The Yachts

Shuguang Haiyang

Category Placing
Cruising 1
Line Honours 76
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In English, the name of this yacht translates to ‘Dawn Sailing’. The team was founded by Dawn Sailing Club in Shenzhen, which aims at creating opportunities for Chinese people to sail and race in China and around the world. The crews have raced in many local regattas and in south-east Asia, but felt it was time for a bigger challenge. In the history of the Sydney Hobart, no mainland Chinese team has ever competed, one of the reasons why this team is coming. They were the second Chinese entry received this year behind Ark323, but the first with a Chinese sail number. They will race with a full Chinese crew, some of whom have around the world sailing experience. Part of the crew will sail the boat from Shenzhen, near Hong Kong, leaving early November and plan to arrive in Sydney mid-December, where they will train. Following the race, they will continue to sail around the world. 


Competitor Details

Name Shuguang Haiyang
Sail Number CHN53007
Owner Roy Pan
Skipper Dong Qing
Crew L Yang, Z Liu, G Lan, J Li, S Mai, Y Li, H Li, Y Lin, J Wei, Q Qi, S Sun, Y Hu, J Wang, Z Wu, T Chen, Z Zhang, R Pan, B Xie
State China
Club DSC
Type Sun Odyssey 42i
Designer M. Lombard
Builder Jeanneau
LOA 12.9
Draft 2.1