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2022 MGM Macao International Regatta sets sail next month

Racing teams from around the world due to take part in three exciting events; spectators will get a grandstand view from specially chartered ferry on 16 January.

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Racing teams from around the world due to take part in three exciting events; spectators will get a grandstand view from specially chartered ferry on 16 January.

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UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 8:15 am

Thirty-seven local and international teams will take to the sea off Macao in the new year for the 2022 MGM Macao International Regatta.

The regatta will be held from 13-16 January and the teams will compete in three championships: the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Cup Regatta (IRC); the Macau Cup International Regatta (Beneteau First 40.7) unified design group; and the International Catamaran Invitational (Hobie16) unified design group.

Twenty-two national and foreign teams will compete south of Hac Sa Beach during the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Cup Regatta and the Macao Cup International Regatta. 

2022 MGM Macao International Regatta

Fifteen yachts will compete for the championship south of the Inner Harbour fairway off the Macao Science Center in the International Catamaran Invitational. The competition, which is organised by the Sports Bureau and Ursa Major Sailing Event Management, co-organised by the Marine and Water Bureau and the Macau Sailing Association, and title-sponsored by MGM, will be judged by an international referee.

Sailing fans will be able to take in a slice of the action on 16 January aboard a ferry departing from the Inner Harbour Ferry Terminal at 8 am for the sea off the Macau Science Center to watch the fleet parade and the International Invitational Catamaran Tournament. Ticket distribution details will be announced shortly, The Macau Post Daily reported.

Further details of the event can be found on the “Macao Major Sporting Events” Facebook page and the “澳門國際體育盛事” WeChat account.

 

UPDATED: 22 Dec 2023, 8:15 am

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