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January 6, 2020
January 11, 2020



Total days:6Racing days: 6

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About event

Start:Langkawi, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia

Finish:Langkawi, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia


This is one of the most significant and popular regattas of Southeast Asia. Royal Langkawi International Regatta dates back to 2003, attracting more and more sailing professionals and enthusiasts. Every year, more than 40 yachts compete for the grand prize. In 2014, crews from 12 countries participated in the regatta.

Langkawi is the largest of the 104 islands in the Langkawi archipelago. The capital of the county - Kuah, and the international airport are situated on the island. You can get to Langkawi not only by air, but also by sea, for example, on a ferry from Penang Island. No one will be indifferent to the incredible natural beauties of Langkawi: amazing waterfalls, a marine park, picturesque bays, pristine beaches with sand that has healing properties.

The Regatta is organized in conjunction with the Malaysian Sailing Association (MSA – National Authority) under the patronage of the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club.

Events schedule

  • Jan 6, 2020

    09:00 - 17:00 registration and measurement of yachts

    14:00 - Training race (Kuah Bay)

    17:30 - Captains’ briefing

    18:00 - Briefing for media representatives

    19:30 - Cocktail party for skippers

    On the first day of the regatta there will be a training race that will allow you to try the water and get to know your rivals.

  • Jan 7, 2020

    09:30 The first racing day for yachts of all classes

    19:30 Welcome dinner at the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club

    20:00 Award Ceremony

    Today the first awards will be presented. Perhaps your crew will be among the winners!

  • Jan 8, 2020

    09:30 The second racing day

    Free time in the evening. Spend some time getting to know Langkawi. The main city of Langkawi is Kuah. You can stroll along the main street with shops and restaurants and look at the "Eagle Square", which is decorated with terraces and artificial ponds. 10 km from Kuah is the gallery of Perdana, which is also interesting to tourists. It features an extensive collection of souvenirs and awards of the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad and his wife.

  • Jan 9, 2020

    09:30 The third racing day

    16:00 Award ceremony for the winners of the second and third racing days in the Charlie’s Bar and Grill

    Equator of the race is the most interesting. Many crews already work well together, they know the waters of this area well, and race only to win!

  • Jan 10, 2020

    09:30 The fourth racing day

    Free time in the evening. Spend some time relaxing on the beach. Langkawi is famous for its white sand beaches and clear sea. Tourists love Senang Beach, it is quite noisy, but clean. Tengah beach is more quiet and romantic.

  • Jan 11, 2020

    09:30 The fifth racing day

    17:30 Award ceremony for the winners of the fourth and fifth racing day in the Charlie’s Bar and Grill

    19:30 Closing of the regatta, gala dinner, prizes will be awarded at the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club.

    We hope that you have positive impressions of this wonderful regatta. See you at our next events!



The regatta will be held in the waters of the Langkawi island.


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