Water sports
  • Boats from a Beneteau First 265 to a Figaro Beneteau 3 left from the Aberdeen Boat Club clubhouse, with Tracy and Easy Breezy winning their classes in front of Beneteau’s sales director Asia-Pacific, Erwan Her
  • Hong Kong dealer Simpson Marine organised the event which was supported by a number of sponsors including Aon, Peters & May, Devialet and Fortnum & Mason

The three-time world champion passes on advice on getting started in the sport and talks about his relationship with the watch brand with a long history of exploring of the underwater world

City’s men just missed out on qualifying for next summer’s Olympic Games, and will start campaign to secure spot during this week’s Hong Kong Open Windsurfing Championships.


When two explorers went coasteering – climbing and swimming – around the coast of Hong Kong’s Lantau Island, they were stunned by its beauty and variety of marine and plant life.

Kitaizumi Surf Festival 2023 had hoped to draw 300 top surfers to compete and promote Fukushima prefecture’s recovery, but will now be a much smaller event.

Heading into the ocean? Swimming in open water carries the risk of being stung by jellyfish. Swimmers share their painful experiences, and expert advice outlines how to treat stings, and symptoms to beware of.

Group of volunteer swimmers, expatriates and locals, non-profit organisation offers free lessons to disadvantaged children and domestic helpers.


Favourable northerly winds have helped propel four leading super maxis in Sydney to Hobart race through notorious Bass Strait and nearing coastline of Tasmania within record time.

Several near collisions and two of the race favourite super maxis making penalty turns marked a dramatic start to the Sydney to Hobart yacht race on Monday.

Men’s and women’s winners have bulked up in a bid to compete with the best outside Asia, and officials are now scouting for kids who are taller and heavier.

Some 80 athletes from across the region will compete in waters off main beach in Stanley between December 6 and 10, while local officials will use the races to decide on Asian Games squad.

Hong Kong Olympians and former Olympians will lead a 45km swim relay to raise money for a charity giving free swimming lessons, and to raise mental health awareness.


Hoteliers are opening luxury lodgings in the laid-back Portuguese surf town of Ericeira to fill a niche in the market. Could this draw well-heeled or celebrity surfers like Barack Obama and Kendall Jenner?

Becoming the first Singaporean woman to swim the English Channel is no easy thing: cold water and jellyfish are two hazards Li Ling Yung-Hryniewiecki will face as she raises money for swimming charity Splash.

Hong Kong lifesavers reveal the one swimming stroke everyone should learn, along with how to float, and stress that ‘when in doubt, get out’.

Fina members voted 71.5 per cent in favour of its new ‘gender inclusion policy’ that only permits swimmers who transitioned before age 12 to compete in women’s events.