SB20 Asian Grand Slam & Asia Pacific Championships 2016 Takes Place from 28 - 31 January 2016 in Singapore

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SINGAPORE, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The SB20 Asian Grand Slam and Asia Pacific Championships will be held in Singapore from 28 - 31 January 2016 and is proudly hosted by the ONE°15 Marina Club in Sentosa Cove.

The regatta will be organised by ONE°15 Marina Club with the support of the SB20 Class Association and sanctioned by the Singapore Sailing Federation (SSF). SSF shall run the races over the three days of racing (28-31 January), while ONE°15 Marina Club shall host the participants at its premises at the exclusive Sentosa Cove.

This will be the first edition of the SB20 Asian Grand Slam and third edition of the Asia Pacific Championships and this event will see entries from across the Asia Pacific Region and beyond, and is slated to be yet another iconic event to be held on local waters for the first time in 2016 with the Singapore Sailing Federation's support to bring this sport to a larger audience and fostering international relations through sporting events.  Supporting and organising the SB20 Asian Grand Slam and Asia Pacific Championships is a ONE˚15 Marina Club initiative which underscores the Club's commitment to growing the yachting lifestyle in Singapore.

As part of the Club's commitment to drive and grow interest in this sport, ONE°15 Marina Club will be organising a Lifestyle Fair & Water Carnival as part of the peripheral race activities to engage the community which will run for the duration of the race weekend. Join us in the ONE°15 Marina Club in Sentosa Cove for endless fun with a variety of activities for a display of luxury super cars, fashion shows and bazaars, and water activities including with jet skis and more!

In its third edition now, the Asia Pacific Championships has grown substantially in scale and seen a remarkable strengthening in the response it has received, with the most recent edition attracting an impressively large fleet.

Over 20 teams from Singapore and abroad have signed up to race. Participants have the option of using either their own boats or charter boats. The sailing instructions are now available at ONE°15 Marina Club and on the official event website:

About ONEº15 Marina Club

Since its inauguration in 2007, ONE°15 Marina Club has won several international accolades including the Outstanding Hospitality Award at the Helm Magazine Singapore Yacht Show Awards 2013, Asian Marina of the Year at the Asia Boating Awards consecutively from 2012 to 2014, the prestigious FIVE Gold Anchor Award and was named Green Maritime Company of the Year at the Asia Boating Awards 2015. The Club has hosted upscale international yachting events including the Clipper 2013/14 Round the World Yacht Race and the Singapore Yacht Show 2011-2015. In addition, ONEº15 Marina Club was also the proud venue host of the Singapore Straits Regatta from 2012 to 2015.

Located in Sentosa Cove, ONE°15 Marina Club features a beautiful marina of 270 berths with facilities to accommodate megayachts of up to 200 feet. The well-appointed clubhouse encompasses world-class facilities including fine restaurants and bars, luxurious suite rooms, a modern spa, a well-equipped gymnasium, members' and kids' lounges as well as conference and meeting rooms. Evoking the glamour and elegance of Monte Carlo, ONE°15 Marina Club is emerging to be Asia's most desired waterfront leisure destination.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Sarah Cheow

Assistant Manager, Marketing & Communications

ONEº15 Marina Club

(65) 6305 9671

Stephanie Pattiselanno

Director, Marketing & Communications

ONEº15 Marina Club

(65) 6309 2452

Source: ONE15 Marina Club