The 50th Anniversary Of The Rolex China Sea Regatta Ends Successfully

The biennial Rolex China Sea Race was held from April 4th to 9th this year. This year is the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the event. The ‘Zanzibar’ won Hong Kong to the Philippines 1st Offshore IRC Championship.

Founded in 1962, the voyage has a total length of 565 nautical miles, starting from Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong and heading to Subic Bay in the Philippines. It is known as the highest level of the blue ocean offshore regatta in Asia.
 Singapore Fleet ‘Zanzibar’ crossed the line at 10.44: 48 pm on April 7, Hong Kong time (Saturday), defeated larger ships and all other competitors, and won 2012 under the handicap system. The ‘Rolex China Sea Sailing Championship’ championship, the Sunday Telegraph trophy, and the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master I watch.

Champions Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master I watch
Mr. Jonathan Mahony, owner and captain of the ‘Zanzibar’, said: ‘Our results from the Victoria Harbour are pretty good. At the beginning, everyone took advantage of the wind to seize the opportunity to sail to the left. Compared to large ships, our performance is fair It’s pretty good. Although we encountered some thrilling situations, we ended up in danger and our performance was very successful in this event. ‘

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master I
 The pre-race Hong Kong fleet ‘Genuine Risk’ crossed the finish line at Subic Bay at 2.43: 26 on April 7, Hong Kong time (Saturday). Won the championship of the tournament.

 The captain of the ‘Genuine Risk’ Geoff Hill briefly described the race: ‘Because the wind is unpredictable, this race has extremely high strategic requirements. This time, the ship was launched for the first time in almost 12 months. We’re very happy with it, and our team has worked together to make the game progress well. ”Geoff Hill said he will start the“ Genuine Risk ”to participate in various Asian tours this year, and is also considering and participating in the Sydney to Syd Fisher from Hobart competed in the Rolex Sydney Hobart Sea Race.

 Sailing encourages challenges and breakthroughs, advocating the team to work together to perfectly integrate with nature. This coincides with the long-standing brand philosophy of Rolex, the world’s top luxury watch brand. Rolex has long been inseparable from sailing. It has been committed to promoting and popularizing international sailing for many years and sponsoring a series of world-class sailing events.
 Rolex sponsored the China Sea Regatta for the first time in 2008. This event is also the first sailing event sponsored by the leading Swiss watch brand in Asia. Rolex is currently the title sponsor of nearly 30 major international sailing competitions. Since 2008, the Rolex China Sea Regatta has competed with the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, the Rolex Fastnet Race, and the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup. ), The Rolex Swan Cup and the Giraglia Rolex Cup have become the world-class offshore sailing races sponsored by Rolex. Rolex has participated in this spectacular and exciting sport by sponsoring the world’s leading sailing organization, the International Sailing Federation (ISAF). Rolex, which also values ​​the Chinese market, formed a strategic partnership with the Chinese Yachting Association in September 2007 to work together to develop Chinese sailing.

 In addition, in order to assist professional sailors to overcome the changing marine environment, Rolex launched professional sailing timepieces such as Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master and Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master II in 1992 and 2007, respectively, to encourage sailors to create in sailing. Better results. Equipped with a two-way rotating outer ring, the highlighted scale is set on it, and the time is easy to read. The Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master II is the first complex watch with a preset countdown mechanical memory function. It can set a countdown from 0 to 10 minutes according to the order of the sailing boat’s starting time. Both watches are self-winding and feature a COSC-certified permanent movement oscillating movement that is certified by the Swiss Precision Chronometer Testing Center. Water-resistant to 100 meters (330 feet).

Updated: 23. March 2021 — 9:09
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