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BYTE CII World Championships 2015

The 2015 BYTE CII World Championships will be held in the pristine tropical waters of Pattaya, Thailand.

The event will be held from the 4th – 10th July 2015 at the Royal Varuna Yacht Club.

The premier sailing club and centre of sailing in Thailand, The Royal Varuna Yacht Club (RVYC) is located in a secluded cove between Pattaya and Jomtien and is less than a two hours drive from Bangkok. Visit the family oriented club for sailors of all abilities, from the uninitiated to serious racers. We offer a year-round sailing program with cruising and racing. Great facilities include a stunning clubhouse, restaurant, swimming pool, junior club-house, boat storage and accommodation. Having hosted many regional, national and international championships such as the Laser 4.7’s Worlds, Asian Optimist Championships, Fireball Worlds, Ok Worlds and many more they pride themselves on being a versatile international sailing venue, the premier yacht club in Thailand.

The Royal Varuna Yacht Club website

Aswell as the sailing, there will be a full program for both parents and kids to take advantage of the surrounding areas and there attractions like sightseeing, shopping, nights out and more !

BYTECII World Championships 2015

ew Nations Support Program

The Byte Class is launching an exciting “Take a Byte” new nations support program. This program will not only help sailors attend the Worlds but also aim to provide support in coaching and developing local fleets.

To register your interest and find out more please email the Byte Class here: 


Getting to The Royal Varuna Yacht Club

The venue is a 1hr and 15min drive ( 110km ) from the Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport.

Mini busses, taxis and rental cars are avaliable from the airport on arrival or pre book transfers with your travel agent.



The Royal Varuna Yacht Club have some great options for accommodation during the event.

Local Accommodation List

You can also view and book online at http://varuna.org/about-us/facilities/accommodation/

Alternatively over 900 hotels in the local area can be found here

BYTECII World Championships 2015

Local Activities

Thailand offers a huge variety of activities for both the kids and adults, below are some suggestions located around The Royal Varuna Yacht Club.

Elephant Village

Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens

Khao Kheow Open Zoo


Island Trips to Surrounding Islands (this can be organised by the RVYC) !

Scuba Diving

Sriracha Tiger Zoo

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