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Jelik win Race Six to close gap with Oi!


Teams from different countries compete in Race Six of the 12th Royal Langkawi International Regatta (RLIR) on Jan 16, 2014. — GLENN GUAN / The Star

Teams from different countries compete in Race Six of the 12th Royal Langkawi International Regatta (RLIR) on Jan 16, 2014. — GLENN GUAN / The Star

LANGKAWI: The chase to land the Prime Minister’s Challenge Trophy at the 12th Royal Langkawi International Regatta (RLIR) is heating up as Jelik scored another victory in Race Six to move up to second place, behind leaders Oi!.

It was another day of perfect conditions and Jelik of Hong Kong, the biggest boat on the regatta measuring 77ft, took advantage of the long race course around the island to capture Race Six in 3’24:53 with Australia’s Oi! (3’26:40) and Katsu (3’41:40) finishing second and third respectively on Thursday.

   

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