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ONE GLOBAL LIPTON TROPHY 

26 November 

The One Global Lipton Trophy is a pursuit race and is the second of four events that make up the Top Dog Trophy Series 2022-2023. The first event was Sun Hung Kai & Co. Around the Island Race and the following two pursuit races are One Global HKRNVR Memorial Vase (7 Jan 2023) and One Global Tomes Cup (29 Apr 2023).

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

Kellett Island Car Park

There will be no guest parking until after 1800hrs, we apologise for any inconvenience caused

 
 
 
 

SPEAKERS CORNER

 
 
 

GOVERNMENT FLYING SERVICES

Friday 25 November

1830hrs Poolside 

Government Flying Services will be giving a PowerPoint presentation introducing their assets and capabilities - ie the winching method (Hi-line) to recover patients from vessels with tall masts. GFS will also bring along a life-raft (that they normally would drop from fixed wing aircraft for maritime rescue) and place it in the pool to demonstrate the contents inside, how to get into the life-raft and what to do next.  After the presentation members can sign up with GFS to organise real life training with your yacht and their helicopters out on the open water.

Registration  - click  here

 
 
 
 

OFFSHORE RACING

 
 
 

ROLEX CHINA SEA RACE 2023 - STARTS 5 APRIL 2023

The 61st anniversary of the Rolex China Sea Race will start on 5 April 2023. This 565nm Category 1 Offshore Race is run under the auspices of RORC with the race taking competitors from Hong Kong, China to Subic Bay in the Philippines. 

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

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

 

BRIEFING AND Q&A SESSION

There will be a briefing and Q&A session on Thursday 8 December for potential entrants to the race.  Come along to hear about significant changes to equipment requirements like radio fits to make it easier for new competitors to take part.  We are also trying to assist entrants by joining forces for big ticket items like liferafts.  Free drinks for attendees.


COASTAL RACE SERIES

Next race of the Series is on Friday 9 Dec starting at 1600hrs with a finish on Saturday.  This race is also ideal practice for crews looking to take part in the next Rolex China Sea Race and you can log this race experience as part of declaring your crew suitability for participation in the Rolex China Sea Race.

Notice of Race  -  click here Online Entry  -  click here

 
 
 
 

RACING

 
 
 

SWISS RE YMC ALMA MATER RACE

Sunday 18 December 

YMC Alma Mater Race aims at promoting the sport of sailing to wider general public as well as to build a soft linkage to colleges or local universities. Each team shall be formed in such a way that over 50% of the crew have affiliation with the same academic institute as their team identity. Teams comprising of 3 or less members, all members must have the same academic affiliation.

For further information about the event click  here

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


SUN HUNG KAI & CO. HONG KONG RACE WEEK 2023

14 to 19 February 2023 

Join the Hong Kong Sailing Federation, with co-organisers Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and the International 29er Association, for the 7th edition of Hong Kong’s premier international regatta for dinghies and invited classes, SUN HUNG KAI & CO HONG KONG RACE WEEK 2023 – incorporating the inaugural 2023 Asian 29er Championship 14 to 19 February 2023. 

83 days to go until HKRW -Enter now!

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

 
 
 
 

SAIL TRAINING

 
 
 

ADULT SAILING COURSE

We are pleased to announce the schedule for Adult Beginner January to June 2023. 

Please be reminded that a valid RHKYC membership number must be provided with all “Members” enrollments or the booking will be cancelled. 

RHKYC Members enrollment opened on 3 November
Non Members enrollment opened on 17 November

Enrollment links and more course details can be found  here:
Adult Sailing

Jan to Jun 2023 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Level 1 for 4 days C1 : 10 to 13 Jan*                 C1 : 31 Jan to 3 Feb*    C1 : 7 to 10 Mar*           9 to 12 May* 3,4,10 & 11 Jun
C2: 17 to 20 Jan* C2 : 4,5,11 & 12 Feb   C2: 21 o 24 Mar*    
Level 1 Cantonese for 4 days   21 to 24 Feb*   1,2,8 & 9 Apr 16 to 19 May*  
Level 2 for 5 days 7,8,14,15 &21 Jan  6 to 10 Feb*   C1: 15,16,22,23 & 29 Apr    12 to 16 Jun*
C2: 24 to 28 Apr*
Level 2 Cantonese for 5 days 7,8,14,15 &21 Jan     17 to 21 Apr*    
Adult Intermediate    4,5,11,12,25 & 26 Feb     22 to 24 & 29 to 31May*  
Level 3 for 6 days
High Performance for 6 days         6,7,13,14,20 & 21 May  
          * = Weekdays Course

 

YOUTH SCHOOL HOLIDAY SAILING COURSE

We are pleased to announce the enrollment for Youth School Holidays Schedule for December 2022 & January 2023 has opened.

Enrollment links and more course details can be found here: 
Junior Sailing (6-10yrs) 
Youth Sailing (10-18yrs)

 
 
 
 

NEWS

 
 
 

FIRST AID AT THE CLUB

Our Club aims to deliver a high standard of first aid, if there is an incident requiring first aid please contact the nearest member of staff who will put into motion the club's First Aid protocols.  If you are not near a member of staff, please call Reception on 2832 2817 (save this to your mobile) to report the incident and describe exactly where you are.  Please note that First Aid Boxes and AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) are available at the following locations:

Kellett Island

First Aid Box

Reception, Bistro, Regatta Room, Main Bar, Sports Bar & Bowling Alley, Pool, Gym, Male Changing Room, Female Changing Room, Sailing Office

AED

Main Bar, Pool, Eastern Pontoon

Middle Island

First Aid Box

Boat Room, Sailing Centre Level 2 Office, Sailing Centre Level 3, Clubhouse, Rowing Shed

AED

Sailing Centre Level 2 Office

Shelter Cove

First Aid Box

Guard House, Clubhouse

AED

Guard House

Marine

AED

4 Committee Boats

 

SAILING VOLUNTEERS

Thank you to our volunteers who supported last season's regattas! 2022 - 2023 will be another busy year. If you would like to offer your help for any of the Club's larger sailing events,  please give us a preliminary indication of your availability by filling in the form here.   There is a separate sign up for volunteering for Hong Kong Race Week here.

BOATYARD ENQUIRY FORM

In conjunction with the launch of the Club’s new web site the Boatyard has released a new booking platform.   For all booking enquiries please visit  the website and please lodge your booking preferences  here

HONG KONG SAILING FEDERATION MEMBERSHIP

Any person who is interested in the sport of sailing can join the Federation as Individual Member. To join you only have to fill out a short form and the annual cost of Ordinary Membership is just $220 and Junior Membership $55.  Please click  here for more details.

 
 


 
 

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 INVITATION

 
 
 

THE FARR MRX PACIFIC KEELBOAT CHALLENGE - 23 TO 26 FEBRUARY 2023

All Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club event invites - click  here

 
 
 
 

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