Entry is OPEN for Sun Hung Kai & Co. Hong Kong Race Week 2024 incorporating the 2024 29er Asian Championship. With 236 sailors in attendance in 2023 from 12 nations and regions, we look forward to welcoming sailors to attend Hong Kong’s premiere dinghy and invited classes regatta.
The Sailing Federation of Hong Kong, China in conjunction with co-organiser the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and the International 29er Association, are pleased to invite sailors for the 8th edition of Hong Kong Race Week to take place from Tuesday 30 January to Sunday 4 February 2024.
This annual event returns to be sailed on Hong Kong’s renowned world class racetracks and will incorporate the 2nd annual 2024 29er Asian Championship. 7 invited classes of 29er , 2.4mR, ILCA, Optimist, RS Feva, along with development classes in the Green Fleets of Optimist Green, Laser Pico Green and Fusion Green Fleets will be hosted in 2024, with racing to take place on the waters of Repulse Bay, Deep Water Bay, Stanley, Tai Tam and Beaufort Island – race tracks to the 2017 Optimist Asian and Oceania Championship, 2018 29er World Championship and the 2023 29er Asian Championship.
Serving as a significant foundation regatta for promising Asian sailors to hone their skills, the strong momentum generated post the Asian Games is anticipated to attract more than 260+ of the top youth sailors from around the Asia Pacific region and further afield. The support that Sun Hung Kai & Co. Hong Kong Race Week generates in the development of sailors in the region, is well documented with 4 past HKRW sailors enjoying medal success at the recent Asian Games in the ILCA 4, ILCA 6, ILCA 7 and 49er Classes.
We look forward to welcoming sailors to join this coveted major regatta on the Asian youth sailing circuit.