St. Regis Named Title Sponsor of China Coast Regatta

August 23, 2013

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts will continue as the title sponsor of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s China Coast Regatta for the second year running. 

The even is a seven-race regatta that takes place over three days, and is considered one of the leading events of its kind in Asia, winning the ‘Best Asian Regatta of the Year Award’.

Paul James, Global Brand Leader, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, said: “We are thrilled to be Title Sponsor of the China Coast Regatta for the second year.

“Sailing is a sport enjoyed by a new generation of luxury travellers staying at St. Regis Hotels & Resorts around the world, and we are delighted to offer our discerning guests insider access to some of the world’s fastest boats and the world’s best sailors here at the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and, at the same time, in San Francisco at the 34thAmerica’s Cup.”

Mark Bovaird, General Manager, Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, added: “We welcome the return of St. Regis for the China Coast Regatta 2013. This event has proven time and time again to be one of the premier events of its type in the Asia. St. Regis and the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club pride themselves on exceptional service and memorable experiences, and we hope that all of the local and international sailors will find the St. Regis China Coast Regatta 2013 to be one to remember with close racing combined with a great social programme!”