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From December 9 to December 10, 2017 in the city of Linshui, Hainan Island, China, there will be all-Chinese competitions of boat-dragons, in which 36 teams from all provinces of China, as usual, in these competitions will be held dragon boat races at 100, 200 and 500 meters. The dragon boat is an amusing boat stylized in the ancient Chinese boat, whose appearance resembles a dragon on which there is a helmsman, a drummer who organizes the coordination of movements and ten or twenty oarsmen, members of a dragon boat crew. Currently, rowing on dragon boats is the fastest growing water sport in the world, competitions in which are held in Asia, Europe, Australia, Canada, the countries of North America. The main prize of the 2017 dragon boat competition in Linshui City, Hainan Island, China for the winning team will be one million yuan, then the winner of the competition will be represented by China at the Asian Dragon Boats Championship 2018.
December 10, 2017 in Sanya City on the island of Hainan will again open the world sailing competition - the World Sailing Championship 2017, where more than 400 young people from more than 60 countries will compete with each other this year in the largest sailing competition in 2017. The World Sailing Championship 2017 around Hainan Island is organized by the World Sailing Federation and the Association of Chinese Sailboats and is an important preparatory platform for young athletes who can take part in such major sporting events of 2018 as the Olympic Games, the America's Cup and the Volvo Ocean Race. Being a beautiful seaside city, Sanya City made various efforts to create the "International Sailing Capital" for many years and became one of the cities in China, which has the largest number of international tournaments and independent sailing tournaments. The World Sailing Federation has very strict standards in choosing the venue for the official competition, but already now calls the Sanya City the international capital of sailing by the number of competitions it has held in recent years.
From December 16 to 26, 2017, the Hainan Chess Open 2017 (Hainan Chess Open) will be held in Sanya City. The Hainan Open Chess Championship in 2017 is organized by the Main State Administration for Physical Education and Sports, the Chess Association of China and the Department of Press, Publishing, Radio, Film and Television of Hainan Province, the total prize fund of the Chess Championship is 57,000 US dollars. The Hainan Open Chess Championship 2017 will be held for two groups: the "A" group for chess players with a rating of 2200 and higher, and the "B" group for all other chess players whose rating is below 2200 or which are not ranked at all. All competitions will be held in the very center of Sanya City at the Sanya Visun Royal Yacht Hotel.
The Hainan 2017 volleyball marathon will be held in the cities of Sanya, Wenchang and Qunghai on the island of Hainan, China from December 8 to December 24, 2017, these volleyball competitions are designed to enhance the athletic skills of those engaged in determining the best players and teams of Hainan Island, popularizing volleyball among people of different ages in Hainan Province, as well as for the organization of healthy, cultural and active recreation of the young generation of Hainan Island. The Hainan volleyball marathon 2017 will be held in a mixed system of volleyball competitions, which is a combination of two systems of rally: circular and with elimination, where the final part of the competition is held in a circular system, and the introductory part - on a system with elimination. The advantage of the mixed system is that it allows, with a large number of participating teams, to hold the Hainan 2017 volleyball marathon in just two weeks and to fairly accurately determine the balance of forces of the participating teams. Thus, each of the eighteen participating in the Hainan volleyball marathon 2017 teams will be determined place in the competition.
The international surfing championship 2017 will be held in Wanning, Hainan, China from 10 to 17 December 2017, sponsored by the government of Wanning City, organized by the World Surfing Committee, will be held in Wanning Sun Moon Bay. Competitions include world championships for surfing men and women, surfing championship among Asian Cup and surfing tournament in China (Mannings Station). Among them, the World Championship in professional surfing among men and women is the last leg of the World Surfing Alliance Tour and the highest level to attract the best surfers from around the world. During the championship, free training sessions in surfing, beach yoga, outdoor sports events and other activities will also be held in Wanning. According to the rules of the competition, the participants of the championship in Wanning will be divided into the following disciplines: short board, longboard, and SAP. In one race there will be two or four surfers, the duration of each arrival is no more than 25 minutes. The judges of the championship in Wanning will assess the quality of the wave and the technical performance of the tricks by surfers in general, the final score will be set for the two best waves from each surfer. The first pair of surfers who received the highest score in each discipline goes to the finals, where they compete for the title of world champion, the cash prize and the main prize from sponsors.
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