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the neptune fleet consists of a maximum of 40 sailing yachts (the number of vessels is capped to keep the logistics manageable and minimise the environmental impact) &10 motor yachts. after congregating in singapore, the fleet moves south to nongsa in batam, indonesia, races south through the beautiful untouched islands of the riau archipelago to neptune island and then on to the equator. yachts come from throughout asia to participate with entries from australia, thailand, malaysia, hong kong & singapore. over 20 nationalities of crew fly into singapore from as far as the usa & russia to participate in what is now known as the coolest race on earth*.
* title of feature article written by guy nowell, editor of sail world.