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Port Shelter
Regatta 2018

Conditions looked promising on Saturday, the 8th of September, for the first day of the Sails East Port Shelter Regatta 2018. True to forecast, a Force 3-4 northeasterly in Port Shelter allowed the race officer to experiment with a downwind start. It proved a learning experience for all . . .

Sailing not included

World Sailing is shocked and disappointed to learn that sailing has not been included by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. The decision came (13 September 2018) following an IPC Board meeting earlier this week in Madrid, Spain . . .


With 586 members, Hong Kong’s largest ever team returned from the 2018 Asian Games with 46 medals, including 8 gold medals. Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said of the team . . .


China Coast
Race Week 2018

The 2018 edition of the China Coast Regatta is already showing all the hallmarks of an exciting one to watch, with early entries from Karl Kwok’s MOD Beau Geste and Seng Huang Lee’s Orma 60 SHK Scallywag Fuku . . .

Historic win
inspires women

History was made this summer when Wendy Tuck became the first woman to win a round the world yacht race and her sailing success has already inspired more women to consider taking part in this epic challenge . . .

The Amer 94 twin

The Amer 94 twin is fuel efficient, considerably lighter than contemporary yachts and promotes the use of environmentally-friendly materials. Nicknamed ‘innovation lab’, the new Amer 94 is a testament to the Italian yacht-builder’s enthusiasm . . .

First Prestige 630
in Hong Kong

The Prestige range continues to grow its presence in Asia, with the very first Prestige 630 in Hong Kong arriving and being handed over to the owners last week . . .

Wake experience

In what has become a tradition, once a year Asia Yachting holds Nautique boats wake experience event in Hong Kong. This year it took place on 27th and 28th of August in Tai Tam . . .

Typhoon Series
Race 9

The final race of the UK Sailmakers Typhoon Series 2018 was held during the afternoon of the 25th of August amid expectations of a strong turnout. And so it proved, with 59 boats heading out into Port Shelter to find . . .

Summer Saturday
Series, final

There could not have been a greater contrast between the stormy conditions that saw Race 6 abandoned on the 14th July 2018 and the fine conditions for the final race day of the Peroni Summer Saturday Series 2018, on Saturday the 28th of July 2018 . . .
Jeanneau Sun
Odyssey 440
It was one of those days when it was just impossible to sit at a desk, staring at a computer monitor, while outside — blue skies and a good 10 knots of breeze. A review of Jeanneau’s Sun Odyssey 440 Performance beckoned . . .
Azimut 60
Ah, Marina Cove and its gleaming powerboats — rows and rows of them. Huge, powerful and sexy designs, to the left, to the right, all around. And there, towering above the dock, our review model — the Azimut 60 . . .

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 . . .

Monster Marine

Macau moves Optimist news Macau Race 20th Bay Regatta Tale of two marinas Optimist interview Benefits to society Most versatile watersports Interview of david Witt Our share of the harbour