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Sunday, the 31st of July, was another scorcher, with temperatures in the mid-30s all around the territory. According to the Observatory, Hong Kong had experienced 10 days with temperatures of 35 degrees or higher and 21 hot weather warnings . . .

 

After the blistering heat of the previous week, conditions on Saturday, the 30th of July, for the final race day of the Peroni Summer Saturday Series 2022 made for quite a change . . .

 

It was a scorcher of a day. Temperatures soared above 35 degrees and Sunday, the 24th, was declared Hong Kong’s hottest July day since records began in 1884 . . .

 

The idea of sailing camps for youngsters at Hebe Haven Yacht Club goes back almost 20 years when sailing manager, Rob Allen, came up with a programme, formalized in 2004 . . .

 

The Aberdeen Boat Club’s Summer Series is popular among sailors from the south side of Hong Kong Island, Discovery Bay and even Causeway Bay . . .

 

The turnout on Saturday, the 16th of July 2022, for Races 4 & 5 of the Peroni Summer Saturday Series 2022 was, according to race officer Rob Allen . . .

 

With Race 2 and the 25th Anniversary Cup tucked away on the 25th of June, and Typhoon Chaba the week before, there was an eagerness to re-envigorate the UK Sailmakers Typhoon Series 2022 with two windward / leewards on Sunday, the 10th of July 2022 . . .

 

Coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Hong Kong Maritime Museum is staging a special exhibition entitled Hong Kong’s Maritime Miracle: The Story of Our City since 1945 . . .

 

This year is the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China and, as part of the celebrations, the Hong Kong Sailing Federation organized a three-club Anniversary Cup which, to date, has been well supported by the sailing community . . .

 

This year is the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China and, as part of the celebrations, the Hong Kong Sailing Federation organized a three-club Anniversary Cup which, to date, has been well supported by the sailing community . . .

 

There was heavy cloud cover as the committee boat, Hebe One, dropped anchor near Cascade Bay in Port Shelter, in preparation for Day 2 – and Island Race 3 – of the Peroni Summer Saturday Series 2022 . . .

 

At the management briefing for Race 1 of the UK Sailmakers Typhoon Series 2022, race officer Rob Allen pointed out that there were a healthy 40 entries but there would not be a Sportsboat Division due to low numbers . . . .

 

In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the establishment of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the first race of the 25th Anniversary Sailing Cup kicked off on Saturday . . . .

 

The Aberdeen Boat Club’s Summer Series is designed to give sailors a morning race followed by a convivial lunch at one of Hong Kong’s many waterfront restaurants . . . .

 

The weather forecasters proved mostly accurate on Saturday, the 4th of June, for Day 1 of the Hebe Haven Yacht Club’s Peroni Summer Saturday Series 2022 . . . .

 

Held, in the past, a few days before International Women’s Day, this year’s Ladies Helm was postponed to the 29th of May 2022 due to the pandemic situation. Fifty-four ‘lady helms’ competed in the waters of Victoria Harbour across a fleet comprising of nine classes including Big Boats . . .

 
 
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