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Sailing event of Shandong Port Group Cup starts in Qingdao

(chinadaily.com.cn) | 2021-10-21

The 2021 Shandong Port Group Cup Fairy Coast Peninsula City Regatta kicked off on Oct 20 in the coastal city of Qingdao, East Chinas Shandong province.

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The launch ceremony of the 2021 Shandong Port Group Cup Fairy Coast Peninsula City Regatta is held on Oct 20 in Qingdao, Shandong province. [Photo/qingdaonews.com]

The 840-nautical-mile journey will last 19 days and pass through Binzhou, Dongying, Weifang, Yantai, Weihai, Rizhao, as well as other cities. It will consist of a series of competitions, such as the Shandong peninsula yacht rally and city track races, according to the organizing committee.

Eight teams from Qingdao Port, Rizhao Port, Yantai Port, and other port cities in Shandong are competing in the event.

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Participants get ready before the sailing competition. [Photo/qingdaonews.com]

Supported by Shandong Port Group, the event is designed to promote the integration of sports events and port development in Shandong province, as well as bolster tourism, cultural, and sports cooperation within the Jiaodong Economic Circle.

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The sailing event will last for 19 days and traverse through port cities of Shandong province. [Photo/qingdaonews.com]