H.E. Admiral Mom Luang Usni Pramoj, Personal Representative of His Majesty the King of Thailand, presided over the Royal Award Ceremony of the 27th Phuket King’s Cup Regatta under Royal Patronage. The event was held at Kanda Hall, Kata Beach Resort & Spa, Phuket.
The splendid trophy, designed by Mom Luang Tri Devakul and graciously bestowed by HM the King, features nine silver sails rising up from a silver sea, superimposed with the symbol of H.M the King, called the “Tra Sanyalak,” along with the King’s initials and the Thai nine. The Royal Crown over-arcs the trophy’s form, indicating the King’s Royal Patronage of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta.
The Royal Award Ceremony marks the end of a week of spectacular racing between keelboats and multihulls, dinghies and windsurfs, all competing in beautiful Andaman waters to win the ‘must-have’ trophy in all of Asian yachting.
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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