Sabah can be a top sailing destination | Daily Express Online
, 2023-01-31 23:17:09,
Sabah can be a top sailing destination
Published on: Wednesday, February 01, 2023
Kota Kinabalu: Nautical tourism or recreational boating has the potential to bring visitors to Sabah who will stay for an extended period of time and generate economic spillover.State Assistant Tourism, Culture, and Environment Minister Datuk Joniston Bangkuai said Sabah needs to capitalise on the prospects of such boating activity given Sabah’s advantageous location and abundance of waterways.
He said the sailing event previously organised by Sail Malaysia could be a benchmark for the State to develop the potential of boating sector further and make Sabah a destination of choice for sailors.
On Monday, a group led by Sail Malaysia Managing Director Sazli Kamal Basha met Joniston, who is also Chairman of Sabah Tourism Board (STB), to brief on Sail Malaysia Passage to the East 2023 Yacht Rally and discuss Sabah’s potential as a sailing destination.
“I think we should develop Sabah into a vibrant boating culture because we have received many locals and foreigners participating in recreational boating activities.
“Sabah’s picturesque coastline, pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and stunning landscapes, combined with good marines for boat docking, provide a visually appealing…
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