THE ROYAL LANGKAWI INTERNATIONAL REGATTA 2023 RETURNS AFTER A 2-YEAR HIATUS AT ROYAL LANGKAWI YACHT CLUB
LANGKAWI, 4 January 2023 – The most anticipated annual event of Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, the Royal Langkawi International Regatta returns on the 9th to the 14th January 2023 for the 19th time since its pause due to the global pandemic.
The Royal Langkawi International Regatta will see 28 boats coming from all over the world to register in the biggest sailing event in southeast asia. Contestants are diverse, all the way from Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, Great Britain, Austria, United States of America, Denmark, and Russia.
All sailing boats will compete for prestigious titles under seven classes in the highly anticipated annual sailing event – namely the Racing, IRC 1 and IRC 2 class, Club class, Multihull class, Sportsboat class and Ocean Rover/White Sail class.
Trophies and awards include the coveted Prime Minister’s Challenge Trophy (Racing class), the Commodore’s Challenge Cup (Club Cruising class), the LADA-IRC Challenge Trophy (IRC 1 class), RLIR-IRC2 Challenge Trophy (IRC 2 class), Langkawi Sports Trophy (Sportsboat class), as well as the Malaysia Multihull Challenge Cup (Multihull class).
The Royal Langkawi Yacht Club acknowledges their gratitude to our sponsors the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia, State of Kedah, Langkawi Development Authority (LADA), Malaysia Sailing Association, MIDF (Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Berhad), Etihad Airways, Permanis (Revive & Tropicana), and Hypergear.
Special thanks to our media partners, HOMME, Sea Yachting Magazine, and Digital Visions Advertising.
The Royal Langkawi International Regatta is approved and sanctioned by the World Sailing (formerly ISAF) and Malaysian Sailing Association (MSA).