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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.
- Challenging conditions CPHPRW 2016 - What looked promising earlier in the week, and indeed this morning, never materialised. Weather forecasters were expecting the best breeze of the week to be on the final day of the regatta but, as Mr. Sod knows, things don’t always go to plan. After three days of challenging conditions and tough racing, the sailors were looking for a final day bang, however, PRO Simon James and team left the sailors onshore as they headed off in search for wind, which turned into a search for the proverbial needle in a haystack. It was never found. While the sailors enjoyed the […]
- Island Courses Shake Up. - Island courses shake up the standings on Day 3 of Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2016 After a short delay this morning when the PRO kept the fleet onshore, the AP was down at 09:45 and the fleet headed out to a startline off Lone island for the third day of racing at the 2016 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek. Some of the best wind-strengths of the regatta so far greeted the sailors but with 180 degree swings it turned into a tactical lottery and for almost 100m on their start approach the Cruising/ Charter class were flying spinnakers expecting […]
- Raceday two - It was a leisurely morning for the sailors on Raceday two of the Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek. With AP on shore, sailors enjoyed the 5-star beachfront facilities of Cape Panwa Hotel and the Bamboo Bar which was the place to be and be seen, while the Race Management team were out bright and early in search of wind. A little after midday PRO Simon James spied some wind and the start boat set anchor. 12:45 AP was down and the competitors made it out to the race course. In light breeze the fleet were sent on a short windward/leeward […]