Specializing in Greece, Croatia and Tahiti

Quick Facts

Country
Thailand
Language
Thai
Time zone
GMT+7
Currency
Thai Baht
Population
66,000,000
Departure tax
700Baht
Cruising tax
200 Baht per person per night
Voltage
220V



Destination: Thailand

Sailing conditions

Southeast Asia destinations are great for beginner to experienced level sailors. Experience in similar sailing and anchoring conditions is advisable. A sailing license/certificate is not required for bareboat yacht charter but you will be asked to provide a sailing resume.

Location
Sailing conditions

Phuket, Thailand

Phuket offers great year round sailing with line of sight navigation from one anchorage to the next. Care is needed to navigate through the reefs.

The wind and sea

The weather in Southeast Asian charter regions is generally sunny, dry and the seas calm. The wet monsoon season is May to October and can bring tropical showers.

Phuket, Thailand: Protected by the waters of Phang-Nga Bay in the Andaman Sea, Phuket is a year round sailing destination. From November to April expect stable northeasterly winds ranging from 5-20mph. The southwest monsoon season runs from May to October where winds are stronger and you can encounter occasional squalls that last for about 10 to 30 minutes. A one-meter short chop is the typical wave height, but three to five-meter swells can develop during the monsoon season. The tidal range is 2-3 meters.

Mooring

In Thailand there are many well-organized marinas offering berths and services ashore for yachtsman. There are also thousands of anchorages. In order to protect the marine environment from anchors, in some areas there are mooring balls provided by the local authorities designed for different sized yachts. Sailors can tie off to the mooring ball and often they are free.

Southeast Asia operates under region A of the international navigational system - red right leaving.

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