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Feedback from Justin Liu & Sherman Cheng

Following hot on the heels of the letter from The Kirkland brothers another young sailor, Justin Liu, dropped us a line this week with some more kind words.

Justin Liu and Sherman Cheng

“We would like to give you some updates on our sailing in the past few months. Sherman and I competed in the Asian Sailing Championships in March in China. This competition featured entrants from asian countries, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, China and Hong Kong. This event was considered as a test event for the upcoming Asian Games at the end of the year. A total of 12 races were completed in winds ranging from 3-25 knots. We are delighted to inform you that we won the gold medal in the 420 event.

We competed in the Singapore National 420 Championships next, which was held from the 2nd to the 6th of June. A total of 14 races were completed with a total of 15 boats competing. We had the pleasure of a couple of boats from Thailand and Phillippines joining the competition. We are delighted to inform you that we finished first for the competition.

Following that, we headed out to Germany for the Kiel Week event which was the first out of two trials for the Asian Games later this year. A total of 195 boats entered this competition with international entrants from countries all over the world, such as France, Great Britain, Italy, Australia, Korea and other countries as well. We are pleased to inform you that we won the event as well.

Next, we will be heading off to Israel for the 420 World Championships, which will be our second trials for the Asian Games.

We would like to thank Musto for providing us with the various sailing gear needed in our pursuit of sporting excellence in sailing. The technology that has gone into developing the Musto gear has definitely helped in providing us with the warmth, comfort and ease of movement, which has definitely had a great impact on our racing and performance.

Once again, thank you for believing in our team and for your continued support.”

Justin Liu is a young sailor from Singapore who competes in the 420 class alongside his team-mate Sherman Cheng. Musto help various sailors to compete at the highest level possible by providing our outstanding range of high performance sailing clothes enabling them to perform to their full potential whatever the conditions.

It was great to hear they won their events recently especially considering the 2010 Kieler Woche event in Kiel, Germany is part of the ISAF Sailing World Cup series and Justin and Sherman were top in a field of 194 boats.

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