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CHALONG BAY: The Governor of Phuket, Chadej Insawang, officially opened the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta organizing committee’s permanent office in Chalong Bay on Saturday. At the opening, the committee announced that the 13th Phuket King’s Cup Regatta is scheduled to begin on Monday, December 6, 1999 off Ao Nang in Krabi and finish on Saturday, December 11, 1999 at Kata Beach on Phuket. The regatta will consist of six different classes of boats — racing, cruising, ocean cruising, multi-hull, classic keelboats and Farr Platus. Four crews have already confirmed they will take part, and the committee expects the final number to exceed last year’s 81 boats. In particular, it expects a surge in the numbers of Farr Platu class entries. With the new office open, registrations are now being accepted. The final deadline will be Sunday, December 5, the day before the regatta begins. Fees are US$400 per boat plus US$60 per crew member. The provisional programme is as follows: Sunday, December 5 Practice race off Ao Nang Beach, Krabi; skippers’ briefing; opening ceremony at Ao Nang, Krabi. Monday, December 6 Race #1 – Ao Nang to Phi Phi. Tuesday, December 7 Race #2 – Phi Phi to Kata. Wednesday, December 8 Lay day at Kata; classic keelboat rally. Thursday, December 9 Race #3 – West Coast Phuket Race. Friday, December 10 Race #4 – Southern Islands Race. Saturday, December 11 Race #5 – Olympic course off Kata, followed by Royal Awards Ceremony and closing party at the Kata Beach Resort. For further information, contact The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Office as follows: PO Box 386, Amphur Muang, Phuket 83000, Thailand E-mail: kingscup@loxinfo.co.th Tel: (076) 383-325 The office is open from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.

 

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