Sailor dies after race | South China Morning Post
  • Wed
  • Jan 28, 2015
  • Updated: 3:57pm

Sailor dies after race

PUBLISHED : Monday, 05 October, 1998, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 05 October, 1998, 12:00am
 

A 37-year-old sailor competing in the Macau Government Yacht Trophy race drowned after falling off his yacht in rough seas on the way back to Hong Kong.


Other Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club members hauled Terence Wong Yiu-wing, who had more than 10 years' experience, out of the water but he was dead on arrival at Macau Government Hospital.


Another female competitor suffered injuries after the yacht struck an unidentified object in the sea off Taipa Island, at around noon.


Eight men and one woman were on board the boat when the accident happened after the yacht race. Macau marine police are investigating the incident.


Share

Related topics

For unlimited access to:

SCMP.com SCMP Tablet Edition SCMP Mobile Edition 10-year news archive
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

Login

SCMP.com Account

or