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Over 450 sailors, families and friends from more than 20 countries are set to make Cape Panwa Hotel their home this week as they head to Phuket to take part in the Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek, from the 17th to the 21st of July . . .

 

Once again the Peroni Summer Saturday Series 2019 was blessed with fair winds. A 13-knot south-southwesterly, with occasional gusts of 18, meant there was plenty of action on the water . . .

 

A Hong Kong summer can throw up all sorts of testing conditions, particularly along the territory’s eastern seaboard. So it proved for Races 3 and 4 of the UK Sailmakers Typhoon Series 2019 . . .

 

Lee Seng Huang's 100-foot maxi SHK Scallywag entered the history books on Friday, the 5th of July, by winning line honours in the Transatlantic Race 2019. This accolade continues a prestigious, ancient lineage started by James Bennett’s Henrietta . . .

 

Burning heat greeted the 30 starters for Race 3 of the Peroni Summer Saturday Series, held on the 29th of June 2019. . . .

 

The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s biennial Hong Kong to Vietnam Race, a 673-nautical-mile passage down to Nha Trang on the south-eastern coast of Vietnam will start on the 15th and 16th of October . . .

 

The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s biennial Hong Kong to Vietnam Race, a 673-nautical-mile passage down to Nha Trang on the south-eastern coast of Vietnam will start on the 15th and 16th of October . . .

 

Ruffian prizegiving

An amazing end to an amazing season: the end-of-year prizegiving for Hong Kong’s Ruffian Class Association was held in the Regatta Room of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and attended by almost 120 people . . .

 

Tomes Cup 2019

Finally, after having been postponed twice due to unfavourable weather, the BuyAssociation Tomes Cup was held in Victoria Harbour on the 1st of June with 41 boats competing . . .

 

Scallywag sets sights

On the 25th of June, a fleet of 15 yachts will set off from Rhode Island in the US on the Transatlantic Race 2019. Among the entrants, one stands out as clear favourite for line honors in the 3,000-nautical mile race across the Pond . . .

 

House 1881

House 1881, the historic former Marine Police Headquarters in Tsim Sha Tsui, is now open to the public after an(other) transformation . . .

 

Spring Regatta

The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s annual Spring Regatta was held over the weekend of the 11th and 12th of May to officially close the club’s 2018-19 sailing season . . .

 

Hebe Haven Yacht Club Open Day

The weather did little to dampen enthusiasm at the Hebe Haven Yacht Club Sailing Centre Open Day 2019 as more than 2,000 visitors queued up to experience boating in its many forms – sailing in dinghies and keelboats . . .

 

Sun Hung Kai Scallywag Foundation

Sun Hung Kai & Co has partnered with the Hebe Haven Yacht Club and charitable organisation, Sailability Hong Kong . . .

 

Nations Cup

Sailing on Sunday, the 28th of April 2019, was “just about as good as we ever get in the harbour,” said Irishman Mick McCool . . .

 

Monsoon Spring Series 2019

The final two races of the HHYC San Miguel Monsoon Spring Series 2019 started at 1400 on the 27th of April under dark clouds and 15 knots of wind . . .

 
 
 

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