Foiling Moth is first around Hong Kong



… Finding adequate breeze, Stompf-Jepsen noted the scorching progress of RHKYC Coach, Rob Partridge on his International Moth, who had already passed through the second of two check-in gates at Cyberport and quickly made the decision to allow the fleet to ‘go all the way’.

Partridge finished after just over 2 hours and 47 minutes of racing – not a course record but enough to claim Line Honours by a country mile. Next boat to finish was at the other end of the size spectrum, with Frank Pong’s 72 foot Jelik completing the course ahead of a mix of big boats, dinghies, one-design keelboats and beach catamarans …


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