Sailing and Training Circular

Sailing Circular - Solaris Yachts Around the Island Race
 
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RACING

 
 
 

SOLARIS YACHTS AROUND THE ISLAND RACE

Hong Kong's biggest sailing event Solaris Yachts Around the Island Race will take place on Sunday 24 November 2019. Mooring and hardstanding space is limited at Kellett Island and will be allocated on a first come first served basis upon entry into the race, please contact our Marine Office to reserve your space. No entry will be accepted after 1800hrs on Monday 18 November 2019.

Notice of Race - click here  Online Entry - click here Sailing Instructions - click here

Club Sampan Suspension - The Club's sampans will not run between the Jardine Steps and Kellett Island clubhouse from 0715hrs to 0845hrs on Sunday 24 November. For details, please click here.

Car Park - There will be no guest parking before 1700hrs on 24 November. 

 

TOP DOG TROPHY SERIES

The annual Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club Top Dog Trophy Series is an award that is presented to the yacht with the best-combined results from a series of races held over the season, Around the Island Race, Lipton Trophy, HKRNVR Memorial Vase and Tomes Cup.

Notice of Race - click here  Online Entry- click here 

 

HONG KONG RACE WEEK

The 7th edition of Hong Kong Race Week will run from 4 to 9 February 2020 - Leg 2 of the annual ASAF Youth Cup Series for 2019-2020.  10 invited classes will compete in the 2020 edition including 29er, 2.4mR, 420, 470, Laser 4.7, Laser Radial, Optimist, Optimist Green, Pico Green and RS Feva . Early bird entry now open! 

Notice of Race - click here  Online Entry - click here 

Volunteers are crucial to the ongoing success and smooth running of this regatta and we need your help to deliver this world class youth sailing event. On-shore or on-water - many tasks requiring no prior experience. To sign up as volunteer, click here

 
 
 
 

OFFSHORE RACING

 
 
 

58TH ANNIVERSARY ROLEX CHINA SEA RACE - STARTS 8 APRIL 2020


2020 marks the 58th anniversary and 30th edition of the Rolex China Sea Race, the 565nm Category 1 Offshore Race run under the auspices of RORC. The Race takes competitors from Hong Kong, China to Subic Bay in the Philippines. Click here to learn more. 


Notice of Race - English - 繁體 - 简体   - Online Entry - click here


For further information, please contact RHKYC Sailing Manager,
Ailsa Angus by e-mail or call +852 2239 0395

 
 
 
 

NEWS

 
 
 

REGATTA BALL

There will be no parking after 1730hrs on 16 November 2019.

                             

 NATIONAL JUDGING CLINIC HONG KONG

The  HKSF is planning to hold a National Judging Clinic (approved by World Sailing ) from 3 to 5 February before Hong Kong Race Week 2020. The Schedule is: 

 3 Feb - 4 Feb (Monday - Tuesday) - Classroom
 5 Feb (Wednesday) AM- Exam

 The instructor is Rut Subniran with local consultant, Tom Sheppard. Attendees may be taken onto Hong Kong Race Week's jury for racing starting on 6 Feb ( details to be confirmed). Further details and enrolment form can be found here

 

 RYA DIESEL ENGINE COURSE

 This course is designed to teach vessel owners and users (both power and sail) the basics of how to maintain and repair their engine. This one day course is taught by a qualified RYA instructor and you will also have a chance to get hands on with a demonstration engine in the classroom.

14 Dec (Saturday) 0850-1720hrs

Further details and enrolment form can be found here

 

MEMBERSHIP INTRODUCTORY SCHEME

The Club has launched the "Introductory Membership Scheme" that provides prospective applicants for membership the opportunity to experience on a one-time basis and for a limited time the benefits of membership without incurring entrance fees.  Full details of the application procedure can be viewed from the Club's website here and also from the Membership Office.


SAILING OPEN DAYS

Sailing Open Days are a chance to experience sailing on different types of class boats, join a team and become regular race crew.  Open to both members and non members, spaces are limited so please register early. Priority will be given to those who have completed HKSF Level 1 & 2 courses organised by RHKYC.  To join click here
 

ESTABLISHMENT OF RESTRICTED AREAS OFF THE CENTRAL MILITARY DOCK

From 29 June 2019 onward, a Restricted Area has been established off the Central Military Dock, details on the restricted areas can be viewed here.
  

MARINE DEPARTMENT CHART APP eSeaGo

The Marine Department has launched a new mobile application, “eSeaGo” for displaying chart information for the Hong Kong waters free of charge. To learn more follow this link.

 
 
 
 

TRAINING AND INFORMATION

 
 
 

Sharks Squad

For information about our Sharks racing squads, please follow the link below and check out their Facebook page!

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Approved Helm

Members wishing to hire RHKYC dinghies/yachts must first be on the Approved Helm list.

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Marine

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OVERSEAS EVENT INVITATIONS

 
 
 

CAPE 31 INVITATIONAL REGATTA - 12 TO 15 MARCH 2020

 

HARDY CUP SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL MATCH RACING REGATTA 2020 - 2 TO 6 FEBRUARY 2020

All Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club event invites - click here 

 
 
 
 

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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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