Inaugural Asia Pacific Student Cup to be held in Singapore

Racing in the heart of the Singapore Central Business District - Asia Pacific Student Cup 2012
Howie Choo
The inaugural Asia Pacific Student Cup will be held from the 19th to the 22nd of September 2012 and will see the Marina Bay, in the heart of the Singapore City, turned into a battle ground where teams from all over the region will compete in this exciting match racing regatta.

Sailed in the small but exciting SB20s, the action will be fast and intense as the 11 student teams representing tertiary institutions from Singapore, Australia, Japan, China and Thailand are all set to compete head to head to take home the overall championship. Match racing has been growing in popularity in Singapore and this is the first time an event of such nature will be held here, made possible with the support from the Singapore Sailing Federation as well as with the sponsorship from Zhik.



Amongst the sailors taking part include 2004 Byte World Champion, Calvin Lim from Singapore, 2011 South East Asian Games 470 Gold medalist, Russell Kan from Singapore, 2008 Western Australian State Youth Champion in the Laser 4.7, Zac Evangelisti from Australia and 2010 420 Junior World Champion, Navee Thamsoontorn from Thailand. With no lack of talented and experienced sailors in the starting line up, you can be sure that racing will be tight and electrifying till the end.

Catch all the racing action from the 20th to the 22nd at the Marina Bay in Singapore!





List of Skippers:

Skipper Nation

Kosaku Yoshida Japan
Russell Kan Singapore
Calvin Lim Singapore
Allison Maher Ireland
Denise Lim Singapore
Erlend Ramm Norway
Jovina Choo Singapore
Navee Thamsoontorn Thailand
Tan Guang Yan China
Zac Evangelisti Australia
Zachary Lim Singapore
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