01 August, 2010
Sarawak Regatta 2010
Sarawak Regatta is an annual event organized by Resident and District office. The Regatta was said to be held since 1872 at the Sarawak river in front of the Astana. This year event is held from 30th July 2010 until 1st August 2010.
Types of Race usually being held during the Regatta as as follows (2009 events):
1. Balok Boat
7 paddlers (Men)
2. Bidar Boat
10 paddlers (Women)
15 paddlers Mix (8 Men + 7 Women)
15 paddlers (Men)
20 paddlers (Men)
30 paddlers (Men)
20 paddlers Government and Corporate Agencies (Men)
20 paddlers Inter Divisions (Men)
30 paddlers Hotels /Tour Agencies (25 Men + 5 Women)
30 paddlers VIP (Men) A
30 paddlers VIP (Men) B
3. Kenyalang Boat
15 paddlers Tourist
20 paddlers International
20 paddlers Inter State (Men)
20 paddlers Inter Varsity (Men)
4. Tambang Boat
6. Jet Ski
Open Class Below 800cc
Open Class Unlimited
Competition between boats are taking place.
Very stiff competition.
No room for errors. No 1 must get number 1.
He wish that his team will win the race.
Search and Rescue Personnel on stand by.
New Jet Ski belongs to the Police. Nice looking machine.
One of the team getting ready for the subsequent race.
Police officers are on petrol.