Cross-Strait regatta sets sail
Writer: Liu Xudong | Editor: Zhang Chanwen | From: Shenzhen Daily | Updated: 2023-11-20
Video by Liu Xudong
From this past Friday to Sunday, more than 100 sailors from across the Taiwan Strait, Hong Kong and Macao competed in a regatta held off the coast of Dapeng Peninsula in Shenzhen. The athletes competed in four categories: Fareast 23R, Beneteau First 40.7, OP Junior and Topaz Junior. The event is a highlight of the ongoing 2023 Cross-Strait Exchange and Integration Month.
An aerial view of junior competitors during the regatta. Photos by Liu Xudong
A competitor prepares for race during a regatta held off the coast of Dapeng Peninsula in Shenzhen, which ended yesterday.
A team from Taiwan competes during the regatta.
Teenagers from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan are given a tour around the Temple of the Queen of Heaven in Nao’ao, Dapeng on Friday.
Two sailboats forge ahead at full speed.
Dancers perform at the opening ceremony of the regatta on Friday.
Competitors during the Fareast 23R game.
Lanterns are hung up at Dapeng Fortress to welcome the regatta’s competitors.