The RVYC or Royal Varuna Yacht Club which is located in Chon Buri is honored to be the event venue in the coming Optimist World Championship 2017 because this event is a prestigious ceremony. Thailand was the one who came home with the first ever national championship when it was held more than half a century has passed. It is also not the first time that the club will be hosting a big event such as the international regatta. Roya Varuna Yacht Club has garnered the highest vote among the best sailing venues all over the world. The votes were casted by delegates from all over the world and it comes out victorious to be the venue for the IODA World Optimist event next year. The event, The Optimist World Championship, is known all over the globe and it set to take place from July 11 to 21 of next year.
The RVYC is a secluded cove that is situated between Pattaya and Jomtien. It is expected that the races will be exhilarating as well as fun filled since there is an ongoing presence of the winds from the south-western part of the country which will make the race more exciting. The international teams that will be participating together with their young skilled sailors will be able to enjoy the clear blue water and the prevailing sunshine in the region.
According to the commodore of RVYC, Tom Whitcraft, they are looking forward to marking their calendars with the coming event for the club next year. He also expressed how proud they are to be given the opportunity to be hosting the Optimist World Championship 2017. This way, they will be able to show off what Thailand has to offer in terms of sailing events in international perspective. Thailand was also able to host the very first Optimist World Championship in 1979 and RVYc is happy to be the venue for next year’s event.
With the coming big event in the country, it is expected that the number of tourist will increase especially those in family beach resort in Thailand.