Saturday, January 10, 2009

6th KFC angkawi Geopark International Regatta Perdana 2009
Date : 14 - 18 January 2009
Alor Star - The sixth KFC Langkawi Geopark International Regatta 2009 will see nine countries competing against 14 local teams for five days, starting Januari 14. Malaysian Yachting Association (MYA) general manager Mohd Afendy Abdullah said the nine were Thailand, Myanmar, India, Qatar, Syria, Indonesia, Turkey, England and Hong Kong. He said 250 participants would be taking part in the Laser, Optimist, Overrall, Individual and Dinghi events in the regatta to be held at the National Yachting Centre in Pokok Asam.
Mohd Afendy, who is also Kedah Sailing Association deputy president, told Bernama today that the competition was recognised by the International Sailing Federation. He said 27 sailors from the Gemilang Project, sponsored by the National Sports Council, as well as the Royal Malaysian Navy would also take part. The event will be opened by the Sultan of Kedah's daughter, Datuk Seri Tunku Putri Intan Syafinaz Tuanku Abdul Halim, and closed by Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
Author: Posted by Lenny/source Bernama
Date: 08/01/2009
For further details please contact En Affendy 019-2296316 or En Mus at Kedah Sailing Association 04-9673099 . or email :