Please select your home edition
Edition
Zhik Dinghy Wetsuits

1O1O 4G Match Racing Int'l Regatta - Set off at Victoria Harbour

by RHKYC on 5 May 2014
1O1O 4G Match Racing International Regatta 2014 RHKYC
Organised by Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and building on the success of the inaugural event in 2013, this year’s 1O1O 4G Match Racing International Regatta will feature eight overseas skippers, together with the top four Hong Kong match racing teams from the 1O1O 4G Match Racing Nationals which took place this past weekend. First place in the Nationals went to Laurence Mead, second to Liu Kam, third to Mike Huang and fourth to Herman Wong.

If the wind and harbour traffic allow, the 1O1O 4G Match Racing International Regatta will take place in front of RHKYC’s Kellett Island clubhouse in Causeway Bay, with the high rise buildings of Hong Kong Island in the background.



Kiwi Will Tiller will be back to defend his 2013 title, joined by World No. 2 Ian Williams from Great Britain and 12th ranked David Gilmour from Australia. Maximilian Soh (#50) and Gunwoo Park (#107) from Korea will also compete for the second year running, joined by David’s brother Sam (#25), 28th ranked Wataru Sakamoto from Japan and Malaysia’s Jeremy Koo (#73).

Williams is keen to return for another crack at the title, saying 'The 1O1O Match Racing Series is a top level international event with some of the best match racers in the World competing. The racing takes place in Victoria Harbour which is a tricky venue but perfect for spectators to see the racing up close. The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club is a very welcoming host and all the teams enjoy coming to the regatta.'

Marianne Middelthon from Norway will serve as Chief Umpire, with fellow IJ’s Masaaki Tanaka (Japan) and World Match Racing Tour Race Director, Craig Mitchell (GBR) heading up an enthusiastic team of national umpires. RHKYC’s own Inge Strompf Jepsen will once again be the Race Officer, leading a team of race management and mark laying personnel from the Club.



RHKYC Commodore, Joachim Isler is looking forward to the event, saying 'The Club is thrilled to be welcoming a top level contingent of Match Racing sailors and officials for this year’s 1O1O 4G International Regatta. Hong Kong will be treated to three days’ tactical and exciting racing in Victoria Harbour and I look forward to seeing who emerges as winner.'


Bakewell-White Yacht DesignSail Exchange 660x82 New SailsBandG AUS Triton2 660x82

Related Articles

Variety, inclusion and National Sailing League at Kieler Woche
A huge variety, never seen before, inclusion in real life with the Para World Sailing, the first competition of Nacra 15 A huge variety, never seen before, inclusion in real life with the Para World Sailing Championships, the first competition of the Nacra 15, the Eurocup of the junior class 29er, the European Sailing Series of the Melges24, the rendezvous of the classics
Posted on 23 Jan
Vendée Globe – Day 79 – Beyou due, Thomson talks of 2020 vision
Jérémie Beyou is expected to cross the finish line of the solo round the world race this evening to take third place Jérémie Beyou is expected to cross the finish line of the solo round the world race this evening to take third place after spending three days slowed by extremely light winds, arriving in Les Sables d'Olonne from the north west.
Posted on 23 Jan
Miami World Cup challenge awaits British crews
The 39-strong British cast of both seasoned Olympians and new pairings will be competing against more than 450 sailors The 39-strong British cast of both seasoned Olympians and new pairings will be competing against more than 450 sailors as the 2017 World Cup series kicks off.
Posted on 23 Jan
Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series closing ceremony
Hundreds of competitors, guests and local dignitaries were treated to a sumptuous banquet at the glitzy Beach House Hundreds of competitors, guests and local dignitaries were treated to a sumptuous banquet at the glitzy Beach House, St James last night to mark the conclusion
Posted on 23 Jan
Team Al Mouj sets sights on victory in EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour
Team Al Mouj Muscat were the new kids on the block with ambitious plans to spring a surprise, which they duly did Team Al Mouj Muscat were the new kids on the block with ambitious plans to spring a surprise, which they duly did when they finished on the podium in the opening round of the epic two-week quest for honours.
Posted on 23 Jan
Alinghi return to defend Extreme Sailing Series™ title
Last year's season-long battle with Oman Air saw the fight go right down to the wire with the Swiss team's victory Last year's season-long battle with arch-rivals Oman Air saw the fight go right down to the wire with the Swiss team's season victory only confirmed in the penultimate race of the final Act, and now the team return for another slice of the action.
Posted on 23 Jan
City of Perth Festival of Sail to organise Warren Jones Youth Regatta
The initiative provides an opportunity to spend a morning out on Swan River with experienced successful women sailors The initiative provides an opportunity for participants to spend a morning out on Perth’s Swan River with experienced successful women sailors, learning new team work and leadership skills in order to use these to succeed back in the workplace.
Posted on 23 Jan
Jubilee Australian Championship images by Andrea Francolini
More Andrea Francolini magnificence with this set of images from the 2017 Jubilee Australian Championship. More Andrea Francolini magnificence with this set of images from the 2017 Jubilee Australian Championship. The Huntingfield Cup ran from January 21st to 23rd 2017 from the Royal Prince Alfred YC on Pittwater. 15 Jubilees competed, with Charles Weatherly's Scorpion the winner from Stephen Wright's Renaissance and then David Bray's, Wataworrie.
Posted on 23 Jan
Heating up at the Festival of Sails
Geelong baked on day three and the winds ground to nought then finally to a pumping 20 knots out of the sou’west Geelong baked on day three and the winds ground to nought then finally to a pumping 20 knots out of the sou’west for the late finish of the Rating Series’ medium distance race in outer Corio Bay.
Posted on 23 Jan
Young and young at heart enjoy the Festival of Sails 2017
From third generation sailors to first timers, the fun and camaraderie on and off the water is attracting the young From third generation sailors to first timers, the fun and camaraderie on and off the water is attracting the young and the young at heart to Geelong’s Festival of Sails presented by Rex Gorell Land Rover.
Posted on 23 Jan