Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Race Week 17th-21 July 2019

The annual Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Race Week presents a full week of International yacht racing off Phuket’s east coast, for a wide range of yacht classes and is a popular venue for many of the serious racers around Asia.  The event is extravagantly hosted and is considered to be Phuket's most friendly regatta.

Sail in Asia have a fleet of 7 Platus that are available for charter to top teams from Asia, Australia and New Zealand.  Sail in Asia it is hoped will be able to present, The Phuket Platu Trophy to the winners.  The Platu yachts are all well matched with similar sails and similar equipment thus equalizing the boats and ensuring nearly Absolute One Design competition.

Besides Platus Sail in Asia have several IRC yachts that are available for charter.  Have a look at the IRC gallery and see if our yachts appeal to you. They have great sailing reputations and have won many competitions.  The yachts are in good condition and are very competitive.


The Platus will compete for cash prizes in 2019. The event will be sure to attract top crews from Asia and Austral Asia. Charter Fee is only 69,000THB

IRC Yachts

SIA have a selection of Farr 1104s and other yachts that are available for charter for this years event. Last year the vessel Pinocchio raced and was second in her class.


Shanghai Baby is a Corsair 28 and is available for CPR PRW 2019.  The vessel has new sails and is a joy to race especially when the wind is up. Availablefor 140,000THB.

Regatta Hotels Guide

Here is a list of the hotels at Cape Panwa, in close proximity, to Sail in Asia. All can be found on Agoda or You may find others – these are the ones we know about. I to 6 are easily walkable. For the rest, transport in this part of Phuket is limited, not many taxis come this way. You or your hotel can call for taxis, but these will be small journeys for any driver. You may wish to consider this when choosing . There are plenty of eating establishments in the area.

  1. Bandar Phuket Beach Resort. 50m from SiA. Mid-range.
  2. Cloud 19 Beach Resort. 300m from SiA Mid-range.
  3. X10 Seaview Suite Panwa Beach. 350m from SiA Mid-range
  4. Panwa Boutique Beach Resort. 500m from SiA Mid-range.
  5. By The Sea Resort. 500m from SiA Cheap to mid-range.
  6. The Cove, Phuket. 600m from SiA. Mid-range.
  7. Kantaray Bay Resort. 1.8 KM from SiA. Mid-range.
  8. Sri Panwa Resort. 2.5km from SiA. High end.
  9. Cape Panwa Hotel. 2.0km from SiA Mid-range to high end.
  10. Amatara Wellness Resort. Spa 2.0km from SiA. High end.
  11. Panwa Guesthouse. 1.5km from SiA. Cheap and cheerful.
  12. Pullman Phuket Beach Resort. 1.5km from SiA. Mid-range to high end.

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Mike Downard

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