2019 Round Hainan Regatta, a 9-day round-the-island sailing race
The 10th Round Hainan Regatta 2019 (RHN Regatta) will be held from March 15th to 23rd, 2019, in the seas around Hainan Island.
The start and finish lines will be in Haikou. Sanya, Wanning, and Lingshui will serve as stopover cities. The weeklong sailing race will feature in-port series and offshore legs.
The Regatta is open to Dubois 50 One-Design Class ships and IRC Class ships. IRC Class ships include IRC Full-Round Groups (F) and IRC Half-Round Groups (H). Racing teams in the Dubois 50 One-Design Class can participate in the Haikou-Sanya-Haikou Offshore Race; IRC Class crews can choose to participate in the Haikou-Sanya-Haikou Offshore Race or the Haikou-Wanning-Lingshui-Haikou Offshore Race.
The top three overall winners in the IRC (F) Class and the Dubois 50 One-Design Class will receive trophies and prize money (total prize money equals RMB 300,000). The top three overall winners in the IRC (H) category will receive trophies, and an overall champion will be awarded in the IRC (F) Class and the Dubois 50 One-Design Class.
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.
All sailors are sincerely welcome. Deadline for regular entries will be on February 1st, 2019, Beijing Time.
For more information, please contact the Organizing Committee:
+86-131 3890 3332
Website: http:// www.hnoceanrace.com
Address: 4th Floor of Hainan Sports Office Building, 1 Nandujiang Rd, Haikou, Hainan Province