Welcome to the Opening Ceremony and Mount Gay Rum Party.

Based at the 2016 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek, the evening was another super success. Please check out all the pictures.

[nggallery id=”182″] The Annual Mount Gay Rum Party and 2016 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek kicked off with a VIP Opening Ceremony and sponsored Mount Gay Rum Party on Wednesday 20th July.

Attended and officially opened by Mr Chockdee Amornwat, Vice Governor of Phuket who said:

I’d like to welcome you all to the 2016 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek.

This event is now 13 years old and we are very proud of the event and how it promotes the island and sailing around the world.

I am very happy to see so many people here. There are many from overseas and many from Phuket, and I believe this year the regatta is one of the biggest yet. Thank you all for coming and taking part and I hope you enjoy it.

Phuket is very popular for it’s marine facilities and marine attractions. In addition it this the island so much to offer – from our southern Thai culture and delicious cuisine onshore, to the beautiful beaches and islands offshore. I hope you find time to experience and enjoy them all while you are here.

I wish everyone an enjoyable week and some excellent sailing. And please do enjoy the wonderful facilities here at Cape Panwa Hotel.

Further welcome speeches from Mr Thomas Hain the GM of Cape Panwa Hotel and Byron Jones MD of the event owners and organizers of Media Business Services Co Ltd (MBS) the evening started with an official opening and was followed by a sumptuous buffet and then entertainment provided by sponsors Mount Gay Rum.

Guests at the Opening Ceremony and Mount Gay Rum Party Raceweek 2016
Pictured L to R: Ms Kanyarat Jones (MBS), Mr Virat Patee (SAT) Ms Anoma Wongyai (TAT) Mr Chockdee Amornwat Vice Governor of Phuket Province, Mr Byron Jones (MBS) and Mr Thomas Hain GM Cape Panwa Hotel.

Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek is held every July on the East Coast of Phuket, full results are available here  and Hi Resolution pictures for media and production purposes here.

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