Welcome to the website of 24 Hour Charity Dinghy Race 2023!
Stepping into the 60th Anniversary of Hebe Haven Yacht Club and the 20th Anniversary of the Event, we welcome everyone, including club members of HHYC, associated yachting clubs, business partners, the community and the general public to share the fun the sailing at this picturesque location at Pak Sha Wan whilst supporting charitable organisations.
The 24 Hour Charity Dinghy Race is an annual event run by the Hebe Haven Yacht Club, key sponsors, local businesses, charities, members, sailors and schools for the benefit of local charities. It's a true community event, raising over $12.3 Million Hong Kong Dollars since its inception in 2002. The event boasts as being the ONLY and LONGEST running 24 hour endurance aquathon in Hong Kong and South East.
The onshore race village is a vibrant part of the event. There is live music and entertainment, a market, charity stalls, children game zones. You can also sit back relax grab a bite to eat and drink all whilst watching the race enjoying the carnival atmosphere.
Sailors of all ages compete in teams. Teams include schools, community and social groups, charity and international teams. The teams race to complete the most laps in 24 hours around a 1.2km course in the waters just outside Hebe Haven Yacht Club.
The course will be set immediately south of the Hebe Haven Yacht Club marina pontoons. The start will be between the anchored committee boat and a buoy near the pontoon.
(For more details please refer to the notice of race - to be released later)
So come along on 14 - 15 October 2023.
See you ALL soon!
Hebe Haven Yacht Club have always taken an active role in participating in and contributing to the local community. From supporting the indigenous villagers of Pak Sha Wan Bay to fund raising for Hong Kong charities and organizations.
COMPETITORS COME FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD
It has become the biggest endurance dinghy race in Hong Kong and the only one of its kind in South East Asia.
IT'S FOR A GOOD CAUSE
First held in 2002, this annual event has raised over $12.3 million for the “Children’s Cancer Foundation” and other nominated local and children’s charities over the last 15 years.
A multitude of support comes from Club members, volunteers, parents
and the local community.
The Hebe Haven Yacht Club 24 Hour Charity Dinghy Race is now in its 20th year
We have raised over HK$12.3 Million for charities all over Hong Kong.
Asia's only and longest running 24hr endurance aquathon.
NEXT 24H RACE
Tel: (852) 2719 9682
Sailing Centre: (852) 2719 0926
14-15 October 2023 (Saturday & Sunday)
PR Marketing: (852) 2719 7911