When 2009-2010 Clipper Round the World Race arrived in Qingdao, Qingdao citizens held grand ceremony to welome these sailing heros.
Huge crowds packed in to Qingdao’s famous Olympic Sailing Centre in order to welcome in the winning boat as Race 6 reached its dramatic conclusion.
The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet has set sail from Keppel Bay, Singapore, and is due to arrive in Qingdao, Shandong province, between Feb 19-22.
147 teenagers from cities across Shandong Province, including Qingdao, Yantai, Weifang attended the 2009 Shandong province Sailboat Youth Championship, held in the Qingdao Olympic Center waters today.
Qingdao International Sailing Week will kick off in the Olympic Sailing center here on August 21.