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Pirates of Borneo Admit Defeat
Sunday, January 31, 2010

As a result of the recent warnings from both the USA and UK regarding the safety of tourists visiting Sabah, there has been a noticeable drop in trade, following on from last year recession and H1N1 Pirates of Borneo have been force to shutdown their profitable business. tourism worldwide is in trouble even places such as Cyprus are showing a 10% reduction even though the UK has come out of recession. Pirates of Borneo will be hosting a farewell Pig roast on Sunday 31st Jan 2010 commencing 1700 .. .. read more..

Borneo International Yachting Challenge 2010
Saturday, January 9, 2010

Borneo International Yachting Challenge 2010 16th - 23rd July Following the success of Last year race for the Borneo Cup, which added Kota Kinabalu to the racing schedule plan are in hand to include a stopover in Brunei This year. IOR class 1 Yachts, cruiser/racers, cruising and Multihulls will gather in Miri Marina for two inshore races, followed by a passage race to Brunei. From Brunei there will be a short passage race to Labuan and then another passage to Kota Kinabalu, followed by two insh.. .. read more..

Pirate wins NewYears Eve Twilight Race
Friday, January 1, 2010

Rain threatened the final twilight race of the year at Sutera Harbour Marina, however as it cleared away a small fleet of optimist dingies made their way to the start line outside the marina. The sausage course had been set up earlier, however with the change of wind direction, it resulted in a broad reach start. The starting line was quite short, which made for an interesting start. he best start was made by Dawn who was quickly pursued by the Pirate and and another four boats with the rest of .. .. read more..

Pirates Rule in Yesterdays Twilight Sailing
Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Heavy rain during the afternoon nearly forced the abandonment of the fortnightly optimist racing for crew of yachts visiting Sutera Harbour Marina. However, as the rain petered out  the race officer carried out a  a quick inspection outside the marina nad there was a good land breeze building up. 11 boats made it to the start line which was set as a downwind leg of a sausage course of 3 laps. The start and first leg was interesting with the advantage often going to the following boats .. .. read more..

Set Back To Pirates Of Borneo , Borneo Cup Hopes
Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Pirates of Borneo discovered yesterday that the Yacht they were planning to sail in next week, Borneo Cup, which forms part of the Borneo International Yachting Challenge, is no Longer available. The race leaves Miri in Sarawak on 11th October to sail to Labuan, where there is a dinner on 12th October, prior to racing the the second leg to Kota Kinabalu on 13th Oct (thank God its not a Friday) Once in KK there are two short races followed by a prize giving and dinner. The Pirates of Borneo Crew.. .. read more..

Pirates of Borneo Enter Borneo Cup
Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Pirates of Borneo have a put out a call out to the brethren of the sea for crew members to enter this years Borneo International  Yacht race from  Miri via Labuan to Kota Kinabalu. The commences on 9th October and the Pirates hope to be carry a wait some booty on the 15th October, to their lair at the Pirates Rib shack Diner at Asia city, where landlubbers can feast on the best steaks and ribs in town washed down by grog. For more information contact seadog http://piratesribshackdiner.. .. read more..

Twilight Racing
Wednesday, September 23, 2009

This week there was a good turnout for the bi-weekly fun racing in Optimist dinghies. There was a good wind and breaking waves which promised some interesting racing. Even before the start there were a few capsizes and lots of bailing as sailors soon leant to  stay away from the bow as these small boats are not really meant to be sailed by heavyweight adults. Once the racing started it was evident that there were a couple of racing snakes in the pack. I made a slow start in about fourth or.. .. read more..

Pirate Wins Twilight Race at Sutera Harbour Marine
Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Yes, There are still pirates in the waters off Kota Kinabalu. One of the owners of Pirates Rib Shack Diner took on the crews from visiting yachts and beat them all at their own game, sailing in Optimist Dinghies in the fortnightly  twilight sailing fun event. Some nine boats contested the event in light winds and it took a long time to reach the windward mark, some wondering if they would ever make it. Competition was quite fierce at the front but gradually the Pirate sailed through the fl.. .. read more..

Pirates Of Borneo Online Store
Sunday, August 30, 2009

Pirates of Borneo who are based in Asia City, Kota Kinabalu have today launched an online store to sell Pirates Booty. Many visitors to the Pirates Rib Shack Diner already purchase Pirates of Borneo T-Shirts, Polo shirts, Bandanas and Caps. The online store will allow international visitors to purchase, a wide selection of additional, shirts, bandanas and flags from the comfort of their own home. Technorati Tags: pirates of borneo , pirate flag , pirate T shirt , pirate bandana , pirate hat , p.. .. read more..

Pirates Pig Roast to Be a Weekly Event
Monday, August 10, 2009

Sunday 9th August marked the launch of special Sunday lunchtime feature, Roast Port, the trial event using a suckling pig passed off successfully and now BBQ Pork will become a regular feature at the Pirates Rib shack Diner in Asia City, Kota Kinabalu. . The Pirates bar will now be adding the weekly port roast to its menu which already include Pork and Lamb Ribs. If you wish to reserve a table please contact David on 01984287902 http://borneotips.com Http://piratessribshackdinetr.piratesofborne.. .. read more..


Pirates of Borneo commenced trading during 2007 at Jesseleton point, where they operated Pirate Cruises, before moving to  the more popular Kota Kinabalu waterfront.  Pirates of Borneo initially set up operations .in the former Atlantis Restaurant where they built the Pirates Bar which became the most successful venue on the waterfront but was demolished on 11th  May 2008 when Pirates of Borneo transferred  to the Aussie Bar.

Aug 2009 saw the opening of Pirates of Borneo Online Shop  Click Here to visit

The Pirates of Borneo Bar/Restaurant closed its doors on 31st Jan 2010, due to severe downturn in Tourist Trade when  Nick and Jean Returned to the UK, leaving only the Online shop operating.

David Ogden
+(6) 0198428702

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