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YACHT STYLE - RLYC Redevelopment

YACHT STYLE - RLYC Redevelopment

The Royal Langkawi Yacht Club (RLYC) is embarking on a major redevelopment of its clubhouse and marina to enhance its facilities and services better.

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RLIR 2015 Highlights

RLIR 2015 Highlights

Oi! skippered by Peter Ahern of Australia blew the competition away with 10 out of 10 wins in the Racing Class to make it her second Prime Minister’s Challenge Trophy. Ahern won the Prime Minister’s Challenge Trophy in the first three RLIRs with his previous boat, Yo!

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RLIR 2014 Highlights

RLIR 2014 Highlights

The 12th edition of RLIR was the curtain raiser event for Visit Malaysia Year 2014 and the Honorable Minister of Culture and Tourism Malaysia launched it. This year’s RLIR also saw the triumphant return of skipper Peter Ahern, of Australia, after an eight-year hiatus. The three-time Prime Minister’s Challenge Trophy winner led his team to another victory to win the Prime Minister’s Challenge Trophy this year, after scoring the first place in Racing Class in his yacht Oi!.

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RLIR 2013 Highlights

RLIR 2013 Highlights

After ten attempts, Neil Pryde has finally broken the drought by winning the Prime Minister's Challenge Trophy. Having put together an insurmountable lead, they went out today knowing what they had to do and executed the plan to perfection by winning the first race. They did not have to compete in the final race as the trophy was already in the bag. This is the only major regatta that has eluded them all these years on the Asian circuit and the haunting ghost can finally be put to rest.

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RLIR 2012 Highlights

RLIR 2012 Highlights

Marcus Blackmore and his Hooligan team join the elite inner circle of Peter Ahern (3) and Ray Roberts (6) that have won the Racing Class title and lifted the Prime Minister's Challenge Trophy in triumph. Winning seven out of ten races on their first attempt convincingly sealed the deal in style.

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RLIR 2011 Highlights

RLIR 2011 Highlights

Australian Ray Roberts won the Prime Minister’s Trophy for a record sixth time in the Royal Langkawi International Regatta yesterday. Despite news of flooding in his home town Brisbane and the challenge of New Zealander Neil Pryde, Roberts stayed composed to win one race out of the three on the final day to clinch victory by a mere point.

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RLIR 2010 Highlights

RLIR 2010 Highlights

An exceptionally strong North East tradewind blasted down Bass Harbour to bring this years regatta to a spectacular conclusion. The highlight was in the racing class which came down to a winner take all final race. Several other classes saw a shake up in the overall leaderboard. Triumph or tribulations aside the regatta ended on a high note and everyone that participated will go away feeling very proud of their achievements.

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Ray Roberts wins Royal Langkawi Regatta

Ray Roberts wins Royal Langkawi Regatta

Australian Ray Roberts (Quantum Racing) has won his fourth consecutive Royal Langkawi International Regatta in Malaysia overnight after a protracted battle with Jelik and Hi Fi, that resulted in the unusual situation of extra races being added to the schedule so the three could battle it to the end - even so, it still came down to the final race – and a bit of bad luck for Hi Fi.

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Langkawi Selection - ROYAL LANGKAWI YACHT CLUB

The Langkawi archipelago comprises 104 beautiful jungle-covered islands of which only two are inhabited. The main island is home to some 60,000 friendly people and is a premiere tourism destination with perfect white-sand beaches and some 30 excellent hotels.

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Award for Royal Langkawi Yacht Club

This marked a major milestone for both the club and the country as it was the first time a Malaysian yacht club won the award since it was first held in 2005.

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Royal Langkawi Yacht Club

The Royal Langkawi Yacht Club (RLYC) is an elite establishment that consists of a striking clubhouse and a well-equipped marina. It is to be found in the south-east region of Langkawi, and is within a walking distance from the Kuah Jetty Point. Further, Royal Langkawi Yacht Club is honored to be the address of the top-notch Royal Langkawi International Regatta, which is one of the premier sailing events of Asia.

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The Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, Winner Of Best Asian Marine/yacht Club

The Royal Langkawi Yacht Club (RLYC) is a marina and a premier yachting and sailing club. The establishment is situated on the island of Langkawi (Kedah), Malaysia.

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Charlie's Place at Royal Langkawi Yacht Club

My colleagues said that I brought life and fun into the workplace. Since I started working, the office has been filled with jokes and laughters. It's good because who would want to work in a tensed up environment, where your table is always piled up with heavy workload and your boss is breathing down your neck? A little crack of jokes and a peal of laughter will miraculously chase the stress away. Like people always say, laughter is the best medicine.

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Press Release - March 2008

The Royal Langkawi Yacht Club (RLYC) has positioned itself at the forefront of the rebirth of boating in Malaysia. In line with the government’s aim of promoting Langkawi, the Melewar Group under the stewardship of Y.A.M. Tunku Tan Sri Abdullah, developed the Langkawi Yacht Club and the club opened its doors in 1996, with a berthing capacity of 44 berths.

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Fact Sheet

The Royal Langkawi Yacht Club (RLYC) is located in the legendary island of Langkawi in Kedah, Malaysia and the club is a premier cruising destination and popular choice for yachtsmen sailing across the Straits of Malacca.

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