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Latest With excitement at the start line and a triple collision, Phuket Raceweek delivered drama as well as doldrums. Every competitor had a final day fighting chance.
Latest There are days when forecasts get it right and days when forecasts get it wrong and sailors who would like to know which way the wind blows. Regattas sometimes party early.
Latest Day 2 of Phuket Raceweek produces even more action and adventure than the start with Sirius joining and Foxy Lady living up to her title near the rocks.
Latest More than 400 sailors are breezing through the Phuket Raceweek Regatta off Cape Panwa with intense competition and parties continuing through until Sunday.
Latest Two boat shows, perhaps just a few weeks apart. That's the prospect as the organisers of the Singapore Yacht Show announce the Phuket Yacht Show, a likely rival to the Pimex boat show.
By Phuketwan Reporter
Latest A new motor racing event, a new ironman event, the King's Cup Regatta, the triathlon and some vital football fixtures: suddenly Phuket catches a dose of sporting fever. More »
Romance Of Thailand's many festivals, one stands out for romance. It's the Loy Kratong celebration, scheduled this year for Sunday November 21. Go float your boat. More »
Latest Organisers expect a 100 million baht bonanza to fill the sales of Phuket's tourism businesses as a happy outcome of this year's King's Cup Regatta, Asia's top sailing event. More »
By Chutima Sidasathian
PHOTO ALBUM Phuket's new tin mine museum, four years in the making, is a spectacular tribute to the island's history and a new year round attraction for tourists and residents alike. More »
Phuket's Media The innovative approach by Phuketwan attracts the attention of new media experts who decide Phuket's independent news site deserves a place in a new book. More »
Patong Dining The jazz is mellow and the steak sublime. And while it would be a mistake to imply there was much 'Casablanca' in a night out at Sam's, the final moments are all usually happy ones. More »
Latest A public park in Phuket City will be converted to a two kilometre auto racing track for a three day festival of hot wheels and squeals in another sporting first for Phuket. More »
By media release
Latest The first Phuket pro am golf tournament proves a winner for all the players and the Phuket Has Been Good to Us Foundation. More »
By Alan Morison
Best of Phuket Awards Who deserves to be acclaimed as a role model for the Phuket region? Tell us now as the Phuket Post joins Phuketwan in celebrating the Best of Phuket. More »
Latest Owners and their elephants should be going into training about now for the Great Phuket Rubber Elephant Race, organisers have suggested. But a rubber duck will do. More »