Wuzhizhou Island Cup • 10th Round Hainan Regatta to kick off March 15
The Wuzhizhou Island Cup • 10th Round Hainan Regatta be held from March 15th to 23rd, 2019 in the seas around Hainan Island.
The start and finish lines will be in Haikou, with Sanya, Wanning, and Lingshui serving as stopover cities.
There will be a total of 56 saling teams with over 600 crew members from 18 countries and regions to participate in the event. The regatta will feature five groups including full-round group, half-round group, Dubois 50 one-design class, OP class and Hobie class.
The fleet will compete in a series of inshore and offshore races including Haikou Bay race, Round-the-Island Rally Race, Haikou-Sanya-Haikou Rally Race, Haikou-to-Wanning Rally, Race, Wanning-to-Lingshui Rally Race and Lingshui-to-Haikou Rally Race.
In recent years, Wuzhizhou Island has been dedicated to promoting the sports tourism by organizing a series of sports events as well as developing more than 30 kinds of action-packed recreational programs from sea to air to land. The scenic spot attracts more than 600,000 tourists to experience the fun of water sports every year.
The scenic spot also hosted a number of international events, including sea fishing competition and FIDSM MotoSurf World Cup China, with an aim of building itself into a national coastal island vacation complex.