Sail Belitung

West Belitung

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Editor
Rustam Effendie
Category
Culture
Area
West Belitung
Airport
HAS Hananjoeddin
Distance to Tanjung Pandan
27 km
Distance to Airport
40 km
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Uniqueness of Sail Belitung

This event in year 2011 was aimed to promote the tourisn potential of Wakatobi that famous with their underwater beauty with Belitung that famous with the beauty of its beaches, granites and islands. The main event conducted in Belitung 5-12 October 2011 at Tanjung Kelayang Belitung opening by Vice President of Indonesia Budhiyono with some ministers.

Description Sail Belitung

Sail Wakatobi - Belitong 2011 is an event where hundreds of yacht from multi nationals sail from Darwin Australia and stop by in Nusantara island of Indonesia then finish in Singapore. Sail Wakatobi - Belitong 2011 is part of yearly Sail Indonesia event.

Special Sail Belitung

  • Yearly event of Sail Indonesia
  • Hundreds of yachts from multiple countries
  • Art and culture events during the periods
  • Good time so socialize with the sailors

Map of Sail Belitung

Things To Do at Sail Belitung

  • Photography hunting
  • Sailing in the area
  • Watching the show
  • Gathering with friends

The event is started with departure of hundreds of yacht from Darwin Australia on 23 July 2011. The yachts will then enter Indonesian islands via Saumaki and continued to Banda, Ambon, Wakatobi, Makassar, Lombok, Bali, Karimum Jawa, Kumai, last stop over in Belitung on 11 Oktober 2011, before leaving to Singapore.

 

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There are several side events conducted during this time such as: fishing boat parade, jetski parade from Jakarta to Belitung, record breaking chess play under water, national champhionship of Barongsai, social service of floating hospital, and some more events.
BelitungIsland.COM presents the photos during the event of Sail Wakatobi - Belitong in this page.

Since then, every year around October there are always yachts stop over in Belitung even though there is no special big event like this. The stop over is not only in West Belitung but also in East Belitung. The local government of Belitung is having an ambition to build a Marina port in Manggar that enable Belitung becoming a place to store yacht for long term and becoming a trigger to grow tourism in this part of the island.

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Comments Sail Belitung

  • alfian
    24 Dec 2011

    siapa yg tak kenal belitung dengan humas Laskar pelanginya,....dan itu terbukti sangat effektiv mengangkat nama belitung,....masih banyak yg harus dibenahi ... belitung bukan hanya jual pantainya saja,...bicara pantai masih banyak yang bagus di seluruh indonesia,...artinya semua sektor yang mendukung Belitung sebagai DTW harus dibenahi dan tak kalah penting kualitas SDM harus qualified...tak lupa kami berharap agar fare ticket utk jakarta belitung maupun sebaliknya tidak terlalu mahal,....236 Nm dengan harga sampai 600 Ribu sungguh fantastic...ini PR buat pejabat yang berkompeten,.!selanjutnya buat petinggi petinggi belitung coba jajaki Route JKT - Singapure Transit belitung....

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  • admin
    10 Dec 2011

    @Ika: ayo nabung, gampang kok tinggal ikut paket tour belitungisland.com aja, tinggal bawa ransel semua beres. Ikutan Public Trip yang rame aja biar murah.

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  • ika
    10 Dec 2011

    Kereeeeeeeeeeeeeennnnnnnnn Kapan lah wa bisa pergi kesana :)

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    • admin
      10 Dec 2011

      @Ika: ayo nabung, gampang kok tinggal ikut paket tour belitungisland.com aja, tinggal bawa ransel semua beres. Ikutan Public Trip yang rame aja biar murah.

      Reply