AsiaRooms.com - Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta coming to Kuala Lumpur
September 30, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsVisitors to the Kuala Lumpur area in November 2011 will be able to take in the sights and sounds of the Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta.
The prestigious sailing event is returning for its 22nd edition between November 18th and 26th, with three overnight passage races set to be organised by the local Royal Selangor Yacht Club.
Spectators can expect to see a wide variety of different yacht types, from high-end IRC1 racers to slow classic cruisers, all of which will be pushed to the limits during the nine-day tropical race event.
Racers will travel from Port Klang in the Kuala Lumpur area through to Penang and Langkawi, with the event set to provide a test of seamanship, navigational skills and local knowledge.
The regatta has evolved considerably since it was inaugurated in 1990 as a two-race competition, with the Sultan of Selangor now acting as its official patron, meeting and greeting competing sailors each year.
Meanwhile, those onshore during the event can enjoy social opportunities such as regatta dinners, harbour racing and trishaw competitions.
Sailing enthusiasts can choose from a wide selection of Kuala Lumpur hotels at AsiaRooms.com, such as the Sunway Lagoon Resort Hotel
Further information about the regatta can be found at www.rmsir.com.
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