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New China Sailing City Super League launched

A BRAND-NEW China Sailing City Super League has been launched, with three stops and one final competition in its inaugural year, organizer Chinese Yachting Association announced in Shanghai this week.

It will be the country’s first sailing competition with participants representing cities instead of teams or individuals. According to Zhou Yu, executive secretary general of the organizing committee, every stop will involve 10 teams representing different cities. A ranking system will be built, and the best competitors will carry the collected points into the final to fight for the championship. The first stop will be in Qujiang City, Zhejiang Province, from June 24 to 27. The host cities of the second and third stop are yet to be announced. Shanghai is a candidate city to host the final. The total prize money for each stop is 120,000 yuan (US$18,768), with 300,000 yuan for the final. All participants will compete with J80 keel sailing boats.


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