Each year in August, Hua Hin hosts a colorful yachting regatta, when upwards of 300 competitors take part in a number of different classes for various prizes. It’s great entertainment and takes place along the beach close to the Hyatt Regency Hotel. This year’s Hua Hin Regatta will take place over four days from August 6-12, 2012.
Hua Hin Regatta 2012 and Across the Gulf are the annual sailing events that have been organized since the year 2000 in honor of His Majesty King Bhumiphol Adulyadej who excels in sailing sportsmanship in Thailand. This year’s regatta, the Hua Hin Regatta 2012 and Across the Gulf, will also celebrate His Majesty the King’s 85th birthday anniversary, and will be organized as a competition for several Royal Trophies, namely:
– Royal Vega Rudder trophy for varies classes from His Majesty the King
– Super Mod National Championship trophy from His Majesty the King
– OK dinghy National Championship trophy from Her Majesty the Queen
– Princess Cup for Optimist Championship from HRH Princess Galyani Vadhana
Competitions start at 10:00 am each day. It’s free to spectate, and if you’re interested in taking part contact: The Yacht Racing Association of Thailand, Navy Headquarters , Building No. 5 , Royal Thai Navy, Bangkok 10600, Tel: 02 4720852, Email: [email protected] , Website: www.yrat.or.th .