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Sailing Circular - Around the Island Race - Entry Deadline
 
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Racing

 
 
 
 
 
 

TURKISH AIRLINES AROUND THE ISLAND RACE - 18 NOVEMBER
Don't miss out on Hong Kong's biggest race of the year; the 26nm Around the Island Race!

No entry will be accepted after 1800hrs on Monday 12 November 2018

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

 
 
 

TURKISH AIRLINES OFFER

It is with a great deal of pleasure that we can announce that Turkish Airlines has renewed their Title Sponsorship of the Around the Island Race 2018 – this once again means that there will be incredible opportunities to win Business Class flights to any Turkish Airlines destination around the world during the event – however, to celebrate their return,Turkish Airlines have created a special offer EXCLUSIVE for RHKYC members. 

To access this fantastic offer, please log in to the membership section of the website

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BuyAssociation HKRNVR Memorial Vase - 19 JANUARY 2019
Save the date for the second pursuit race of the Top Dog Trophy Series!

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

HONG KONG RACE WEEK - 12 TO 17 FEBRUARY 2019
11 classes, 240+ sailors, 12+ Nations - Save the date for HKRW 2019!

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

SPORTSBOAT ASIA PACS - 18 TO 22 NOVEMBER 2019
The Hong Kong Sailing Federation in conjunction with co-organiser the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club will host the Sportsboat Asia Pacs. For further enquiries about the event, please follow this link

2018 - 2019 SAILING CALENDAR
Click here to see the latest version. 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Offshore Racing

 
 
 
 
 
 

HONG KONG TO PUERTO GALERA YACHT RACE - STARTS 17 APRIL 2019
Entry is now open for the inaugural Hong Kong to Puerto Galera Yacht Race. Become part of the Club's history and take part in the first edition of this 650nm Category 1 race to Puerto Galera, Philippines.

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

HONG KONG TO VIETNAM RACE - STARTS 16 OCTOBER 2019
2019 will mark the ninth edition of this biennial race which is the longest Category 1 offshore race in Asia! Click here to learn more. 

58TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION ROLEX CHINA SEA RACE - STARTS 8 APRIL 2020
2020 marks the 58th anniversary 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. 

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

 
 
 
 
 
 

News

 
 
 
 
 
 

CHINA COAST REGATTA SURVEY
Please let us know your feedback on the 2018 China Coast Regatta - click here to complete the survey

REGATTA BALL PARKING

Please note that cars should vacate the carpark by 1800hrs Saturday 10 November.  Sailors should aim to park near the Ship Shop on the day.

1980 CHINA SEA RACE RESULTS NEEDED

We are missing the results from the1980 China Sea Race. If you have a copy of the results, please share with naomi.walgren@rhkyc.org.hk in the sailing office. (We have the top 10 results) Thank you!

SEMINARS

Class Protest Committee Seminar  - Monday 12 November 2018

This seminar, run by Cathy Delany-Hobbs, will cover the process to be followed to run a successful protest hearing to deal with protests which may arise during class racing. 

Pat Loseby Room - 1830 to 2100hrs

Level 1 Race Officer Seminars  - Sunday 25 November or Sunday 16 December 2018

These seminars will cover many aspects of race management and will be of interest to people with some RO experience who want to deepen their race management skills. The seminars will be run by Charlie Manzoni, World Sailing International Race Officer, and each will cover the same material so you only need sign up for one.

Pat Loseby Room - 0930 to 1700hrs

To book your place for one of these seminars, please email Brenda Davies.

MIDDLE ISLAND DINGHY HIRE

Regretfully, due to the damage caused at Middle Island by Typhoon Mangkhut, the Sailing Centre will not have any sailing dinghies available for hire until further notice.

EXTENDED CARBOY WATER SERVICE

Members can now order 5 gallons of Watsons distilled water (with minerals) at the Main Bar with four days' notice. 

5 gallons of Watsons distilled water (with minerals) $73 (including refundable deposit of $25)
Reusable water hand pump $32  (available at Ship Shop)
For enquiries, please contact the Main Bar on 2239 0367 or Ship Shop on 2239 0336

VOLUNTEER THIS SAILING SEASON
A big thank you to our volunteers who contributed a massive 1,750 days last season!  2018-2019 promises to be another busy year. If you would like to offer your help for any of this season's larger sailing events, please give us a preliminary indication of your availability by following this link and filling out the form.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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

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
Safety at Sea Survival Course   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

 
 
 
 
 
 

ANTIGUA SAILING WEEK 2019 - 27 APRIL - 3 MAY 2019

Members of Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club are invited to participate in the Royal Southern Yacht Club Inter-Yacht Club Challenge, which will take place during Antigua Sailing Week. Click here to learn more!

75TH ANNIVERSARY SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACE - 26 DECEMBER 2019 

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. Click here to learn more! 

All Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club event invites - click here 

 
 
 
 

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