Hua Hin Regatta 2009 :: 29 July – 2 August 2009 (Notice of Race)

Monday, July 27, 2009


From Long distance sailing across the gulf to the 10th Hua Hin Regatta.

Forty years ago, His Majesty The King Bhumibol Adulyadej an accomplish watchman who was a boat designer, builder and racer sailed the OK Class dinghy,”Vega 1, number Th 18″ he build across Gulf of Thailand from Klaikungwon Palace,Hua Hin, Prachuab Khiri Khan to Toeyngam Harbor in Marine headquarters,Sattahip, Chonburi. The journey covered 60 nautical miles and took almost 17 hours.

The occurrence was marked notable considering the the fact that His Majesty The King solely built and sailed the sailboat across the sea by his own hands.

His Majesty The King set the Marine flag on the historical stone pillar. Owing to that, the Royal Yatch Association of Thailand under the royal patronage of His Majesty the king founded in 1964, hosted the sailing across Thai Gulf competition to commemorate His Majesty’s great role as the first pioneer in long distance sailing in Thailand.

Above all, His Majesty the King was also generously gave Royal Vega Rudder to the champion of the long distance sailing competition. This trophy would be handed to the winners of each year and their names would be inscribed on it.

This year, the 10th Hua Hin Regatta will take place from the 29 of July to the 2rd of August 2009 on the beach near Sofitel Centara Grand Resort and Villa. Hua Hin

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