WHAT'S HAPPENING IN 2021

Hong Kong Race Week 2021 postponed


Sadly due to COVID-19 4th Wave restrictions the very popular start to the sailing year regatta has been postponed.  The HKRW Committee are hoping to re-schedule in March 2021 - fingers crossed everyone!!!

Watch this space for updates as we receive them.

HHYC Open Regatta 22nd & 23rd May 2021

Watch this space for more details as we receive them.  Last year saw 23 of our boats participating + a volunteer and one of our sailors in a Quest.

 

One again Sailability will participate in 3 classes: 2.4mR, Hansa 303 & Liberty. 

World Sailing's Steering the Course - Women's Sailing Festival

21st - 30th May 2021 

 

Sailing is one of the most inclusive sports there is, and can be enjoyed by anyone, whether they choose to sail as a recreational hobby or compete at the highest level.  World Sailing, strive, as we at Sailability Hong Kong do to make our sport accessible to all, regardless of age, gender or ability. Steering the Course is an international festival which will provide opportunities for women and girls across the world to get into sailing, as well as encourage pathways into coaching and race management. This is a global initiative to bring together sailing communities, highlighting the achievements of women already within the sport, as well as attracting those who have never tried it before.

Sailability as always be joining and organising the events associated with this festival, with HHYC and its committee, to make it a great success for Hong Kong.

If you are interested in joining this event as a sailor, volunteer, coach, Safety Boat Driver etc., or if you would like more information now, please contact me at kay@sailability.org.hk 

New Date TBA for 2021: 

Master Mariner Challenge 

Welcome to the Master Mariner Group who will be at HHYC for a Team Building challenge.  Sadly this too was postponed, however, a new date will be announced shortly. 

Bart's Bash 2021 Regatta: 11th September 2021

Bart’s Bash is the flagship annual event of the Andrew Simpson Foundation, inspired by Olympic Gold and Silver medalist Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson MBE who passionately believed that everyone should have the chance to try sailing and enjoy the many benefits that it brings.

This Annual event is the largest global race attracting over 600 sailing clubs world wide to raise money for charity. We will enter a large fleet again this year which will include a Ladies Helm; Crew Helm, J80, Youth and of course Sailability classes.  

All monies raised at this event will benefit Sailability Hong Kong - thank you everyone!!

Hansa World & International Championships 2021

Palermo, Sicily, Italy - 2nd to 8th  October 2021

The venue for the 2021 Hansa Class World and International Championships has been announced and will take place in Palermo, Sicily in 2021 hosted by the Associazione Italiana Classe Hansa (AICH).

This change will bring the Hansa Class World Championship align better with Para World Sailing Championships which are held in alternate years.

Para World Sailing have announced as part of their 2020 – 2023 Para World Sailing Strategy that, at The Hague 2022 Sailing World Championships in the Netherlands, Para World Sailing Classes will be included in the programme of events and will continue to be included in editions thereafter. This replaces the previous yearly Para World Sailing Championships that had been held every year since 1991. In order to award yearly World Championship titles in Para World Sailing Classes, they will be held in conjunction with Open Class World Championships in years not coinciding with the Sailing World Championships.

The Organising Authority will be announcing more details about the 2021 event shortly and details will be provided here.

We hope to be participating in this event with sailors of all abilities.

 

 

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