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Hobie 16

Shing aims to rule the sea

Hobie Cat star Tong Shing will battle for honours in the Allied Pickfords Asian Championship which starts today in Tai Tam Bay.

Friday, 7 October, 2005, 12:00am

Shing and Lee strengthen their grip on Asian Classic

Home team Tong Shing and Evergreen Lee, aboard Blue Fin, continued their domination in the Hobie Asian Classic as they consolidated their overall lead, winning four races in testing conditions in which Hobie 16s excelled yesterday off Tai Tam. The Hobie 16s dominated proceedings and now hold the first five places in the overall championship.

24 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Tai Tam's fortunes blow hot at regatta

VISITING Tai Tam Hobie Club sailors gave arch-rivals, the Lantau Boat Club, a sailing lesson at the annual KLM Royal Dutch Airline two-day regatta at Discovery Bay.

Ronnie Fung at the helm of a Hobie 17 led a one-two-three for the Tai Tam fleet who also filled six of the top 10 places.

9 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Who's at the helm

WITH more than 2,000 competitive sailors living in the territory, Hong Kong racers have become prominent fixtures at international sailing events.

24 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Chan and Service claim historic first

IT was a race of firsts and a personal triumph for one sailor in the Heineken Round The Island Race sailed in blustery 20-knot north-northeast winds yesterday.

29 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

New boats in multihull test

HONG KONG'S premier multihull series, the annual Timberland-Lantau Boat Club regatta off Discovery Bay, beginning today, will feature up to 12 new boats in a fleet of around 35 starters.

Unlike in the past two years, competition will be wide open with the departure of American Lee Dockstader from the territory.

1 Oct 1993 - 12:00am