Indonesia will host the annual national maritime activity that is named Sail Wakatobi-Belitong (SWB) in 2011 as a venue for investment and promotion of cultural and marine tourism on the island of Wakatobi and Belitong.
This international maritime activities will contribute to national economic development, especially the local region's economy, and organization of national maritime activities in 2011, this will take the theme "Clean the Ocean for Future Live".
The purpose of taking a theme that is intended to address climate change caused by rising sea surface temperatures resulting from various marine management activities that do not meet standards for environmental management.
There are six main activities in SWB 2011. The six activities that include yacht rally, social action in Operation Bhakti Bhaskara Jaya, national and international seminars on the management of marine resources and fisheries.
While the other main activity is the cross-country teen nautical, marine and fishery product exhibitions, as well as top event, scheduled to be attended by President .
SWB 2011 will be held for six weeks beginning on the second week of July to fourth week of August.
As for activities yacht rally will begin on July 23 in Darwin, Australia. The participants planned to rally past the 21 districts / cities in Indonesia before ending in Singapore.
As for Operation Baskara Surya Jaya Bhakti will be held in six provinces, namely Riau Islands, Bangka Belitung, West Kalimantan, Gorontalo, Southeast Sulawesi and South Sulawesi. (travel.kompas.com)