Monday, January 10, 2011

The Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2011  - RACE ON NOW

After much demand, the 9TH ROYAL LANGKAWI INTERNATIONAL REGATTA will introduce a new class – HOBIE 16. The Hobie Cat 16 division will bring a spark of speed to the RLIR 2011 as often, given the right conditions, they can reach speeds of upwards of 20 knots!

As the countdown continues and excitement grows, so does the entry list for the RLIR 2011 with more than 40 participants to date. With less than three weeks to go, there is a flurry of activity around the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club as yachts are already arriving to take part in this celebrated racing event. Flags of a variety of nations flutter in the breeze, adding to the festive air.

.....RACE IS ON NOW....
For the Royal Langkawi International Regatta

(RLIR 2011)
11th to 15th January 2011

The Regatta organizers wish to mention to all participants that the underlying aim of the event is to provide competitive and enjoyable racing for all crews, irrespective of the design or vintage of their yachts.

Enquiries and entries should be addressed to:
Regatta Secretariat
Royal Langkawi International Regatta,
Jalan Dato Syed Omar, 07000 Kuah, Langkawi,
Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia.
Tel. +60 4 966 4078 Fax. +60 4 966 5078

Sunday, January 09, 2011

Koh Lipe Island, Thailand ..Make the journey to KOH LIPE
from Langkawi island to Ko Lipe ..

Koh Lipe is a small island in the Southern part of the Andaman sea. It is located in Satun Province, close to Langkawi island (Malaysia).
Welcome to paper island
Koh Lipe (sometimes referred to as Ko LeePay or Koh Lipeh) is part of the Tarutao National Marine Park, a large group of over 70 islands. Koh Lipe is part of a smaller cluster of islands called the Butang Islands, about 60 kilometres / 38 miles off shore. The name "Koh Lipe" means paper Island in the local Chao Ley language.

Do you know , you can go to Koh Lipe from Langkawi island . The company service at Telaga Harbour Park Langkawi .

Telaga Terminal, in collaboration with our Thai counterpart, operates the shuttle ferry service to Koh Lipe, Thailand from Telaga Harbour Marina. This cross border venture has been running for 6 seasons since November 2004, has received steady and positive support from both the Government Agencies of Malaysia and Thailand including tourists from all over the world. This is the closest route (Port) to get to Koh Lipe, and from there on you are linked and can explore onwards to the other islands of the South Andaman Sea like the Tarutao, Koh Mook, Ngai, Lanta, Phi Phi and even Phuket.

Service Departs from TelagaTerminal @ Telaga Harbour Marina, Pantai Kok, Langkawi.

Telaga Terminal
Lot 1, Telaga Harbour Park
Pantai Kok, Langkawi
Kedah, Malaysia 07000
Phone: +604 9592208
Fax: +604 9592204

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