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Fri, 26 July 2019

Retiring in Thailand - Interview with Bernard 'Buck' O'Brien at Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019

Semi-retired in Phuket, but originally from the outback of Australia, Bernard 'Buck' O'Brien sat down with Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com on Saturday 20 July 2019 to talk to him about the Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019, his love for Thailand, and why he has chosen to retire there.

Bernard 'Buck' O'Brien in action at the Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

In this interview, filmed at the Cape Panwa Hotel, Buck shares his thoughts on this year's Phuket Raceweek, the type of boat he is racing, and how many crew he is sailing with.

Buck tells us about his experience of sailing in Thailand, what sailors can expect and which areas of the country he recommends people to visit.

Steven asks what made him to choose Thailand for retirement, what it is about the country that appeals to him, which Thai food he loves the most, and Buck shares some tips for those considering moving to Thailand.

All that and much, much more in the FHD video and podcast below.

Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019

The extremely diverse and unpredictable weather conditions between 17 and 21 July helped to make this year's Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek one of the most thrilling and challenging to date. All classes got in a series of up to seven races and a steady 8-10 knots on the final day, delivering a great finish to the regatta with many titles going down to the wire. Read more.

Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019 - Interview with Bernard 'Buck' O'Brien

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As there are so many Pictures from Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019 they have been uploaded to different pages: Page 1, Page 2, Page 3 and Page 4. See also: Thrilling Final Day at Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019, Busy Day 3 at Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019, Racing Gets Underway on Day 2 of Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019, Poor Weather Delays Start of Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019, Future of Cape & Kantary Hotels -  Interview with Poomiphat Navanukroh (Tom), Group Director - Travel Industry, HD Video Interview with Claire Canning, HD Video Interview with Bernard 'Buck' O'Brien, HD Video Interview with Craig Nicholls, UHD Video Interview with Organiser, Byron Jones, HD Video Interview with Captain Lyn Evans (AUS), Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek Attracts Top Sailors from Around the World, Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2019 to Take Place 17-21 July, Team Hollywood - Interview with Ray Roberts, Woman Sails from California to Terengganu, Malaysia - Interview and Pictures from Top of the Gulf Regatta 2019.

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