An AP on shore delayed racing on the ultimate day
of High of the Gulf Regatta 2019 in Pattaya by simply over an hour. The delay was a very good name, as come begin time the wind
had picked up and was blowing a good 8-10 knots. It lasted
by the afternoon and ensured all lessons bought in plenty of
races on the ultimate day and wrapped up a profitable collection for all
the lessons.Keelboats and Multihulls
There have been no surprises within the general end result
of IRC Racing 1 on Sunday, as Group Hollywood (pictured) sealed its stellar
efficiency over the 5 days with one more nicely deserved
victory. Having been a long-time supporter of the High of
the Gulf Regatta,
Ray Roberts introduced his ‘new’ TP52 this yr to
tackle Kevin and Tom Whitcraft’s Thailand-based THA72. Group
Hollywood completed the collection undefeated, and within the course of stopped THA72
from securing a 3rd win in 4 years.

Because the winds softened and the races bought shorter in IRC Racing 2, Fujin (AUS) got here into their very own. They put collectively a string of
seven wins from the final seven races and with that, gained the category.
Tenacious (AUS) carried out higher within the lengthy races on the
starting of the collection, however stored Fujin sincere all through,
ending second general forward of Lawana (THA) who claimed third
on depend again from Ink Zone (AUS).
After a gradual begin to
the collection, Group Spray (JPN) discovered their candy spot and strung
collectively a collection of firsts and seconds, ending the day with a
1,2 scoreline and prime the standings. MoonShadow2 (GBR) loved the
stronger breeze earlier on within the regatta and needed to accept
second general with SailQuest Hello Jinks (USA) in third.
The
Platu class historically delivers a few of the closet racing in
the regatta, and this yr didn’t disappoint with simply seconds
the deciding consider most of the races. Of the 12 Platus
competing this yr six made the rostrum, but it surely was Chris Manner’s
Simple Tiger V who put in a dominating efficiency ending with
six firsts and three second locations within the 12-race collection to win by
a whopping eight factors.
Final yr’s winner, Group ViewPoint,
positioned second simply two factors forward of prime Thai boat, Pine
Pacific, skippered by Ithinai Yingsiri.
A single race for
the Multihulls and one other bullet for Bob Garner’s BladeRunnerIX
(GBR) noticed them end their collection with 5 wins from six races
and a cushty class victory. Sonic (THA) positioned second general
with a string of second locations beating out the French entry, Edenko.

Thailand SV14 Para Crusing Championship
Two
races wrapped up a aggressive four-day collection for the
Para Crusing class and inaugural Thailand SV14 Para Crusing
Championship. Paisol Pateh/ Mahseedi Hadumor (THA) have barely put
a foot fallacious all regatta dropping their closing race rating (a six)
to complete prime of the standings and 11 factors away from Kasempon
Hondee/ Suraphong Chitkong (THA) with Kristo Priks/ Peep Krusberg
(EST) in third. Ending strongly with a win within the closing race of
the collection, Russel Vollmer (RSA)/ Cherrie Pinpin (PHI) settled for
fourth general.
Thailand Optimist Open Championship
Recognized for the Optimist class and assist of youth crusing in
Thailand, the 15th High of the Gulf Regatta noticed greater than 80
kids cut up into Gold and Silver fleets, compete within the new
Thailand Optimist Open Championship. 4 races for each fleets
turned the ultimate day right into a marathon and resulted with all
competing a 10-race collection.
Dropping his means just a little within the
center of the regatta, Panwa Boonak (THA) bounced again on Sunday with
a 9 (his drop), 2,1,1 to win comfortably. Second place went to Bowonnan Chanram (THA) who edged out M.L. Weka Bhanubandh by a
level, who needed to accept third general.
Within the Silver
fleet, Pitipoom Jaroenpon (THA) dominated with a 23 level successful
margin from Supakan Kerdsakul (THA) in second and Amonwan
Aphiwatudomkun (THA) simply three factors additional again in third.
Dinghy Courses
Three races for all of the dinghy lessons (8,
9, 10, 11) wrapped up their collection and in Class Eight a 1,3,2 on
the ultimate day was sufficient for Albert Nazarov (RUS) to say the
title forward of Ralf Donner in second and Apichart Tongmak in
third.
Ahmad Latif Khan B.Ali Sabri Khan (MAS) completed
robust in Class 9 with a 2,1,1 to take the title forward of fellow
Malaysians Nur Shazrin Mohamad Latif in second and Israr Hazim
B.Ismail in third.
In Class 10, Patcharee Sringam (THA)
carved out a 3 level result in declare class honours forward of
Mohammad Shahieran Rin Raiman (MAS) in second and Eric Owen Tan
Chang Fook in third. In the meantime within the double-handed dinghies
(Class 11), the Thai duo of Jedtavee Yongyuennarn/ Chakkaphat
Wiriyakitti completed their collection with a 2,1,2 which wasn’t sufficient
to overtake the consistency of Muhammad Syafie Bin Ali/ Ikrami
Hakimin Bin Markham (MAS) who held on for the category win. Fellow
Malaysians, Muhammad Fauzi Kaman Shah/ Omar Ac Faroue positioned third.

Windsurfs
Three races on Sunday accomplished the four-day collection
for the windsurfers and Ahmad Danish Abdul Hadi Kame (MAS)
dominated RS:X. Geh Cheow Lin (MAS) secured second forward of Nuur Fatin Solehah
Binti Abdul Rahman (MAS) in third.
The RS:One class was
equally dominated by Ilham Bin Wahab (MAS) (pictured) who gained seven of the
eight races. Muhammad Izzudin Bin Abdul Rani (MAS) completed his
collection in type with a win within the closing race to safe second
place forward of Darron Chin Hui Jie (MAS) in third.
IOM RC
Yachts
Twelve radio managed yachts competed within the IOM RC
Yachts class at this yr’s regatta and accomplished 27
races over two days. With 4 discards allowed, Dean Martin had
the sting and completed with 73 factors to prime the standings and
declare the winners prize. Second place went to Kosit Kanithadis who
gained on depend again, tied on factors with Waranan Yusanon who needed to
accept third place general.

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