Borneo Bulletin, Tuesday 28 February 2017
Thundery showers along the near shore in the
early morning may affect coastal areas. Patchy
showers in the afternoon and thundershowers
From Northeast or East, 10-25 km/h..
Moderate, at 1.0-2.0 m.
Sea state is dangerous for small boat
operation and sea activities.
THE luxury SUV was created in 1970
when Land Rover launched the
original Range Rover.
Almost half a century later, that
spirit of innovation continues with
the introduction of the fourth
member of the Range Rover family,
which will be unveiled on March 1,
2017, said a press release.
Elegant simplicity, a visually
reductive approach and pioneering
consumer technology are hallmarks
of the new Range Rover Velar.
Land Rover Chief Design Officer,
Gerry McGovern, said, “We call the
Velar the avant garde Range Rover. It
brings a new dimension of glamour,
modernity and elegance to the
“The Range Rover Velar changes
Refined for every occasion, and
for every terrain, Velar uses unique
sustainable materials and advanced
engineering to continue Land Rover’s
drive to go above and beyond.
The origin of the Velar name
(pronounced vel-ar) dates back to
the first Range Rover prototypes of
the 60’s - pioneers of the luxury SUV
When development engineers
needed to hide the true identity of
the 26 pre-production Range Rovers,
they chose the name Velar, derived
from the Latin ‘velare’ meaning to
veil or cover.
Full details of the Range Rover
Velar will be announced come
Range Rover Velar coming in March
THREE windsurfers from Brunei Darussalam
recently participated in the City Day Open
Regatta, which was held over two days at the Kota
Kinabalu Yatch Club, Tanjung Aru Beach.
The event was held from February 25 to 26,
The local windsurfers who represented the
country were from the Brunei Darussalam
National Windsurfing Association (BDNWA).
The Brunei contingents competed in two
categories - namely the Starboard Phantom 295
and Race Board Windsurfing.
In the Starboard Phantom 295 category, Brunei
participant Md Hanafee bin Haji Abdul Latip won
For the Race Board Windsurfing, BDNWA’s
representatives came in fourth and ninth
During the regatta, the Brunei team also
competed alongside 300 professional windsurfers
from several Malaysian states, including Sabah,
Sarawak, Pahang and Pulau Pinang, as well as
from the Royal Malaysian Navy.
Presenting the prizes to the winners was the
Director General of Kota Kinabalu City Hall, Datuk
shine in KK regatta
The Director General of Kota Kinabalu City Hall, Datuk Joannes Solidau, presenting prizes for the
City Day Open Regatta
Brunei participant Md Hanafee bin Haji Abdul Latip smiles after winning
second place in the Starboard Phantom 295 category
PHOTOS: HAZIQ HA
The newRange Rover Velar ‘brings a newdimension of glamour, modernity
and elegance to the brand’