Korean team ‘Vikira’ takes 1st place at 13th Yi Sun-sin Cup Int’l Yacht Race…

Korean team ‘Vikira’ takes 1st place at 13th Yi Sun-sin Cup Int’l Yacht Race…


the Sears East Incheon International
yacht race wrapped up its 13th edition in waters of the southern port city of
tongyoung on Sunday South Korean sailing team P Kira became
a three-peat champion conn-young brings us the highlights in Korean Paquita
means get out of the way and appropriately the South Korean team
Paquita sailed past everyone to win this year’s East Asian Cup first of all I
want to thank my teammates for our third straight win I believe we earned this
one because we put our best efforts into it we’re going to continue working to
try and win again next year this year’s race through sailors from 13 different
countries including the US Russia China and Belgium around 600 of them took part
in total in South Korea s southern port city of Shenyang oh we always enjoy
coming this is a beautiful betta sailing sailing by all these beautiful islands
and it’s always tricky conditions light wind coming over the mountains Korea’s
only all-female team also brought their best sailing to the competition taking
second place in their category we had practice lot for his race and I think
this race is this relative is very big event in Korea because almost all
sailors participated this race the East Asian Cup is considered one of the three
biggest yacht races in Asia along with the China Club and Thailand’s King’s Cup
the race is named after one of the most important figures in Korean history
admiral yi sun-shin whose fleet defended Korea
against the Japanese Navy during the engine war from 1592 to 1598 the at
races took place near the site of the Battle of hands on one of the narrow
ease famous victories conn-young Arirang news

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