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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.
- 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 […]
- Raceday 1 Phuket Raceweek - Perseverance and patience were the skills in most demand on RaceDay 1 of the 2016 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek as Principal Race Officer Simon James and his on-water team tracked around Chalong Bay and surrounds in search of wind. It was testing and trying for the record 47 boat fleet and 500+ sailors. As 14:00 approached, the PRO set a course and at 13:54 got the Firefly 850 Sport class off first. Light winds meant a single windward/leeward for all and everybody’s patience paid off as all classes got in a full race put the first scores on the […]
- Raceweek Record Fleet - Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2016 kicked off its 13th year with a record fleet of 47 boats and more than 500 sailors signed up to compete in what has become one of Thailand’s most popular regattas held during Phuket Island’s low season. The Opening Ceremony was presided over by Phuket’s Vice Governor, Mr. Chockdee Amornwat, who in his opening speech highlighted the maritime traditions of Phuket and wished all the sailors an excellent four days of sailing off Phuket’s southeast coast. In the photo, from left: Mr. Thomas Hain, General Manager, Cape Panwa Hotel. Mr. Virat […]