Hua Hin Regatta 2009

Royal Thai Navy and Yacht Racing Association of Thailand under the royal patronage of His Majesty the King with other government and private sectors with the support of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) are going hold Hua Hin Regatta 2009 on the beach of Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khirikhan during July 29 – August 2, 2009.

The history of Hua Hin Regatta 2009 is connected to the past event when HM. the King has crossed the Thai Gulf from Klaikangwon Palace, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khirikhan Province to Toey Ngarm Beach, Sattahip District, Chonburi Province in 1966.  To remind of HM the King’s sport achievement, yacht races take place each year during Hua Hin Regatta.  Hua Hin Regatta has been held since 2000.  Moreover, HM. the King gave a rudder (named Vekha) of his yacht used for crossing Thai Gulf  in April 19, 1966 to Royal Thai Army as a prize for yacht race winner. This year races will be divided into 3 groups as follows;Hua Hin Regatta

  1. Thailand Championship – SUPER MOD and OK Types

  2. Thailand Championship – General Types, composed of OPTIMIST, LASER, 420, 470, CATAMARAN, FARR PLATU  25

  3. Distant Yacht Racing for Royal Rudder Reward (Vekha), composed of LASER, 420, 470, CATAMARAN, FARR PLATU 25

Interested persons who want participate in the event and require more information can contact Yacht Racing Association of Thailand under the royal patronage of His Majesty the King on Tel. 02-4755 455, 02-4720 852, or download details and application form at

Hua Hin Regatta 2009
29 July - 02 August 2009

29 July
0900 – 1800
30 July 
0900 – 1800
Practice Race
Opening Ceremony and Party
31 July
First Warning
1 August
First Warning
2 August
Warning signal for Vega Rudder  Championship
First warning for Optimist and  Super Mod
Prize Giving and Party 

Reported by TAT Hua Hin

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