Quang Ninh to join global sailing race

Quang Ninh province has signed a cooperation agreement with Clipper Ventures to participate in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2019-2020 and hosting of the 2021-2022 edition.

Quang Ninh province has signed a cooperation agreement with Clipper Ventures to participate in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2019-2020 and hosting of the 2021-2022 edition.

The signing ceremony took place in Ha Long city on August 5 with the attendance of leaders from the provincial People's Committee and relevant departments, as well as Chief Executive Officier (CEO) of Clipper Ventures William Ward and representatives from VinGroup and SunGroup.

According to the agreement, from the 2019-2020 edition, Quang Ninh will officially become a team partner of the race. Quang Ninh is the only representative locality of Vietnam to have a team named Ha Long Bay � Viet Nam taking part in the global sailing race.

The province will equip its sailors with clothing associated with the logo of Ha Long Bay - recognised as a world natural heritage site by UNESCO in 1994 and 2000.

This year, Ha Long Bay has been listed among the world's most beautiful sunrise spots by MSN, one of the most mentioned global cruise destinations on Instagram by British magazine Woman and Home, the 25 most beautiful places around the world by CNN, and the most popular attractions in Asia according to the Hong Kong � based South China Morning Post.

Source: VOV5