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NEW TO SAILING?

Sailing is a fun, safe, inclusive and affordable sport that welcomes participation from people of all backgrounds, ages and abilities. There are many different ways to get started in sailing, and many different types of boats to do it in. Boats can be split into two main categories, Big Boats (Yachts) or Small Boats (Dinghies), either can be mono hull or multi hull.  Do you want to experience the excitement of Racing or the more relaxed life of Cruising? If you want something even closer to the water and full of excitement, why not try Windsurfing or Kiteboarding Take a look at the different types of sailing and boats available.

What To Sail

Boy sailing dinghy

Dinghy

 Keelboat racing

Keelboats

yacht sailing

Yachts

Catamarans

HKG Windsurfing

Windsurfing

Kiteboarding in HK

Kiteboarding

What to Sail

RACING

Racing generally involves a group of boats all setting off at the same time and aiming to be the first across the finish line. There are many types of racing, from one-person dinghies around a short course of buoys close to the shore to 100-foot catamarans racing around the world. Most races in Hong Kong take a few hours on a weekend.

CRUISING

Cruising, is a recreational form of sailing that  can involve sailing around Hong Kong’s beautiful coastline, day sails to beaches, overnight stays at anchor or crossing seas and Oceans. For the most part, it’s pretty relaxed although covering longer distances can involve sailing non-stop for days, or if you’re crossing an ocean, weeks.

Learn to Sail

The HKSF Learn to Sail Scheme is a great way to start sailing, and does not require Club membership. Take a look at our courses and pathways.

Sailing Clubs

There are many recognised  Sailing Clubs, Centres  and Associations around Hong Kong that teach Sailing Courses for both beginners and advanced.

MEMBER CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS