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This website is dedicated to the appearance of Malik Sulaiman (Capt., RMN) in newspapers and electronics media especially in the field of yachting and asian sailing. The following biography is as published in wikipedia. The website is also meant to accumulate Malik’s achievement, anticipation and involvement to the development of Malaysian Yachting sports.

Captain (Naval) Malik Sulaiman (born 1968) is a Malaysian yachtsman and Navy officer of Royal Malaysian Navy(RMN). Born in June 1968, at Muar, Johor, Malaysia, he joined the Royal Malaysian Navy(RMN) at the age of 18. He was promoted to the rank of Captain (Capt) on 18 March 2016.[1]

His interest in sailing started at age 17. His debut in racing was made in the Armed Forces National Championship, and he won the competition. He was then 19 years old. The first boat that he has sailed is of Laser class. His primary training session started when he undergone his intern as a warfare electrician at HMAS Nirimba, Sydney, Australia.

In addition, other than competing in Laserclass, he has also competed in other classes including Dragon, Enterprise, [J24], and OK Dinghy. Present class that he put his interest is in [2] Platu 25 and IRC racing in Farr 52. He has also been competing in various international sailing competitions and was the Silver Medalist of Super Moth Class of Regatta event at the Bangkok 1998 XIII Asian Games(ASIAD).[3] Prior to the Games, he has represented the nation in the series of South East Asia Games (SEA Games) including Manila 1991, Singapore 1993 and Chiang Mai 1995. He is also a sailor with high profile and competing actively in Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta Royal, Langkawi International Regatta and Terengganu Monsoon Cup[4] which are held annually coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Currently, he is attached to RMN Yacht Club and has been coaching since 1986 for various classes.

Besides coaching at his yacht club, he also holds the position of National Sailing Technical Director, Malaysian Yachting Association. He is a naval Electronics Engineer specialised in naval weapon and training system. He is a certified Professional Engineer [5] of Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) which carries the title of Ir. His academic qualification is in microelectronics. He has completed his Bachelor or Engineering (Hons) in Microelectronics and Master of Science in the same field from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) (i.e. Malaysian National University) in year 2002 and 2014 respectively. Currently he is pursuing a doctorate degree in the same field at the same university.

 

Types of Yachts

OK Dinghy

Specifications Under Current Rules

Class Symbol
Crew One
LOA 4.00 m (13 ft 1 in)
LWL
Beam 1.42 m (4 ft 8 in)
Draft
Hull weight (with fittings) 72 kg (159 lb)
Mainsail area 8.95 m2 (96 ft2

Laser Class

Specifications Under Current Rules

Crew One
LOA 4064 mm (13′ 10″)
LWL 3810 mm (12′ 6″)
Beam 1422 mm (4′ 7″)
Draft 787 mm (2′ 7″)
Hull weight (with fittings) 59 kg (130 lb)
Mainsail area 7.06 m2 (75 ft2)
DPN 91
PHRF 216
Olympic Class

 

Farr Yacht Design

Headed by Bruce Farr, is a highly respected racing yacht design team with a worldwide reputation. Its well-known yachts measure from 25 to 125 feet (7.5 to 38 m). Farr develops custom and production yachts, including: interiors, sails, and hull design. Farr uses outside research and development with tank testing and wind tunnels; this benefits Farr’s ongoing experience.

Farr-designed yachts have won and placed well in a broad range of races, and have received recognition from many racing organizations, and even states and nations.

Farr Designed Boats

NOTE: PHRF rating shown is the Northern California Base Rate full keel with standard mast unless otherwise described.

 

Design PHRF
Farr 10/20 ODR 108
Farr 12-20 81
Farr 30 1/2 ton 156
Mumm 30 54
Farr 33 102
Farr 36 96
Mumm 36 42
Farr 38 84
Farr 38-1 84
Farr 395 24
Farr 40 1 ton 69
Farr 40 ODR 6
Farr 42 66
Farr 44 48
Farr 46 66
Farr 68 -39
Farr 727 192
Farr 740 Sport 162

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5 Responses

  1. i am an old friend of malik sulaiman.. i would like to keep in touch with him.. can u give my email address to him… does he have facebook account

    • Thank you mr rizaki for dropping by.. I am very very sorry for a very very late reply. I only managed to reconnect to this site by today .. Malik would be thrilled to hear from you. Please contact him, and he suggested through email first malik_2881@yahoo.com … May you have a blissful year ahead.

    • … and btw, ur email address has been informed to him too. Tq

  2. can you email me of the RMN Open 2010 date? Thanks!

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