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Hong Kong Sailors are eagerly to have the Macau Race again and we have been asked frequently for when we could re-open the Macau Races.

 

With the recently announcement of re-open the cross boarder visit between Hong Kong & Macau, We are planning to arrange the first re-open Macau Race during the National Date Weekend of 30 Sep to 02 Oct 2023.

We would like to reiterate that the Provisional Entry Criteria for the upcoming 2023 National Day Macau Race as follow :

- According to available entry spaces, entry priority will be given to the following boat categories:

1.  Active COA Member boats in 2023 - which have the higher participation rate in COA's 2023 Events

2.  If space still available : - COA Member Boats which joined the Chinese New Year Long Distance Coastal Rally

3.  If space still available - other COA Member Boats

4.  If space still available - non COA Member Boats

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Arrangements for COA Macau Races

COA Macau Races are planned to be held twice a year :

 

      1.  Chinese New Year Macau Race 

  • Traditional Macau Race during the CNY Holiday Period

  • Race to Macau on the first holiday day

  • Lay day to enjoy staying in Macau on the second day

  • Race back to Hong Kong on the third day

  • Expect to experience North to North East wind and cold weather 

 

      2.   Subject to Availabilty of Long Weekend in the year :

            A.    Mid Year Macau Race

  • During a Long Weekend in June or July

  • Normally  either the HKSAR Day or Dragon Boat Festival Holiday Period

  • Race to Macau on the first holiday day

  • Lay day to enjoy staying in Macau on the second day

  • Race back to Hong Kong on the third day

  • Expect to experience South West Wind and hot / warm weather

 

           B.    Autumn Macau Race

  • During a Long Weekend in September or October

  • Normally  either the National Day / Mid Autumn Festival / Chung Yeung Holiday Period

  • Race to Macau on the first holiday day

  • Lay day to enjoy staying in Macau on the second day

  • Race back to Hong Kong on the third day

  • Expect to experience East or North East Wind in cool weather

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