The tropical paradise of Koh Samui, Thailand, is set to host the prestigious 21st Samui Regatta from 25th May to 1st June 2024, at Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui island, announced the Samui Regatta Organizing Committee. The center and host venue for this year event is the Nora Beach Resort and Spa. Anticipated this year are

The tropical paradise of Koh Samui, Thailand, is set to host the prestigious 21st Samui Regatta from 25th May to 1st June 2024, at Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui island, announced the Samui Regatta Organizing Committee. The center and host venue for this year event is the Nora Beach Resort and Spa. Anticipated this year are 10 – 15 keelboats and multihulls actively participating in the competition, with more than 200 sailors and participants from 10 countries worldwide. This solidifies Thailand’s position as a premier sailing destination and an essential stop in the Asian yachting circuit.

Mr. Jetsada Jitrat, Governor of Surat Thani Province, said, “On behalf of Surat Thani Province, we are delighted to host the 21st Samui Regatta, a world-renowned sailing event and welcome sailors who will travel from around the world. Koh Samui is considered a beautiful island and a popular destination for international tourists due to beautiful beach and various sea travel activities. With its tropical and beautiful scenery, along with comprehensive facilities including hotels, restaurants, two airports, berths, and world-class hospitality, we are ready to facilitate local and international sailors and tourists visiting the island. The Samui Regatta is expected to generate income for the business sector of Koh Samui of not less than 100 million baht each year.”

Mr. Vorasit Pongkumpunt, GROUP Vice President Nora Group and former President of Tourism Association of Koh Samui said, “I am very pleased to support and promote international sailing sports for local people in Koh Samui to get to know more about the sport of sailing.  Koh Samui is unique in its geography and scenery, with beautiful sea, winds, and good waves suitable for water sports, making Koh Samui one of the most beautiful sailing competition venues in the world.”

Ms. Orawintanee Wattana, the event director of the Samui Regatta said, “The Samui Regatta has become an iconic event in the sailing calendar. Each year, it is considered one of the most famous sailing races in Asia. and has received the attention from sailors from Thailand and internationally. In addition to the contestants who participate in the competition every year, we will also have many new and well-known international sailors competing this year. The competition caters for all designs of boats with classes for racing and cruising yachts.  It is expected that this year there will be more than 10 – 15 boats participating in this competition, with over 200 competitors from 10 countries around the world, including Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Australia, England, Europe, and the USA.
The week-long Samui Regatta will run for 5 days sailing and one lay day. After every race there will be a daily social gathering. Especially on the final day of the competition there will be an awards ceremony and gala dinner on the beach, which has received good support from Nora Beach Resort and Spa as host venue of the event.

The event is organized by the Samui Regatta organizing committee in collaboration with the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand (YRAT), The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the Tourism Association of Koh Samui, Surat Thani Province, the Sports Authority of Thailand and Regattas Asia. 

The 21st Samui Regatta 2024 is proud to be supported by an array of prestigious sponsors, whose collaboration and support are essential to the event’s success. Co-Sponsors are The Nora Hotel Group, Chaweng Regent Beach Resort, Bangkok Airways, Bangkok Hospital Samui, Haad Thip PCL, Frank Pong & Team Jelik, Singha, Chaweng Gardens Beach Resort and The Resotel Group.

Media Partners includes VivaldiPR, Thailand Marine Guide, and Sea Yachting Magazine
For more information on participating in the Samui Regatta or to registration, please visit the regatta’s website at https://www.samuiregatta.com and update activities on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SamuiRegatta

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