Qingdao, Macao sailing rally to begin in May
Qingdao boasts a spectacular oceanfront playground for all kinds of water sports along its 863-kilometer shoreline. [Photo/qingdaonews.com]
The Qinghai-Macao International Sailing Rally is set to run from May 10 to 31, according to a news conference held on April 22 by the Information Office of the Qingdao Municipal People's Government.
The event will consist of rally and track races. The rally race, spanning a total distance of about 1,200 nautical miles, involves stages connecting the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center, the Asian Games Sailing Center in Ningbo, the Wuyuan Bay Sailing Harbor in Xiamen, the Shenzhen Seven Star Yacht Club, the Jiuzhou Port in Zhuhai, and the Macao Yacht Club Marina.
The track races will be held in the cities of Qingdao, Xiamen, Shenzhen, and Zhuhai.
The event is designed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, showcase the youth, vitality, and fashion of domestic coastal cities, and promote exchange and cooperation between cities.