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Sail Wakatobi 2011

This page is designed to provide detailed information for all participants of Sail Indonesia 2011, who will be visiting the Wakatobi area. It is also worth browsing other pages on our site if you do not find what you are looking for here. Pages of our site which may be useful include:

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Here is a list of some of the events and activities being planned for Sail Wakatobi 2011:

  • APKASI Seminar
  • Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) Costal Mayors Roundtable Meeting
  • Aeromodelling Event
  • Youth Movement Beach and Sea Clean Up Events
  • Underwater Photography Competition
  • Naval Voluntary Social Event
  • 1000 Bikes Wakatobi Tour
  • Internatioanl Environmental Film Festival
  • Wakatobi Photo Exhibition
  • Sail Wakatobi-Belitong Opening Ceremony
  • Yacht Rally
  • Official Opening Ceremony for the "School for Marine Protected Area Management"
  • Local Arts and Cultural Festival
  • 17th August Independance Day underwater ceremony
  • Underwater Wedding
  • Watersports and Activities Competition

Event Details:

APKASI Seminar
Date/Time 27 - 30 May 2011
Place Patuno Resort Wakatobi
Participants Association of Regents
Attended/Opened by APKASI Chairman
Agenda Prelude to the CTI Costal Roundtable Meeting meeting for Wakatobi Charter II, concerning; Food Stability,Climate Change & Alternative Energy
Responsibility APKASI & Local Wakatobi Government

Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) Costal Mayors Roundtable Meeting
Date/Time 16 - 20 May 2011
Place Patuno Resort Wakatobi
Participants Association of Regents from the 6 Coral Triangle Initiative Countries, Donor Agencies, UCLG Asia - Pacific, UN Habitat & others
Attended/Opened by Indonesian Minister of Marine Management & Fisheries
Agenda Commitment to Wakatobi Charter II, concerning; Food Stability, Climate Change & Alternative Energy.
Responsibility USAID, KKP, APKASI & Local Wakatobi Government

Aeromodelling Event
Date/Time October 2011
Place Matahora Aeromodelling Airfield
Participants National Aeromodelling Organisation
Attended/Opened by Head of the Central Aeromodelling Federation
Agenda Aeromodelling Attractions (planes & helicopters)
Responsibility Aeromodelling Organisation (FASI) & Local Wakatobi Governmen

Youth Movement Beach & Sea Clean Up Events
Date/Time 16 -19 July 2011
Place Throughout the Wakatobi Regency (Incl. Waha, Patuno, Sousu, & Wanci bathcaves, Pangulubelo harour, Mola Bajo Village, Hoga Beach, Sombano (on Kaledupa Island), Onemai Beach & Usuku Beach (on Tomia Island)
Participants National Youth Movement, Bahari Youths, Sail Participants, and all local communities.
Attended/Opened by Regent of the Wakatobi Recenc
Agenda Environmental and Social Voluntary Work
Responsibility Local Wakatobi Government

Underwater Photography Competition
Date/Time 5 - 9 July 2011
Place All dive sites around the Wakatobi Regency (Hoga)
Participants International
Attended/Opened by Indonesian Minister of Culture & Tourism
Competition Categories Macro & Wide Angle
Agenda Will be implemented between 5 - 9 July. Results will be announced on 17 August. Photos can be submitted straight to the committee, for judgment by the judges. Prizes to be won.
Responsibility Governor of Southeast Sulawesi, Ministry of culture and tourism, & Local Wakatobi Government.

Naval Voluntary Social Event
Date/Time 15-19 July 2011
Place/Route Wangi-Wangi - Ereke - Wawonii - Raha - Bau-Bau - Kabaena
Participants Local community
Agenda Free mass treatments, free operations (circumsisions, hare-lip operations, cataract operations), health & religion classes, repairing and developing infrastructure
Supported by: KRI Dr. Suharso, awaiting confirmation from the Indonesian Navy regarding the attendance of the ship; "Kapal Negara Sahabat"
Responsibility Governor of Southeast Sulawesi, Navy, Ministry of Helath, & Local Wakatobi Government.
Download Forms: OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM Underwater Photography Competition.doc (DOC - 182 KB)
OFFICIAL TOR UWPC2011.doc (DOC - 42 KB)

1000 BikesWakatobi Tour
Date/Time 16 July 2011
Place Jakarta (Saturday) and Southern Wangi-Wangi (Longa - Liya)
Participants Central & Local government departments, Sail Participants, & the public
Attended/Opened by Indonesian Minister of Sport
Agenda Implementation starts in Jakarta (Saturday Bike) and prize draw winners will be invited to "Bike Tour Wakatobi"
Responsibility Governor of Southeast Sulawesi, Ministry of Sport, & Local Wakatobi Government

Internatioanl Environmental Film Festival
Date/Time October 2011
Place Wangi-Wangi
Participants International
Attended/Opened by Indonesian Minister of Culture & Tourism
Film Category Documentaries about the environment & conservation
Responsibility Garin Nugroho (set film) & Local Wakatobi Government

Wakatobi PhotoExhibition
Date/Time 15 -16 July 2011
Place Gedung Wanita, Wangi-Wangi
Participants K/L/I/D & the public
Attended/Opened by Mayor of the Wakatobi Regency
Exhibition Photographs displaying the natural beauty and culture of the Wakatobi
Responsibility Local Wakatobi Government

Sail Wakatobi-Belitong Opening Ceremony
Date/Time 27 August 2011
Place Wanci Ferry Harbour
Participants K/L/I/D & the public
Attended/Opened by President of Indonesia
Agenda Speeches, arts & cultural attractions, traditional festivities, releasing of baby turtles event.
Yacht Rally
  • Flag off Darwin 23 July 2011
  • Arrive in Kupang 27 July, and in Saumlaki 26 July 2011
  • Passing by 21 Regencies and Towns/Cities
  • Yacht Race Route: Darwin - Saumlaki - Ambon - Wakatobi
  • Participants from many different countries, expected to be 120 yatchs
  • Participants from Indonesia;Kapal Pengawas KKP Akar Bahar & KRI Arung Samudera from the Indonesian Navy
  • It is hoped that other Indonesian Participants will also be involved
Official Opening Ceremony for the "School for Marine Protected Area Management"
Date/Time 27 August 2011
Place Matahora Village, South Wangi-Wangi
Participants K/L/I/D & the public
Attended/Opened by President of Indonesia
Agenda Speeches and cultural attractions
Responsibility Government of Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesian Republic Secretary, & Home Office Ministry

Local Arts and Cultural Festival
Date/Time 16 July 2011
Place Lapangan Merdeka, Wangi-Wangi
Participants K/L/I/D. Sail Participants, Cultural Community members, and the public.
Attended/Opened by Indonesian Minister of Culture & Tourism
Agenda A range of cultural festivities, traditional dance and a mass breaking the Ramada fast.

17th August Independance Day underwater ceremony
Date/Time 17 August 2011
Place Sombu Dive Site (Wangi-Wangi)
Participants Sail participants, the Navy, PolAirud & the public
Attended/Opened by Indonesian Minister of KKP
Agenda Raising of the Indonesian flag underwater (National Television)
Responsibility Governor of Southeast Sulawesi, DAN LANAL Kendari, & Local Wakatobi Government

Underwater Wedding
Date/Time 24 August 2011 (after 1pm)
Place Sombu Dive Site, Wangi-Wangi
Participants Sail Participants, International & National Public
Attended/Opened by Indonesian Minister of KKP
Responsibility Local Wakatobi Government
Download Forms TATA CARA PELAKSANAAN PERNIKAHAN MASSAL.doc (DOC - 44 KB)
OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM Underwater Wedding.doc (DOC - 177 KB)

Watersports and Activities Competition
Date/Time 26 August 2011
Place Waha Beach/Sombu
Participants National & Local Government Departments, Sail Participants, and the public.
Attended/Opened by Indonesian Minister of Sport
Agenda Rowing Races, Swimming Races, Winners will be determined based on the fastest to reach the finish line.
Responsibility Governor of Southeast Sulawesi, Ministry of Sport, and Local Wakatobi Government

Local Wakatobi Government Information Center:
Local Committee for Sail Wakatobi-Belitong 2011
Local Wakatobi Regency Sekretariat
Jl. Samburaka No 2, Wangi-Wangi, Tlp./fax. 0404-21001
Contact Persons:
Safrin. Mob/cell. 08114001375, 0821196312818
Nadar. Mob/cell. 0811401474, 085756065500