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Vietnamese coaches sail through first training course

More than 20 coaches from five coastal provinces across Vietnam have participated in the first technical sailing course in the central of province of Binh Thuan. The Vietnam’s Level 1 Technical Course for Coaches in Sailing took place at the MANTA Sailing Training Centre. The event was the first step in collaborative preparation for inclusion of sailing sports in Vietnam’s 2016 Asian Beach Games and... read more
1st Regatta in new Mayan calendar

1st Regatta in new Mayan calendar

MANTA’s 2nd annual regatta, 21-23 December, brought 11 teams together, in Mui Ne, for strong wind racing. Racing was inshore, protected from north-easterlies, in flat waters, with a gentle beach gradient, and no beach break. Winds were 15-25 knots, in the racing area, building through the day, and through the regatta, until gusts reached 35 knots, across the top of the dunes, closing racing on... read more
MANTA's 2nd annual Regatta

MANTA’s 2nd annual Regatta

2012 ISAF Training Scholarship underway

2012 ISAF Training Scholarship underway

The 2012 ISAF Training Scholarship at the Rockley International Academy venue in Poole, UK has now been underway for 3 weeks and all 7 candidates are continuing to benefit from their experiences here. Richard Percy, ISAF Training Scholarship Co-ordinator and Managing Director or Rockley International, shares his thoughts on the Scholarship so far: "The 2012 ISAF Training Scholarship has once again delivered a group of... read more
Seven nations benefit from 2012 ISAF Training Scholarship

Seven nations benefit from 2012 ISAF Training Scholarship

The 2012 ISAF Training Scholarship hosted by the Rockley International Academy in Poole, Great Britain and ISAF is very pleased to welcome representatives from Egypt, Madagascar, Mozambique, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the eight week course. The 2012 Scholarship candidates are: Graham Numa - Papua New Guinea Yousuf Al Bastaki - UAE Sulueti Dimanaleba Rauqeuqe (Lewa) - Fiji... read more
Two more MNAs for ISAF Training Scholarship

Two more MNAs for ISAF Training Scholarship

The IOC Olympic Solidarity department has agreed to fund ISAF Training Scholarship candidates from Vietnam and United Arab Emirates on the eight week course. Held at the Rockley International Academy in Poole, Great Britain from 3 September to 26 October 2012 Julia Shaw from the Vietnam Canoeing, Rowing and Sailing Federation and Yousuf Khalid Al Bastaki from U.A.E Sailing and Rowing will four other candidates... read more
MANTA is back from ISAF Level 3 Training, Batam, Indonesia

MANTA is back from ISAF Level 3 Training, Batam, Indonesia

Visit MANTA in sunny Mui Ne!

Vietnam has joined ISAF

Vietnam has joined ISAF

International Sailing Federation has formally accepted Vietnam as the 16th member of Asia (K group). The news is here. This is a historical event and a truly rewarding for the effort of Ms. Julia Shaw and the members at MANTA Sailing Centre in Mui ne as they have introduced sailing at international standard in Vietnam. The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has confirmed the Mackay FX has been selected... read more
Vietnam could soon join ISAF

Vietnam could soon join ISAF

Vietnam could soon be a member of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) making it possible to hold international sailing events along its amazing coastline. Head of ISAF Administration, Helen Fry, said via a recent email that Vietnam’s application would be put before the ISAF council at the mid-year meetings in May. The SE Asian country’s National Sailing Coach, Julia Shaw, based in Mui Ne, has... read more
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