Located on the southeast coast of China, Xiamen is a tourist city of Fujian Province famous for its attractive seascape. As one of the major seaports since ancient times, it boasts a wide gulf with deep water but without freezing and silting.The name was consequently given, which means 'a gate of China'. As one of the forerunners of the special economic zones of China, the city mainly consisting of Xiamen Island, Gulangyu Island, the north bank area of the Jiulong River and Tong'an County, is connected with the mainland by the Gaoji Seawall and Xiamen Bridge.
The city has been called the Egret Island because of the hundreds of thousands of egrets inhabiting there. This is due to the beautiful natural scenery, the fresh air and the clean environment of the city.
Xiamen has a subtropical monsoon climate with mild weather all year round expect the typhoon months, and is an ideal tourist destination. It is a typical littoral city with abundant tourist attractions such as islands, mountains, temples and parks.
The well-known Gulangyu Island, South Putuo Temple and other areas like Jimei, Hulishan Fortress, Wanshiyan, are highly recommended for a tour.
The hometown of many overseas Chinese, this city has actually benefited from the contribution of overseas Chinese and its economy has undertaken great advancement. To promote its tourism industry, it has established not only the corresponding infrastructures, but also a great variety of entertainment centres. The folk customs of the minorities, varied local festivals and especially the particular local dishes and snacks are also appealing to visitors. It is a city with distinct oriental culture and southern Fujian features.
|NATURE OF WATER||Salt Water||TOTAL LENGTH OF CIRCUIT||2516 m|
|NUMBER OF BUOYS||7 Buoys||DESCRIPTION OF TURNING BUOYS||6 Orange and 1 Yellow|
|MINIMUM DEPTH OF CIRCUIT AT JETTY||2.5 m||MINIMUM DEPTH OF RACE COURSE||5 m|
|MINIMUM WIDTH OF RACE COURSE||82 m||HEIGHT OF THE BANKS||1 m|
|ENTRY TO WATER||By Crane (two cranes)||PLACE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC||Yes|
|PROTECTION OF PUBLIC||Metallic Barriers||ALTITUDE OF VENUE||Sea Level|
|CATEGORIES TO RACE||F1||MAX NUMBER OF BOATS TO RACE||24 Boats|
|POSITION OF SOUND LEVEL METER|