The Volvo Ocean Race team would reach the shores of Hong Kong, which is scheduled for 17th to 31st January this year. This round the world race that will cover six continents had started in October and will finish by 30th June 2018. Hong Kong has a team dedicated to engaging with the Volvo Ocean race teams when they stop by here. BrandHK would also be a crew member on board the Hong Kong team’s boat.

This is also the first time that a Hong Kong boat is taking part in the race. Being a prestigious round the world race, it is considered one of the toughest sporting events. The boats would be stopping by Hong Kong for the first time and the country’s team as well as representatives on shore will ensure that the team feels welcome here.

The race has been on for 44 years now and this is the first time that there would be a team representing Hong Kong. The team SHK on board the Scallywag is carrying on the hopes of the country in the eight months of competition that the event comprises of. Hong Kong is one of the host cities for the Volvo Ocean Race this year. In honor of the event there would be a race festival that would be held between January 17th to 31st at the Kai Tak Runway Park. The race festival would be open to the public as well and most of the activities would be free of charge. There would be concerts, exhibitions, entertainment, sailing activities and races, corporate hospitality services and much more. There would be 400 volunteers who would be part of this event.

Every day from 17th January onwards the festival events will run from ten in the morning to nine in the night.