Phuket Raceweek's 15th Edition Is Coming to the Island

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Phuket Raceweek's 15th Edition Is Coming to the Island

The 15th edition of the popular Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek, the annual event also known as Phuket Raceweek is almost here: this year it will start on July, 18th and last till July, 22nd.

As before, the Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket and Kantary Bay Hotel Phuket will house all the race related activities. Phuket Raceweek is arguably the main driver of tourist activity on the island during the monsoon period. Annually it attracts international sailing teams from around the world. This year, more than 40 teams have already confirmed their participation in the race. The majority of the participants come from the Asia Pacific region – from Australia and New Zealand to China, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore but teams from the USA, UK and Germany are also expected.

The whole event is organized under the aegis of the Tourism Authority of Thailand together with Sports Authority of Thailand, Sports Association of Phuket, Yacht Racing Association of Thailand and the Phuket Yacht Club. 

To attend the event, hop onto a direct flight from Bangkok to Phuket which takes just under an hour and a half.

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