The 13th China cup yacht race kicked off at 10 am on November 6 in Daya Bay ，Shenzhen. The international top sailing competition attracts more than 1,100 athletes from 32 countries. Together with sailing, they will stage a visual feast of man and nature, power and beauty on this international stage. The venue of China cup will once again become the focus of the world sailing circle.
Competition is fierce this year, with many international "biggies" competing in group 40.7 of Bernardo First. IRC group also focuses on many classic racing boats, super strength impact champion. Compared with last year, more Chinese teams can be seen on the track, striving for the podium.
This year is the sixth year that China cup yacht race has set up the youth section. Compared with the first session, the number of participants has increased nearly five times, which confirms the rapid growth of sailing population, especially the youth sailing population. This year's China cup youth competition features four categories: OP class men and women, rs-feva class and FAREAST 23R class. The boat types of the competition cover all boats for young people from 7 to 18 years old, including single boat, double boat, fast boat and keel boat. The abundant boat shape gives the young players more opportunities and options to participate. Junior players and teams from all over the country will show their competitive level in the international competition of China cup.
Zhong yong, deputy secretary general and CEO of the organizing committee, said, "when we first held the China cup in 2007, only professional sailing athletes took part in it. But the China cup has been held for 12 years, and now citizens of Shenzhen can take part in sailing every week, which shows that the sailing lifestyle has been integrated into the life of ordinary people. More than a decade ago, this was an unreachable dream. It used to be a very quiet bay, but now it's getting more and more busy, with more and more individuals and families and teams chasing the ocean dream."
This echoes the theme of this year's China cup race: "Keep Sailing in blue water". With the China cup race as a platform, more people can embrace the sea and the blue civilization. Through the sailboat, people and nature common, common to people, common to civilization and civilization; On the other hand, I also hope that through the China cup, people can know more about the ocean and call for more people to join the public action of environmental protection.
From "back to the sea, in the heart by the world dream", to "the whole family to navigation", to "embrace blue water zero carbon navigation", the change of the theme, reflects the concept of China cup and center of gravity shift - from building connection platform, to lead to more family inheritance blue ocean life philosophy, to develop the blue economy, protect the Marine environment, the construction of sea power. In the process of building a global Marine center city, we will make every effort to promote the coastal lifestyle of sports and cultural tourism, inject cultural soft power into the city gene, implement the concept of Marine environmental protection, and let the citizens and the sea coexist and prosper together.
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Wish the 13th China cup sailing race a complete success!