Glorious Day 1 - RHKYC Autumn Regatta powered by Audi
The 2014 Autumn Regatta, powered by Audi, got underway in Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour today in glorious sunshine and a 6-8kt easterly breeze with 99 boats on the start line, including 18 Etchells and 25 Big Boats in three divisions.
For the majority of the races, the breeze held at 090-100 degrees and around 11 to 12kts, better than forecast. With one general recall and three boats scored OCS, there were no protests to be heard after racing. The provisional results are available at http://www.rhkyc.org.hk/
Class Boat / Helm
Big Boat Div 1 (IRC) Elektra / Marcel Liedts
Big Boat Div 2 (IRC) Whiskey Jack / Nick Southward
Big Boat Div 3 (HKPN) G.A. / Arthur Ho
Dragon Zephyr / Tam N
Etchells Jezebel / Day/Backe
Flying Fifteen Tomffoolery / Tom Sheppard
Impala Rainbow Chaser / Wilcox Tam
J/80 Footloose / Henry Wong
Pandora Panache / Albert Yung
Ruffian Victory 9 / Li Fook Hing
Sportsboat R2B2 / Dion Houghton
Sunday will feature two races back to back, with the first warning signal scheduled to sound at 1105hrs.