October AYGP News – Free Fire takes the lead


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Free Fire takes the lead in the 2019-20 AYGP Rankings
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October 29th 2019: After the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club’s double header, where Sam Chan’s TP52 Free Fire scored 2nd place, in the IRC Racer 0 division at the China Coast Regatta and posted a resounding IRC overall and Class 0 victory, at the biennial Hong Kong to Vietnam Race, to go directly to the top of the AsianYachting Grand Prix Rankings. Also by participating at both events, Joachim Isler/Andrew Taylor’s Mills 41 Ambush have entered the 2019-20 AYGP Rankings in 2nd place, in front of a gaggle of Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek class winners.




Goto Raja Muda Selangor Int. RegattaFor the next three months, racing swings over to the Western Circuit. The Royal Selangor Yacht Club are presently having a double celebration, 50 Golden Years (1969 – 2019) of the club and inviting past winners and participants to race on the 30th anniversary Raja Muda Selangor Int. Regatta (Nov 15th – 23rd) or attend the gala prize presentation in Langkawi, with the Sultan and Raja Muda of Selangor in attendance. There have been some major changes and competitors are asked to take close scrutiny of the NOR and SI’s, before they can claim the specially produced miniature silver Raja Muda Cup this year.

Goto 2019-20 AYGP micrositeComing in relatively quick order, the racing community, are looking forward to Asia’s biggest and most popular regattas, the Phuket King’s Cup (Nov 30th – Dec 7th), the Royal Langkawi Int Regatta (January 6th – 11th) and the 10th Nongsa Neptune Regatta (January 24th – Feb 2nd). There are some very competitive boats for charter, crewing positions advertised and crew available by clicking on the website links.

Goto AYGP Winners Photo GalleryThe AYGP Rankings, is a unique point scoring system, that annually ranks all the big boat Skippers and Yachts that race in Eastern and South East Asian waters and awards the AYGP Skipper and Yacht of the Year titles to the winner. To be fully representative of the regions sailing nations, regattas in Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Vietnam and China are point scoring events.

Ultimately the AYGP Skipper and Yacht of the Year will don the Trend Fashions navy blue blazer, presented with the Perpetual AYGP Cup filled with champagne and the hand crafted take home trophy at the gala Samui Regatta prize presentation party in May next year, is the highlight of the AYGP season.

Goto AYGP RankingsCheck out the 2019-20 AYGP Rankings, by clicking on SkipperYachtRegatta and Scoring System.

Browse the Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek Photo Gallery or the AYGP Winners Circle plus many other regattas in the AY Photo Library

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