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Singapore hosts SB20 Asian Grand Slam & Asia Pacific Championships 2016

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

SB20The SB20 Asian Grand Slam and Asia Pacific Championships will be held in Singapore from 28 – 31 January 2016 and is proudly hosted by the ONE°15 Marina Club in Sentosa Cove. The regatta will be organised by ONE°15 Marina Club with the support of the SB20 Class Association and sanctioned by the Singapore Sailing Federation (SSF). SSF shall run the races over the three days of racing (28-31 January), while ONE°15 Marina Club shall host the participants at its premises at the exclusive Sentosa Cove.

This will be the first edition of the SB20 Asian Grand Slam and third edition of the Asia Pacific Championships and this event will see entries from across the Asia Pacific Region and beyond, and is slated to be yet another iconic event to be held on local waters for the first time in 2016 with the Singapore Sailing Federation’s support to bring this sport to a larger audience and fostering international relations through sporting events. Supporting and organising the SB20 Asian Grand Slam and Asia Pacific Championships is a ONE˚15 Marina Club initiative which underscores the Club’s commitment to growing the yachting lifestyle in Singapore.

As part of the Club’s commitment to drive and grow interest in this sport, ONE°15 Marina Club will be organising a Lifestyle Fair & Water Carnival as part of the peripheral race activities to engage the community which will run for the duration of the race weekend. Join us in the ONE°15 Marina Club in Sentosa Cove for endless fun with a variety of activities for a display of luxury super cars, fashion shows and bazaars, and water activities including with jet skis and more!

In its third edition now, the Asia Pacific Championships has grown substantially in scale and seen a remarkable strengthening in the response it has received, with the most recent edition attracting an impressively large fleet.

Over 20 teams from Singapore and abroad have signed up to race. Participants have the option of using either their own boats or charter boats. The sailing instructions are now available at ONE°15 Marina Club and on the official event website: www.sb20asiangrandslam.com

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