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Trimaran

Smooth sailing

If you've seen what looks like a rather spectacular boat floating around the waters south of Hong Kong Island recently, rest assured that what you're looking at is in fact far more spectacular than you think.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:54pm

Brand gets reheated as feud simmers at Yung Kee

A family's legal tussle over the ownership of Yung Kee has not halted the famous Central restaurant's quest to upgrade its 70-year-old brand as anniversary celebrations loom.

The family business, known for its roast goose and fine cuisine, has made headlines after the eldest son of company founder Kam Shui-fai challenged his younger brother in court.

10 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

A sailing superstar

Ellen MacArthur has dedicated most of her life to sailing, and that dedication paid off last year when she set a round-the-world solo record of 71 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes and 33 seconds aboard the 75-foot trimaran B&Q.

The feat also earned her the title of Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE).

7 May 2006 - 12:00am

Top sailors prepare for action in Japan

Record-holding sailor Ellen MacArthur and her crew are ready for action at the Asian Record Circuit, which starts tomorrow in Yokohama, Japan.

They will be sailing the 75-foot trimaran B&Q, the boat MacArthur sailed to set the round-the-world navigation record of 71 days, 14 hours, 18 minutes and 33 seconds in February last year.

24 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

MacArthur's bid for more glory

A year after breaking the solo round-the-world record, British sailor Ellen MacArthur believes there's a lot more to come.

MacArthur is looking to set 12 records during the upcoming Asian Record Circuit, which includes Hong Kong as one of its key cities.

9 Mar 2006 - 12:00am