Match Racing Qualifying (Sept 14th
to 16th )
Terengganu 13th Sept 2006.
AY Sept 06 News & Views
Malaysian Match Racing Champion
Terengganu 12th Sept 2006.
Koo and her Team
Selangor Gapurna 1
crew won the inaugural Malaysian Match Racing Championship
convincingly, held from Kelab Teluk Warisan in Pulau Duyong, Terengganu
this week. She scored 8 straight wins in the back-to-back round robins,
and went on to qualify for the finals by beating Afendi Abdulah's Kedah/RMN
team 3-1 in the semi-finals.
straight wins against Lt Cdr Malik Sulaiman's RMNYC team in the final
clinched the Championship. Tiffany and her team will now receive an invitation
to compete in one of Malaysia's prestigious blue-ribbon yachting events
- Monsoon Cup Match Racing Championship
alongside top ranked international sailors and racing teams in November.
Selangor Yacht Club
- 2 teams for National Monsoon Cup qualifiers
Team Selangor Gapurna 1
Tiffany Koo - National SEA Games champion & Byte
Overall Champion (2002/2003) All girls crew RMIR
03 and RLIR
03 will skipper the first team with teammates
Brother Jeremy Koo (SEA Games, Asia Sailing Championship)
and presently racing with China Team at the America's Cup in Valencia
and selected World Match Racing Tour 2006-07events
Looi Sing Yew - on the winning youth team in their class
on past Raja Muda Regattas
Ong Khong Shing - former Malaysian national sailing squad
member and foredeck expert
Dutchman Rolf Heemskerk - Kuala Lumpur-based businessman
who represented Holland in the Olympics.
Selangor Gapurna 2 - Kelana Jaya-based Gapurna Group sponsors
Andrew Yeow - Asian Optimist Champion (1999) and a natural
helmsman, skippers the second boat
Looi Sing Hoe - on the winning youth team in their class
on past Raja Muda Regattas
Lee Mun Wai - Winning fordeck and racing crew on 50ft
YO! during major SE Asian regatta's
Jeremy Camps - Chief tactician and skippers RSYC champion
Vincent Chan - RSYC Vice Commodore and keen keelboat
racer, himself a owner of Matahari a Titan 36 class yacht used
to train in Pt Klang for the Monsoon Cup.
Malaysian Navy Yacht Club
Lt Cdr Malik
Sulaiman - Skipper of one of the RMN Farr 52 Racing Class yachts
built by DK Yachts for IRC Racing Class events
Afendi Abdulah - A combined team from the Royal Malaysian
Navy and the Kedah
Yachting Association (PPLK) from the Pokok Asam sailing sports complex
on the picturesque and duty-free island of Langkawi
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