The 2012 The Bay Regatta attracted 44 boats, split into 5 classes. A combination of racing and cruising boats, live-aboard cruisers and multihulls, made for a diverse fleet at this year's 15th Anniversary Regatta. Registration and the Opening Party took place at The Village resort on Coconut Island off Phuket's East Coast. Day 1 was a sail up and across The Bay with a finish off Yao Noi Island and party at The Paradise Koh Yao resort. Day 2 was a race into the waters of Krabi Province and around stunning limestone islands. A free night allowed participants to explore what Krabi had to offer. Day 3 and the participants enjoyed island courses in Krabi, with a finish up the coastline off Klong Muang Beach where Sheraton Krabi Beach Resort hosted an elegant party. The final day saw participants set for a drag race back from Krabi to Phuket, with the closing party at the Ao Chalong Yacht Club, organisers of the Regatta.