Mascalzone Latino wins international yacht event

16:14 | 23/10/2017 Society

Italy’s Mascalzone Latino team triumphed in the Volvo Hong Kong to Vietnam Race 2017, which wrapped up  in Nha Trang City last Saturday.

The Volvo Hong Kong to Vietnam Race 2017’s organisers give awards to the winners — Photo

Ambus and FreeFire of China’s Hong Kong were the runners-up.

The race kicked off at Victoria Harbour in front of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s flagship Clubhouse at Kellett Island, China’s Hong Kong, on October 17.

It drew around 170 contestants from 13 teams, such as Great Britain, Italy, China, Russia, Australia and Singapore.

The event was held under the auspices of Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and the RORC Offshore Special Regulations.

Theo VNS