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Volvo China Coast Regatta 2017

Island Course, China Coast Race Week 2016credit: RHKYC / Guy Nowell

The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club has published the Notice of Race and is now accepting entries for the 2017 Volvo China Coast Regatta – Hong Kong’s premier Big Boat event. This keenly anticipated regatta offers all a great series of fiercely competitive races in some of the best sailing conditions in Asia. 香港遊艇會正式公佈「2017 Volvo 中國海岸帆船賽」的賽事公告及宣佈比賽正式接受報名參加,此為香港大型帆船的年度盛事。「Volvo中國海岸帆船比賽」是亞洲其中一個頂尖比賽,預料各參賽者將會在亞洲上演一場激烈的龍爭虎鬥。

The event will be based out of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s Middle Island clubhouse and the race schedule provides a mix of windward/leeward, geometric and island courses, all held within Hong Kong waters. Competing yachts can expect the best of Hong Kong’s sailing conditions with winds of 10 to 20kts, blue skies, warm friendly waters and great parties. 比賽將會在香港遊艇會中途島會所對出海面展開,所有賽事將會在香港境內海域,以順風/逆風賽、幾何賽及環島賽混合進行;各選手將會在藍天碧海、吹著10至20海里風速的海面上一決高下。

The Volvo China Coast Regatta will accept entries from Big Boats in the following divisions: IRC Racer Class (which will be further sub-divided based on suitable rating bands), IRC Premier Cruiser Class and HKPN Class. Additionally, boats entered into the IRC Racer Class may form teams in order to compete for the Hong Kong Kettle trophy. Teams shall consist of two boats from different IRC Racer Class sub-divisions. 「Volvo中國海岸帆船賽」將接受以下類別之大型帆船參賽:IRC 賽船級 (將會根據各賽船的評級再分成小組) 、IRC 巡航船級及HKPN 級。此外,參加IRC 賽船級的隊伍將有機會角逐香港寶壺杯,參賽隊伍需由兩艘來自不同的IRC賽船級帆船組隊而成。

Eligible boats should submit their entries to the Club’s Sailing Office on or before Friday 29 September though late entries may be submitted up to 1800hrs on Monday 9 October as per the Notice of Race. 根據賽事公告,所有符合參賽資格的隊伍,可於9月29日(星期五)前進行優先報名,比賽截止報名日期為10月9日(星期一) 晚上6時正。

The event will kick off with Welcome Drinks on Thursday 12 October. Daily prizegivings will be held from Friday 13 October and Saturday 14 October with an overall prizegiving being held on Sunday 15 October – all at Middle Island. 歡迎酒會將於10月12日(星期四) 在中途島會所舉行;每天比賽後均會進行頒獎禮,日期為10月13日(星期五) 、10月14日(星期六)及10月15日(星期日)。

The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club is expecting a competitive fleet of over 40 yachts for some of the most exciting Big Boat racing of the season. 香港遊艇會預料將會有超過40艘賽船參加這項大船系列的盛事。

Volvo China Coast Race Week website: 「Volvo中國海岸帆船賽」網址:

About Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club

Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club (RHKYC) is one of the oldest sports clubs in Hong Kong and is proud of its rich, colourful history, which stretches back over 160 years of social and competitive sailing and rowing. RHKYC organises a full calendar of local and international racing for both keel boats and dinghies, ranging from round-the-cans to Category 1 offshore races. The Club also provides sailing courses for members and non-members at various levels to nurture the development of sailing. For more information on the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club please visit 香港遊艇會簡介 香港遊艇會是香港其中一所歷史最悠久的體育會,以無數帆船和划艇活動拼湊出超過一百六十年的豐富歷史,至今每年仍舉辦多項賽事:從本地到國際;從小型帆船到大型龍骨船;從短途賽到一級離岸大賽。為推動帆船運動發展,香港遊艇會不時推出不同程度的帆船訓練課程供會員及非會員參加,詳情請瀏覽。

About Volvo Cars

Volvo has been in operation since 1927. Today, Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world with sales of 503,127 in 2015 in about 100 countries. Volvo Cars has been under the ownership of the Zhejiang Geely Holding (Geely Holding) of China since 2010. It formed part of the Swedish Volvo Group until 1999, when the company was bought by Ford Motor Company of the US. In 2010, Volvo Cars was acquired by Geely Holding.

As of December 2015, Volvo Cars had almost 29,000 employees worldwide. Volvo Cars head office, product development, marketing and administration functions are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Cars head office for China is located in Shanghai. The company’s main car production plants are located in Gothenburg (Sweden), Ghent (Belgium), Chengdu and Daqing (China), while engines are manufactured in Skövde (Sweden) and Zhangjiakou (China) and body components in Olofström (Sweden).

關於 Volvo Cars Volvo於1927年正式成立,至今已擠身為國際知名的汽車品牌,自2010年起Volvo正式成為中國吉利汽車旗下品牌,並在2015年於全球100多個國家共售出超過五十萬部車輛。直至2015 年11月,Volvo全球員工超過29,000名,總辦事處、產品研發、市場推廣及行政部門等均設於歌德堡(瑞典),而中國的總辦事處則設於上海。Volvo主要汽車生產線設於歌德堡(瑞典)、根特(比利時)以及成都和大慶(中國),而引擎及車身零件則於舍夫德(瑞典)、張家口(中國)和烏洛夫斯特倫(瑞典)製造。

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