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Hebe Haven Yacht Club 24-Hour Charity Dinghy Race
21 October, 2017 - 22 October, 2017
The Hebe Haven Yacht Club 24-Hour Charity Dinghy Race has been running since 2002 and has raised more than HK$10 million for its chosen charities since inception. It is one of only four 24-Hour race events worldwide and boasts as being the only and longest running 24-hour endurance aquathon in Hong Kong and South East Asia. The race is held in the sheltered waters immediately in front of the Hebe Haven Yacht Club. The 24-Hour Charity Dinghy Race offers a challenging lap race sailed around a short course (approximately one nautical mile). The race is kept within sight of the Club and caters for both adults and children who just wish to “sail for charity”, as well as those who want to enjoy a more competitive weekend on the water.
As well as the racing event, there will also be a Race Village, which will be open to the general public and entry will be free. It will feature live music, an array of merchandising stalls, craft beers, excellent food outlets from Rugbytots, Three Blind Mice, Print House HK, Ali Oli Bakery & Cafe, Bling Fling, Lola’s Ice Pops, Pagoda, children’s entertainment, art jamming, printing workshops, face painting and much more throughout the weekend.
The village will open from 12pm on Saturday, 21 October and from 10am on Sunday, 22 October. There will be live music in the main marquee from 6pm and run until 11pm on Saturday night.
Hebe Haven Yacht Club is a private members Club established in the Pak Sha Wan, Sai Kung area since 1963. The event aims at raising money for Hong Kong Charities and supporting people in need in the community. Beneficiary organisations include the Children’s Cancer Foundation, TREATS, IDEAL, Sailability Hong Kong, The Foundation and assisting
projects organised by the Sai Kung District Community Centre.