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Tides for Quarry Bay

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Cruising comments
Opening Regatta
Conditions were light, or rather challenging, for the 25 boats that turned up for the Aberdeen Boat Club’s Opening Regatta on Saturday, the 22nd of September 2018. Entries had been higher but, due to Typhoon Mangkhut a week before . . .
Say no to LNG
We ask you to join WWF-Hong Kong and deplore the approval of a CLP and HK Electric plan to go ahead with a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and regasification platform off the Soko Islands, south of Lantau . . .
Hong Kong to
Hainan Race
Karl Kwok’s MOD Beau Geste raced into Sanya, Hainan, at 1121 and 59 seconds (Hong Kong time) on Friday, the 19th of October, taking line honours and setting the race’s first multihull record of 24h 1m 59s . . .

South Korea
- a market?

Travelling to Korea over the past 10 years in my work for the marine leisure industry, I have seen the rise of a Korean middle class . . .

Sydney International
Boat Show

It is the largest and best-attended in the region. Held this year from the 2nd to the 6th of August, it enjoyed temperatures in the early 20os — the highest for winter since the 1800s . . .

Non-stop yacht
in Korea museum

Just a handful of people have sailed solo, non-stop around the world in a yacht. Kim Seung-jin — an adventurer, documentary producer and sailor from South Korea . . .
Wellness at
sea Week
A new global initiative from international maritime charity Sailors’ Society, Wellness at Sea Week, from the 4th to the 10th of November 2018, will highlight the issue of crew wellness . . .
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 . . .


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 . . .


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 . . .
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 . . .

Number 296

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