Wet 'n' wild

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 26 November, 2000, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 26 November, 2000, 12:00am

A racing yacht isn't the place to be if you don't know your spinnaker from your mainsail ... as the crew of the 15-metre cruiser Kiboko would tell you. The salty old sea dogs, pictured here with skipper Peter Churchouse at the helm, came home first in their class, and seventh overall, in the recent Round the Island race ... now restricted to a course stretching from the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Causeway Bay, to Stanley and back, because fleets of small boats in the East Lamma Channel are considered too big a hazard to shipping.