2018 Notice of Race for the 15th Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2018.
Put the dates in your calendar…… from the 18th – 22nd July, 2018.
The Regatta is organised by Media Business Services Co., Ltd. under the auspices of the Phuket Yacht Club, in conjunction with the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand and is staged under the authority of the Sports Authority of Thailand.
The Regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing and by
1.1. The IRC Rules 2018 Parts A, B and C., the OMR Rule v8 for Multihulls, the Firefly 850 Sport one-design class rules, this Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions.
1.2. In the case of conflict, the Sailing Instructions will prevail (this changes rule 63.7).
1.3. No national prescriptions will apply.
1.4. If there is a conflict between languages the English text will take precedence.
1.5. All participating boats shall comply with the World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations Appendix B (inshore racing) with the following exceptions:
1.5.1. Any boats that do not comply fully with the Regulations may apply to the organisers for written dispensation against specific requirements. Dispensation will not normally be considered unless applied for by 1700 on Friday 13 July 2018.
1.5.2. Sports Boats, Day Boats and Beach launched Multihulls shall comply with their Class Safety regulations, sail limitations and other regulations where they differ from World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations Appendix B .
1.5.3. The requirement to be self-righting will not apply to the Multihull/Firefly 850 Classes or Beach launched Multihulls.
1.6. RRS 52, Manual Power, shall not apply for yachts racing in the Multihull Classes. The use of stored power for the hoisting of mainsails, or the reefing or furling of sails need not be declared. Multihull Boats using stored power for the adjustment or operation of running rigging shall declare this to the OMR Rating Authority.
Further and FULL DETAILS of the 2018 Notice of Race including a download link are available HERE
As we move through May and into June registrations are starting to arrive and Accommodation bookings are at all-time highs. We are asking ALL participants to help us and get their registrations in and accommodation booked so we can be sure to have sufficient supplies of Shirts, Caps and of course SOFT drinks!!!.