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24 Hour Charity
Dinghy Race
The day – Saturday, the 29th of September 2018, dawned clear and bright. It stayed that way, through to the following afternoon. Enthusiastic young (and senior) sailors in 33 dinghies sailed their hearts out overnight . . .
 

Vovo Penta
unveils control

Volvo Penta has unveiled a new water sport control system designed to create a unique user experience for wakesurfing, wakeboarding and waterskiing enthusiastsl . . .
 

New vitality for
First range

The saga of Beneteau’s performance cruiser series—the First range—began as soon as the Beneteau shipyard was opened in 1884. From a sailing trailer for fishermen in 1884 to a tuna fishing boat combining sail and engine in 1912 . . .
 

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 . . .
 

Government
ambivalence

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 . . .
 

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 . . .
 

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 . . .
 
 
 

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

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