In pics: 'Fareast Cup' Intl Regatta sets sail

( )| Updated : 2018-09-03

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The third "Fareast Cup" International Regatta got underway on Sept 1 in the eastern coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong province. Six teams from different countries and regions including China, Japan, Russia and South Korea are competing in the offshore race over a route of more than 2,000 nautical miles that goes from Qingdao to Russia's Vladivostok, then returns to Qingdao after a stopover in Mokpo, a coastal city in South Korea.  


Sailing ships start their outbound voyage from the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center to Vladivostok, a major Pacific port in Russia on Sept 1, 2018. [Photo/]


A crew rests on the deck before the regatta on Sept 1 at the Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center. [Photo/]


Thanks to the good weather, sailors relax and enjoy the starting day of the regatta. [Photo/]

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