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  1. Young sailors rule the waves

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... in the event. A new format was introduced this year to cope with the increased number of entries. The 16 teams raced against each other off Middle Island over the two days, using 24 Topaz and Feva dinghies. There were 56 races altogether in the Topaz and Feva divisions, the two main events of the festival. The Sea School won the Feva Division, while the French International School came out ...

  2. Taste of life on ocean waves

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... five schools will participate in races in two classes (types of boat). Topaz Class, for those familiar with life on the ocean waves, is with a helm and crew, while Topper Class ... the United Kingdom who have organised large-scale team racing events,' he said. One new element will see two races happening at the same time- Topaz first and then the Toppers. In team racing, ...

  3. HKIS, FIS take sailing honours

    Posted Nov 20th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... jonathan powell Hong Kong International School (HKIS) and French International School (FIS) took the honours at the second annual Inter-School Sailing Championships off Middle Island, near Repulse Bay, last Saturday. Student teams from six schools participated in two classes (types of boat). FIS were the champions in Topaz Class (with a crew), while HKIS had the best solo sailors ...

  4. Sea School favoured to rule the waves

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... the challenge set by The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club (RHKYC) when they compete in the fourth regatta off Middle Island near Repulse Bay. Races will be held in two classes (types of boat): Topaz Class, for those familiar with life on the ocean waves; and Topper Class, for the less-experienced sailors. Topaz Class has a two-member crew, while the Topper category is for solo sailors. Competitors ...

  5. Happenings

    Posted May 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... students did their best for the two days. Two new school records were set. Boys and girls from the four houses, Ruby, Emerald, Sapphire and Topaz, exerted themselves to their full capacity ... for the future.' The overall results from the event were: Boys' Grade A- Emerald Grade B- Ruby Grade C- Ruby Girls' Grade A- Topaz Grade B- Topaz Grade C- Ruby Overall Champions- Ruby ...

  6. It's a breeze for young sailors

    Posted Jan 31st 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Students steer way around Middle Island during inter-school competition The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club's (RHKYC) dinghy sailing centre at its Middle Island Clubhouse was packed with youngsters eager to take part in the sixth Bowne Inter-Schools Sailing Festival over the weekend. Nine teams raced against each other in two fleets of six Topaz dinghies last Saturday ...

  7. Happenings

    Posted May 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the competition in which 508 athletes took part. Boys and girls from the four Houses- Ruby, Emerald, Sapphire and Topaz- tried their best to achieve their goals with the motto: 'Be higher, faster ... clinched the best cheering group and stand decoration awards. In the boys' category, Emerald House won the Grade A title, with Ruby taking both Grade B and Grade C honours. Among girls, Topaz ...

  8. Learn the ropes

    Posted Feb 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... School, Hong Kong Sea School, and Jockey Club Ti-I College. The competition has been organised and run by parents with help from professionals since 2002. Each school sails three Topaz dinghies ... up with helmsman Darayus Vachha, who came first at the recent Hebe Haven Yacht Club winter regatta's Topaz class. 'Sailing is exciting and tactical. It gives me a sensation ...

  9. Sea School pip rivals to clinch sailing event

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Hong Kong Sea School (HKSS) ruled the waves at the inter-school regatta off Middle Island last weekend. They edged out Island School and West Island School in the fourth event of its kind. The programme, which included 36 races in six hours, attracted nine schools who each fielded three Topaz dinghies with a two-member crew. The participating schools were Sha ...

  10. school news

    Posted Feb 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the fifth consecutive year. Ruby House came second, with Topaz House and Emerald House coming in third and fourth respectively. The sports day was a huge success, thanks to the dedication ...




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