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Tides for Quarry Bay

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We want our share
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Early July, the issue of our interminable berthing shortage made Legco. The Honourable Frankie Yick questioned Secretary for Transport & Housing, Frank Chan, on the demand and supply of berthing for yachts by district, on how many yachts there were total, on government plans for additional berthing . . .
 
Marine recreation is for everyone
Marine recreation is for everyone The inaugural Fragrant Harbour Maritime Festival took place on the 19th, 20th and 21st of May 2017 at Pier 8 in Central. Hosted by the Hong Kong Maritime Museum, the exhibition attracted 25 exhibitors and some 3,000 visitors . . .
David Witt interview
interview od David Witt Optimist news The Korea International Boat Show celebrated its 10th anniversary with a large attendance. The official opening of the show’s 10th edition was held at the Kintex exhibition centre in Seoul on the 25th of May 2017. During the speeches, the organisers — the Gyeonggi Provincial Government and the Korea National Exhibition Centre — highlighted the growth of the show and the leisure boating market over the last 10 years . . . Interview of david Witt
 
Typhoon Series 2017,
Race 7
Typhoon Series 2017, Race 6 Optimist news It was scheduled as an islands race and race officer, Nigel Slattery, ably assisted by club staff and volunteers on the committee vessel, opted for a 26nm course for the IRC Division A & B fleets. . . . Typhoon Series 2017
 
Benefits to society
Kai TakThe Hong Kong Water Sports Council (HKWSC) was very pleased to see so many of its member federations joining the Water Safety Day of the Hong Kong Lifesaving Society (HKLSS) at Repulse Bay on the 1st of May 2017 . . .
 
Korean boat show
Optimist news The Korea International Boat Show celebrated its 10th anniversary with a large attendance. The official opening of the show’s 10th edition was held at the Kintex exhibition centre in Seoul on the 25th of May 2017. During the speeches, the organisers — the Gyeonggi Provincial Government and the Korea National Exhibition Centre — highlighted the growth of the show and the leisure boating market over the last 10 years . . .
 
Optimist interview
Optimist news The spring’s warmth and humidity brought days of rain and muggy air but did not stop the busy Optimist season. There was another ranking regatta — the Hong Kong Race Week (HKRW), a race to qualify for the European Optimist Championship. The top four sailors get to go to Bulgaria in August to represent Hong Kong . . .
 
Tale of two marinas
Korean boat show Optimist news For those cruising either the Andaman Sea or the Gulf of Thailand, there are two littleknown marinas that are worth visiting — Krabi River Marina on the west and Racer Marina on the east coasts of southern Thailand . . .
 
Most versatile watersports boat now in Asia
Korean boat show Optimist news Asia Yachting, the exclusive dealer for Nautique boats in Hong Kong, has brought the most versatile 20-foot watersports boat to Asia. The Super Air Nautique GS20, a multi-sport high performance boat designed to provide the best experience for skiers, boarders, and surfers alike . . . Most versatile watersports
 
Cruising comments
Korean boat show Optimist news The COA’s May and June programme was very full with four events in quick succession. First off, the three-day Sails East Midsummer Rally brought us to the enigmatic Sokos, then to relaxing Mui Wo and, finally, charming Po Toi with a party at each destination . . . Cruising comments
 
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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