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Shows & Events

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SHOWS

Monday, 11 April, 2011, 12:00am

Hi Fi targets sound race to rule the waves again

Neil Pryde's Wellbourne 52 yacht, Hi Fi, will be out to defend the line honours' title against a tough 30-boat field as the biennial Rolex South China Sea Race 2010 takes to the water at Victoria Harbour tomorrow.

31 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Eastward ho!

The crew of Ffree Fire set off on the China Sea Race to the Philippines yesterday. They may be out of the running for the Omega Asian Yachting Circuit title, but Ffree Fire, skippered by Sam Chan, are hot contenders for line honours in the race, which began yesterday off Steep Island.

9 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Beau Geste in control

Karl Kwok's Beau Geste continued to dominate the China Sea Race, staying in front as the halfway mark to the Philippines was reached last night.

With just under 300 nautical miles remaining in the Hong Kong to Subic Bay race, Beau Geste is favourite to take both line honours and overall handicap honours.

17 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Strong winds could bring new race record

Heavy rain and wind will not affect the start of today's China Sea Race off Steep Island.

Race organisers said the 600-mile offshore classic from Hong Kong to Subic Bay in the Philippines, which celebrates its 20th anniversary, would go ahead even if the SAR is hit by another torrential downpour.

15 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Filipino in RHKYC victory

Manila businessman Ernesto Echauz skippered Subic Centennial to victory in the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club (RHKYC) China Sea race during the Easter holidays.

The only boat from the Philippines to take part in the biennial event emerged victorious against a field of 33 Hong Kong entrants, in a race that organisers described as successful but slow.

14 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

China Sea fleet set to sail

Hong Kong Admiral's Cup ILC 40 yacht Beau Geste is expected to take line honours in the 1996 China Sea Race which casts off from Steep Island close to the Clearwater Bay Marina at 4 pm today.

Karl Kwok's Beau Geste will be under threat for line honours from the Bashford Howison 41s and the Mumm 36s as the yachts close in on the Philippines coast.

2 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Territory have tough time in early racing

HONG KONG'S bid to win an historic Admiral's Cup victory before the handover to China on June 30, 1997, has begun disastrously in the waters off Cowes, England.

29 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

All eyes on Cup battle

HONG KONG is the focus of the international yachting scene for the next week as a fleet of world-class craft contest the Corum Cup Series in the waters off Clearwater Bay.

The series opens today with the Steinlager Ocean Triangle and continues through until Friday when racing culminates in a 160 nautical-mile overnight offshore race.

22 Oct 1994 - 12:00am