HK Race Week

The Hong Kong Sailing Federation in conjunction with co-organiser, the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, and the International 29er Association, have announced the seventh edition of the Sun Hung Kai & Co Hong Kong Race Week 2023, running from the 14th to the 19th of February 2023.

Serving as a significant platform for promising Asian sailors, the regatta will incorporate the inaugural 2023 29er Asian Championship – a milestone in the development of regional efforts to nurture future Asian Games and Olympic sailors.
Sun Hung Kai & Co Hong Kong Race Week 2023 will again be a testing ground for Asian teams in their quest to prepare for the forthcoming Hangzhou Asian Games, while also serving as a qualifying event to major international regattas around the world.

Race Week chairman, Peter Davies, commented that following the wave of momentum created by the Hong Kong Sailing Team at the Tokyo Olympic Games, he looks forward to seeing a reinvigorated event in 2023, with a focus on promoting regional collaboration in youth sailing. He warmly welcomes back past competitors and new sailors alike to compete in the 2023 event.

Ten classifications will be on offer for the 2023 edition, including 29er, 2.4mR, ILCA 4, ILCA 6, Optimist Main Fleet, Optimist Intermediate Fleet, RS Feva, along with development fleets of Optimist Green Fleet, Fusion Green Fleet and Pico Green Fleet.

Sailors will race on Hong Kong’s renowned world-class race tracks locatedin Repulse Bay, Deep Water Bay, Stanley, Tai Tam and Beaufort Island – racetracks of the 2018 29er World Championship and the 2017 Optimist Asian and Oceanian Championship.

Entry is now open. Save the date and join the event for some of the best racing in Asia

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                                                                                               – photos by RHKYC / Guy Nowell or RHKYC / Isaac Lawrence

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