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Subic to Boracay Race and Boracay Cup are GO

'SUBIC-BORACAY RACE 2011 (19th, not 18th)'    © Jerry Rollin    Click Here to view large photo
The Notice of Race for the Subic to Boracay Race has been published for some time and there already a health entry list of four international and eight local boats. The Organizers have now announcing that by popular demand there will be an inshore series in Boracay following the race down in February 2011. It is expected that more international boats will now join the two events.

The two events are organized by SAGS (Saturday Afternoon Gentlemen Sailors) and supported by Subic Bay Yacht Club and the Lighthouse Marina under the auspices of the Philippine Sailing Association. The Philippine Inter Island Sailing Foundation, which also organizes the Hobie Cat events will be providing the Race Management team for both events under PRO Jerry Rollin. The inshore series will competing for and will be called the Boracay Cup, which is being presented by the Vice Governor of Aklan.

'SAGS' is becoming increasingly acknowledged, and being referred to as 'Sailors after Great Sailing', as they become more involved in organizing sailing events and extend their remit outside their Subic Bay base.

Frank Pong will be returning to Philippine waters to set the race record time, which is expected to be under 17 hours. He will be bringing two boats to the party, along with all his many Filipino team members and their families. He so enjoys Boracay that he has even named one of his boats ‘Boracay’

The Subic to Boracay Race start at 1100 on Saturday 19 February and boats are expected to take between 20 and 48 hours to reach Boracay. The race will introduce an interesting tactical challenge to navigators, as the course will allow boats to choose to pass either side of Mindoro Island. The western route up the Verde Island passage is renowned for its wind-against-wide conditions and the often windless area around Dumali Point. The eastern option will avoid these but Mindoro Island has a 2,500 m high mountain range and this could provide a large wind shadow behind the island.

Subic-Boracay Race -  Subic-Boracay Race  


After a suitable time to recover, the Boracay Cup will get under way and will consist of four days of racing from Tuesday 22 to Friday 25 February. Boracay is acknowledged by many who compete in Asian regattas as the best regatta area in Asia. Not only does February provide consistent 10 to 20 knot winds, the island is THE place to party and relax after a hard day on the water. Accommodation ranges from the 6-star resorts such as the Shangri La to budget non air-conditioned rooms to fit every pocket.

The four-day Boracay Cup will consist of two days each of windward/leeward courses and two days of round-the-island courses. Although the announcement of the Boracay Cup has been delayed, the organizers are confident that many of the Subic to Boracay entrants and even some additional boat will now find the trip worthwhile and will enter.

It has further been announced by SAGS, Subic Bay Yacht Club and the Lighthouse Marian that the Subic to Boracay Race will take place in 2012 Starting on Saturday 25 February 2012 and this will be followed once again by the Boracay Cup which will run from Tuesday 28 February to Saturday 3 March 2012. The event has been moved a little later to accommodate the boats travelling from Singapore after the Asian circuit races and other events there, and to avoid Chinese New Year when hotel accommodation in Boracay is very difficult to book.

Further details of these events are available from

The Race Office
Subic Bay Yacht Club +63 47 252 5211 lloyd_masmila@yahoo.com
The Lighthouse +63 47 252 5000 zedavecilla@lighthousesubic.com
Subic Sailing info@subicsailing.com
Website www.lighthousesubic.com/sailing.php

Boracay. Life’s a Beach. -  Manila Boracay Race  




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