International sailing tournament – the Vũng Tàu Marina Cup – will be held on Sunday at the Dinh River Bay in Vũng Tàu City.

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A sailing tournament will be held in Vũng Tàu on February 17. 

According to organisers, 48 athletes from 24 teams will compete at the event. It is a new sport in Việt Nam and the tournament is a competition for local and international sailing lovers.

“We have taken part in this exciting event for several years. The bay really is a good destination for sailing. We have trained hard to get the best result,” said Sỹ Anh of the Vân Nam Wine team.

The winner of the race will receive VNĐ100 million (US$4,300).

A kayaking and photo contest featuring the city will also be held. — VNS