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Goto AY Race Report 1 30th Raja Muda Regatta is under way...
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
17th Nov 2018: As the yachts motored out from Port Klang, the water was like a mirror, but an hour before the start, a breeze line appeared on the horizon and by start time, gradually filled in across the course. The starting sequence was on time and the strong out going tidal current, caught a few boats on the course side, over the line. Earlier HH The Raja Muda of Selangor, was greeted by a bank of photographers, before leaving the dock and shortly after the start took the lead in the IRC 3 class. As the breeze increased, the yachts made quick work of the course until late afternoon but were left in limbo half way along and waited for the land breeze to materialise. Goto AY Photo Gallery and
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Ambassadors’ Cup - All for one and one for all...
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Goto AY Race ReportNovember 2nd: The day started with a champagne and strawberry breakfast, which always brings a different approach to yacht racing. The all awaited spilt between ambassadors and yacht skippers took place, in the early morning draw and everyone set off with great expectations. Twenty five ambassadors in Class 1 for the Ambassadors Cup and the remaining diplomatic staff, in Class 2. This unique event has turned into the biggest informal social event in Singapore's diplomatic circles and is embarking on its 20th edition. H.E. James Sinclair, Ambassador of Chile and current President of the Ambassadors’ Cup, is yet again at the helm, and present to steer the latest edition to a resounding success. Goto AY Race Report and check out the Photo Gallery

Free Fire takes the lead in the 2019-20 AYGP Rankings
Goto October AYGP NewsBy AY MultiMedia
October 29th 2019: After the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club's double header, where Sam Chan's TP52 Free Fire scored 2nd place, in the IRC Racer 0 division at the China Coast Regatta and posted a resounding IRC overall and Class 0 victory, at the biennial Hong Kong to Vietnam Race, to go directly to the top of the AsianYachting Grand Prix Rankings. Also by participating at both events, Joachim Isler/Andrew Taylor's Mills 41 Ambush have entered the 2019-20 AYGP Rankings in 2nd place, in front of a gaggle of Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek class winners. Goto October AYGP News...

Goto RSYC 50th Photo GalleryRoyal Selangor Yacht Club 50 Golden Years Photo Gallery
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25th October 2019: Royal Selangor Yacht Club 50 Golden Years (1969 - 2019) Gala Dinner, with the Patron HRH The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah and HH The Raja Muda of Selangor Tengku Amir Shah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah presiding over proceedings with members and guests. Do you recognise anyone? Goto full gallery at Enjoy!

RHKYC Nha Trang Rally - FreeFire triumphs in IRC Overall
By RHKYC Media

Goto Race Report 419th Oct 1900hrs: Joachim Isler and Andrew Taylor’s Mills 41 Ambush was the final boat to sail into Nha Trang, Vietnam last night (18 Oct) at 22h 40m 42s (HK Time), putting her in 1st place for IRC Race 1 division. Sam Chan’s TP 52 FreeFire finished the rally in corrected elapsed time of 66h 22m 7s, all eyes had been on Ambush to see if she could wrestle the Overall prize from FreeFire but it was not to be. That was our quickest time ever to Nha Trang and a great result. When the numbers were crunched USA's Bryon Ehrhart's J/V Maxi 72, Lucky missed out on the daily double by 57 minutes and slotted into 2nd overall. Goto Race Report 4

RHKYC Nha Trang Rally - SHK Scallywag/FUKU takes Line Honours!
By RHKYC Media
Goto Race Report 217th Oct 2300hrs:
Hong Kong's
Meitatsu Fukumoto / Seng Huang Lee’s Orma 60 SHK Scallywag/FUKU sailed into Nha Trang, Vietnam on 17 October at 21h 19m 27s (HK time) to take the Multihull Line Honours for the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club Nha Trang Rally in an elapsed time of 30h 9m 27s. This resounding effort takes a massive 12hrs 7mins 57secs from Syd Fischer's Ragamuffin 100 fastest time set in 2015. Italy's Giovanni Soldini's Multi 70 Maserati exchanged places several times but the last move favoured SHK Scallywag/FUKU to take out the Multihull daily double. Goto Race Report 2

Goto RHKYC Race Report 2 & 3CCR - 3 days of racing squeezed into 2
By RHKYC Media
13th October 2019: China Coast Regatta 2019 wrapped up today after three days of racing was squeezed into two (thanks to a windless Day 2 which forced racing to be cancelled).
Luckily with the arrival of northeasterly monsoon, an average of 6 to 7kts of breeze greeted the sailors today as they reached the race track which was located at the southeast of Lamma Island. 32 boats came out for racing and the IRC Racer classes sailed two windward/leeward to begin with. As the day progressed the breeze built to around 10 to 12 kts with sunshine and blue skies, presenting competitors with a superb afternoon for island racing. Goto RHKYC Race Report 2 & 3

Yacht forsale Swan 46 MK IIFor Sale - Swan 46 MK II (Hull No 094) - La Samudra II
More than a 100 Swan 46's were built and makes it the most successful Swan, ever produced to this day. With the MK II, designer German Frers made some major changes, with a new keel bulb, elliptical rudder, three spreader rig and more spacious interior. Forcing Frers to admit, the long production run, was because he couldn't design a better boat for Nautor, in this size range, that would perform up to its rating. La Samudra II has all these attributes and more, she is the most luxurious and best equipped 46, that ever left the yard. She has been owned by only one couple, pampered like a pet, never been chartered, only done the occasional race with low mileage and offered for sale for health reasons. Would be suitable for the 2023 Ocean Globe Race (OGR) in the Adventure Class. Goto Full Summary and Extensive Inventory Here...

Goto Summary & InventoryFor Sale SY Wal Rus - Erwin Haag 50
If you're looking for a big boat, that is ready to go anywhere or a solid live aboard with all the luxury onboard, go no further, as SY Wal Rus is an Irwin Haag 50 and is already a proven World Cruiser… Recently prepared for extensive sailing in the South Pacific, this 15 meter (50ft) steel cutter-rigged, cruising vessel named Wal Rus may be for you… and at a Good Price! US$ 83,000 o.n.o. She is a self contained capsule that produces its own electricity by wind, solar and engine, powers itself by sail or engine, has a large inventory of sailing instrumentation, such as depth sounders, speed indicators, wind instruments, navigation computers, radar, radios, GPS’s, a built in water supply, sanitation systems, refrigeration, dinghy and outboard, anchoring systems, and more. Goto Full Summary and Extensive Inventory Here...

CPHPRW - Picture perfect day to finish up with...
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
Goto AY Race Report 4 & SummaryJuly 21st Cape Panwa, Phuket: After all the stormy weather, an 8 to 10 knot South Westerly and slightly overcast sky, was all that remained and a great relief to the sailors and organisers alike. PRO Simon James and his race team have worked tirelessly all week, to get racing underway and managed to squeeze in three windward/leeward races for the racing classes and two for the cruisers, that constitute a series. At times the teams have experienced overpowering conditions and some of the new multihull teams are learning to tame their beasts, in the upper wind limits, but today could keep their rides under control and it shows on the results sheets. Goto AY Race Report 4 & Summary and check out the action in the AY Photo Gallery

18th AYGP Skipper & Yacht of the Year Awards up for grabs...
11 Months, 12 Events, Over 300 Skippers & Yachts, Across 7 Countries

By AY MultiMedia
Goto 2019-20 AYGP Microsite The main aim of the AYGP pointscore system, is to annually rank Skippers and Yachts competing at 12 selected five star AYGP point scoring events, held in East and South East Asian waters, during the 2019-20 Season. For the 18th edition, the winning Skipper and Yacht will be crowned with the prestigious AYGP Skipper and Yacht of the Year titles. Donning the Trend Fashions navy blue blazer, presented with the Perpetual AYGP Cup filled with champagne and hand crafted take home trophy, at the gala season ending Samui Regatta prize presentation party. Celebrating one of the proudest moments of their racing careers, as their name is added to the “Hardest sports trophy to win in Asia”, is the highlight of the AYGP Season. Goto 2019-20 AYGP Microsite...

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Rank | AYGP |
1 22.5 Sam Chan 
2 17.75 Joachim Isler 
3 15 John Newnham 
4 14.25 Niels Degenkolw 
5 14 Alan Carwadine 
Rank | AYGP |
1 22.5 Freefire 
2 17.75 Ambush 
3 15 Twin Sharks 
4 14.25 Phoenix 
5 14 Team Hollywood 

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Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta ***** November 15th - 23rd - 30th 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:
or contact the RMSIR Organising Committee by Emailing 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 2015 2016  2017 2018 


Phuket Kings Cup Regatta

***** November 30th - December 7th - 33rd 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 33 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: or contact the Regatta Secretary by E-mailing:
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Royal Langkawi International Regatta

***** January 6th - 11th  - 18th Royal Langkawi International Regatta
Organised by the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, sailors take pleasure in celebrating the New Year with style. 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: or call the Regatta Secretariat at +6-04-9664078 or fax +6-04-9665078 or Email:

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Nongsa Neptune Regatta ***** January 24th - Feb 2nd - 10th Nongsa Neptune Regatta
Billed as the World's only sailing regatta and motor yacht rally that centers around a race to the equator, joined the AYGP and 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. For full details, NOR, race/social program and Photo Gallery Click Here... Email: Phone (+62) 778761333. Goto
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Rolex China Sea RaceStarts April 8th ***** Biennial Rolex China Sea Race
Organised by the Royal Hong Kong and Subic Bay Yacht Clubs, the Rolex China Sea Race is a biennial, 565nm Offshore Category 1 race, from Hong Kong to Subic Bay in the Philippines. This year marks the 58th anniversary, in 2008 this Asian blue-water classic become part of Rolex's distinguished portfolio of international sponsored offshore races. The race is open to offshore racing and cruising yachts with valid IRC Certificates. NoR, SI's and race information are available at: For further enquiries, Email or call +852 2239 0391 Go to 2000 2002 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018 Race Reports

Goto Chairman's Cup ***** April 14th - 19th - Chairman's Cup
The Chairman’s Cup Regatta is to honor of the leaders of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) who have played a significant role in the development of the Subic Bay Freeport and the Special Economic Zone. The present Chairperson of SBMA is Atty. Wilma “Amy” T. Eisma and supports Subic Bay becoming the 'Home of Sailing'. Held after the China Sea Race they aim to encourage participating boats from Hong Kong for another four days, inshore racing in Subic Bay, before heading back to Hong Kong. Being a superb natural harbour protected from the China Sea, Subic Bay contains a large marina with facilities for pulling out yachts, many hotels, restaurants and given the Filipino legendary hospitality, is the perfect place to run a yachting campaign from. For more info Email Race Secretariat – Pen Floren Avila or visit Subic Sailing Check out the 2019 AY Race Reports and Photo Gallery 


Goto Top of the Gulf Regatta ***** May 1st to 6th - 16th 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 Championship and features a wide range of offshore yachts racing alongside off the beach dinghies and beach cats. 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: and annual sailing events held from Ocean Marina at: 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 2015 2016  2017 2018 2019 and AY Photo Gallery 


Goto Samui Regatta***** May 23rd - 30th - 19th Samui Regatta
Come celebrate the 19th 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: have officially taken over the management of the regatta and can be contacted by E-mailing: 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 AYGP Microsite 2019/20 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, 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 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 AYGP Championships

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