An eco-green statement. Aptly called Bottles Up, this is the first boat in Fiji, Japan, to be made from recycled plastic bottles and plastic sheets for the floor, deck and seats of this creative watercraft – the kind that spectators are bound to see at the first-ever "Recyclable Regatta" in Subic Bay. (Source: www.ecofriend.com)Regatta goes GREEN
Subic Bay Freeport, 5/10/2012 - The Lighthouse Marina Resort will be hosting the first ever Columbia Recyclable Regatta here in Subic Bay on May 13. Read more...
Triathletes burn up the road to the finish line during the recently concluded K-Swiss ITU SuBIT 2012 in Subic Bay.K-Swiss ITU SuBIT 2012 runs its course
Subic Bay Freeport, 05/7/2012 – They swam, they biked, they ran – from Subic Bay's Dungaree Beach, through winding roads and highways, and down the Subic Bay Freeport's Central Business District. Read more...
Interested job-seekers may proceed to the Harbor Point activity center (in the morning) and the mall's second floor (in the afternoon) for the Labor Day job fair.SBMA and Ayala Malls mark Labor Day
Subic Bay Freeport, 04/30/2012 – The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority and Ayala Malls will join hands tomorrow in celebrating Labor Day in this premier free port and favorite tourist destination. Read more...
SBMA chairman and administrator Roberto Garcia and Alaska Milk Corp. president and CEO Fred Uytengsu join hands for the successful staging of the maiden edition of Century Tuna's 5i50 Triathlon Series Philippines in Subic Bay Freeport. With them are (l to r): SBMA director Ramon Diez Sesdoryo, SBMA senior deputy administrator Ramon Agregado and SBMA deputy administrator Raul Marcelo. The event is the first 5i50 distance marathon to be sanctioned by the World Triathlon Corp. (WTC) in Southeast Asia.Unique course brings Century Tuna 5i50 Triathlon Philippines to Subic
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, 04/23/2012 — This former military base where the best American soldiers were trained to win a war is now officially the home of Century Tuna 5i50 Triathlon Philippines, a distance competition where some of the world's best triathletes are expected to compete.
Ecology Center spearheads "Office Clean-up Day"
Subic Bay Freeport, 4/19/12 – Hundreds of locators, residents, students and workers in the Freeport will be taking this year's Earth Day theme, "Earth day everyday, everywhere", to heart as they join officials and employees of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority in cleaning up their respective office premises.
Participants engage in fierce competition for the Fifth Commodore's Cup Regatta 2012Change in breeze brings mixed fortunes
Subic Bay Freeport, 12 April 2012 - Despite the grim looking weather forecast, the relative seamless change from the morning land breeze to the afternoon sea breeze, allowed the race committee to complete two scheduled races for the IRC Classes and one passage race for the PY Cruisers. Once again the fluctuating wind strength at strategic parts of the course determined the race placings and overall results. At the end of the day, only a few minutes here and there separated the yachts, indicating how close the racing was.
Subic Bay Freeport, 12 April 2012 – Ocean Adventure recently welcomed tourists inside this premier Freeport with the International Champions High Dive Show. The show, which is in partnership with Brown Entertainment, was opened to the public last March 31 and will run up to June 11 this year. The High Dive Show is a display of Olympic springboard diving, as well as platform diving from various heights. Subic Bay Marine Exploratorium Inc., the company behind the marine theme park, has been offering tourists, students and corporate groups entertaining shows and presentations which aim to promote environmental awareness, protection and conservation. - Jonas Reyes, Manila Bulletin
Organizers launch the Commodores' Cup Regatta 2012 at the Subic Bay Yacht Club: (from left) Jesus Avecilla, president of The Lighthouse Marina Resort; Dennis Magbatoc, president of Subictel and Clarktel and PLDT North Luzon Corp.; Jose Mari Vargas, general manager of Subic Bay Yacht Club; Renato Castañeda, PLDT vice president and head of corporate relationship department; Federico Sandoval II, president of Watercraft Ventures; and Raul Marcelo, Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority deputy administrator for tourism.Subic Bay hosts 2012 Commodore's Cup Regatta on April 10-14
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT 03/30/2012 - Thirty international yachts will set sail in Subic Bay on April 10-14 to vie for glory in the Fifth Commodore's Cup Regatta 2012, one of the most prestigious sailing events in the Philippines.
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, 03/22/2012 – In a simple and brief ceremony during their last Board Meeting, SBMA Chairman Roberto V.Garcia awarded the Over-all Trophy to Skipper Jun Avecilla and Co-Skipper Ricky Sandoval of Team Selma Star C! Calibre Rox for winning the Combined Subic Bay to Boracay Race and the Boracay Cup Series in the Cruiser-Racer Division. SBMA Board Members witnessed the awarding (l-r) Phillip Camara, Phillip Chuachiaco, Bien Benitez, Benjamin Antonio, Norberto Sosa, Ricky Sandoval and Jun Avecilla, SBMA Chairman Roberto Garcia, Ramy Sesdoryo, Al Siapno, Francis Garcia, Gerald Sam Del Rosario, Joven Reyes and Dep. Adm. for Tourism Raul Marcelo. Chairman Garcia lauded the co-chairmen of the Regatta for making the great sailing event possible and for putting Subic Bay and Boaracay in the international sailing map. The racing events form part of the Asian Yachting Circuit that will select the Asian Yachting Yachtsman of the Year.