Sponsors on board for the 33rd Phuket King’s Cup Regatta

Asia’s most prestigious sailing event from 30 November – 7 December 2019

Beyond Resort Kata, Phuket, Thailand


3rd December 2019, Phuket – RMA Group is proud to announce our sponsorship as strategic event partner of the annual Phuket King’s Cup Regatta, currently underway until December 7th, 2019.


Furthermore, RMA Group and automotive partner, Ford who join as co-sponsor, have teamed up in this 33rd edition of Asia’s most prestigious sailing event. The two companies have enjoyed a long-standing partnership of more than two decades which is underpinned by RMA’s values of integrity, innovation and endurance.


“We are delighted to be participating in this prestigious and challenging regatta with the support of Ford in an ever increasing field of highly competitive international teams” said Peter Lawson, RMA’s Automotive Global Director.


“Additionally, RMA Automotive, the automotive modification and manufacturing division of RMA Group, is sponsoring the Day 3 sailing and prize giving party on December 4th, and we wish all the teams the best of luck over the coming days”, he added.


œRMA is happy to play a role in the development of sailing, especially among the youth, who now play such a big part of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta. 


More than 100 young sailors are involved in the International Dinghy fleet which is contesting the Optimist Boys and Girls, Laser 4.7 (Mixed), Laser Standard, Laser Radial and 420 classes.

Asia’s premier sailing event, the prestigious Phuket King’s Cup Regatta, is celebrating its 33rd year from 30 November-7 December, 2019. With 10 classes of Keelboats and Multihulls and six International Dinghy Classes, and the new IOMC class, the regatta aims to grow sustainable sailing communities and help develop the skills of a new wave of sailors and reaffirm Phuket as the hub for Asian Water Sports and Marine tourism.

The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta is organized by the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee under the auspices of the Royal Varuna Yacht Club, in conjunction with the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand, the Royal Thai Navy and the Province of Phuket.

There will be five days of racing for the keelboats and multihulls, with a reserve day on Thursday, 5th December. For the International Dinghy  Classes, four consecutive days of racing will start from Wednesday, 4th December.

For more information, please visit www.kingscup.com

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