The 21st Bay Regatta
The 21st Bay Regatta is organised by Regattas Asia under the auspices of the Phuket Yacht Club in conjunction with the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand, Sports Authority of Thailand, the Province of Phuket, the Province of Phang Nga and Province of Krabi. Now in its 21st Year, The Bay Regatta is different from Phuket famous King’s Cup Regatta, as it takes the fleet from Phuket, through the spectacular scenery of Phang Nga Bay to a new anchorage each evening, holding awards parties in a wide variety of different locations.
Over 40 sailing yachts and 250 competitors will arrive in Phuket from 31st January to 4th February 2018, to join this four-day sailing race.
► The 2018 competition starts on the 31st January with registration and the opening party held at the Chandara Resort and Spa located at Ao Po, on the north East of Phuket Island.
Day 1 - The first race day heads out from Ao Po and races north to the top of Phang Nga Bay, past the famous ramparts of Ko Phanak, the Ko Hong group of islands and James Bond Island. Crossing the bay and anchoring in the sheltered channel between Koh Yao Yai and Koh Yao Noi for a presentation evening under the stars at the Koh Yao Chukit Dachanan Resort on Pasai Beach.
Day 2 - The second race day will see the fleet running through the many secluded islands of the Ko Pak Bia group before heading East, for a free night to sample the delights of Karbi’s Leam Nang Peninsular.
Day 3 - The third race day consists of a number of “Around the Islands” Courses including the famous “Ko Dam Group”, finishing off Ao Nang Beach for a prize giving Party at the 5-Star “The ShellSea Krabi”.
Day 3 - The final day sees an early start off Ao Nang for a final race around the islands before a spectacular “Spinnaker downwind sprint” to Phuket's all year anchorage of Ao Chalong.
The last night closing party will be held at Kan Eang II, Ao Chalong and will include live music, a buffet dinner and presentation of the overall prizes.
► For registration, more information and details of accommodation offers from venue partners, please check out: www.bayregatta.com, email: firstname.lastname@example.org