(Hong Kong, China)- The fifth Hong Kong J80 Class Championships will be held on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd of November. The event is organized by the Royal Hong Kong YC, one of the oldest sailing clubs in Asia with a history dating back as far as 1890. Expected to be the biggest international J/80 event in Asia thus far, over twenty J/80's are expected to participate drawing in high profile sailors from the region. This year a number of visiting teams will travel down from Mainland China to test their skills against the local fleet.
The event will be sailed off the southern tip of Lamma island, in open waters. November typically offers optimal sailing conditions; East-North Easterly breezes of between 12 and 18 knots, a light swell and clear blue skies. Add in local hospitality and the stunning location and facilities of the host yacht club - its no wonder this event is growing in popularity.
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