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Welcome Sailors, Supporters, Sponsors and friends to 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 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. 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. Byron Jones, Organiser Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2015.
- Good breeze brings to a successful end 2015 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek - A pleasant eight knots welcomed sailors on the final day of the 2015 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek and PRO Simon James wasted no time in getting the fleet into sequence. Island courses for all: around the windward mark and back around Lone Island to the finish for all classes except IRC Racing I, who headed off on a longer course taking in Aeo, Hei and Bon Islands. And as the wind held in, the PRO opted to send all but the Cruising and Charter/ Bareboat classes on a second race, around Maithon Island finishing near the Safe Water […]
- The wind is back: Day 3 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2015 - AP was the first order of the day today, and a popular decision by Race Officer Simon James it proved to be as all the sailors gathered at the beachfront and enjoyed a swim and a mocktail or three at Cape Panwa Hotel’s all-new Bamboo Bar. A little after midday, the flag was lowered and everyone headed out to the start area to the sight of a steady 5-6 knot breeze. The day proved to be interesting on many fronts but will likely be remembered for the “tide challenge” at the leeward mark, as boat-after-boat misjudged the strength (and direction) […]
- Chasing down the breeze on Day 2 of Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2015 - As the start boat for the 2015 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek left the anchorage this morning there were a lot of anxious faces onboard. After a tricky and tiring first day, where the Wind Gods delivered seven knots at best and for most of the day a little less, the forecasts for Day 2 were no better. In fact, they were worse. But forecasts are forecasts, they’re educated guesswork. They’re not set in stone and they’re not always right. At least that’s what the 36-strong fleet were hoping as they made their way to the start area for […]