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Welcome Sailors, Supporters, Sponsors and friends at the 13th Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek, 20th – 24th July 2016.
Our Title and Host Sponsors Cape Panwa Hotel and Kantary Bay Hotel are ready and looking forward to hosting you again in July. 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. We are delighted with the entries to date and accommodation is filling up, so if you need a room get in touch ASAP, our team are only a phone call or email away and all the contact details are here. Looking forward to welcoming you all in July. Byron Jones, Organiser Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2016.
- Samui Regatta - The 2016 Samui Regatta kicked off with two days of dinghy racing on the opening weekend (21st and 22nd May) – 23 young sailors from Samui, Phangan Island and Phuket competing in two classes: Optimist Dingy Class and 420 & RS Feva Class – which is to be followed by five days of sailing for the keelboat classes starting tomorrow (Monday 23rd May) The first day of the dinghy racing was cut short by a storm. With winds gusting to 45+ knots a sterling job from the race management and on-water safety teams saw all boats and sailors back on […]
- Multihulls to the fore - “The multihull fleet looks to be going from strength-to-strength and we may be looking at a record fleet this year,” said Mr. Byron Jones, Managing Director of organisers Media Business Services Co. Ltd. (MBS). Phuket Raceweek has seen steady growth and interest in the multihull classes over recent years and this year with three multihulls racing classes planned, the fleet looks to be both large and competitive. Multihulls Racing In Multihulls Racing the Stealth catamarans from the Asia Catamarans yard will be out in full force including regular racers Java and Hurricane, and a new one soon-to-be-launched is expected to […]
- Corsair Pulse 600 – a light, fun, easy to rig, sporty multihull - “This boat is all about bringing younger people into multihull sailing,” says the builder, so it’s a fun boat at an affordable price, writes Toby Hodges For those seeking some sporty multihull action at an affordable price, this contemporary 20-footer, the Corsair Pulse 600, is designed to be light and fun, easy to rig and speedy to sail. Corsair maintains it takes just 20 minutes to prepare a Pulse to sail. The floats fold out quickly afloat or ashore, the main furls around the boom, and she weighs just 450kg. This means her trailer weight is below 750kg, so she […]