered around the committee boat for the re-sail of Race 7 of the Waglan Series 2020-21 . . .

 

Scheduled for the 24th of January earlier this year, Races 8 & 9 of the Aberdeen Boat Club’s Waglan Series 2020-21 fell victim to the Covid-19 restrictions and had to be postponed . . .

 

It was a glorious afternoon when Hebe One dropped anchor in the middle of Port Shelter and began preparing for the start of Race 6 of the San Miguel Monsoon Spring Series 2021 . . .

 

It was even greyer on Sunday morning, the 4th of April 2021, for Day 2 of the Hong Kong National Match Racing Championships, when the committee boat, Hebe One, dropped anchor in central Port Shelter . . .

 

Over the weekend of the 3rd and 4th of April 2021, Hebe Haven Yacht Club, in conjunction with the Hong Kong Sailing Federation, hosted the first Hong Kong National Match Racing Championships for several years . . .

 

The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has written to the Hong Kong Boating Industry Association concerning the extension of restricted access to Sham Wan on Lamma Island for the Conservation of Green Turtles . . .

 

The organisers of Thailand’s Top of the Gulf Regatta presented by Ocean Marina has confirmed that the event will take place in November this year . . .

 

A glassy sea greeted the committee boat as it manoeuvred into position between Ocean Park (Shun Shui Kok) and Round Island (Ngan Chau) . . .

 

It was brightening up as race officer, Rob Allen, and assistant race officer, Rob Stanley (from the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club), assessed conditions in Port Shelter . . .

 

It was a grey and overcast morning on Sunday, the 21st of March 2021, as the Aberdeen Boat Club’s committee boat arrived between Round Island and Repulse Bay in preparation for Race 11 of the Waglan Series 2020-21 . . .

 

The Observatory got its forecast wrong for Saturday, the 20th of March 2021. Instead of a Force 2, winds were a good 12-13 knots from the southeast as the committee boat, Hebe One . . .

 

It was just over a year ago that the 10th Anniversary Edition of the Singapore Yacht Show (SYS 2020) was the first of the major international yacht shows to have to postpone . . .

 

Pent up energy from three months of lockdown found release on Sunday, the 7th of March 2021, as 17 boats turned up for Race 10 of the Waglan Series 2020-21 . . .

 

Monsoon Series 2020/2021 comprises three events organised by the Hebe Haven Yacht Club in conjunction with the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club . . .

 

The Hong Kong Boating Industry Association has formally written to the Secretary for Transport and Housing, Frank Chan, to request financial support for the charter and media sectors of the marine recreation industry . . .

 
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