Phuket King’s Cup Regatta is a renowned sporting event with a history of over 30 years. It showcases international standard sailboat races, attracting sailing teams from Thailand and around the world. The event is not only about competitive racing but also offers grand social events, fostering social and business networking opportunities for participants. The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta has become an annual festival, playing a significant role in boosting Phuket’s tourism industry and contributing to the overall economy of the country.

This regatta plays a crucial role in developing young sailing talents through the youth dinghy races, especially the Optimist class for youth under 15 years old. The competition caters to both experienced sailors and newcomers interested in water sports, providing entertainment for spectators of all ages and genders. The event also includes cultural festivities and local community markets over the 5-day period amidst the beautiful landscape of Phuket.

The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta is organized by the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta Organizing Committee under the Royal Patronage of the Royal Thai Navy, the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand under Royal Patronage, and the Phuket Provincial Government.