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Entries update a month to go

Entries update with one month to go for Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2016

“The response this year has been fantastic,” said Mr. Byron Jones, Managing Director of organisers Media Business Services Co. Ltd. (MBS).

A rush of entries from sailors in the last couple of weeks as the Early Bird deadline approached (and which is now closed), has resulted in a bumper entry list for the 13th Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek.

Leading the racing fleet are the two TP52’s of Oi! (2015 winner) and Millenium Racing II (ex-Kodo, ex-Team Origin), which is now owned by Ray Roberts.

The roaring “forties” in IRC Racing II sees a strong line-up of experienced sailors as well as some new additions, including BeauX Esprits, Fujin, Balance, Popeye, Slipstream and Emagine. These will be joined by the Mumm 30 Foreign Affair and the sportsboat Crime Scene.

In IRC Cruising the two Farr 1104s’s of Piccolo and Sailescapes Farrgo Express line-up against Raincloud, Selma and Lady Bubbly, while Venture (2015 winner), Alexa, Kantus Bride and Fei Jian make-up the Charter/Bareboat class.

A strong turnout in the Firefly 850 class includes last year’s winner Twin Sharks

beautiful full sails on the multihulls during race day 3 at Phuket Raceweek
Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2015

up against Voodoo, Moto Inzi, Blue Nose and Mil Grace. In the Multihull Racing class Stealth cats from the Asia Catamarans yard of Java, Top Cat and Asia Catamarans Hurricane (2015 winner) will take on DaVinci, Adrenalin, Tantrum Too and the newly launched SeaCart 30 Thor.

In the one-design fleets, the Corsair Pulse 600’s are firming up and the new Platu one-design class has six entries including Ladies Team The Fox, Tornado, Tuay Lek, Nataya, The Weasel and The Dragon.

With more expected to enter in the coming days, to see the current entry list for all classes, click HERE.

“As we head into the final month of preparations we are very happy with the entries so far and know of more that are planning to come,” added Jones.

Note: Class splits are not final and will be decided by the Race Management Team once all entries are in.

Racing Entries update

With less than a month to go, sailors can bring themselves up to speed with the on-water race plans for the 13th Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek.

The Sailing Instructions are now live on the website – check them out HERE and download at your leisure.

Platus new entries class at raceweek
Platu racing comes to Raceweek

For the Platu One Design fleet, check out the Class Rules HERE.

Want to know the courses? Sailors can view the courses online HERE and also download in PDF from the same page.

World Sailing accredited International Race Officer, Simon James, and his experienced on-water team, will again be handling all race operations and like everyone are looking forward to some great wind and competitive racing.

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