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  1. Sport - SAILING

    17 yachts set sail in Hong Kong to Vietnam race

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 10:36pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter They're off! Some 17 yachts set sail when the Audi Hong Kong to Vietnam race began in overcast conditions in Victoria Harbour on Thursday. It was the first time the race had started in the harbour as organisers wanted to make the event more attractive. In previous editions, the race had started at Lamma Island. Super-maxis Ragamuffin and Chivas Racing ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Five challengers sign up for America's Cup

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 10:45pm by NYT

    ... will replace Australia's Hamilton Island Yacht Club as challenger of record. Hamilton Island pulled out in July, the second time since Ellison won the America's Cup in 2010 in a one-off ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SAILING

    First Harbour start for Hong Kong to Vietnam yacht race

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:44pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... from Lamma Island. "We want to raise the profile of the event and decided a harbour start is far better," said Alex Johnston, Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club sailing manager. "We want ... than starting from Lamma, where very few people will turn up," Johnston said. Shifting the start line to near the yacht club's Kellett Island base adjoining the Causeway Bay typhoon ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Team New Zealand beat deadline for America’s Cup challenge

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 11:27am by Reuters

    ... with the withdrawal last month of Australia’s Hamilton Island Yacht Club, who were the official challengers of record for the 35th America’s Cup, because of the rising costs. Four European challengers, ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    Skip America's Cup meeting, Kiwis told

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 10:02pm by AP

    ... The withdrawal of Hamilton Island Yacht Club on July 18 was the first public sign of dissatisfaction among challengers regarding the cost, rules and location of the 2017 regatta. Hamilton Island ... Francisco. Coutts has narrowed the venue to San Diego and Bermuda, with a decision due in September. The challengers met in Los Angeles six days before Hamilton Island dropped out. According ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - SAILING

    Teenagers Wilhelm Christensson and Aymeric Gillard take break from studies to to experience thrills of China Sea race

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:59pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... race from Hong Kong," joked Gillard with the aplomb of a veteran sailor on the eve of the race. Gillard and Christensson are both 17. Gillard goes to South Island School and Christensson ...

  7. Sport - Hong Kong - SAILING

    Clipper Round the World yachts to stop in Hong Kong as precaution

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 10:29pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... out racing as soon as possible Anthony Day, RHKYC The fleet is likely to be split up between Middle Island and Causeway Bay. The 70-foot yachts were on the way to Qingdao when the rigging ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - SAILING

    Around the Island race hardly a breeze for sailors

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Robby Nimmo Over 200 boats tackle tough course in a race that has been held for more than 100 years Around the Island race hardly a breeze for sailors The Etchell crew that won the trophy for the women's handicap in the Tommy Bahama Around the Island Race yesterday were not sure they would even be able to start after an equipment accident on the eve of the race. "We broke the fitting ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - SAILING

    John Bertrand takes his winning formula from the sea to the pool

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 09:39pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... to that famous victory off Rhode Island in 1983. "And I feel very proud and have a sense of responsibility because it is an important part of our country's sporting history," adds Bertrand ...

  10. Sport - SAILING

    Ragamuffin races to record with Syd Fischer at the helm

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 12:46pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... harbour and not off Lamma adding an extra 17 nautical miles to the previous 656-mile distance – a new record was inevitable but Fischer’s Ragamuffin went one better by breaking the old mark. ...




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