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HHYC J80 Keelboat Training 

Structure: This five-day course introduces participants to basics of keelboat sailing. Prior sailing experience will be of benefit, but is not essential. At the end of the course participants will have developed all round practical skills necessary to sail keelboat in moderate wind. Participants will gain hands-on experience of:

  • Boat parts and functions
  • Boat rigging
  • Basic sailing - helming the boat safely on different points of sail
  • Tacking and Gybing
  • Handling the boat under power, docking and mooring
  • Rules of the road
  • Man over board
  • Heaving to and reefing
  • Sailing knots
  • Safety on board and safety equipment
  • Weather assessment

Additional sailing days with instructor after the 5 days training can be booked for $800 per person/day (non-members $900), minimum 4 persons per booking.

J80 Keelboat description :

World Sailing Status Type No.of Crew Designer Hull Material Hull Length Beam Length Draught Length Mainsail Area Headsail Area Spinnaker Area Boat Weight Ballast Weight
Recognized Keelboat 338.6kg max or 3 persons Rod Johnstone GRP 8 M 2.51 M 1.49 M 20.9 M2 13.7 M2 65 M2 1315 KG 635 KG

 

 

 

COURSE DETAILS

Age: 18+ years of age

Ideal from sailors who have completed HKSF Level 1 & 2 sailing courses.

Course Rate: Members HK$4,800, Non-members HK$5,500
Structure: 10:00am - 17:00pm (5 Full Days )

2019 Course Dates:

Course Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5  Availabilty
KBT19A 28 Apr 05 May 19 May 26 May 02 Jun AVAILABLE
KBT19B 25 Aug 01 Sep 08 Sep 22 Sep 29 Sep AVAILABLE

 

 

 

For more information about our Keelboat Training courses, email to sailadmin@hhyc.org.hk

Online booking form or download a copy of the booking form here.

 

HHYC Keelboat Race Training 

Have you even wanted to take part in a Club Race or Regatta ?  Now you can under the supervision & guidance of one of our club coaches.  Our experienced & knowledgeable staff will get you onto the start line in one of our major club racing events through the year and give you the confidence to take part and enjoy the completive side to the sport.

COURSE DETAILS

Age: 18+ years of age
Course Rate: Members HK$4,800, Non-members HK$5,500
Structure: 10:00am - 17:00pm (5 Full Days )

2019 Course Dates:

Course Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6   Availabilty
KBRT19A 23 Feb 16 Mar 30 Mar 06 Apr 13 Apr 27 Apr AVAILABLE

 

(1 day is back-up day in case of bad weather)

For more information about our Keelboat Training courses, email to sailadmin@hhyc.org.hk

Online booking form or download a copy of the booking form here.

 

 

J80 Keelboat League NEW

Our Friday night racing will test your skills amongst the rest of the club sailors in our fleet of 4 J80 Keelboats out on the edge of Port Shelter & Hebe Haven.

The boats will be launched & ready to walk onboard for the teams & crews taking part in the weekly ladder series in the Sprint & Autumn.

The Clubs Reace Management Team will operate a number of mini races each night and keep the flights going to maximize our time out on the water.

To register a team of 4,  please contact the sailing office.

COURSE DETAILS

Age: 18+ years of age
Course Rate: TBC
Structure: 17:30pm - 19:30pm 

Online booking form or download a copy of the booking form here.

  


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