Social Events

Official Social Functions for the 2015 Etchells World Championships:

Saturday October 31  19:00
Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club,  Kellett Island, Causeway Bay
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Saturday November 7, 19:00 
Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Kellett Islandm Causeway Bay
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Please note: RSVPs to confirm attendance is required for the official functions for all attendees.  Please contact the Information Desk at Registration or at Clearwater Marina hospitality area during racing.  You can also email with your details and number of guests. 

For non-competitors / visitors who require tickets to attend the social functions for either or both regattas, you can purchase tickets: 
Pre Regatta: at the Information Desk situated within the Registration Office during Registration and Measurement
During Regatta: at the Information Desk at Clearwater Bay located in the Hospitiality Tent 


Tuesday October 27, The Pool at RHKYC 19:00 
Etchells Speakers' Corner with Grant Simmer and Andrew Palfrey.  
Hear two past Etchells champions trade racing stories with HK Etchells sailor Laurence Mead as mediator.
Open to all RHKYC members, Etchells competitors and visitors.
Free of charge but please register your attendance by clicking here.  

Wednesday October 28
Etchells Go Horse Racing - Happy Valley Racetrack, 18:30 
Walk from RHKYC through Causeway Bay to join the local Hong Kong party atmosphere in the public stands located trackside. 
Entry cost: HK$10.  Yes - HK$10!!  Beer, other refreshments and food are available to purchase. 

Thursday October 29 
Etchells Chinese Dinner, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Island
American Peking Restaurant, 20 Lockhart Road 19:00
Sign up for a Hong Kong Etchells tradition and enjoy a relaxed Chinese meal with all the noise and clatter you'd expect from a class like ours. 
Booking is required. Please see the Information Desk during Registration or Clearwater Bay Marins or email for more details.
Cost TBA. 

Rugby World Cup
All major games will be broadcast at RHKYC Kellett Island including the quarter finals, semi finals and the Rugby World Cup Final on Saturday October 31 / early morning of Sunday November 1