PHUKET: The island is readying its sails for the King’s Cup Regatta 2015, which will take place off of Kata Bay from December 5 to December 12.
Hosting international racing classes, the event will see more than 150 boats and 1,500 sailors competing for one of sailings most prestigious trophies.
Inaugurated in 1987 to celebrate the 60th birthday of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the event has been held during the first week of December every year since.
Consisting of five days of racing on challenging, scenic courses, the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta brings some of the world’s fastest independent racing teams to Phuket.
Under Royal Patronage and organized by the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee under the auspices of the Royal Varuna Yacht Club, Yacht Racing Association of Thailand and the Royal Thai Navy, the region’s largest regatta includes dinghies (International Dinghy Classes), keelboats and multihulls among its competitive classes. There will also be a sail pass to celebrate HM The King’s birthday.
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