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Tides for Quarry Bay

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Sportsboat Asia
Pacs 2019

The Hong Kong Sailing Federation, in conjunction with co-organiser Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, today announced the hosting of the Sportsboat Asia Pacs 2019 from 18 to 22 November . . .

New Puerto
Galera Race

The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club  (RHKYC) has released the Notice of Race and opened Online Entry for the inaugural Hong Kong to Puerto Galera Yacht Race . . .

Summer Saturday
Series, Race 6

Rain and thunder storm warnings were in effect on Saturday, the 14th of July, as the Hebe Haven Yacht Club’s race management team assembled on the committee vessel, Hebe One, for the penultimate afternoon’s racing in the Peroni Summer Saturday Series 2018 . . .
Fugazi wins MSR
The 10th annual Multihull Solutions Regatta wrapped up today with another good day of sailing. Principal Race Officer Simon James ran two races today, a three-lap windward-leeward and then a triangle course for all classes except Cruising, which did a loop around nearby Koh Lon . . .
Hong Kong to Hainan Race 2018
The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club has released it's Notice of Race and opened online entry for the 2018 Hong Kong to Hainan Race which will start on 18 October . . .
Typhoon Series
2018, Race 4
Variable conditions are expected for the Hebe Haven Yacht Club’s annual Typhoon Series. Races 1, 2 and 3 enjoyed good winds, but Race 4 of the UK Sailmakers Typhoon Series 2018 held on Sunday, the 8th of July, was not so fortunate . . .

The Clipper Race Returns

Excitement is building with just over one week remaining until the Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race returns to Liverpool on Saturday 28 July, eleven-months after this unique voyage set sail . . .

Cruising Bintan Island

Genting Cruise Lines celebrated on 7 July 2018 Dream Cruises’ inaugural arrival to Bintan Island with a visit from the award winning Genting Dream, as part of her collection of round trip itineraries year-round from Singapore across the ASEAN region . . .
Private Recreational Leases continued
In 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 . . .
Simpson Marine new Fairline distributor
Simpson Marine, Asia’s leading yacht sales and services company is delighted to announce the addition of Fairline Yachts to its brand portfolio in Hong Kong and the Philippines . . .

Four Peak 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 . . .

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 . . .
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 . . .

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 . . .


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