01 August, 2010

Sarawak Regatta 2010

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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
     Motorised
     Non-Motorised

5. Kayak
     Single Men
     Single Women
     Double Men
     Double Women
     Double Mix

6. Jet Ski
    Open Class Below 800cc
    Open Class Unlimited



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Competition between boats are taking place.


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Very stiff competition.



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No room for errors. No 1 must get number 1.




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He wish that his team will win the race.



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Search and Rescue Personnel on stand by.


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New Jet Ski belongs to the Police. Nice looking machine.




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One of the team getting ready for the subsequent race.



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VIP's Boat




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Observation Tents.



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Police officers are on petrol.




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Support Krew.

1 comment:

AWANG said...

I was there on last day (Sunday).Just snap a few photos.By the way you have a nice shot,all of them.