Sailing and Training Circular

Sailing Circular - Spring Regatta, new TopYacht online entry system register online now!
 
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  SPRING REGATTA - 19 TO 20 MAY (Early bird entry closes at 1800hrs on Sunday 6 May 2018)
The annual closing regatta of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club's racing season.  Open to entrants from all of Hong Kong's sailing clubs, with over 100 keelboats competing from ten classes, the regatta features three races over two days and takes place in the Eastern Harbour. For early bird entry click here

TOPYACHT ENTRY SYSTEM
The Club is in the process of implementing TopYacht online entry system for all sailing events starting with the Spring Regatta. The system stores boat and crew information allowing you to save time for future entries. We ask your assistance in signing up for the Spring Regatta as early as possible so that you can familiarise yourself with the software. If you require any assistance using the software, please contact the sailing office. Enter the Spring Regatta here

LADIES HELM DAY - 5 MAY 2018
The Etchells, Flying Fifteens, Ruffians, Pandoras and Sportsboats will be holding their annual Ladies Helm Races in the harbour, on the same day, for the first time.  Please join us for a great day of competitive racing! Click here for more information!

BIG BOAT SUMMER CUP - 12 TO 13 MAY
Click here for more information. 


CHINA COAST RACE WEEK - STARTS 12 OCTOBER 
China Coast Regatta - 12 to 14 October
Hong Kong To Hainan Race - Starts 18 October

TURTLE NESTING - RESTRICTED AREA AT SHAM WAN, LAMMA ISLAND 
The sandy beach at Sham Wan, Lamma Island, is the only regular nesting site of green turtles in Hong Kong. To protect the green turtles, their eggs and hatchlings from human disturbance, the sandy beach of Sham Wan has been designated as a restricted area under the Wild Animals Protection Ordinance. Access to the beach is restricted from 1 June to 31 October every year. In addition, Sham Wan is a Speed Restricted Zone. The speed limit for ALL vessels within the zone is 5 knots. 

 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

 

 
Ladies Helm Day   5 May  
 
 
Spring Regatta    19 to 20 May  
 
 
Sunset Series   1 June - 17 August  
 
 
Sunshine Series   2 June - 7 July  
 
 
Autumn Regatta   15 to 16 September  
 
 
China Coast Regatta   12 to 14 October  
 
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Training

 
 
 
 
 
 

SAILING COURSES 

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

RUSTY RIB TRAINING 
28, 29 APRIL, 5 MAY

This one day training offers people on the Club's approved RIB driver list the chance to practice and refresh their RIB handling skills, so that they can go out on the water with confidence. For further details, please click here.

OFFSHORE RACING CONGRESS (ORC) 4 TO 7 MAY
Representatives of the Offshore Racing Congress (ORC) will be in Hong Kong from 4 to 7 May 2018 and will host an evening talk on ORC Ratings on the Main Lawn, Kellett Island from 1930hrs.  Everyone is welcome and no booking is required.

First Aid CPR and AED   click here
RYA Powerboat Training   click here
HK Pleasure Vessel Operators    click here
HF/ GMDSS/DSC Radio Operator   click here

 

 
 
 
 
 
  Sharks / Marine  
 
 
 
 
 

SHARKS RACING SQUAD

Sailors must be able to sail competently around a course with no assistance and keen to learn! Training is at least one full day per week with the higher performing sailors expected to sail on at least two days per week. 

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

 

MARINE

MARINE MEMOS - click here
MARINE NOTICES - click here

 
 
 
 
 
 

Overseas Events

 
 
 
 
 
 

TOP OF THE GULF REGATTA 2018 - 27 APRIL TO 1 MAY 
The 14th Top of the Gulf Regatta will take place 27 April to 1 May 2018 in the waters of the Gulf of Thailand, headquartered at the Ocean Marina Yacht Club. For more information, please visit their website

LIPTON CUP - 26 TO 28 OCTOBER
The Challenge for the Lipton Cup returns to San Diego Yacht Club. Twelve of the most competitive teams from yacht clubs across the country will battle in a rotation of 12 J/105s in the stadium sailing of San Diego Bay. The Notice of Race has been published and applications to challenge are being accepted through May 1st. For more information please 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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