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8 November 2017
Hong Kong

Around the Island Yacht Race

A large-scale yacht race will take place around Hong Kong Island on 12 November 2017 (Sunday). About 250 yachts are expected to participate in the race.

The yachts will set off at staggered times between 0830 hours and 1000 hours off Hung Hom and Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter respectively, sailing around Hong Kong Island in a clockwise direction, and finish the race off the Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter by 1730 hours.

Masters, coxswains and persons-in-charge of vessels navigating in the vicinity of the race route should proceed with caution, giving practical consideration to the contestants. Compliance with the provisions of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 is mandatory.

(For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.154 of 2017 dated 6 November 2017

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