Imoca Singchain Team Haikou
Jingkun Xu

Jingkun Xu

SINGCHAIN TEAM HAIKOU
1st participation

Profile

Jingkun Xu is one of China's top sailing athletes. At the age of 12, he lost his left hand in an accident. In 2005, Jingkun joined the Chinese national team, this is how he started sailing. He has taken on many challenges: solo around the China Sea, Mini Transat 6.50, round the world... In Chinese competitions, he finished on almost every podium. In 2008, he took part in the Beijing Paralympic Games. Almost 10 years later, he set a Chinese record at the World Championships. Thanks to his exploits, he has been voted Personality of the Year in China several times. As a sailing instructor, he has passed on his passion to many Chinese.

Achievements

2023

  • Retour à la Base

    31th
  • Transat Jacques Vabre

    33th

2022

  • Route du Rhum

    29th

2020

  • QINGDAO Dream’s Captain - 34,000 nautical miles - circumnavigation voyage

2017

  • Para World Sailing Championship

    4th

2015

  • Mini Transat

    37th

2012

  • CCOR International City Club Cup Sailing Challenge

    1st

2011

  • Mayor's Cup

    7th

2010

  • China - Japan - Korea Sailing Challenge

    1st

2009

  • Club Cup Sailing Challenge

    3rd

2008

  • Paralympic Games

    10th

2007

  • Para Sailing World Championships

    8th
  • Rhodes Island International Sailing Regatta

    6th
  • China - Japan Sailing Friendship Regatta's champion

    1st

2006

  • China - Japan Sailing Friendship Regatta's champion

    1st

2005

  • China - Japan Sailing Friendship Regatta's champion

    1st
Imoca Singchain Team Haikou

SINGCHAIN TEAM HAIKOU

  • Anciens noms du bateau : Brit Air, Votre Nom autour du Monde, Renault Captur, MACSF, La Fabrique
  • Architecte : Finot - Conq
  • Chantier : 2007, Chantier Multiplast, Vannes
  • Date de lancement : 17 Juillet 2017
  • Longueur : 18,28 m
  • Largeur : 5,90 m
  • Tirant d'eau : 4,5 m
  • Hauteur mât : 29 m
  • Surface de voiles au près : 290 m2
  • Surface de voiles au portant : 580 m2

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Haikou is the only tropical island capital city in China. The city has attracted significant attention due to the establishment of the Hainan Free Trade Zone, possessing unparalleled geographic advantages and water sports conditions. It hopes to polish the title of the "Sailing City" and leverage the allure of sports tourism to attract visitors from all over the world.

Commitment

Jingkun is known as a "dream architect". Throughout his 18-year sailing career, he has persistently turned dreams into reality and dedicated himself to sharing the philosophy of "Dream it, Believe it, and Build it". Most beautiful things in the world have been accomplished by people who kept trying even when the odds were against them. He hopes to inspire children to dare to have and pursue their dreams. Every dream has the potential to be realized, as long as you have the courage and perseverance to chase it.