This Weekend: Free Watersports Trials & Fun Family Activities at Hebe Haven’s 24 Hour Charity Dinghy Race
If you've ever fancied trying your hand at sailing, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding or dragon boating - this is your chance!
The Hebe Haven 24 Hour Charity Dinghy Race is an annual event, organised by Hebe Haven Yacht Club in Sai Kung. Since its inception in 2002, the event has raised over $10 million HKD for its chosen Hong Kong charities. Go along this weekend to watch the races and enjoy the fun carnival atmosphere and activities!
Free trials of water sports and activities
Anyone wishing to experience water sports first-hand — adults, couples, families, or children — will be welcomed by HHYC instructors to enjoy a free trial of watersports including sailing, kayaking, stand up paddleboard and dragon boating for the general public on both days.
Race Village: A water-front market carnival in Sai Kung
The 24HR ‘Race Village’ will feature a dedicated Kids Zone, a market, children’s entertainment, art jamming, live bands, face painting and much more throughout the weekend. Also not to be missed is the Treasure Hunt. Drop by each of the charity organisations participating and gather stamps to stand a chance to win valuable prizes.
Aerial Dance Performance
One of the other highlights will be a live aerial hoopla performance presented by Pole Beat Gallery.
Star War Stormtroopers
The 501st Hong Kong Garrison also known as “Vader’s First” dedicated to brightening the lives of those less fortunate by spreading the magic of Star Wars will be appearing in full Star Wars storm trooper costume on Sunday afternoon 6 October.
When: 5 & 6 October 2019.
Water sports trials from 12pm – 6pm on 5 October and 10am – 4pm on 6 October.
Carnival race village open from 12pm til late on 5 October and 10am – 5pm on 6 October.
Where: Hebe Haven Yacht Club, 10.5 Miles, Hiram’s Highway, Pak Sha Wan, Sai Kung,
Tickets: Free event, no registration required
More info: https://www.hebehaven24hour.com/