Sailing and Training Circular

Sailing Circular - St. James's Place Sunset Series this Friday
 
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RACING

 
 
 

ST. JAMES'S PLACE SUNSET SERIES

The ever popular summer Sunset Series is held over twelve Fridays throughout the summer months. The series is open to all and is a good excuse to start the weekend early - fun, relaxed sailing with friends.  The race track is in front of the club which makes it a great event for spectators if you don’t wish to sail. The warning signal is 1740hrs.

DATES: 12, 19, 26 JULY, 2, 9, 16, 23 AUGUST
Notice of Race - click here - Online Entry - click here

Party On Bus!
Every night of the Sunset Series!  Enjoy the great party atmosphere of the St. James's Place Sunset Series and then head out to Wanchai and Lan Kwai Fong to Party On!

Departs Kellett Island at 2230hrs prompt - 28 seats - First come first served - No charge 
Stop #1 – Around 54-62 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Stop #2 – Foreign Correspondents’ Club, 2 Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong 
*Note no additional stops.
 

 SUNSHINE SERIES

The final race of the Sunshine Series will take place this Saturday 13 July.

DATES: 13 JULY
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SHARKS RACING SQUAD 2019-2020

Applications for the 2019-2020 Sharks Racing Squad are now being accepted.  All sailors hoping to be part of the squad will need to fill out the application form before 31 July 2019.  For the application form please click here and if you have any queries please email Jono Rankine.

 
 
 
 

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! Nine 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

 
 
 

SAILING CALENDAR 2019-2020

The latest version of the 2019-2020 Sailing Calendar is now available online, 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!
 

SCREENING OF CHASING CORAL - 11 JULY

The RHKYC Sustainability Working Group is pleased to present a special screening of Chasing Coral, the first of a series of events that aims to address sustainability issues and increase awareness of our collective impact on the planet.

Click here to learn more!
 

TYPHOON SERIES

Members who are taking part in the HHYC Typhoon Series can gain access to Shelter Cove through Hebe Haven Yacht Club from 0830hrs to 1030hrs on race days.  HHYC will operate 3 sampans during this time period with one dedicated sampan to Shelter Cove, one to HHYC racing boats and the third to other HHYC boats.

 

New course dates!

RYA DIESEL ENGINE COURSE

SUNDAY 14 JULY
This RYA course is designed to teach vessel owners and users (both power and sail) the basics of how to maintain and repair their engines.  This one day course is taught by a qualified RYA instructor, for more details please click here


WORLD SAILING SAFETY AT SEA SURVIVAL COURSE

31 AUGUST TO 1 SEPTEMBER - 6 TO 7 SEPTEMBER - 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 COURSES

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 Summer, October half-term, Christmas and Easter holidays. 
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

 
 
 

9TH GSTAAD YACHT CLUB CENTENARY TROPHY - 9 OCTOBER

 

105TH SIR THOMAS LIPTON CHALLENGE CUP REGATTA - 25 TO 27 OCTOBER


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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Kellett Island, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2832 2817 Fax: (852) 2572 5399 Email: office@rhkyc.org.hk

 
 
 
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