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Phuket Kings Cup Regatta

***** Nov 30th - Dec 6th - 28th Phuket Kings Cup Regatta
Since its inception in 1987, the Phuket King's Cup Regatta has grown to become Asia's premier yachting event. Traditionally held in early December, the Regatta was first conceived to honour His Majesty the King of Thailand's 60th birthday. Now 28 years on the event has grown from strength to strength, in both size and reputation, boasting the largest gathering of keel boats, multi-hulls and traditional sailing craft annually in SE Asia. Website: www.kingscup.com or contact the Regatta Secretary by E-mailing: info@kingscup.com
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Asia Superyacht Rendezvous
December 16th - 18th - 14th Asia Superyacht Rendezvous
The exclusive international event for both motor & sailing superyachts, held annually in Phuket, Thailand. The event entry is by invitation only but not limited, the only stipulation being the vessel is over 100 feet LOA. Confirming entrants may email Charlie Dwyer and for those not yet sure of their schedule, a “Registration of Interest” is requested by organisers to ensure your entry is included as an event Superyacht guest in the catered events planned. Guests will enjoy three days on and off the water along with two race events, the sampling of Thailand’s culinary delights and taking in the natural beauty of its shores. The emphasis is on a fun gathering with some vessels departing afterwards to explore the Andaman seas during the holiday season. Tel/Fax: +66 (0)76 296 440 Mobile: +66 (0)81 797 4100 Email: charlie@asia-superyacht-rendezvous.com Website: http://www.asia-superyacht-rendezvous.com/ Check out the 2010 AY Event Coverage and
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Phuket International Boat Show


January 8th - 10th - 12th Phuket International Boat Show (PIMEX)
PIMEX is held at the Royal Phuket Marina and there is a full array of boats on display in the water and ample space for marine suppliers to exhibit their products in air conditioned comfort. So catch up with all the brokers, dealers and their fabulous yacht brands, all under the one roof. Meet up with representatives from Phuket's marinas to experience the boating lifestyle and a big variety of luxury waterside property developers that can cater to all your needs be it a holiday apartment, retirement villa or a home away from home. Other fun activities will be staged on site during the four days of the show, which will be a great day out for serious buyers and families alike. Whether interested in boating or simply curious about how Phuket has become one of the most sought after luxury tourism destinations in the world, by visiting Royal Phuket Marina and making PIMEX a must. Website http://www.phuketboatshow.com/ Tel:+66 (0) 8 1892 7670 Email: info@phuketboatshow.com

 

Royal Langkawi International Regatta


***** January 12th - 17th - 13th Royal Langkawi International Regatta
Organised by the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club this event has the pleasure of ringing in the New Year with style. It is also a bold effort to capitalise on the resounding success of previous years and is expected to go on to rival other regattas as one of the best in the region. The racing class contest the Prime Minister's Challenge Trophy and Cruising Class the RLYC Commodore's Cup. Other IRC Classes will compete for the LADA-IRC Challenge Trophy, while the Sports Boat Class will compete for the Langkawi Sports Trophy. The Multihulls will compete for the Malaysian Multihull Challenge Cup. An extensive nightly social program is also being planned. More info and NOR at: http://www.langkawiregatta.com or call the Regatta Secretariat at +6-04-9664078 or fax +6-04-9665078 or Email: office@langkawiregatta.com

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Singapore Straits Regatta January 27th - 31st - 21st Singapore Straits Regatta
Held in a late January time slot, as the NE Monsoon winds is expected to have set in and produce excellent sailing conditions. The regatta is a SingaporeSailing event, together with local yacht clubs and marinas on both sides of the Strait as stakeholders. One15 Marina Club on Sentosa Island plays host and a racing program is being devised in Singapore and Indonesian waters. Foreign yachts are required to complete documentation for ‘Green Book’ and Sailing Permit to sail in Indonesian (Riau) waters by early January. Also individual Visa Fees are payable on arrival in Batam. Four days of racing and three nights of entertainment are scheduled and will cap of a unique visit to Batam, which some sailors describe as the 'Center of the Universe'. This event also marks the conclusion of the three nations S.E.A. Perpetual Cup Series where the winner is awarded the Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy. More info, NOR and crewing positions can be found at http://www.straitsregatta.com Email: secretariat@straitsregatta.com or Changi Sailing Club at: enquiry@csc.org.sg Tel +65 6545 2876 Fax +65 6542 4235 Goto past AY Race Reports and Summary 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
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Got World Match Racing Tour February 10th - 14th - Monsoon Cup Johor, Malaysia
Goto Monsoon Cup Organisers of the Monsoon Cup Malaysia - the final event of the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour – have confirmed the event will be hosted from 10-14 February 2015 replacing the earlier published dates of 26-31 November 2014. The 10th Anniversary of the event will also be staged at a new venue in Johor, the southern most state of Malaysia. So keep your eyes on: http://www.wmrt.com/ for progress on the Tour and local Monsoon Cup news at: http://www.monsooncup.com.my All enquiries contact: Phone: +603 7954 2204 Email info@monsooncup.com.my Past AY Race Reports 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

 

Inaugural Neptune Regatta ***** February 15th - 21st - Neptune Regatta
Billed as the World's only sailing regatta and motor yacht rally that centers around a race to the equator, made its debut on the AYGP last year and we welcomed Indonesia into the five star family of events. Starting at Nongsa Point Marina at Batam and sails through some pristine tropical waters down to the Equator via the Riau Islands and back. Whether its IRC racers, PY Cruisers, Multihull's or beautiful Classics, all vessels will converge on Neptune Island for some adventurous activities, good old fashioned fun with general equator crossing frivolities thrown in. On Neptune Island a fully fledged campsite with food and bar facilities is specially constructed during the regatta. Jerry Rollin (Principle Race Officer) and Alex “Ferret” Voss (Safety Officer) will be conducting the racing which is endorsed by the Indonesia Sailing Federation. Full details: http://www.neptune-regatta.com Email: info@neptune-regatta.com Phone (+65) 9111 0399.
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Horsburgh Challenge
February - 11th Horsburgh Challenge - Singapore
The Horsburgh Challenge is the SAF Yacht Club’s signature keelboat event held each year at the height of the blustery north-east monsoon season. Three days of Fleet Racing includes the 54-nautical mile passage race from the SAF Yacht Club’s Changi Clubhouse to the Horsburgh Lighthouse – situated on the Eastern entrance of the Singapore Straits – and back. Amongst other scheduled races is a 16-nautical mile race off the East Coast Park, a popular weekend recreational area for Singaporeans. There will be two divisions – the IRC and Club Handicap classes. More details http://www.safyc.org.sg or contact Tel: +65 63893750, Fax: +65 63893754 or Email Horsburgh@safyc.org.sg and Sailing Manager: Huzaini@safyc.org.sg

 

Subic to Boracay Race & Boracay Cup***** February 27th to March 2nd - Subic to Boracay Race
***** March 3rd - 6th - Boracay Cup
Goto Subic SailingBy popular demand the race to Boracay is on again. The Subic Bay to Boracay Race Organising Authority is the Saturday Afternoon Gentleman Sailors (SAGS) in cooperation with Lighthouse Marina Resort, Watercraft Ventures Corp, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authorities and the Provincial Government of Aklan, under the auspices of the Philippine Sailing Association. This is a Category 3 race (without life raft). There will be a welcome party in Subic Bay before the start. Following the 200 mile offshore run from Subic Bay, the Boracay Cup gets underway with four days of Windward/leeward and long distance races. The Governor from The Province of Aklan has donated the Perpetual Trophy for the combined winner of the Subic to Boracay Race and Boracay Cup will also score points in the AYGP Championship. More details, Notice of Race and Entry Form Email: admin@phinsailing.ph Contact Race Secretariat Pen Floren Avila josephine_floren@yahoo.com or visit: http://www.facebook.com/subicsailing. Goto AY Race Reports 2011 2012 2013 2014 and AY Photo Galleries 2012 2013  2014

Bay Regatta - Phuket, Phang Nga, KrabiMarch 4th to 8th - 18th Bay Regatta - Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi
Formerly known as the Phang Nga Bay Regatta this regatta appeals to the serious, the not-so-serious and the not-at-all-serious 'racing' sailors will continue to run each year for 4 days, through three provinces reflected in its name. Organised by Regattas Asia in conjunction with a multitude of local sponsors and supporters. The regatta typically attracts 40 to 50 yachts each year, making it one of the biggest and most popular sailing events in Asia. Unlike most other regattas, this event takes the fleet through the spectacular scenery of Phang Nga Bay to a new anchorage each evening, holding awards parties in a wide variety of different locations. Some evening parties take place on beaches, some in high-class resorts or in local village restaurants and the participants expect to sleep on their boats. More
info, NOR, SI's & Online entry at: http://www.bayregatta.com/ or contact by E-mail: bayregatta@regattas.asia
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Goto PHC Preliminary NORMarch 14th - 22nd - 15th Philippine Hobie Challenge
Now on its 15th year, this years Challenge continues the tradition of the country's premier extreme sailing event - 250 nautical miles starting from Laiya and ending in Nasugbu, Batangas, with pit stops in some of the Philippines' best islands and beaches!.. Charter boats are available and larger yachts are welcome to join the rally which accompanies the Challenge race. Challenge is organized by the Philippine Inter-island Sailing Foundation or PHINSAF, which is a non-profit organization composed of local sailors who want to promote the sport of sailing and establish the Philippines firmly on the Asian Sailing Calendar. Preliminary NOR with basic route map is at: http://www.hobiechallenge.ph/14/index2.html and more interactive info on Facebook. Contact PHC secretariat at admin@philhobie.ph They hope you can join them and take on the challenge.

 

Sail Malaysia details
Starts April - Sail Malaysia - Passage to the East Yacht Rally - Langkawi to Sabah
Is one of 2 rallies organised in Malaysia each year. The objective of this event is to promote the less traveled sailing destinations in East Malaysia. After regrouping at Rebak Marina, Langkawi - Pangkor Island Marina, Perak and Admiral Marina, Port Dickson in late April, the yachts will make their way to Danga Bay Marina, Johor Bahru for the official start early May. Selected marine destinations up the East coast of the peninsula are in store for the rally fleet - Sebana Cove Marina, Tioman Island, Rompin, Kapas Island and Kuala Terengganu before crossing the South China Sea to Kuching in Sarawak. Then onto Miri to join the Borneo International Yachting Challenge and ending up in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. A host of dinners, receptions and exciting activities are planned along the way. Further stops at Kudat and Sandakan after KK will complete the Sabah experience. Sail Malaysia programs are owned and managed by PassionAsia Sdn. Bhd. More info contact Sazli Kamal Basha mail@sailmalaysia.net Website: http://www.sailmalaysia.net Office: +603 77276561, H/P: +6012 2094418
Goto Commodores Cup Regatta***** April - 8th Commodore's Cup
The Saturday Afternoon Gentlemen Sailing (SAGS) Club gives tribute to the Commodores or Sailing Ambassadors who help promote the sport of yacht racing in the Philippines, with the announcement that 4 days of inshore racing under the banner of the Commodores’ Cup will be held in Subic Bay. The Regatta will be conducted in cooperation with Watercraft Ventures Corp., The Lighthouse Marina Resort and Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, under the auspices of the Philippine Sailing Association. Being a superb natural harbour protected from the China Sea, Subic Bay is an ideal spot to to have a yachting experience. At Subic Bay Freeport there is the large marina with facilities for pulling out yachts if required. Many hotels and restaurants, and the Filipinos’ legendary hospitality provide a welcome for visiting crews. For more info Email Race Secretariat – Pen Floren Avila josephine_floren@yahoo.com or visit website: http://www.facebook.com/subicsailing. Go to the 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Race Reports and the 2014 AY Photo Gallery

 

Top of the Gulf Regatta May 2011
***** April 30th - May 4th - 11th Top of The Gulf Regatta & Coronation Cup
This elite-level multi class competition is held at Ocean Marina Yacht Club, Jomtien beach, South Pattaya in the Gulf of Thailand. It incorporates the prestigious Platu 25 Coronation Cup and timed to commemorate the Coronation of His Majesty King Bhumibhol Adulyadej of Thailand. A wide range of offshore yachts will be racing alongside dinghies and beach cats plus the Optimist Champion of Thailand will be crowned here. The organizing committee, have boats available for charter and added “It’s hard to find a better location, good wind and a great sailing area just out the front door of the marina". More TOTGR info from: info@topofthegulfregatta.com and annual sailing events held from Ocean Marina at: www.topofthegulfregatta.com The TOTGR is the eleventh event on the AYGP Championships and has attracted several top class racing yachts that bolsters an already strong fleet of local racers. Goto AY  Regatta Reports 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

 

Goto Samui Regatta***** May 23rd - 30th - 14th Samui Regatta
Come celebrate the 14th running of the Samui Regatta which is a mixture of passage and buoy racing in the Gulf of Thailand in conjunction with a variety of good parties held at some of the classiest resorts on the Island. The wonderful relaxed location of Koh Samui mixed with pleasant Thai hospitality and top racing makes this venue one of the best in Asia. More info, Entry Forms and NOR at: http://www.samuiregatta.com/ Regattas.asia have officially taken over the management of the regatta and can be contacted by E-mailing: ksr@regattas.asia Tel: +66 (0)81 894 0280 Browse the 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
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Goto 2014-15 AYGP Microsite2014/15 AY GP Championship
This is were the AsianYachting Skipper and Yacht of the Year is awarded the AY Trophy, don the traditional navy blue blazer and enjoy champagne celebrations at the combined Koh Samui gala dinner and prize giving evening, held on the splendid lawn setting in front of the Centara Grand Beach Resort on Chewang Beach, that marks the end of the season. Check out the progress Browse the 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
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7th Borneo International Yachting Challenge


June - 12th Borneo International Yachting Challenge
The 12th edition is a "work in progress" between three East Malaysian States - Sarawak, the Federal Territory (F.T.) of Labuan and Sabah, which is organised under the auspices of the MYA, Sarawak Yachting Association (SYA) and Kinabalu Yacht Club (KYC). Free marina berthing will be made available and as in past years there is no entrance fee and several parties are planned along the way. The yachts taking part will start with the Miri Bay Regatta, Passage Race from Miri to Labuan, the Labuan Harbour Regatta, the Passage Race from Labuan to Kota Kinabalu and finishing with the KK Bay Regatta. For more information goto: http://www.borneorace.com or contact them at Phone: +6085423033 ext/ 112 + 126 Fax: 60-85-417249 Email: borneorace@gmail.com Goto Inaugural 2003 AY Regatta Reports or the 2005 2006 2007 2014 events, plus browse the 2014 slideshow in the AY Photo Library

 

Goto CSC@BESAR REGATTA 2014June  - CSC@BESAR REGATTA
Jointly organised by Changi Sailing Club and Aseania Beach Resort on Pulau Besar off the East coast on Malaysia, the CSC@Besar Regatta is the newest regatta on the block. After Custom clearance at Changi Sailing Club, participating yachts begin a 100nm passage race for cruising and racing class yachts from CSC to Pulau Besar on the East coast of Malaysia. Customs and Immigration will be at Pulau Besar upon arrival and departure. One day to rest, then three days of  Inshore Windward/Leeward races and a Passage races, Round Besar Islands Race before returning to Singapore. More details contact Edwin at Changi Sailing Club at: enquiry@csc.org.sg Tel:+65 65452876 or check them out Here... Check out the inaugural 2014 event and Photo Gallery

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July 10th - 12th - Multihull Solutions Regatta
Multihull aficionados will love this one! Ao Chalong Yacht Club's Multihull Challenge – the biggest "multihull-only" event in the Asia-Pacific, attracted 20 entries last year and is a perfect feeder event for Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek to be contested on the very same waters, the following week. The event is hosted by the Ao Chalong Yacht Club and comprises 3 days of racing with 4 party evenings. Registration is on Thursday evening with a briefing on Friday at ACYC prior to the first scheduled warning signal the next morning. This is followed by a program of six races - Friday (2), Saturday (2) and Sunday (2) with evening parties at the AC Yacht Club premises overlooking Ao Chalong bay. Clubhouse Telephone: +66 (0) 85 249 0823 1844 General Enquiries Email: secretary@acyc.asia Full details on their website: http://acyc.asia/ Browse the 2010 2011 2014 AY Race Reports and action packed 2014 Photo Gallery
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Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek

***** July 15th - 19th - 12th Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek
Since the 2013 event,
Media Business Services Co., Ltd. took over the reigns as rights holder and organiser. This event takes advantage of the good southwest monsoon breezes off Phuket’s south east coast during the 'Green Season' and has been one of the windiest regattas of the season. The Title Sponsor and Host Venue Cape Panwa Hotel and Kantary Bay Hotel continue on with the signature ‘one regatta, one venue’ format. Online registration for Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek opens with a very special offer for early bird entrants. During the four days of racing competitors can experience anything from dead calms to sailing straight into the blustery teeth of the SW monsoon. Combine this with four nights of grand waterside parties, free-flow of drinks and more in store, crews can expect as much action on the water as off the water. Local sailors always look forward to this event as it wipes away last years results and kick starts the 2015-16 AsianYachting Grand Prix Championships with a clean sheet. Amongst the IRC racers there will also be classes for charter yachts, out and out cruisers plus corporate boats can be arranged to entertain sponsors. Check them out at: http://www.phuketraceweek.com Goto AY Regatta Reports 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 events.

 

Sail Indonesia website July Start - Sail Indonesia
This event is progressively turning South East Asian waters into a world class cruising destination. The 2014 edition is a collaborative effort to promote the navigational route from Darwin, Australia, through the Indonesian archipelago ending up in Singapore. The rally starts in Darwin and this year during the following three months all participants are invited to participate in a linked series of Events and Cultural Festivals at the different stopovers across Indonesia on the islands of Timor, Banda, Lembata, Wakatobi, Flores, Sulawesi, Bali, Java, Borneo, Belitung and finally on to Batam or Bintan just south of Singapore. Participants will be able to see some of the more remote, interesting and less developed parts of Indonesia as you cross the country often away from the well worn tourist areas. Sail Indonesia has attracted over one hundred entrants (three months before starting) so get in early. Yachts will enjoy many benefits including the obligatory CAIT (Cruising permit for Indonesia), swift port clearances and Gala celebrations in Darwin and selected Indonesian ports plus cultural visits to neighboring island villages along the way. Described by past participants as "Too much fun, very helpful and an informative introduction to sailing through Indonesia". A wealth of information and local knowledge can be found http://www.sailindonesia.net/ or email them at: mail@sailindonesia.net Past Rally Reports 2004 2005 2006

 

Western Circuit Sailing Regatta August - 18th Western Circuit Sailing Regatta
All aboard for 3 days of sailing action over 2 weekends in front of Raffles Marina on Singapore's west coast. This event is co-organised by Raffles Marina and Singapore Management University (SMU) and one of the premier regattas on the Singapore racing scene. This edition features six classes: IRC A & B, One Design J-24 & SB20, Club Racer, Beach Catamarans including the ever popular One Meter Radio Controlled boats
and Singapore Sailability Access 2.3 dinghy's. Racing gets underway with three windward/leeward races (weather permitting). The IRC fleet will again be contesting for the SMU President's Cup. More at: http://www.westerncircuit.com/ or contact Andrew Tam andrewtam@smu.edu.sg PH +65 68280328 Fax:+65 68280323 Goto AY Regatta Reports 2014 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2001

 

Darwin to Ambon Yacht Race & Rally


Starts August - Darwin to Ambon Yacht Race & Rally
Expressions of interest for the historic Darwin to Ambon Yacht Race/Rally organised by the Dinah Beach Cruising Yacht Association are now open, so get in early as entries close in July. The 600 nm sleigh ride to the capital of the famous spice islands is destined again to become one of the classic blue water events in Asia. Numbers reached 100 before the race was suspended in 1999. Entry fee covers C.A.I.T cruising permit and Ambon clearance charges. After Ambon participants then have the option to continue with the rally to Makassar and Bali or tailor their own sailing holiday through Indonesia and beyond. More info and NOR at http://www.darwinambonrace.com.au or email them at: info@darwinambonrace.com.au

 

Sail Maluku Rally August Start - Sail Maluku Archipelago Rally
After the final party for the Darwin Ambon Race participants, Helen de Lima from PT. Sandy DELIMA Tour & Travel is promoting the Sail Maluku Rally which takes adventure lovers to neighbouring islands and other fantastic destinations in the exotic Maluku Marine paradise. Great for cruisers in no hurry and yachts returning to Australia. Many sailors have cruised extensively after the race and had a great time at Nusa Laut, Banda and Saumlaki. Check it out at http://sailmalukuarchipelago.com/ Hellen de Lima E-mail: hellen.delima@sailmalukuarchipelago.com Phone +62-911-341257 Fax: +62-911-354952 Mobile: +62812 815 2078

 

SANDEQ RACE 2010
September 9th - 20th - The SANDEQ RACE
Billed as "The world's fastest, longest and hardest race for traditional fishing vessels" the 300 nautical mile Sandeq Race has turned into one of Indonesia's best nautical events held each year! The traditional Sandeq outrigger sailing boats starts in Mamuju and ends in Makassar, SW Sulawesi. More about these exciting craft and how to join in the fun Click Here Aussie's Sean Clifford and James Blacket sponsored and sailed on a Sandeq in the 2007 race. Read their amazing story here... Each city visited during this open sea race, throws a local festival with dancing, music and local foods not to be missed. These spectacular sailing craft usually used to catch flying fish row have only came to the notice of the broader public recently. Winning the race is a year long dream of many a Sandeq sailor. More on the race can be found on their Facebook page or at Songline Cruises Contact the Sandeq Race organisers at: khmail@indosat.net.id
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China Coast Regatta***** October - China Coast Regatta
The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club's China Coast Regatta offers three days of Big Boat racing in the best conditions Hong Kong has to offer. A combination of windward/ leewards and inshore courses are set South of Hong Kong. Usually 15 to 20 knots North Easterly breeze provides challenging conditions for five IRC divisions. In 2013 the wind strewn event with lumpy sea's was described as classic CCR sailing conditions - Fast and furious. This year after the CCR the biennial Hong Kong to Vietnam Offshore Race makes a welcome return to the calendar. The NOR and SI's are at: http://www.chinacoastraceweek.com or contact the RHKYC Sailing Manager Alex Johnston, E-mail Alex.Johnston@rhkyc.org.hk or Call +852 2239 0362, Fax +852 2239 0364. Goto past years 2001 2002 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Race Reports

Hong Kong to Hainan RaceHK to Vietnam Race details***** Starts in October - Biennial Hong Kong to Vietnam Race
The biennial 656nm Category 1 Hong Kong to Vietnam Offshore Race is fast becoming another blue water classic on the Asian Calendar. The yachts will start after the CCR (See above) and usually experience lengthy downwind reaching conditions as they sail deeper into the South China Sea. They can expect large rolling seas to propel them on their way. The secret is out - Sailors that enjoy a lengthy "downhill dash" should not miss this one. Goto the 2006 2008 2011 2013 HK to Vietnam Races Race Reports

These events are proving to be a great jumping-off point for HK boats intending to continue onto other seasonal sailing events in, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. For further details contact Alex Johnston, RHKYC Sailing Manager, E-mail Alex.Johnston@rhkyc.org.hk or Call +852 2239 0362, Fax +852 2239 0364. The NoR and SI's are available from http://www.chinacoastraceweek.com

 

China Cup International RegattaOctober - 9th China Cup International Regatta
After the success of the inaugural China Cup International Regatta in 2007 organisers rapidly expanded the One Design Class to 30 Beneteau First 40.7 yachts. More classes have been included so expect intense competition this year in Daya Bay off Shenzhen, China. The Longcheer Yacht Club are the hosting venue and an extravaganza of social and cultural events are held during the event. The regatta kicks off with a passage race from Hong Kong to Shenzhen and followed by three days of inshore racing in and around the territorial waters in Shenzhen Daya Bay. Sponsorship of boats/teams in the Beneteau 40.7 one-design division is permitted and organisers expect 'stronger challengers and more countries represented. For enquires concerning boat charter, costs, entry and advertising please contact: yuna@chncup.com Telephone: 86 755 8835 3518 Fax: 86 755 8832 3928 Website: http://www.chncup.com/?lang=en Email: info@chncup.com Goto 2011 2013 2014 Race Reports

 

Sail Malaysia details
November to December - Sail Malaysia - Passage to Langkawi
The rally started in Darwin during July as Sail Indonesia with over 100 entrants. Sail Malaysia will be taking over from Singapore and offer a series of linked events, going north up the west coast of Malaysia stopping at Port Dickson, Lumut and Penang before going onto the final presentation and dinner on the duty-free island of Langkawi during the first week of December. The start will be hosted in southern Johor, west of the causeway at Puteri Harbour Marina. More info contact Sazli Kamal Basha mail@sailmalaysia.net Website: http://www.sailmalaysia.net
Office: +603 77276561, H/P: +6012 2094418

 

Goto Puerto Galera Yacht ClubNovember 1st - 3rd - All Souls Regatta
Organised by the Puerto Galera Yacht Club, the All Souls Regatta was first held in 2004 and has quickly become the most popular regatta in the Philippines. One of the unique features of the event is that racing is based on a pursuit race format, which adds a change of perspective for most crews as everyone arrives home about the same time and knows who has won, so the party can start early. The courses are set mostly around island marks (there are no windward/leeward courses) and the photographic opportunities are superb. The event also attracts international cruising yachts and local yachts are also available for charter. On the water during the three days you can expect IRC racing, Cruising keelboat, Cruising multihulls alongside Hobie 16s, Mirror and Optimist classes competing for daily and overall prizes. One of the features of the All Souls Regatta is that anyone who turns up at the skippers briefing and says they want to sail will be found a crew place on a yacht. More info and NOR Tel: +63 43 287 3401 Visit: http://www.pgyc.org or Email the Race Committee at clubhouse@pgyc.org to enter the regatta.

Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta ***** November 13th - 21st - 26th Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta
This annual island hoping regatta for racing class, cruisers, multihull's and classics is held along the west coast of peninsula Malaya starting from the Royal Selangor Yacht Club in Port Klang and finishing up in the legendary and Duty-Free Islands of Langkawi. Check them out at: http://www.rmsir.com
or contact the RMSIR Organising Committee by Emailing info@rmsir.com Come on and enjoy a bit of friendly Malaysian hospitality over 3 coastal passages combined with 4 inshore races at the stopovers. Initially designed to improve Malaysian sailors coastal navigation and develop their offshore seamanship skills further. Visiting cruisers are no strangers to overnight passage making in all conditions is expected to attract more entries to ship into Port Klang. Phone: +603 3168 6964 Fax: +603 3168 8650 View past AY Race Reports and Summary 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

 

 

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