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12 October 2017
Hong Kong

Yacht Race from Hong Kong to Vietnam

Yacht races from Hong Kong to Vietnam will take place on 17 October 2017 (Tuesday) and 18 October 2017 (Wednesday) respectively. About 12 yachts are expected to participate in the races.

The races will commence on 17 October 2017 at 1215 hours with 3 yachts and 18 October 2017 at 1315 hours with 9 yachts at a place off the Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter. It will follow an easterly route through the harbour, Tathong Channel and Waglan Island, thence to Vietnam.

Masters, coxswains and persons-in-charge of vessels navigating in the vicinity of the race route should proceed with caution, giving practical consideration to the contestants. Compliance with the provisions of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 is mandatory.

(For information about operations in Hong Kong contact GAC Hong Kong at shipping.hongkong@gac.com)

Source: Government of the Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.137 of 2017

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