Top model boat sailors in Malta Model Boat Association competition

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 8:29

Bank of Valletta is once again supporting the National Championships in the International One Metre (IOM) category organised by the Malta Model Boats Association.

The IOM National Champion is the top placed Maltese sailor during the International One Metre championships being held at the Mellieha Bay Hotel between the 15th and 18th March 2018 and will this year see more than 40 skippers from 8 different countries, namely Malta, the UK, Germany, Norway, Italy, Sweden, Holland and for the first time a competitor from Hungary. The event is supported by Bank of Valletta, the Thomas Smith Group and Charvin Press.

The International One Metre (IOM) is a class of radio controlled sailing using boats with hulls that are one metre in length, with standardised sails and hulls to emphasise the ability of its sailor.

Bank of Valletta is a major supporter of sporting initiatives in Malta and a long-term supporter of the MMBA.

Further information about the IOM competition and the National Championships can be found on the MMBA’s website at

The public in being invited to witness beautiful spectacle by the colourful boat and the sailing skills of their skippers.

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