Mont Clair sponsors Phuket King’s Cup Regatta parties
by Media Center on 28 Oct 2013
Phuket King’s Cup 2012. Jelik. Guy Nowell
Mont Clair is to sponsor the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta for a sixth consecutive year following the popularity of its wines during previous race years. Mont Clair South African Wine products will be available for the enjoyment of all guests, as sailors, spectators, VIP attendees, media guests and sponsors relax and party to live entertainment amidst an expected crowd of over 1,500 people.
Mont Clair has been a dedicated supporter of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta since 2008, and uses this unique platform to grow the reputation and awareness of its imported South African wines in Phuket and internationally.
Daniel Schwalb, Commercial Director of Siam Winery said, “The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta is one of our most significant sponsorship programmes of the year as it attracts such wide attention across the region. In addition to being recognised as one of the world’s premier sailing cups, the revelry and beachside fun make it a hit with its lively night-time crowds. We are pleased to be able to provide top quality Mont Clair wines for our guests, and we look forward to this year’s Regatta being the most successful in the competition’s history.”
As a principal fixture on the Asian Yachting Circuit, the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta under Royal Patronage annually features upwards of 100 boats, ranging from high tech to live-aboard ocean cruisers, multihulls and classics. International-standard race management is combined with lively beach parties to create this world-renowned yacht racing exhibition.
Kevin Whitcraft, President of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee said, “Mont Clair has been an excellent sponsor of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta for a number of years. Mont Clair has become synonymous with the beachside parties and fun happenings that feature as part of the Regatta’s entertainment offering; we are delighted to have them involved as our sponsor again for 2013.”
Siam Winery is South East Asia's largest winery and is equipped with the best equipment imported from Europe. The winery has won a number of international awards for its wines.
About the Phuket King's Cup Regatta – Asia’s legendary yacht race under Royal Patronage
Inaugurated in 1987 to celebrate the 60th birthday of His Majesty the King of Thailand, the event has been held every year since, during the first week of December.
Under Royal Patronage, the Phuket King's Cup Regatta is organized by the Phuket King's Cup Regatta Organizing Committee under the auspices of the Royal Varuna Yacht Club, in conjunction with the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand, the Royal Thai Navy and the Province of Phuket.
The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta will be held from November 29 to 6 December, 2013. Sponsors of the 2013 Phuket King's Cup Regatta include Kata Group Resorts Thailand, PTT Global Chemical, Land Rover, Jaguar, Mont Clair, Singha Corporation, Sansiri PLC, Haadthip PLC, TAT, and Sunsail. Media Partners include Phuket Gazette, Phuket Magazine, Sail-World.com, SEA Yachting and YachtStyle Asia.
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