World Match Racing Tour selects FAREAST 28R for season finale

Shanghai, 11 December 2015


To whom it may concern


World Match Racing Tour selects FAREAST 28R for season finale – The Monsoon Cup
The FAREAST 28R has been picked by the World Match Racing Tour to be used during the last event for the 2015 World Match Racing Tour season, – the Monsoon Cup in Johor, Malaysia.


“This is another great recognition for the FAREAST 28R” says Mats Runström, Fareast Int. Sales and Marketing. “We know that the FAREAST 28R is a perfect boat for fleet racing, but now also for match racing. The spacious cockpit, the well placed deck hardware, the ease of handling, all fitted onboard this pocket rocket” continues Mr. Runström.


“The choice of the FAREAST 28R for the Monsoon Cup is the first time the boat has been used on the World Match Racing Tour” commented Tour Director James Pleasance. ‘The six boats which will be used during the Monsoon Cuo will be brand new from the Fareast factory and so they will be identical in performance which is important for match racing at this level.”


About the Monsoon Cup / World Match Racing Tour:
The Monsoon Cup will be sailed in Johor, Malaysia from 26-30 January 2016. The Monsoon Cup is the final event of the 2015 World Match Racing Tour season and will feature five time Match Racing World Champion Ian Williams, GBR (Team GAC Pindar) and other world class match racers Björn Hansen and Taylor Canfield.
For more information on the Tour, visit


About the FAREAST 28R:
Just recently, the FAREAST 28R received ISAF One Design status during the annual meeting in SANYA, China. Over 120 boats has been sold during the first 12months. Pictures, pricing, and technical data of the FAREAST 28R can be downloaded from our Dropbox.
FAREAST 28R – OD site:


Press contact:
Mats Runström, Tel: +46 70 747 8866


Fareast Yachts is one of the fastest growing companies in China within the dinghy and leisure yacht market. Founded in 2002, Fareast Yachts has been expanding rapidly and is now the biggest Optimist producer in the world with over 1000 boats a year, and 250 keel boats all designed by Simonis & Voogd Yacht Design.