20 Jun '11, 1pm

World Match Racing Tour may stage sailing event in S'pore

World Match Racing Tour may stage sailing event in S'pore

SINGAPORE : Singapore could see another big sailing event at Marina Bay by as early as next year. Organisers of the World Match Racing Tour - the sailing equivalent of F1 - are in talks to bring the event here. Marina Bay has been seeing more sailing events recently, and that calendar could get even busier, if the World Match Racing Tour makes a stop in Singapore. Currently, there are nine stops on the Tour and the organisers said the event promises exciting sailing. Patrick Lim, executive chairman of the World Match Racing Tour, said: "Match Racing now, in the format that we have developed, is racing in an arena situation where crowds are very close, you can see the sailors, almost hear them and you can feel the tension, you can feel the competition and you can feel that passion. And a site like this, Marina Bay, really lends itself to that sort of competition and that so...

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