2010/2011 AsianYachting Grand Prix Championship
2010-11 AYGP Championship
January 2011 - AYGP Update

2010-11 AYGP Championship Going down to the wire...
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
19 Jan 2011:
Although we have only just crossed the half way point of the 2010-11 season, Ray Roberts and Neil Pryde have taken such a commanding lead in the AYGP Championship that it is almost mathematically beyond the reach of the other contestants. Roberts has won three and placed second at one event to sit on 19 points. Pryde has won one and placed second at three events to trail Roberts by two points. The next closest skipper is Sam Chan's TP52 Freefire and Frank Pong's Reichel Pugh 75 Jelik III tied on six points and trailing the leading duo by 13 points. They will have to win at least three of the remaining four regattas and the leaders not score any points for them to get back into the running. This is not likely to happen as they are likely to only contest two of the remaining four regatta's. So once again it comes down to the dueling duo but which one will come out on top? All the regattas they have contested have been extremely close and gone down to the final race.

2011 RLIR AY Photo GalleryTake note major change from 18 Jan 2011
This season the best seven results out of the ten regattas were supposed to count towards the
AYGP Championship. As the Vietnam Race was cancelled and the dates of the Commodore's Cup and Top of the Gulf are overlapping, making it impossible for yachts to compete at both events, we have decided to count the best six regatta results instead of seven. So it is On On into the season and may the best crew win...

Next up is the Singapore Straits Regatta from January 26th to 29th. Check out the Asian Racing Calendar for the all year round racing season, held at some of the finest tropical island resorts in Asia.

After five regattas under the new high scoring system, we now have thirteen different skippers and yachts scoring points towards winning the 2010-11 Evolution Sails AYGP Skipper and Yacht of the Year awards.

Subic to Boracay Race to include Boracay Cup
To make the trip to the Philippines worthwhile and for all the sailors to further enjoy the beautiful island of Baracay as well as the great sailing conditions the island is famous for, the Organizers headed by the Chairman of Organizing Committee of the Inaugural Subic to Boracay Race, former Congressman and Commodore Ricky Sandoval of the Subic Bay Yacht Club and President of Watercraft Ventures Inc., Co-Chair Jun Avecilla President of the Lighthouse Marina Resort, and renown International Race Officer Jerry Rollin in charge of Race Management have announced that Inshore Windward/leeward races and long distance races are scheduled from February 22-25, following the 200 mile offshore run from Subic on February 19. Gov. Carlito Marquez, Vice Gov. Billie Calizo and Cong. Joeben Miraflores of the Province of Aklan have extended full support for the races and have offered to donate the Perpetual Trophy for the first Subic to Boracay racing event. A prelude to a more exciting Subic to Boracay 2012 and the years to come will be announced at the Awards Night. More details,
Entry Form and NOR at: http://www.lighthousesubic.com/sailing.php or call Subic Bay Yacht Club +63 47 252 5211 or Email SBYC admin@mhyachting.com Race Secretariat lloyd_masmila@yahoo.com or Zed Avecilla - Lighthouse +63 47 252 5000 zedavecilla@lighthousesubic.com

2011 RLIR AY Photo GalleryCheck out the AY Photo Library and Video Clips
2011 RLIR AY Photo Gallery at: http://asianyachting.com/photos/photo.htm?RLIR11
Several short video's taken during the RLIR courtesy of ROSLAN SALLEH TV9 are posted at: http://asianyachting.com/video/default.asp
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AY Photo Library are available FREE for personal use and enquiries for commercial use can be accepted by emailing info@asianyachting.com

Check out the 2010-11 Evolution Sails AYGP Skipper and Yacht of the Year pointscore
All the 2010-11 News, Views and Race Reports can be found Here...

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