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Experience / Qualifications


Richard Hinde-Smith Email or
+44 (0)7767 821 300

Professional sailor with 25+ years of experience.  Admirals Cups, Kenwood Cup, Fastnets, Vietnam Race, Middle Seas etc.
Etchells through to Maxis (J’s) and Wallys.
Nav, Trim, Bow

Nationality : British
Location : London
DOB : 25/09/72
ISAF : Cat 3, STCW, Firs Aid, Medicals


Benoit Guirouvet Email or
+852 9820 1581

A new joiner to RHKYC.

Some years of sailing experience, both as a skipper but more often as number 2 or crew member: 10 cruises over the last 8 years in the Atlantic Ocean (Brittany France), Mediterranean sea (Corsica, Cote d'Azur, Greece,...)

A decent crew member and would be happy to join a crew according to availability.

With French boat driving licence (permis côtier).


Daniel Lam Email or
+852 9729 4520

32y/o British/Chinese born in the UK

 Have basic experience on big boats, sportsboats and dinghies.


Anton Tsang Email or
+852 9847 0456

34 years old from Hong Kong, keen on expanding his racing experience, especially offshore races. Currently working as a freelancer in the outdoor education field leading outdoor expeditions, e.g. hiking, kayaking and day and overnight sailing. Also crewed on sportboats, cruisers and other racers in local races like Around the Island Race and 4 Peaks Race as foredeck and sail trimmer. Willing to fit in to whatever roles available.

Certificate possessed and still valid:
- Long Range Radio
- Safety at Sea
- St John First Aid & Wilderness First Responder
- RYA Coastal Skipper practical


Rolex China Sea Race & delivery

Alex Lehtinen

Email or
+27 74 175 7776

A 23 year old male with 15 years of sailing experience. Competed in dinghies internationally, done several seasons of inshore yacht racing in Cape Town and done three Atlantic crossings, most notably the 2017 Cape to Rio race as first mate on an all student team that won IRC 2. Work hard and play well and quite useful anywhere on the boat.

Sailing CV


Rolex China Sea Race
Mishra Abhay Deo

Email or
+852 92814605

Have done sailing courses during school time in Hong Kong. Other then that have no sail boat sailing experience.A seasoned sailor with good seamanship. A merchant sailer by profession. Looking to get back into sailing in Hong Kong.


Willing to join the crew on last moment notice

Stefan Fischer Email

German sailor with 30 years sailing experience. RHKYC member since 2015, big boat owner, regular crew in races, Pedro Blanco, San Fernando, PVOL, first aid, safety and sea survival, long range radio certificate


Quite flexible
Stephen Jones Email or
+852 90373725

Sailing 40 years inshore and offshore.

Extensive coastal racing including running own sports boat. Class winner HKG 2017 Around Island Race. Helm/boat captain. Recent offshore including 2017 Sydney Hobart on Wot Eva/TP52 . Class winner on finish. Trim and mainsheet. Varied big boat experience including Voile De St Tropez on SFS/ VOR 70, delivery and cruising on performance boats.

Hong Kong based with valid certificates Marine first aid, Sea Safety, Day skipper, HKG POVL2. Good team member, fit and friendly with a will to win.

Looking for offshore racing targeting China Sea Race 2018.


Rolex China Sea Race and lead up.

Tim Bon Email

Completed the RYA competent crew qualification some years ago. Have limited experience sailing and would like to progress with a view to complete the coastal skipper qualification in the near future. 33 years old fit and able to take direction. Very open to any crew opportunities.


Most weekends
Michael Becker Email or
+852 9041 2543

Want to learn foredeck on big boat.  Own 33f monohull cruiser and 25f speedboat.  5,000 offshore racing miles (Vietnam etc).  Various coastal races over last 5 years.  RYA Day Skipper, PVOL1, RYA Power Boat Level 2, Long Range Radio Operator, Sea Safety, various dinghy RYA / HKSF / RHKYC courses.  38 yo South African.  Living in hk 14 years.


Sundays only but can commit
Simon Harris Email

British sailor looking for a spot on the China Sea race. Race navigator (plus helm & trim) for 2013 / 15 / 17 Fastnets, 2016 Newport-Bermuda, and 2017 Middle Sea Race. Various qualifications including in-date ISAF safety and RYA First Aid. Easy-going, happy to fit into an existing crew.

Sailing CV


Rolex China Sea Race
Zachary Warner

Email or whatsapp
+1 (401) 450 6478

A Syracuse University student studying abroad in Hong Kong. Very interested in getting out on the water and doing some racing. Grew up sailing in Newport, Rhode Island and sail for the Syracuse Sailing team. Most of the experience is Dinghy sailing, as well as a good amount of J24 and Etchells racing. A quick learner and do not mind sailing boats not familiar with.

Sailing CV


Until late May
Tim Milne Email or whatsapp

+852 92270376

Moved to Hong Kong and am looking for a boat to join. Preference is for larger yachts, but also happy crew on Etchells, Elliot 7s or sportsboat.

Sailing in Sydney for the past 6 years out of both the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia and the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron.

- Sydney 38 - 6 seasons
- Elan 35 - 12 seasons
- Beneteau 40/45 - 3 seasons

Positions - jib, asymmetric spinnaker, pit and current learning spinnaker.

Spent 5 days on spinnaker during the Hamilton Island Regatta in Australia during August 2017, and I'm keen to keep learning.

Completed a introduction to helming course on an Elliott 7 at the start of 2017 with the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron.


Most weekends
Christopher Ryder Email

Looking for crew position for the race. With offshore racing experience and a dependable team player who’s easy to get along with.

Sailing Resume


Rolex China Sea Race
Johnson Yuen

Email or
8175 2071

Any class, prefer sportsboats if possible.

Experience in Dinghies: Laser, Tasar, Topper, etc with 10+ years of experience. Minimal experience in 16ft skiffs.

Yatch: extensive inshore, some offshore.

Courses: HKSF level 4, J80 Crew Course, survival at sea, first aid/cpr


Everyday until 5 Jan
Christopher Ryder Email

Sail racing in US Pacific Northwest, Trans-Pac sail from Tacoma to Hawaii, North California Coastal sailing, ASA 105/106, flexible and easy to get on with


9 - 10 Dec

Satoshi Muromatsu


A Japanese sailor joined Rolex series several times and have experience of Volvo70 (delivery Alicante to Las Palmas 1300miles) Rolex Sydney Hobart Race 2014 ( Team Australia). Glinder of Farr47/ Rolex Fastnet Race 2015 (Team United Kingdom) Trimmer of F40/ Rolex Middle Sea Race 2017 (Team Spain) pit of Farr45


Rolex China Sea Race