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Around the Island Yacht Race

  • calendar

    9 November 2018

  • location

    Hong Kong

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A large-scale yacht race will take place around Hong Kong Island on 18 November 2018 (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 Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter, then sail around Hong Kong Island in a clockwise direction, and finish the race off the Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter by 1800 hours.

Masters, coxswains and persons-in-charge of vessels navigating in the vicinity of the racing 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.176 of 2018

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