Royal Papua Yacht Club

Melbourne Cup recap: Yacht Club

Various locations in Port Moresby held live screenings on Tuesday of the game while also providing a betting shop.

The Royal Papua Yacht Club is among the first in the country, who started this event, since its inception.

According to Ashish Rumar Tripathi, the club manager, planning of this event began at least three months in advance.

The planning goes down to smallest detail: table numbers, decorations, wine choices.

“Wine and food pairing takes a bit of time. Our chef’s do a phenomenal job to prepare innovative dishes,” said Tripathi.

VIDEO: Moresby set for the 3 Peaks Race

With Fairfax Harbor as the perfect backdrop, athletes and racing yachts will set out to sail, swim and mountain race the 3 Peaks of Moresby.

RSPCA to host ‘The Longest Lunch’ today!

This fundraising event will help raise money for its animal shelter.

In a statement, community liaison coordinator, Brigitte Baki-Ta’u, said the animal shelter houses up to 50+ animals per month (mainly cats and dogs) and provides food, water, shelter and regular health checks.

“The animals in our shelter are then put up for adoption whereby the process allows us to find suitable homes for them,” stated Baki-Ta’u.

“The funds we raise will go toward:

3 Peaks Race set for next month

Club Commodore, Kilroy Genia, said the RPYC is pleased to host such popular events, with this being the biggest race of the year.

“This is a showcase event for the Club, which combines the endurance of runners, swimming and the A-Class racing fleet in a true athletic event,” said Genia.

He explained the boats cross the start line at 12.30pm and race to Manubada Island, then onto Lolorua Island.

34th Trukai Fun Run launched

There to officiate at the event included President of the PNG Olympic Committee, Sir John Dawanincura, Trukai's National Marketing Manager, Maybellyne Fernandes, PNG's super fish, Ryan Pini and Team PNG Chef de Mission to Rio, Emma Waiwai.

This year's event is expected to see over 50,000 participants hit the streets to take part in the nationwide event on June 26, 2016.

The PNG Cancer Foundation has also joined in as a partner for the Fun Run with Patron, Lynda Baboa-O'Neill present to launch the Fun Run shirts.