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The 10th Annual Royal Langkawi International Regatta is slated to begin tomorrow, 10 January 2102. Although preparations for the Regatta have been ongoing for months, many features have been brought into final focus during the last few days.
Practice Day – 9th January 2012 Highlights
Welcome to all racers and participants to the 10th Annual Royal Langkawi International Regatta! An overcast morning greeted the racers as they headed out on the waters of Bass Harbor ready to begin the first series of races for the Regatta.
Race Day 1 – 10th January 2012 Highlights
Everything looked great this morning to start the second day of racing for the International Regatta. Skies were clear; winds were approximately 9 knots from the ENE and staying steady. Thirty-three competitors had left their berths early to make the 5 mile passage out to the race course.
Race Day 2 – 11th January 2012 Highlights
Despite the tender breezes at the Yacht Club this morning, the conditions outside the confines of the harbor were very good, with 12 to 15 Knot winds from the ENE and slight seas.
RAround The Island Race – Day 3 Highlights
It looked like gloom and doom this morning –grey skies interspersed with even darker masses on the horizon and spits of rain dominating the normally sparkling waters around Langkawi.
Combination Weather Aggravates Day 4 Races Highlights
At last, the race courses set in Bass Harbor for the final day of racing of the 10th annual Royal Langkawi International Regatta were graced with sunshine and easy winds. The bright sunny morning highlighted the sails of the competitors arriving at the starting venue as they readied themselves for the last day of competition.
Race Day 5 – 14 January 2012 Highlights