Southeast Asia- Thailand

Phuket Kings Cup Regatta


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Since its inception in 1987, the Phuket King's Cup Regatta has grown to become Asia's premier yacht racing event. Traditionally held in early December, the Regatta was conceived to honour His Majesty the King of Thailand's 60th birthday.

Twenty-two years on and the event has grown from strength to strength, both in size and reputation. The King's Cup now boasts an enormous contingent of keel boats, multihulls and traditional craft.

King's Cup races are always hard fought affairs, although the atmosphere off the course is usually very relaxed and there is great camaraderie amongst participants. After each race, participants enjoy post race parties hosted by race sponsors. With drinks at crew-friendly prices and ample space to gather, the atmosphere of these post race gatherings is difficult to resist.

Pricing and Booking Information

For full pricing and to book your place on the Phuket Kings Cup Regatta please contact our holiday planners on 0330 332 1172 or fill out the form below.

Background Racing Information 

When racing, it is better to have a lower rating. This means that when you are taking part in the race, there will be less time added to your racing time. The higher the rating is; the more time that is added to your racing time. Charterers will obviously wish to have the lowest rating possible.
If the yacht has a furling mainsail, then their rating is lower, as, in theory, it takes longer to get around the course, whereas if they have a fully battened mainsail, the rating is higher as in theory the yacht will get around the course quicker.