Sailing and Training Circular

Sailing Circular - Big Boat Harbour Series 2019
 
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RACING

 
 
 

BIG BOAT CLASS HARBOUR SERIES

New in 2019, the Big Boat Class Harbour Winter Series kicked off on Saturday 14 September 2019 in Victoria Harbour and will be running through to 4 January 2020.  Following that, the Spring Series will run from 1 February through to 19 April 2020.  Each Series will consist of 6 geometric and 2 passage races.  All races will be on Saturdays with an intended start time of 1350hrs. 
Notice of Race - click here - Online Entry - click here

 

CHINA COAST REGATTA

Entry is open for the 2019 edition of China Coast Regatta taking place from 11 to 13 October for the IRC fleet and 12 to 13 October for HKPN from Middle Island.   
Notice of Race - click here - Online Entry - click here

 

AROUND THE ISLAND RACE

Hong Kong's biggest sailing event 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 Department to reserve your space.

 
 
 
 

OFFSHORE RACING

 
 
 

HONG KONG TO VIETNAM RACE - STARTS 15 & 16 OCTOBER


2019 will mark the 9th edition of this biennial race which is the longest Category 1 offshore race in Asia! Eleven entries have already been received, follow the links below to enter!


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


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, 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

 
 
 

SAN FERNANDO RACE FOUNDATION DINNER

4 OCTOBER 2019

Those closely related to the San Fernando Race have, for the past 30 plus years, supported the home in San Fernando for under privileged children. The home is for 32 youths who the Foundation houses, feeds, clothes and educates from when they first arrive until they graduated from college. Our fundraising dinner this year will be in the Regatta Rooms of the RHKYC and will carry the traditional theme of Fun In The SUN. Cost will be HK$550 per person and this includes a curry buffet, entertainment and drinks until midnight. If you cannot come to the dinner and wish to make a donation this can made to our HSBC account: 502-344732-001. To join click 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, please note that 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 will be established off the Central Military Dock, details on the restricted areas can be viewed here.
  

SAILING CALENDAR 2019-2020

The latest version of the 2019-2020 Sailing Calendar is now available online and from the Sailing Office, click here to view.  
 

SAILING VOLUNTEERS 2019-2020

Thank you to all of our volunteers this season.  If you would like to volunteer to help at any of the Club's main regattas in the 2019/20 season, please do so here.  Thank you for your continued support!

 

New course dates!

LEVEL 1 RACE OFFICER SEMINAR

22 SEPTEMBER 2019
This seminar will cover many aspects of race management and will be suitable for people with some RO experience.  The seminar will be run by Charlie Manzoni and will cover race documents, course selection & setting, starts/finishes, race monitoring and key RO decisions.  For further details please click here

 

WORLD SAILING SAFETY AT SEA SURVIVAL COURSES

NEW Asia Pacific Yachting, on behalf of the Hong Kong Sailing Federation, has introduced a new World Sailing Safety at Sea Survival Refresher one day course which will be run on 6 October.  This course is only open to those who have held a World Sailing (ISAF) or RYA Sea Survival Course and their previous certificate expired less than two years from the date of the selected course.
Sign up - click here

4 TO 5 OCTOBER
For all World Sailing Category 1 offshore yacht races at least 50% of a crew (including the skipper) shall have undertaken the Sea Safety & Survival training.  Asia Pacific Yachting runs these courses on behalf of the Hong Kong Sailing Federation. 
Sign up - click here

 

SCHOOL HOLIDAY COURSE

During the school term, we offer sailing as an after school activity or as a full week programme to both beginner and advanced sailors.  In addition, programmes are planned for the October half-term, Christmas. 
Application form - click 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

 
 
 

RAJA MUDA SELANGOR INTERNATIONAL REGATTA - 15 TO 23 NOVEMBER

 

75TH ANNIVERSARY SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACE - 26 DECEMBER
2019 is the 75th Anniversary of both the founding of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) and the first running of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. 


All Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club event invites - click here 

 
 
 
 

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