2018 round Hainan Island regatta to set sail in Sanya in March
A press conference for the 9th Round Hainan Regatta 2018 was held on March 14th, 2018, in Haikou. The nine-day-long Round Hainan Regatta 2018 will be held from March 25th to April 1st, 2018, in the seas around Hainan Island.
The sailing race will kick off at the Sanya Serenity Marina on March 25th, 2018, with Lingshui, Wanning, and Haikou acting as the scheduled stopover cities.
This year, the fleet will be divided into eight groups including IRC1-6 Classes, the OP Class, and the One-Design Class. Currently, 45 international and domestic teams and 40 youth sailors have confirmed that they will participate in the race.
Founded in 2010, the annual Round Hainan Regatta is a key part of the plan to place Hainan Island on the world map for sailing, and to develop yachting-related businesses in the region. The regatta is now unanimously considered one of China’s major international sailing events, and the 2018 event will further the island’s successful effort to become China’s sailing capital.
For more information, please contact the Organizing Committee:
WeChat ID: hnoceanrace
Address: 4th Floor of Hainan Sports Office Building, 1 Nandujiang Rd, Haikou, Hainan Province