Opening Ceremony Top of the Gulf Regatta 2016, Pattaya

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29 . 04 . 2016

 

The 12th Top of the Gulf Regatta organizing committee held the official opening of the annual sailing event at Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Pattaya recently. Associate Professor Chavanee Tongroach, Vice Minister for Tourism and Sports together and Mr. Chaicharn Eiamcharoen, Deputy Governor of Chonburi Province presided over the opening.

Top of the Gulf Regatta will welcome more than 200 boats and over 700 sailors from more 30 countries around the world, during 30th April – 4th May 2016 at Ocean Marina Yacht Club, the largest marina in South East Asia,

In addition to being a unique sporting event, the Top of the Gulf Regatta is a popular lifestyle event that attracts yachts from around the round to the Gulf of Thailand, generating an annual income for local businesses of over than 20 million baht, and showcasing Pattaya's position has a popular watersprots hub in the region.

In the photo, from left:
1. Mr. Scott Finsten, Harbor Master of Ocean Marina Yacht Club.
2. Mrs. Supattra Angkawinijwongse, Deputy Managing Director of Ocean Property, Presenting Sponsor of Top of the Gulf Regatta.
3. Dr. Tirachai Pipitsupaphon, Managing Director of Ocean Property, Presenting Sponsor of Top of the Gulf Regatta.
4. Mr. Chaicharn Eiamcharoen, Deputy Governor of Chonburi Province.
5. Associate Professor Chavanee Tongroach, Vice Minister for Tourism and Sports.
6. Mr. William Gasson, Co-Charman of the Top of the Gulf Regatta.
7. Mr. Kirati Assaakul, Co-Chairman of the Top of the Gulf Regatta.
8. Admiral Yuttana Phagpolngam, Representative of the Yachting Racing Association of Thailand.