RHKYC To Open Season With Autumn Regatta
Published: Tuesday, 06 September 2016
Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s annual season opener, the Autumn Regatta Sept 10-11, is a two-day three-race event with a history dating back to 1889. Open to entries from throughout Hong Kong, the event hopes to attract over 100 entries across nine classes.
(Photos: Guy Nowell / RHKYC)
Up till Sept 4, there have been in total 11 entries in Big Boat Class, 10 entries in Dragon Class, two entries in Etchells Class, five in Impala Class, nine in J/80 Class, one in Ruffian Class and five in Sportsboat Class.
The first race will get underway in the Eastern Harbour at 13:50 on Saturday Sept 10, while Race 2 starts at 11:00am on Sunday, with Race 3 following as soon as Race 2 has finished. The courses to be sailed will be set by the Race Officer on the day, taking into consideration the prevailing wind and tidal conditions.