Windsurfers, SUP racers compete in Jomtien Beach

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Down the home-stretch – a paddleboard athlete nears the finish line during the Windsurf and Stand-Up Paddleboard competition held off Jomtien Beach.

Seventy watersports athletes from across the country sailed into Pattaya for the Windsurf and Stand-Up Paddleboard competition.

Mayor Sonthaya Kunplome opened the Jomtien Beach event March 27.

Ready at the starting line for the horn to sound to begin the race.

The windsurfing competition was broken into six categories for male and female youths and adults, Techno 293 and IQ Foil.



The SUP competition featured races of two, four and eight kilometers and a marathon. Contests were open to both men and women, with the eight-kilometer race limited to those over 40.

Off they go. May the best paddleboarder win.


Seventy watersports athletes from across the country pose for an opening day photo after sailing into Pattaya.