This is for Chandran and Simon James, the on water and off water management team. My flight from Houston to Los Angelos was cancelled and I missed my flight to Phuket to arrive Sat night. I fly out of Houston for LAX this morning and will arrive as soon as physically possible. Keep me on ther A-List! Another Florida volunteer named Marcia should be presenting herself for volunteer duty. Any chance of accommodating? Will try to gall Chandran when I get to Phuket on my Thai phone. I f anyone… Continue
Added by David Rucker on May 29, 2009 at 18:29 —
One of the great things about the Sawadee.com Regatta Samui is for anyone on the island to have the chance to get so close to the action.
Here are the top 5 ways you can get involved if you are not actually sailing.
. If you're not on the island or you are on the island but have to work (or are too lazy to leave the house), then every morning and afternoon you can watch the loading/unloading of the boats as the crews ready… Continue
Added by Callum on May 29, 2009 at 11:45 —
Another busy day today as myself and Francesco, our General Manager went to visit the Mayor of Koh Samui and explore how we could work together.
Next up a quick check with Coral Cove where we are unloading the Skiffs to make sure everything was OK, a quick couple of meetings about Friday nights party, then a meeting with the committee headed by Shivy who is our Operations Manager. Then finished up with meeting the Centara team to ensure everything runs smoothly during the… Continue
Added by Callum on May 27, 2009 at 20:25 —
We wish to invite all our original sponsors who enabled us to purchase seven Optimist dinghys to establish our Junior Sailing Club in Koh Samui, to attend the Junior Regatta on Thursday 4th June and also the prizegiving and the traditional BBQ at Tradewinds. We also wish to have a photograph of all the original supporters. Racing will commence at 1200 and prizegiving at 1600. Sponsors names. Hans Schulte, Bluewater International School, Santiburi Resort, Bill Phelps (Phuket), Six Senses… Continue
Added by cap'n squall on May 27, 2009 at 8:06 —
The final Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions and Course Book have now been uploaded in the Participate Section
Or you can download them here:
- Notice of Race (FINAL VERSION)
- Sailing Instructions
- Course Book… Continue
Added by Samui Regatta 2013 on May 27, 2009 at 7:59 —
Just click the below link to launch the live webcam.
Many thanks to Sawadee.com and IT Complex for setting this up for us.
You can now watch the yachts arrive even if you are stuck at your desk.
*CAUTION* This cam also carries audio from around Tradewinds and as such might not be suitable for children... ;-)
Added by Samui Regatta 2013 on May 26, 2009 at 13:16 —
Just one week to go to the Regatta and here's what's happening on the island today.
First off a meeting with Andy at Nikki Beach Samu
i to discuss the Regatta Party we are having on Wednesday. All is looking great, this is a party that is open to anyone on the Island and having been at their opening White Party I can vouch that these guys know how to throw a party:
Added by Callum on May 25, 2009 at 23:11 —
LET ME KNOW YOUR REQUIREMENTS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE REGATTA!
Your crew, your sponsor on the spinnaker, your team, your boat up front… Please tell me what you want and we’ll get you some great shots!
You can find me late afternoon at Tradewinds, or look out for me at one of the parties, call me on 085 0690940 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, You can’t miss me
PHOTO DVD’S FOR SALE FOR 1000 THB
Added by Rolien on May 22, 2009 at 13:00 —
Bangkok, Thailand. May 22, 2009 – Boats, crews and spectators have already begun arriving for the Sawadee.com Regatta. Now in its 8th year, this international yacht regatta takes place off Chaweng Beach in Koh Samui from 1st-6th June.
The well-anticipated early arrival is typical for this regatta – which has developed into one of Asia’s leading sailing events. The festival atmosphere and fun build-up provides crews with some time for rest and relaxation before the social events… Continue
Added by Samui Regatta 2013 on May 22, 2009 at 9:09 —
This morning Monday 18th May awoke to see Hi Fi anchored out front of Poppies in Chaweng. Expect these boys to steal a march on the rest of the fleet as they shore up their credibility ans sweet talk their way into the many watering holes on the beach road.
Added by cap'n squall on May 18, 2009 at 17:55 —
Thanks to John at Kandaburi for sending me this newsletter from the Thailand Hospitality Association of Samui who are focusing on keeping the island Green.
THA Green News Letter May 0912.pdf
John and Kandaburi are great supporters of the Regatta and will be around for the Beach Cleanup on Thursday 4th of… Continue
Added by Samui Regatta 2013 on May 16, 2009 at 17:02 —
Chairman of the Regatta Callum was recently interviewed by the Nation newspaper to see how an event like the Sawadee.com Regatta Samui can positively impact the economy of a country like Thailand.
You can see the full transcript of the interview here:
- What’s the outlook of yachting business in Thailand and in Samui… Continue
Added by Samui Regatta 2013 on May 15, 2009 at 12:07 —
Pascal Leray – Breakaway 1956 - 2009
It is with much sadness that we report the passing of Pascal Leray, a great friend of the Regatta.
‘On behalf of the Regatta, the Sailing community of Thailand and the many other people whose lives were made better and happier by knowing Pascal we wish him smooth sailing, peace and eternal good winds.’…
Added by Samui Regatta 2013 on May 14, 2009 at 17:30 —
Please note this is only PROVISIONAL
at the moment and may be changed!
No. Yacht Owner Class
1 Boracay (Jelik II) Frank Pong Racing
2 Foxy Lady lV Bill Bremner/Andy Cocks Racing
3 Hi Fi Mr. Neil Pryde Racing
4 Freefire 52 Sam Chan Racing
5 Mandrake Nick Burns/Fred Kinm Racing
6 Quantum Racing Ray Roberts Racing
7 Katsu Ben Copley Racing
8 Windsikher Sarab Singh Racing
9 Ichi Ban Matt Allen… Continue
Added by Samui Regatta 2013 on May 11, 2009 at 11:30 —
After numerous requests during the past season, the Asian Yachting Circuit has announced its plan to introduce the use of "Endorsed" IRC certificates for the Racing Class across the major regattas for the 2009 season. The first being Koh Samui.
Due to a number of yachts not returning to their home bases during the season and the limited facilities available within the…
Added by Samui Regatta 2013 on May 8, 2009 at 20:07 —