TWELVE yachts are expected to participate in races from Hong Kong to Vietnam on October 17 and 18.
The races will commence on October 17 at 1215 hours with three yachts and on October 18 at 1315 hours with nine yachts at a place off the Causeway Bay typhoon shelter. The race will follow an easterly route through the harbour, Tathong Channel and Waglan Island, and then head onwards to Vietnam, reported GAC.
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, according to Hong Kong Marine Department.
Source : HKSG.