Sailing spirit of Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta

RMSIS Malaysia International Sailing Regatta


As the Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta heads towards its silver jubilee next year, it has remained one of Asia’s most exciting passage races.

SAILING on a modern sailboat does teach you a couple of science lessons. For one, you can actually sail even if the wind is against you – not in a straight line, but in a zigzag manner!

Well, I got my crash course in sailing during the recent Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta (RMSIR), which saw 36 boats of all shapes and sizes competing for honours (and no prize money at all).

Organised by the Royal Selangor Yacht Club in association with the Britain-based Royal Ocean Racing Club, RMSIR is Malaysia’s oldest keel boat sailing event since its inception in 1989.

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