8:29 am - Saturday October 1, 2016

27th Phuket King’s Cup Royal Awards Presentation

27th Phuket King’s Cup Royal Awards PresentationThe Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Royal Award Ceremony marks the poignant end to a week of spectacular racing between keelboats and multihulls, dinghies and windsurfs, after competing in beautiful Andaman waters to win the ‘must-have’ trophy in all of Asian yachting. H.E. Admiral Mom Luang Usni Pramoj, Personal Representative of His Majesty the King of Thailand, presided over the Royal Award Ceremony of the 27th Phuket King’s Cup Regatta under Royal Patronage. The event was attended by many dignitaries, VIPs, Royal Thai Navy representatives, sponsors of the King’s Cup and members of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee.

Inaugurated in 1987 to celebrate the 60th birthday of His Majesty the King of Thailand, the event has been held every year since, during the first week of December. Sponsors of the 2013 Phuket King’s Cup Regatta include Kata Group Resorts Thailand, PTT Global Chemical, Land Rover, Jaguar, Mont Clair, Singha Corporation, Sansiri PLC, Haadthip PLC, TAT, and Sunsail.

(In photo): H.E. Admiral Mom Luang Usni Pramoj (seated), Personal Representative of His Majesty the King of Thailand, presiding over the Royal Award Ceremony of the 27th Phuket King’s Cup Regatta under Royal Patronage. The event was joined by (from left, standing) Kae Wattana, Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Event Manager; Vice Admiral Taratorn Kajitsuwan, Commander, Third Naval Area Command; Angelo Gualtieri, Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee; Vice Admiral Sarayut Daengted, Vice President, Windsurfing Association of Thailand; Santi Kanchanbandhu, Vice President of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee; Adm. Narong Pipatanasai, Commander in Chief, Royal Thai Navy; Rut Subniran, Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee; John Magee, founder and publisher of Phuket Gazette; Kevin Whitcraft, President of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee; Wannaprapa Suksomboon, the Assistant Director of the Phuket office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand; Radab Kanjanavanit, Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee; Pamuke Achariyachai, President of Kata Group Resorts Thailand and Host Sponsor; Maitri Inthusut, Phuket Governor. The Royal Award Ceremony was held at Kanda Hall, Kata Beach Resort & Spa, Phuket.



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