Governor of Gyeonggi Province, Kim Moon Soo welcomes spectators and athletes at the opening of the Korea Match Cup PHOTO: Andy Carter/AWMRT
Governor of Gyeonggi Province, Kim Moon Soo joined Hwaseong City Mayor, Chae in – Seok and Alpari World Match Racing Tour Executive Chairman Patrick Lim in welcoming the world’s best sailors to the opening day of the Korea Match Cup. He said, “With every year, the Korea Match Cup event on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour is growing fast and our goal is to go out into the sea and into the world to find new friends. We welcome the sailors and the spectators.”
The event, which is run alongside the Korea International Boat Show, drew spectators from far and wide as the Gyeonggi Province continues to build its reputation as one of the premier marine leisure destinations in the world.
An opening ceremony which featured a skipper parade, martial arts exhibition and brass band, was attended by an excited crowd in the modern Jeongok Harbour on Korea’s west coast.