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COASTAL ROWING
 

 

Date : Sunday 2 December 2018

 

Venue : Kellett Island (Causeway Bay)

 

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Open 2x full course

Women 2x full course

Open 4x+ full course

Women 4x+ full course

Open 2x change course

Open 4x+ change course

Note: Open - men or mixed crew in whatever ratio

 

Entry Fee: HK$600 per rower (coxes race for free) including Opening F&B ( 7pm 30 Nov 2018 ) & Event Tee

Boat Rental Fee: Coastal Double - HKD1600, Coastal Quad - HKD4000  ( You are also welcome to use your own coastal rowing boats  which meets the FISA Coastal Rowing Boat standard ) 

Support Boat Rental :  For safety reason, each coastal rowing boat  is required to have one support boat following all through the course. We can help to connect you to arrange the rental of either a small power boat ( 4-6 persons)  or a junk ( more than 20 persons). The cost ranges from HKD4000 to HKD 9000 depends on boat types.

 

Entry Deadline : 22 Nov 2018 

 

 

 

This is a 45km sea race. The course will start at Kellett Island in the Victoria Harbour, going clockwise around the island, along Shek O and Stanley before arriving at Middle Island. The course then continues on past Aberdeen, Cyberport and Green Island before heading back into the bustling harbour and finally back to Kellett Island.

 

Change course competitors will change crews at Middle Island.

 

The course will then take rowers around Aberdeen, through the Harbour and back to Kellett Island.

                                                                                    

 

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Click to download the Course Map and Instructions for Coastal Rowing and Race Rules. Please read it thoroughly and carefully.

 

There are two race registration and safety briefings: you must attend one of two briefings. 

Click here for notes to the briefing.

Saturday 1 December 2018

Venue: RHKYC Kellett Island, Causeway Bay

Race registration: 08:30 - 10:00

Race briefing: 10:00-11:00

This will be posted around 1 week before the race.

 

Every crew will require a motorized escort boat.

Support junk boats are allowed for Rowing but only craft under 30ft can enter the race course area. If supporting on a junk you will have to keep clear of the race course and competitors.

 

If you need any assistance in securing an escort boat, please choose the option during your registration. 

Please read instructions to the driver of the support boat in English.

Support crews will load from the Noonday Gun. If you need to pick up your spare oars from the club, go to the club pontoon tor retrieve the blades after the boats have been loaded at the Noonday Gun. Support crew should be ready to load 50 minutes before race start. 

 

For those who would like to hire coastal rowing boats from organizing committee, you can do that together with the registration.

 

 

If you’re an overseas crew and require assistance with accommodation, directions, or anything else, please contact Nick Crabb (nick.crabb@rhkyc.org.hk).

 

A welcoming dinner will be hosted at Kellett Island on Friday 30 November after the safety briefing to welcome all international and local crews racing at ATIR. See "ATIR Program" for details.

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