The Monsoon Cup is one such Terengganu event that has been described as the 'formula one' of the race sailing world.
The Sultan's Cup Terengganu Endurance Challenge tests the endurance of competing horses in various categories and it has the honour and prestige of being endorsed by the royal patronage of the Sultan of Terengganu.
The Terengganu World Jet Race Challenge saw its inaugural event taking place in February 2010 at Duyong Island thrilling the local jetski fans.
The Kenyir Lake International Triathlon is another Terengganu event attracting an international audience and seeing as these athletes have to swim 1.5km then cycle 40km then run 10km I can now understand why anyone would describe this as an iron man contest!
The Desa Dungun Golf Club is home to the prestigious Terengganu Masters Golf Invitational, this immaculate par 72 golf course by the sea has water hazards at 5 of its holes and holes number 10 and 11 plays along the shoreline with a public road separating the course from the beach.
The Sultan's Cup Terengganu Endurance Challenge will begin at the Terengganu International Endurance Park (TIEP), at Lembah Bidong, Setiu Terengganu and the Terengganu leg will see a 120 km endurance event.
Giving it an international feel the 2010 Sultan's Cup is expected to attract participants from 15 countries including Malaysia, France, Australia, Chile, USA, Uruguay, Thailand, Indonesia, and New Zealand.
The Monsoon Cup holds extra significance because it is the last of a series of races around the world that will ultimately decide the winning team.
The impressive Terengganu events calendar has a lot of high profile events that attracts much welcomed international recognition to the state.
The Ri Yaz Heritage Resort overlooking the Monsoon Cup yachting circuit is also home to an 1800 square metre exhibition hall that can cater for up to 1200 people.
This purpose built pillarless exhibition centre is ideal for boat or motor shows and can cater for conferences expected 1000 guests.
Terengganu Sporting Events
The best yachtsmen from across the globe gather each year in Duyong Island in Kuala Terengganu eagerly awaiting the start of the first race.
Some former world champion jet skiers took part in this 3 day Terengganu event and they were joined by over 100 further competitors with a large overseas contingent present.