Training day on Monday is when the yacht crews, the regatta team, the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club and 40 racing yachts shake off any lassitude and make that important transition into highly organized, tightly-knit and effective teams and machines for five days of intense, and extremely challenging international yacht racing for the 13th Royal Langkawi International Regatta (RLIR) 2015.
Training Day Highlights
Clear blue skies, sunshine and 12 to 18 knots of steady breeze greeted sailors on Race Day 1 of the 13th Royal Langkawi International Regatta (RLIR) 2015.
A Sound Start Highlights
It was the end of the line for the entry from the Malaysian Sailing Association, MSA, as strong winds and choppy seas on the coastal course resulted in the first casualty on Race Day 2 of the 13th Royal Langkawi International Regatta (RLIR) 2015.
End of the Line for MSA Highlights
All yachts headed out to the open sea of the Coastal Course on Race Day 2 of the 13th Royal Langkawi International Regatta (RLIR) 2015.
Strong Winds and Choppy Seas on the Coastal Course Highlights
Chaya Ahern is part of the crew on Oi!, a sleek TP52 racing yacht skippered by her father Peter Ahern, but being the boss’s daughter does not mean getting special treatment.
Girl On Board Highlights
The Round the Island Race took place today in excellent weather; clear blue skies, sunshine and 25 knots of fairly steady North Easterly winds. Because of the distance, roughly 25 nautical miles, the Club Cruising/Ocean Rover Classes were given permission to start anytime between 7.45 to 8.45am, from a provisional start line.
Sailing the Scenic Route Highlights
The Royal Malaysian Navy has entered three yachts – Utarid, Zuhrah@151 Racing Team and Zuhal – in the 13th Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2015, all of which are competing in the Racing Class.
In the Navy Highlights
Race Day 4 was another glorious day of sailing at the 13th Royal Langkawi International Regatta. The PRO took the fleet to the West Harbor, setting the Racers, IRC-1, IRC-2, Sportboats and Multihulls on a windward/leeward course, 1.2 miles up the harbor.
Cruising Along the Langkawi Coast Highlights
Naval reservist Norzuhaira Ruhanie is a tactician on board Zuhal, one of the three Royal Malaysian Navy yachts in the 13th Royal Langkawi International Regatta 2015.
Female Tactics Highlights
The final day of the 13th Royal Langkawi International Regatta provided fresh excitement and new challenges as yachts were greeted by blue skies and upwards of 15 knot winds down the Bass Harbor.
All Good Things Highlights