Octopus Card System

Octopus cards are available for the purchase of food and beverage and other Club facilities. They are available at Reception, Kellett Island and bars at Middle Island and Shelter Cove. When Reception is closed, they are available at the Main Bar, Kellett Island.

Purchase and usage of Octopus cards are subject to terms and conditions, as determined by the General Committee from time to time. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available at Reception or from all food and beverage outlets.

Terms and Conditions


A purchase form must be completed prior to purchasing Octopus cards. Issuing and adding value to Octopus cards can only be by cash. The Octopus cards are non returnable and non-refundable. The Club acts as a service provider, of issuing and adding cash value, and bears no responsibility whatsoever for any damage or malfunction of the cards.

Persons who are Eligible to Use Octopus Cards

The following persons are eligible to use Octopus cards and must present a valid membership card, visiting membership card or race day membership card, issued by the Club, when purchasing food and beverage and using Club facilities. Course Students may also purchase Octopus cards at the time of booking and paying for their course.


Visiting Absent Members who are temporarily visiting the Club.


Visitors to Hong Kong ordinarily eligible for membership of the Club, visiting yachtsmen and visiting competitors. Visitors are required to obtain a visiting membership card from either the Membership Office or Reception, Kellett Island. When Reception is closed, visitors wishing to purchase Octopus cards may do so by producing their membership cards or a letter of introduction from their own Club, at the Main Bar, Kellett Island.

Visiting competitors who participate in any Club organised, sailing or rowing event (only on pre-approved race day(s) as defined by the General Committee). Visiting competitors should register with Reception and obtain a valid race day membership card, before purchasing Octopus cards.

Course Students

Any non-Members who participate in any of the Club’s organised sailing or rowing related courses. The use of Octopus cards by course students is restricted to the purchase of food and beverage and only for the duration of their course.

Student Usage Cards

Current full time local university students whose application has been approved by the Membership Committee.