1st Anhawan International Regatta and 14th Philippine Hobie Nationals

There will be no entrance fee this weekend from Feb 1 to 3, 2013 at Anhawan Beach Resort! Everyone is invited to come and experience the 1st Anhawan Regatta. Witness top sailors compete for the title in the 14th Philippine Hobie Nationals.

Anhawan International Regatta

Anhawan International Regatta

Today is the first day of the 1st Anhawan International Regatta and 14th Philippine Hobie Nationals hosted by Anhawan Beach Resort located in Oton, Iloilo. The wordclass event was created through the inspiration of sharing the unique joys and excitement of sailing, around the islands of the Philippines, with people from all over the world.

Anhawan International Regatta Schedule Day 1

The first ever Anhawan International Regatta was conceived by Mr. Severino Lim and brought to life by his son Fernando “Benjie” Lim. Their family loved sailing, it’s a great family bonding activity and it has been instrumental in nurturing their children’s love and respect for nature.

Anhawan International Regatta Schedule Day 2

In conjunction with the events organized for the 1st Anhawan Regatta, the team decided to invite PHINSAF (Philippine Inter-Island Sailing Foundation). They offered to host the 2013 Philippine Hobie Nationals, a sailing event where local and foreign sailors race to win its recognized title. It is the premiere regatta for Hobie-16 boats in the country. They have invited Hobie-16 sailors from all over the country and neighboring ASEAN countries to participate.

Anhawan International Regatta Schedule Day 3

The 1st Anhawan Regatta Event highlights are:

  • Sailing Events

Hobie boats will race from Anhawan Beach Resort to Raymen Beach Resort located in Guimaras Island. The teams will be composed of sailors and non-sailors. Hosted by the local government of Guimaras and the awards will be given by Governor Nava.

  • “Introduction to Sailing” Clinic

This clinic will introduce sailing to non-sailors. Participants will learn the basics of sailing, a sailboat’s parts, hot to tie knots, etc. The clinic will be taught by Sailing Instructor and Philippine Olympian Nestor Soriano. A certificate of attendance will be awarded to all the participants.

  • Red Cross First Aid Clinic

This clinic is for basic first aid, which is essential for any outdoorsman. Participants will be taught by the Philippine Red Cross.

  • Food Fest

Food will be served by known restaurants. And everyone will get to enjoy the best meals by the sea.

  • Beach Party

On the second night, the best DJs will play the hippest music and ensure that everyone will have an awesome time at Anhawan’s first beach party of the year.


Come join us for 3 days of fun at Anhawan Beach Resort! See you there and if you see me and Tim don’t forget to say Hi!

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Anhawan Beach Resort
Location: J.C. Poblacion St., Poblacion South, 5020 Oton Town, Iloilo, Philippines
Phone: (033) 336 2246
Email: adi.fernandolim@gmail.com

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