The club is located in one of the major yachting hubs of Southeast Asia, the Philippines, consisting of over 7,100 Islands.
The club organizes numerous competitions internationally and regionally. It also co-organizes events. Its members frequently join major international as well as Philippine yacht racing events. This list includes the China Sea Race, begun by the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in 1962. The other Asian regattas that MYC sailors join include the King's Cup of Thailand and Rajah Muda of Singapore.
The MYC also participates in annual "Presidents Cup Regatta", a major Philippine sailing event that spans the entire country. The Current Presidents Cup will be held in Boracay.
... Heyward, the first by-laws of the Club were signed on January 20, 1927 ... The Club was established to encourage and develop boating throughout the country, The club also strived to teach fair play, and to teach people about yachting, camaraderie and good sportsmanship ... of over 75 years, there is no doubt that the Club also went through a lot of rough sailing in the past ...
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