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Information About ‘Regulatory’ in The Philippines

The Death Of Philippine Sailing?

Saturday, June 4th, 2016
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Through the intervention of Congressman Ricky Sandoval, the head of MARINA this morning confirmed that the proposed Memorandum Circular (distributed on 10th May, 2016), that aimed to regulate private Yachts and Other Pleasure Craft, will not be pursued in its present form. However, in the interests of on-water safety and security, proposals will be accepted for consideration by MARINA under the new administration.

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President To Welcome BRP Ramon Alcaraz, And Boost Tourism?

Sunday, August 4th, 2013
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His Excellency Benigno Aquino III, President of the Republic Of The Philippines, will visit Subic Bay Freeport on 6th August to officially welcome the Philippines' second patrol frigate to the port: BRP Ramon Alcaraz. Saluting the frigate upon arrival will be yachts from the Saturday Afternoon Gentlemen Sailors (SAGS) sailing club that have been specifically invited to participate in the ceremonies.

BRP Ramon Alcaraz is a Hamilton Class, high endurance cutter, originally launched for the United States Coastguard as the USCGC Dallas.