Useful links

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Check out this list of useful links to clubs, regattas, suppliers etc.

Regattas  see “CALENDARS” section of this site

Accommodation near the Marina

www.oceanmarinayachtclub.com    hotel

www.Phoenixlakesidepoolvillas.com  

 or email John at sarginsonjon@gmail.com

Luxury villas www.thailandholidayhomes.co.uk

Clubs

Pattaya Ocean Marina Yacht Club..  www.OMYCsailing.com

Pattaya Royal Varuna Yacht Club… www.varuna.org

Phuket Yacht Club, based at Ao Chalong. … www.Phuketyachtclub.com

Samui Yacht Club…. www.samuiyachtclubregatta.com

Singapore Management University.. www.SMUsailing.com

Electronics

Compass etc……………. www.Raymarine.com

Trackers………………… www.tacktracker.com/web/index.php

Finance

James Haste at Horizon Wealth Management is there to provide all the help and advice needed to look after your savings. www.horizon-wealth-management.com . Or give him a call on 089 898 8760.

Marinas

Ocean Marina Pattaya     www.oceanmarinayachtclub.com

This is one of the finest around providing  a luxury hotel , condominiums and an efficiently run marina with quality servicing facilities. All this just a few minutes from the centre of Pattaya, the most popular tourist destination in Thailand. No wonder there is everything needed to organise the very best regattas. 

Match Racing… www.matchracethailand.com

Photography. ..if you want the very best photos of your yacht just check out www.guynowell.com . there are photos and then there are Guy’s photos !!

Guy also runs the Sail World site www.sail-world.com/asia

Regattas

for calendar and links to organisers see Regatta Calendar Links in header above

Rules

Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-2016

http://www.sailing.org/tools/documents/ISAFRRS20132016Final-[13376].pdf

Platu Class rules 2013-16 updated Oct 2014

Thailand amendments to the Platu International Class Rules 2013-16 issue 25th October 2014          

These amendments are necessary to cover the small differences between an original Platu and those built by Beneteau and/or XSP plus some administration matters.

The Thailand amendments to the Platu Class Rules 2011 are administrated by the NPCA, and any questions should be addressed to the co-ordinator Mr. Kevin Scott by email kevscott@hotmail.com

In very special circumstance the NPCA may issue a temporary dispensation to a yacht that does not meet specific rules

An indication of the change is shown in……Red Italics

PART I – ADMINISTRATION

Section B – Boat Eligibility

B.1.1. (b), (c), (d) Deleted   not req’d ……………….. boat certs , marks and NCA member aboard, not required

B.1.2 Delete   ………………………………………………..   measurement certificate is not required

B 2.2 Delete ………………………………………………….  mast stickers are not mandatory

PART II – REQUIREMENTS AND LIMITATIONS

Section C – Conditions for Racing

C.5.1 (a) mandatory

(2) Change “max 2 kg” to “max 3 kg”   ……………….anchor  chain can be 3kg max weight.

(7) Emergency flares………………………………………..optional not mandatory

C.6 BOAT

C.6.1 WEIGHT…………………………………………………. the 1219kgs minimum weight will come into force 1st February 2015

6.1(b)……………………………………………………………if a bilge pump is fitted it is included in the boat’s weight

6.1.(u) two or four………………………………………….Mcdell boats have 2 hatch covers, XSP/Beneteau have four

    6.1(v)  toilet………………………………………………….if fitted, a toilet is included in the  boat’s weight

.C6.2 (a) corrector weights…………………………………up to 100 kgs may be added

C 7.2 .1 (b)  for 4 read 2 or 4………………………………..all top hatch covers must be carried, either two or four

C7.3(b) 4 delete not allowed……………………………… bilge pump fitting may be faired in

C.10.3(b)  delete limit band measurements…………..we do not have mast and boom limit bands

D2.5 Identification

(a)  delete need for plaques………………………………… we do not have ISAF plaques

(b) change Port to Starboard …………………………….…McDell numbers are on the Transom -Starboard side.

D.5.1  fittings (a) MANDATORY

-………………………………………… A bilge pump may be replaced by a sturdy , 10 litre minimum, bucket, and sponge .

………………………………………….In place of hiking lines the Mcdell stainless steel rails may be used . .

…………………………………………………………………………originally fitted toilets are optional

F 3.2 (d) delete stainless steel tie rod …………………….tie rod is optional

F.3.4  DIMENSIONS

……………………………………………………………………………Delete need for mast limit bands

Spinnaker Pole eye  fitting  -……………..  may be fitted between 2,150 mm to 2,500 mm above the Mast Datum Point.

 F 4.3 DIMENSIONS   …………………………………………    delete need for boom limit bands

F.6.3 (a) (1) ………………………………………………………..Change to allow a turnbuckle or plate/holes/pins on the forestay.

ENDS

issued by the Thailand Platu National Class Association

prepared by Kev Scott  issued date  –       25th October 2014

Sail Craft Builders

XSP Ltd Batam near Singapore  www.xtremesailing.com

Sails

Ket Mangklaseranee sailmaker and repairer  email …… localsails@yahoo.co.th

Rolly Tasker     www.rollytasker.com

Cobra sails  www.phuket.com/sailing/sails.htm

Quantum sails…. www.Quantumsails.com

or for advice/quote     email sduncanson@quantumsails.com

North Sails.. Service and repair loft at Ocean Marina Pattaya

advice/quote Grant@rocketproducts.net

Sailing Courses

contact kevscott@hotmail.com for details and contacts

Weather

Get the weather on your phone or computer from the station on the end of the Ocean Marina Pattaya www.weatherlink/user/topofthegulf/

Web site design

for the very latest designs incorporating up to the minute software for mobile phones etc

Eye……………………  www.eyeweb.co.uk

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