Get ready for an exhilarating spectacle on the turquoise waters of Langkawi! The iconic Royal Langkawi International Regatta returns for its 20th edition, drawing over 250 sailors aboard 33 vessels from January 15th to 20th, 2024. Hosted by the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, this event marks a landmark year and promises to solidify both Malaysia and Langkawi as sailing havens, boosting sports tourism and igniting passion for the sport.
From Malaysia and Thailand to Denmark and Australia, competitors from across the globe will vie for glory in seven thrilling classes: Racing, IRC1, IRC2, Multihull, Sports Boats, Club Class, and Ocean Rover/White Sail. Prestigious trophies await the victors, including the Prime Minister’s Challenge Trophy and the Tunku Abdullah Sportsmanship Award, recognizing exceptional sportsmanship both on and off the water.
The Royal Langkawi International Regatta (RLIR) extends its gratitude to its esteemed partners, including the Belt and Road Regatta, Langkawi Development Authority, Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau, and a host of sponsors supporting this world-class event.
Media partners such as Radio Televisyen Malaysia and TRAXXfm will ensure the excitement reaches far beyond the waves, while the Malaysia Sailing Association, World Sailing, and Aseanarean Bluewater Alliance offer invaluable support.
So, set your sights on Langkawi and witness the electrifying energy of the RLIR! Come witness the masterful maneuvers, cheer for your favorite teams, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of this legendary sailing event.