Sailing Adventure and Learning with RYA Courses

a sailing adventure in Phuket

Come and join us for a sailing adventure around the stunning Phuket area and get your RYA certification at the same time! The Phuket Yacht Club is running regular RYA Course so contact us about a date that suits you. Email:

The RYA Competent Crew Course is for people at more of a beginner level and who want to become helpful crew onboard and is a great start to becoming a more regular sailor. The RYA Day Skipper Courses for people more advanced and ready to skipper a boat themselves. With a day skipper licence you can charter your own boat for holidays!

The Competent Crew and Day skipper courses are a 5 day live a board course, where you get to experience life on a yacht and explore the beautiful scenery of Phuket’s cruising region.

The dates for the next courses up coming for the next few months are as follows:
April 5th- 9th
April 11th- 15th
April 18th- 22nd
May 9th- 13th
May 16th- 20th
May 30th- June 3rd
June 6th- 10th
June 13th- 17th
June 20th- 24th
June 27th- July 1st
For more information about what to expect form the courses please visit the RYA website

Find out more about learning to sail at Phuket Yacht Club here 

Race 1 to Cloud 19

Dear All,

A reminder that this coming Sunday 13th of March is Race 1 of the Phuket Yacht Club Championship 2016. Supported by Cloud 19 Beach Retreat there are great prizes up for grabs including free night’s accommodation for division winners, imported beverages, discount cards, special priced food and refreshments. If you can’t make it for the race please join us at Cloud 19 for the presentation ceremony, drinks and a cool-off in the beautiful Cloud 19 pool.

Hope to see you there.

PYC committee.

Cloud 19, Notice of Race

PYC Club Sailing

2016 PYC Keel Boat and Multihull Club Championship
Cloud 19 Race

Race Series 1

RACE 1 – March 13th

All are welcome to join PYC (Phuket Yacht Club) Sunday sailing races. Breakfast is available at the club from 8am onwards. Anybody wishing to sail but don’t have a boat are advised to turn up before 9.30 am and we will do our best to get you on a vessel.

Eligibility and entry – The series is open to all keel yachts and multihulls with a length overall of greater than 6 meters. Eligible boats may enter by completing an entry form on each race day and by paying the racing nomination fee to the Race Officer or appointed PYC representative.

Fees – There is no entry fee for boats. Crew fees are 150 baht per person for PYC members, 300 baht for non-members.

PLEASE NOTE: Crew fees are applicable to ALL participating crew.

Classes – Racing monohulls, Cruising monohulls, Racing multihulls, Cruising multihulls.

Course – Ao Chalong Bay and surrounding area, details announced at race briefing pending prevailing conditions.

Rules – The regatta will be governed by the rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-1016.

Handicap system – Performance handicap system as managed and monitored by the PYC.

Note – “A boats handicap will be adjusted after every race. An adjustment in handicap number is not grounds for redress

Prizes –. Individual race prizes will be awarded to podium finishers on race day pending number of entries.

Race 1 Series 1

Date – March 13th
Preparatory signal – 11.30
Starting signal – 11.35

Race Briefing – 10.00

To be announced, pending conditions on the day.


Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance to a minimum cover of Twenty Million Thai Baht, or the equivalent, for all races entered.

Disclaimer of liability

Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk. See rule 4, Decision to Race. The organising authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during, or after the regatta.

For more information, call Alan Carwardine – 0800401114.

This Sunday’s Race to Cloud 19

Hello All,
The first race of 2016 is scheduled for this Sunday the 13th. With the support of Cloud 19 Resort we will be altering our normal format.

Racing will begin at 11.35 and we will race for around 1 1/2 hours. We will finish close to the Ban Nit Safe Water Mark and then we will all anchor and go ashore at the Cloud 19 resort where we will have prize giving, food, drinks and a dip in the pool.

If you don’t want to race but want to attend the event at Cloud 19 then you are welcome to meet us there around 1.30, you can come by boat, car or rent a long tail.



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Below is a message from the management,

All participants will receive life time Cloud 19 VIP card which entitle to 30% discount for Food & Beverage, Accommodation and Spa facilities.

I will provide free late lunch for participants ie. Hotdog, Spaghetti and Fried rice.

The bar will sell Rum, Beer, Gin, Vodka at Bht. 80 net, Soft drinks will be at Bht. 20 net and Nestle drinking water will at Bht. 15 net

The winner of each class will receive a night free including breakfast voucher at Cloud 19. The 1st runner-up of each class will receive a six bottles pack of imported German premium beer “Hacklberg”. The 2nd runner-up will have a beer on me.

Do not forget to bring swim suits along to enjoy our pool.