Wednesday, September 7, 2005

Monsoon Cup in Terengganu

Monsoon Cup in Terengganu

Arnaz M. Khairul
New Straits Times
Monsoon Cup in Terengganu
Byline: Arnaz M. Khairul
Edition: Main/Lifestyle

HATCHED from an idea on an empty day out fishing by none other than Prime

Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, the Monsoon Cup, the fourth
leg of the Swedish Match Tour, will take to the seas on Nov 29- Dec 3 at

the Terengganu Heritage Bay in Pulau Duyong.

The most prestigious match race series, seen as a preparatory series

for the Americas Cup, the Swedish Match Tour is aimed at livening up

activity, both sporting and economic, in Terengganu during the monsoon

season between October and March.

And the idea for Terengganu to host a leg of the Tour was the