All charter Platus are presented in excellent condition and undergo a 100 item checklist prior to racing.
All boats conform to the Platu 25 International Class Rules 2018 as amended by the Thailand National Class Association rules.
Thailand Class Rules 2018 and Thai amendments ..see separate header on this site.
Customers are allowed to use any of their own equipment as long as boats are returned with all original equipment fitted.
Charter costs in 2024 will be 40,000 baht for a three day Championship regatta with one free day before the regatta for boat preparation and one day practise. This excludes sails and OMJ entry fees of 7,000 baht for boat and crew, payable at registration. Radios and extra winch handles can also be hired.
Damage costs. Crew are responsible for any boat damage or loss of equipment.
The skipper will be required to sign a declaration of his experience, competence and responsibility..
See Championship 2024 section of this site for full Championship details.
Booking..A non refundable deposit of 10,000 baht is required to secure a charter boat when booking and full payment is required one month in advance of the event. The charter fee allows one days boat inspection and preparation on the hard stand and one days practise on the water before the event. Racing sails of various quality “may” be available at an extra cost from 3,000 baht per day……. depending on availability and quality.
These boats are also available for day cruising.
“Cruising” charter rates in Pattaya are 7,000 baht per day plus a 2,000 baht launching fee.
For information contact Kev Scott (Thailand +66) 0878 25 00 11
or email [email protected] . (put PLATU as the subject).
OMJ CLUB RACING We also sponsor Ocean Marina Jontiem monthly racing so that individual crew members pay just 1,500 baht each for two days club racing on a Platu. This includes launching fees, boat charter costs, sails and OMJ entry fees. No experience necessary.