Sailing and Training Circular

Sailing Circular - St. James's Place Sunset Series & Safety at Sea Course

It is a requirement that at least 50% of a crew including the skipper shall have undertaken the training on safety at sea in order to be eligible for entering our offshore races. In order to enable sailors to obtain the required qualification Asia Pacific Yachting run Sea Safety & Survival Courses on behalf of the Hong Kong Sailing Federation. Successful participants will receive a HKSF certificate that will last for five years before further safety training is necessary.
 
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NEWS

 
 
 
 
 
 
SAFETY AT SEA & SURVIVAL COURSE
It is a requirement that at least 50% of a crew including the skipper shall have undertaken the training on safety at sea in order to be eligible for entering our offshore races.  In order to enable sailors to obtain the required qualification Asia Pacific Yachting run Sea Safety & Survival Courses on behalf of the Hong Kong Sailing Federation. Successful participants will receive a HKSF certificate that will last for five years before further safety training is necessary. 

In order for crews to qualify for the Volvo Hong Kong to Vietnam Race APY will be running 2 courses on 23 & 24 September and 7 & 8 October, in order to register please go to the APY website.

ST. JAMES'S PLACE SUNSET SERIES
21, 28 JUL, 4, 11 and 18 AUG

The ever popular summer Sunset Series is underway;  there are five more races scheduled in July and August. The series is open to all and is a good excuse to start the weekend early - fun, relaxed sailing with friends.  The race track is in front of the Club which makes it a great event for spectators if you don’t wish to sail. Warning signal is 1740hrs – see you on Friday!

ONLINE SAILING CALENDAR 2017-2018
The 2017-2018 Sailing Calendar is now available online here.  The printed calendar will be available mid August.

ZHIK 29er WORLDS 2018 - JANUARY 2018
Entry for the Zhik 29er Worlds 2018 is now open, registration can be completed online here

TYPHOON SERIES BUS
The club has organised a bus service for members taking part in the Typhoon Series this year.  The 49 seater bus will leave from Kellett Island on the following dates/times and is on a first come first served basis.
29 July – 0815hrs
13 August – 0815hrs
26 August – 1100hrs

*Sandwiches and coffee will be available for takeaway from the Bistro from 0730hrs.

NEW Adult beginner sailing courses now posted here online!
School Holiday Courses – Limited space still available – Application form found here.
NEW Laser Clinic run by our squad Laser Coach, Alex Dyet
NEW High Performance 420 dinghy clinic. More information here

PERONI SOCIAL ADULT RACE DAYS
Whether you are looking to increase your sailing hours before the next course, take your spouse/child for a casual race or wanting to test your racing skills against the fleet, our brand new Sunday Wayfarer race series could be the perfect Sunday afternoon activity for you! - Sign Up here (Entry closes Wednesday each week)
 
 
 
 
 
 

Volunteer

 
 
 
 
 
 

VOLUNTEER THIS SAILING SEASON! Thank you to our volunteers who contributed a massive 862 days during the 2016-2017 season! If you would like to offer your help for any of our sailing events, please give us a preliminary indication of your availability by filling in the registration form.

Register to volunteer »

 
 
 
 
 
 

Major Regattas

 
 
 
 
 
 

VOLVO CHINA COAST REGATTA

13 to 15 October 2017
Volvo China Coast Regatta is staged in Hong Kong waters, using RHKYC's Kellett Island and Middle Island Clubhouses.

Event »

 

VOLVO HONG KONG TO VIETNAM RACE

Starts 18 October 2017
673nm Category 1 Offshore Race from Hong Kong to Nha Trang Vietnam.

Online Registration »

 

ROLEX CHINA SEA RACE

Starts 28 March 2018
565nm Category 1 Offshore Race from Hong Kong to Subic Bay Philippines. 
New official website!

Online Registration »

 
 
 
 

LOCAL SAILING
CALENDAR

 

 
Sunset Series   Started 2 June   
 
 
Autumn Regatta   16 & 17 September  
 
 
China Coast Regatta   13 to 15 October  
 
 
Around the Island Race   12 Novemeber  
 
 
       
 
 
  Full Sailing Calendar  
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sail Training

 
 
 
 
 
 

SAILING COURSES 
Dinghy Beginners Courses 
Keelboat Beginners Courses 
Dinghy Level 3 and Level 4 Courses 
Intermediate and Advanced 
Keelboat Crew and Skipper Courses 
Supervised One Day Dinghy Sessions 
* Extra dinghy or keelboat sessions can be booked by demand. 

CORPORATE SAILING Team building, Client and Reward Days. Book your team in here!

APPROVED HELMS LIST Members wishing to hire RHKYC dinghies/yachts must first be on the Approved Helm list. Download application

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Shore Courses

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

COURSES

SHORE COURSES    
HKSF Safety at Sea   click here
First Aid CPR and AED - 8 July   click here
RYA Powerboat Training   click here
HK Pleasure Vessel Operators    click here
HF/ GMDSS/DSC Radio Operator   click here
 
 
 
 
 
 

Youth Sailing

 
 
 
 
 
 

For information about our Sharks racing squads, please check out their Facebook page!


UPCOMING YOUTH RACING EVENTS
Optimist Asian & Oceanian Championships - Starts 29 Sep 2017
29er World Championships - Starts 27 Dec 2017

YOUTH SAILING COURSES
Youth Sail Training Courses - click here 
420 Clinics - click here 

 

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Marine

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

WESTERN STEPS AT KELLETT ISLAND
Please note that the Western steps at Kellett Island are closed for the remainder of the development. 

TYPHOON SHELTER CONSTRUCTION MEMO
Increased marine traffic due to construction at KI, please be careful when mooring and make sure to secure your boats properly.
All marine memos - click here

MARINE NOTICES

No. 47 of 2017 - CWB Typhoon Shelter
No. 46 of 2017 - Passage CWB Typhoon Shelter
No. 37 of 2017 - Wind Monitoring Station
No. 36 of 2017 - Marine Works off TST
All Notices

 
 
 
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Kellett Island, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2832 2817 Fax: (852) 2572 5399 Email: office@rhkyc.org.hk

 
 
 
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