Belt and Road International Regatta 2021 in Beihai | New
BEIHA, China, November 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The 2021 Belt and Road International Regatta was successfully held in Beihai from November 4 to 12 in southern china Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Zhengxin Tire Sailing Team of Xiamen City Vocational College won the championship title. The Beihai Old Boys team and the Shenzhen Seawolf team placed second and third.
With sailing as the core, this competition will set up six championships including the J80 class sailing competition, the amateur social group sailing competition, Guangxi youth surfing, windsurfing (OP sailing, kitesurfing) and rowing (kayaking), creating a high specification, high quality, high level offshore race from Yintan to Weizhou Island. This event attracted 19 teams and more than 120 top-level sailors from China, United States, Germany and other countries and regions to join, fully showing the strengths and influence of water sports in Beihai and Guangxi.
Enhanced by the development of Beihai with the “Sports Plus” mode, the event aims to further integrate water sports into the “old, beautiful, modern and trendy” urban traits of Beihai through which are driven by events, supported by the masses and integrated by sport and tourism. While promoting this event, the organizer held a promotion meeting at Shanghai, and carried out a number of interactive activities such as the Trophy Design Collection and “OP Sailing in Campus”, which attracted many sailing enthusiasts to participate.
In recent years, by organizing various international nautical sporting events, Beihai has fully exploited high quality marine resources such as Beihai Yintan Beach and Weizhou Island and turned into an international coastal tourist resort. With its potential of marine resources fully exploited, Beihai’s popularity and reputation has improved more and more. Sailing and other related events have gradually become an important platform for all-round, multi-angle and large-scale advertising to showcase Beihai’s big picture.
In the future, Beihai will continue to stimulate the development of urban water sports with greater openness and more exciting events, and will serve as an important base for international sailing at an early date. Beihai will also actively advance the development of the BRI with the help of sport and stand as a cultural clearinghouse for the Maritime Silk Road.
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