Friday, July 19, 2013

Biggest fishing competition in Sandakan

SANDAKAN: Deputy Chief Minister cum State Industrial Development Minister Datuk Raymond Tan Shu Kiah was briefed on the preparations for one of the biggest fishing competitions to be staged in Sandakan.

Sandakan Yacht Club Commodore Edward Cheng Wun Wah and Vice Commodore Daniel Liaw paid a courtesy call on the Minister yesterday to update the Minister on their preparations for the 11th Sandakan Yacht Club/ Sandakan Festival Open Competition 2013 on Aug 17 and 18.

Also present was former Karamunting Assemblyman Datuk Peter Pang En Yin.

Sandakan Yacht Club is organising the event in conjunction with the annual Sandakan Festival. The organising committee is anticipating a larger number of participants for this year’s competition which is listed for the first time in the Sabah Tourism Board Calendar of Events.

Registration fee per participant is RM 120 for SYC member and RM 150 for non-SYC member.