Phuket Kings Cup Regatta December 5 thru 12, 2015 by jackie

Phuket Kings Cup photo by Guy Nowell

Text and photo from Phuket Kings Cup

The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta is Asia’s biggest and most popular regatta. Inaugurated in 1987 to celebrate the 60th birthday of His Majesty the King of Thailand, the event has been held every year since during the first week of December.

With Royal Patronage, the Regatta is organised by the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee under the auspices of the Royal Varuna Yacht Club, in conjunction with the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand, the Royal Thai Navy and the Province of Phuket.


Friday 4th December
Pre-Event Sail Measurement (By appointment only)

Saturday 5th December
1000-1600 Registration/Measurement

Sunday 6th December
1000-1600 Registration/Measurement
1300 Practice Race
1630 Skippers briefing
1800 Opening Party Kata Beach Resort

Monday 7th December
0830 Royal Salute (Sail Pass)
0930 Racing Day 1

Tuesday 8th December
0900 Racing Day 2

Wednesday 9th December
0900 Racing Day 3

Thursday 10th December: Lay Day

Friday 11th December
0900 Racing Day 4

Saturday 12th December
0900 Racing Day 5
1800 Royal Awards Ceremony

Web site and more information at Phuket Kings Cup Regatta 


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