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Hong Kong
Yacht Race from Hong Kong to the Philippines
Wednesday, March 9, 2016, Hong Kong
A yacht race from Hong Kong to the Philippines will take place from 23 March 2016 (Wednesday) to 28 March 2016(Monday). About 35 yachts are expected to participate in the race.The race will commence on 23 March 2016 at 1330 hours at a place off the Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter. It will follow an easterly route through the harbour and Tathong Channel, thence to the Philippines.Masters, coxswains and persons-in-charge of vessels navigating in the vicinity of the race routes 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 Hong Kong SAR Marine Department Notice No.31 of 2016 dated 8 March 2016

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