Hong Kong Sea School

Sailing to victory with zest and gusto

T he Inter-school Sailing Festival, organised by the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club off Middle Island over the weekend, showcased a brand-new style of competition.

Tuesday, 6 March, 2012, 12:00am

Red tape leaves windsurfers homeless

Bureaucrats block plans for a training centre at Stanley for Hong Kong's most successful sport

Hong Kong's most successful sport is homeless and the finger of blame is being pointed at government bureaucrats, who have blocked plans for a new training centre at Stanley.

9 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Practical school reacts to changing times, bids to lose stigma

The Hong Kong Sea School has revealed plans to overhaul its image as a niche for 'unmotivated' students as it becomes the first of Hong Kong's four practical schools to phase in mainstream classes.

7 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Body on beach

A caretaker found a man's body on the beach near the Hong Kong Sea School at Tung Tau Wan Road, Stanley. The victim, aged about 55, had injuries to his forehead and back of the head but police said they believed he fell from the nearby pier which had matching bloodstains.

15 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Sea school boys celebrate 50 years of excellence

WITH military precision, 350 uniformed teenagers saluted in unison before returning to rigid poses.

The well-disciplined youngsters' eyes were locked straight ahead.

But, just hours before, many had been slam-dunking on the basketball court of the Hong Kong Sea School in Stanley.

17 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Officials visit sea school

SIX members of the Board of Education, led by chairman Tam Man-kwan and accompanied by Assistant Director of Education (Services) Tse Kum-shing , visited the Hong Kong Sea School in Stanley recently.

The other members were Michael Hong Man-hoi, Kenneth Ting Woo-shou, Sister Marie Remedios, Grace Hui Wong King-man, Minnie Lai Wei Kit-lin and Sheung Kwok-chu.

21 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Practical course for the minority

AT present, students who are relatively unmotivated by mainstream education are not being fully served with specially-planned programmes. Only a small number (around 300) are able to continue their education in the Hong Kong Sea School following a more skill-oriented curriculum and those who cannot be placed may become dropouts and even delinquents.

21 Apr 1994 - 12:00am