Saturday, 12 November to Sunday, 13 November


The Around the Island Race 2016 – Rowing and Paddle Sports edition will take place on the 13 November 2016. This will be the first time that we will hold the event separately to the Club’s main sailing event. We are expecting over 30 outrigger canoe crews and over 10 rowing crews from Hong Kong and overseas to compete making it the largest edition of this event so far !  For further details and registration, please use the link to the event website or contact the Race Director at


Photographs/ Media

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Race Weekend Times

Saturday 12th November 2016

0730hrs – First Sampan to Middle Island

1400hrs – Race registration Opens at Middle Island

1730hrs – Race Safety Briefing (Compulsory for steerspersons  and Team Manager (or paddling/rowing crew member  responsible for safety of the crew) at Middle Island


Sunday 13th November 2016

0640hrs                – First Sampan to Middle Island (priority given to crews with earlier start times)

0800 – 0915hrs    – Race start times

1200 – 1400hrs    – Crews expected to finish

1600hrs                – Prize Giving and awards ceremony

1630 – 2200hrs    – Race after party begins!


Race Documents

Outrigger Canoe – Course Map and Instructions

Outrigger Canoe – Race Rules

Outrigger Canoe – Indemnity Form


Coastal Rowing – Course Map and Instructions

Coastal Rowing – Race Rules

Coastal Rowing – Indemnity Form


General – Notes to Safety Boat Drivers (Skippers) English

General – Notes to Safety Boat Drivers (Skippers) Traditional Chinese

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