July Phuket events: yachts & lifesaving

1 Jul 2011

July events in Phuket include;

Livesaving course - Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort (11-15/07, 08:00-18:00)
Grapes and Grazing - Mai Khao Beach (13-16/07, 18:30-22:00)
Asanha Bucha Day – candle ceremony all over Phuket (15/07, all day)
Yatch Raceweek – Evason Phuket & Bon Island (20-24/07, 10:00-11:30)

July 11-15: Lifesaving course
Where: Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort
When: 08:00 - 18:00
Five-day basic Lifeguard Surf Lifesaving Training sessions are conducted and supervised by David Field, a renowned water safety expert from Australia. He has more than 20 years’ experience in lifesaving and is an assessor for Surf Life Saving Australia. This is coupled with 11 years’ experience training Thai lifeguards to Australian standards in Thai conditions.

July 13-16: Grapes and Grazing
Where: Mai Khao Beach, Phuket
When: 18:30 - 22:00
Winemakers from New Zealand, Australia and Italy will converge on North Phuket to enjoy great food paired with exquisite wines, while each winemaker personally tells you the history of their vineyard and their wine varieties. This is an opportunity to taste wines from four distinguished vineyards, paired with the cuisine of North Phuket's most creative chefs. Four course dinners with wine pairing is 2,200 baht.

July 15: Asanha Bucha Day
Where: temples all over Phuket
When: All day
Prayers and candlelit processions take place in and around Buddhist temples across Phuket and Thailand on Asanha Bucha Day, commemorating Buddha's first sermon. See Buddhist monks queue for offerings in Sanam Luang field, before they undertake three months of fasting.

July 20-24: Yacht Raceweek
Where: Evason Phuket & Bon Island
When: 10:00 - 11:30
Winner of the Asia Boating Award for ‘Best Asian Regatta of the Year 2011’, Six Senses Phuket Raceweek presents four days of adrenalin-pumping, international-standard yacht racing for a wide range of yachts — from the highly competitive top racers all the way to live-aboard cruisers and charter boats.

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