Snorkeller struck by speedboat dies

A young man was hit and killed by a speedboat while snorkelling off Sai Kung yesterday.

Chan Lok-sun, 31, was snorkelling with a friend in Rocky Harbour, south of Sai Kung East Country Park, at around 12.45pm, police said.

Wednesday, 11 July, 2012, 12:00am

Second death on firm's Egypt tours

A Hong Kong travel firm has insisted it takes all measures necessary to ensure the safety of holidaymakers joining its tours to Egypt, after the second death in less than a month of a tour party member while snorkelling in the Red Sea.

A 38-year-old Hong Kong holidaymaker died yesterday, three weeks after a middle-aged woman snorkeller died of a heart attack.

9 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Lonely Planet guides

It's a small world: Lonely Planet's succinct series of pocket-sized city guides now numbers 33, the latest being Singapore, Los Angeles and San Francisco ($120).

12 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Diver's death 'accidental'

An experienced diver mysteriously drowned while snorkelling with friends, an inquest heard yesterday.

To Fang-sam, 35, went snorkelling with two friends off Kat O, Kat O Chau, on June 4.

The men snorkelled for 45 minutes and took a 20-minute break on a sampan before re-entering the water. But 15 minutes later To could not be seen, the court heard.

24 Mar 2000 - 12:00am