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Crew Wanted

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Contact Details

Information / Details

Lewis Cerne +852 6707 9976 

WICKED Sailing team

Join the crew of Wicked (MUMM 36 modified) for the season 2018-19. We will sail in a variety of regattas across Hong Kong. Our main objectives is preparing to participate and win the Four Peak Race, an amazing mixed sport regatta in January 2019.

We want to build a great team that can enjoy the training, racing and time spent together. The boat is wonderful, technical and fast. We are looking for all positions.

For more info on the Four Peak Race:

For more info on the Boat:

Crew Available

If you want to crew for a specific class, please send your details to
We will keep entries posted for around 3 months, but if you would like to be re-posted, please let us know!


Contact Details

Experience / Qualifications


Thomas Izaksson Email or
+852 6587 5946

22-year-old male exchange student from The Netherlands. I have sailed in dinghies for more than 10 years. I have also sailed on the Sanya (Volvo Open 70) from Alicante to Lisbon and I have sailed on tallships to France and the UK. I also owned a 5.5-meter sailboat (Edel 2). Looking for any racing and/or cruising opportunities.


until 3 January 2020

Weekends and public holidays.

Michael Openshaw +852 9271 7259

Looking to build experience cruising and on larger boats. In HK over 20 years, HK PVOL and RYA Day Skipper.  I am currently a crew member for Ruffian class boat at RHKYC.  Have done some dinghy sailing and J/80.  Happy to be crew and keep learning! 


Both weekdays and some weekends
Michael Valihora Email

My sailing bio:

- 08/2019: J/80 Class Day racing
- 08/2019: J80 crew course
- 05-06/2019: Sunday Social Racing on Quests and Fusions
- 04/2019: Crewed on a Dragon
- 02/2018: HKSF Level 1 & 2
Previously, crewed sporadically on dinghies.


James Mitchell Email or
+852 9453 4667

I’ve spent the last few years racing in Sydney on a Beneteau First 30 at the CYCA Summer, Spring and Winter series. Mainly doing jib/spinnaker trimming and foredeck work. Also grew up sailing on my parents yacht in New Zealand. I’m 29 yrs old, moved here 4 months ago and looking to get sailing again. Keen for any opportunities available. Cheers!



Stefan Krakhofer

Email or 
+852 9862 1121 

Have been sailing since university but didn’t have the chance and time since I moved to HK 10 years ago. Would like to find out if there are any opportunities to join sailing trips or cruising on a sailing vessel or participate in races.


Harry Wind Email or
+852 9750 5335

Looking for social or racing crew opportunities in the next season.

- Dutch guy, 194cm, 36 years old, in HK since 2010. 
- Grew up around/on the water. Family owned a yacht charter business (yachts 8-14m)
- Moved to HK in 2010 and want to pick up sailing again. 
- Keen to join social or racing opportunities.

- Sailing/watersports resume:


Frank Proctor Email or
+852 9170 5484

I have not raced J80s before but I have done the J80 crew course at RHKYC in August 2018, and have gotten my Basic Keelboat certificate (sailing on a J80) in the US in July 2019. I also have done the Level 1 and 2 dinghy course at RHKYC, as well as a number of boat handling/skills refresher courses.

I cannot commit to being a permanent crew but am willing and eager to fill when there is an opening. 


Richard Macklem

Email or
+852 6656 2539

I am a fit 28 year old, keen to get out on the water. I grew up sailing, mostly on small sailboats on Canadian lakes and rivers. I am motivated and a quick learner. I speak English and French.


Ralph Kaebe Email or
+49 151 12100768

Sailing CV


2020 Rolex China Sea Race
Byron Wong Email

Seattle racing sailor immediately available. Looking for short-term opportunities for racing or cruising.

Brief summary of experience:
- 3200 NM of offshore racing, including 2018 Vic-Maui
- 3 years as bowman on a Melges 24
- handicap racing on various 24 - 45 ft keelboats
- Dinghy sailing instructor at Washington Yacht Club (Seattle, WA, USA)


Flexible, will be in HK for about 1 month
Xu ZiXi 许泽熙 Email or
+852 8481 9316

Sailing CV (Chi)



Astrid Merkt

Email or 

+43 (0)680 122 3289

Looking for a team that needs a motivated, fit, fun, and fast learner to join their crew. I am originally from Canada, and live and work in Hong Kong. Speak french, spanish, and some german if that comes of any assistance for a multicultural team. I have sailed in Catamarans mostly. Longest trip from Cabo to Puerto Vallarta.

What I may not have yet in sailing knowledge and experience, I have in willingness to learn and acquire skills and be of assistance.


Christopher Jobson Email or
+852 9251 0615

Looking for social or racing crewing opportunities in the next season.

Sailing CV


Diana Czuchry Email or
+86 135 4427 6176

I am a fit 32 year old female (61 kg) Canadian who has just moved to Shenzhen, across the border, to work as a scientist. I grew up sailing in Canada on dinghies and raced on 420s in university and taught sailing in my late teens/early twenties. I have lots of experience on dinghies and daysailing small keelboats (sharks, tankers, etc.) on lakes in Canada but not much experience in ocean sailing or larger boats. However, I am eager and a quick learner and willing to do whatever to get on the water. 


Raoul Picello Email or
+852 9664 1263

To get more experience and miles I would like to join one of the big boat racing teams in HK, or any other boat that might need crew.   I have some experience with dinghies (single and double handed).  Completed Level 1 & 2 at RHKYC (with Rex) in April 2019. I have Competent Crew Certificate with RYA, and soon will be preparing for Day Skipper. I passed the practice exam for Sailing License in Spain in 2018. I am 55, 90kg and fit.


Guofeng Yang Email or
+852 6313 9655

Live and work in Hongkong. Experienced offshore sailor. Speak fluent English/Chinese/Cantonese/German. 

-RYA Day Skipper
-Race experience with Clipper round the world (Australia, Cross Atlantic), Round Hainan Regatta

Sailing CV


Flexible in weekdays/weekends, available for offshore races/leisure sailing
Samuel May Email or
+44 (0)7957 155 053

Experienced sailor looking for a ride for the CCR and, or the HK to Vietnam race, ideally looking for the pointy end of the boat but will also do foresail trim

Sailing CV


John Foster Email or
+852 6188 6615

Live and work full-time in Hong Kong. Age 29. Keen to gain experience. 

- RYA Day Skipper (Tidal)
- Race experience at Cowes Week in the UK (J/111 Class)
- General cruise sailing around The Solent, across to France, along South Coast of UK out of the Hamble in a Victoria 800.


Weekends and Offshore Races where possible.