Mike Rawbone started Sailability with his wife Kay in 2009. He died on August 3, 2020 aged 75. Photo: Jonathan Wong Mike Rawbone started Sailability with his wife Kay in 2009. He died on August 3, 2020 aged 75. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Mike Rawbone started Sailability with his wife Kay in 2009. He died on August 3, 2020 aged 75. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Sailability Hong Kong co-founder Mike Rawbone dies, aged 75; community mourns pioneer who gave sailing to poor, disabled and minorities

  • Rawbone and his wife Kay co-founded the Sailability charity in 2009, helping those with physical and intellectual disabilities find joy in sailing
  • World Sailing describes Rawbone as ‘a hugely important figure in Para sailing and a pioneer of the sport in Hong Kong’

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Mike Rawbone started Sailability with his wife Kay in 2009. He died on August 3, 2020 aged 75. Photo: Jonathan Wong Mike Rawbone started Sailability with his wife Kay in 2009. He died on August 3, 2020 aged 75. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Mike Rawbone started Sailability with his wife Kay in 2009. He died on August 3, 2020 aged 75. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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