China Coast Regatta 2013 - St. Regis back on board
by RHKYC on 23 Aug 2013
St Regis International China Coast Regatta 2012 - day 2 - Antipodes © RHKYC/Guy Nowell http://www.guynowell.com/
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts returns as the Title Sponsor of the RHKYC's China Coast Regatta from 12 to 14 October 2013. The China Coast Regatta is an inshore, three-day, seven-race regatta, and the premier event of teh RHKYC's inshore racing season. This year it is likely to feature one of the most high profile race fleets in the history of the event - boats arriving in Hong Kong in time for the Hong Kong-Vietnam Race include Maserati.
'We are very happy to be Title Sponsor of the China Coast Regatta for the second year,' said Paul James, Global Brand Leader, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, The Luxury Collection and W Hotels Worldwide. 'Sailing is a sport enjoyed by a new generation of luxury travellers staying at St. Regis Hotels & Resorts around the world, and we are delighted to offer our discerning guests insider access to some of the world’s fastest boats and the world’s best sailors here at the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and, at the same time, in San Francisco at the 34th America’s Cup.'
Mark Bovaird, General Manager RHKYC, added, 'We welcome the return of St. Regis for the China Coast Regatta 2013. St. Regis and the RHKYC hope that all of the local and international sailors will find the St. Regis China Coast Regatta 2013 to be one to remember with close racing combined with a great social programme!'
The China Coast Regatta will feature an opening party hosted by Mount Gay Rum on Friday 11 October and a Heineken Party at the Club’s Middle Island, Deep Water Bay, clubhouse on Saturday 12 October. The Official Prizegiving will be held at Kellett Island, Causeway Bay, on Monday 14 October.
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