Phuket lies on the West coast of Thailand, neighboring the provinces of Phang Nga and Krabi in the North. The fact that the island is surrounded on all sides by 39 islands, it makes it even more attractive and also a perfect natural base for sailing.
It is a renowned yacht charter destination in the South East Asia and attracts many visitors due to its good weather conditions all year round which are comparable to any region in the World in this respect. The steady winds, clear skies, together with the flat seas and clean, clear water contribute to make Phuket one the finest sailing experiences.
A yacht charter cruise in Phuket is an unforgettable experience, with the beautiful beaches and the nearby surrounding islands; it takes literally weeks to explore all the attractions offered. You will have the opportunity to visit the famous Phi Phi islands. Sailing further to the North to Phang Nga bay, you will discover another hot spot, Raya Ring island.
While yacht chartering in the region, you will be spoilt with the numerous activities and entertainment offered. For yacht charterers who are fond of water sports, there are many spectacular waterfalls in the inland in Ton-Sai or the Bang-Pae.
Diving is without doubt a popular activity on the island. You will find many dive companies on the West coast of Phuket where the most beautiful beaches are located like Patong Beach, Karon or Kata beach.
In Kata beach, you will find some interesting shopping areas back from the beach. Further to North in Patong beach, you will discover the best nightlife in Phuket.
Phuket is a renowned yacht charter destination in Thailand, South East Asia and is also famous in the region for organized the World-class regattas. The Phuket King Cup Regatta is an annual regatta held in the waters of Phuket Island and attracts many visitors each year. There are over 100 yachts and more than 1000 sailors who come for the competition each year.
There is also the Phang Nga Bay Regatta, which is quite a small regatta which began in 1999. It has so quickly become so popular that it is certain to become a permanent annual fixture in the Andaman Sea.