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Thank you Sailors, Supporters, Sponsors and friends at the 12th Phuket Raceweek, 15th -19th July 2015.
Our Title and Host Sponsors Cape Panwa Hotel and Kantary Bay Hotel look forward to hosting you in again July 2016. Please take the time to look around our website, the navigation buttons are up there in orange, follow our latest news below, use the site and please support our social profiles and “like”, “tweet”, “follow”, and “pin”, whenever you can. I and my team are only a phone call or email away and all the contact details are here. Looking forward to welcoming you all in July 2016. Byron Jones, Organiser Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2016.
- Getting a good start - If a good start is the key to good race, the last tack into the start and the first 60 seconds out of it are crucial, explains top America’s Cup sailor Terry Hutchinson The subtleties of a good start are more complicated than identifying a good spot to leeward and starting next to someone who is going to give space and be happy to be rolled – although they both seem to help. For me, consistent starting comes from repetition of the process and having a team that is working together without the need for constant communication. Simple buzzwords such […]
- Light airs racing - Mastering the art of sailing in light airs gives rewards. Jonty Sherwill asks Steve Benjamin how to keep going when the wind dies away The forecast was spot on, the breeze has slackened as pressure rises, but now with the remains of an open sea swell and the tide soon to turn against you, making progress towards the next waypoint is going to be tough. It’s time to change mode and prepare for a drifting match. With boats crossing tacks in slow motion, you can hear the chat on board: some crews are losing patience, but others remain quiet and […]
- Survey Time please… - Dear Friends, Sailors and Sponsors it’s survey time!!! Firstly, I would like to thank you all for taking the time and writing to us with your very kind words and congratulations, it really is appreciated. After what has been described as “The Best Raceweek Yet” we would like to invite you to participate in our short survey which can be found here The survey is important to us. Please feel free to pass us your comments and ideas in order that we can direct the event in a way that not only supports you our participants but also helps us […]