Top of the Gulf - latest




04 May 2009

Major Events


Roberts and Allen in charge at Top of the Gulf
Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia,
Another bright and breezy day at the Top of the Gulf (this is becoming a habit), with windward-leeward races for the Platus contesting the Coronation Cup, and the IRC Cruising division. The remaining fleets scampered off to a windward mark in a useful 10 kts of breeze from the north east, and then turned away offshore for a single ‘long' course.... [more]

The 'Thai Platu' and its revival
Thailand Marine Guide,
The Platu is often referred to as the ´Thai Platu´, recognising that the design was commissioned by a group of avid Thai sailors lead by entrepreneur Viroj Nualkair, at the time chief executive officer of Thailand's Phatra Thanakit Finance Company and originator of the Phatra Marina and Yacht Club. The group were were looking for a small racing yacht suited to Thailand´s prevailing light wind cond... [more]

Poster boy for Thai sailing - Damrongsak Vongtim
TOTG Event Media,
He may not be a household name, but in the world of Hobies, Damrongsak Vongtim is feared by many and admired by many more. The de facto poster boy for Thai sailing, Damrongsak has won consecutive Hobie Asian Championships for the last three years.... [more]

Thai juniors show the way at TOG Regatta 2009
TOTG Event Media,
The regatta has seen a steady crescendo of wind and today it was a five-part symphony with some gusts, changes in direction, a few breakages, some bruised egos and lots of great ocean racing. Today was the last day for the Hobie Tigers and Optimists, with the latter competing for the Thailand Optimist National Cup.... [more]



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