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Sailing vacation in Thailand

Best places and routes to sail in region. Weather, trade winds and important details for perfect sailing holidays in Thailand.

Sailing trip in Thailand

Yacht charter in Thailand, making an itinerary and consulting the entire charter period — Sailica can help you with all of that. You can find yachts at a bargain price with the help of Sailica at any time of year in Thailand. Also, beginners can hire a boat with a skipper.

Sailing season
All the year round
Travel season
All the year round
Marinas in this location
7
Boats in this location
25

Main facts about region

Capital:
Bangkok
Telephone code:
+66
Language:
Thai
Timezone:
UTC+7
Currency:
Baht (THB)
Population:
66,413,797

Sailing trip in Thailand

  • The tropical climate of Thailand allows you to rent a yacht at any time of the year. There are rarely hurricanes or typhoons, the sea is calm and warm, and the air temperature rises to +32°C.
  • The price of renting a yacht in Thailand is small and often includes parking in the marina, maintenance of the yacht, and even transfers and excursions on the beach.
  • You can go diving during your yacht trip in Thailand and see the islands with coral reefs, the underwater world and great water transparency — up to 50 meters. By the way, divers often see whale sharks flock in the Similan Islands.
  • In the first week of December, the annual Royal Regatta is held on the island of Phuket, where more than 160 ships take part. You can visit it on your private yacht charter.
Thailand - Yacht Charter Sailica
Thailand - Yacht Charter Sailica
Thailand - Yacht Charter Sailica

Yacht routes in Thailand

Yacht routes in Thailand are diverse. If you value historical sights, start a yacht tour in the Gulf of Siam, and if you like the picturesque nature go on a cruise on the Andaman Sea. However, remember that the tides are lower in the Indian Ocean, which means that navigation in the Andaman Sea will be easier.

  • Phuket — the island on the Andaman Sea is the best resort for yacht rental in Thailand. Here you will find green hills, coconut groves, rubber plantations and wide beaches. Patong and Kata are among the most popular beaches with active nightlife.
  • Phang nga — Phang Nga Bay is a marine national park. The water here is emerald green, surrounded by sheer cliffs.
  • Koh hong — f group of islands with shallow lagoons and sea eagles circling above the water. There are some caves here that you can visit on a yacht tour.
  • Koh poda — this island with lush palm trees and white sand beaches doesn’t usually have many tourists. Snorkeling is a good activity here which allows you to see the coral reefs.
  • Koh kai — there is a famous cliff which looks like the head of a chicken from the air.

 

Thailand is very popular among tourists country in South-East Asia. Beautiful nature, a combination of traditions and permissiveness, exotic cuisine, and low cost of recreation are just a small part of what attracts tourists to Thailand.

 

Available yachts in the region

Nearest Airports

Suvarnabhumi Airport BKK
Don Mueang International Airport DMK
Phuket International Airport HKT

Yachting season and weather in Thailand

Thailand's tropical climate makes the holiday season all year round. In the Andaman Sea (Burma Sea), there are seldom strong winds. The resort areas' average annual temperature is about 22-27 degrees, and the Thailand water temperature is the same. It happens even higher. The peak of the heat is in late spring and early summer. There is no rainy season, but precipitation is quite frequent.

 

Since Thailand stretches on the map from north to south for 1860 km, you should plan your route on a yacht based on the region you want to relax. On the southwestern coast of the country, it is best to relax from November to May. In the west of the Gulf of Thailand — from January to April.

 

From June to October, surfers thrive on the rough Andaman Sea. It's the best time to travel to Thailand and to catch high waves.


It would be best to consider the ebb and flow — it is not a seasonal phenomenon and can change several times a day. The water level difference can be more than two meters check out the Thailand travel guide and be confident in your route plan. Forecast charts of ebb and flow in different regions of the country are available on the Internet.

Water temperature in sailing season +28...+32°
Air temperature in sailing season +28...+35°
Wind speed in sailing season 5 - 9 knots

Weather forecast for yachting in Thailand

You can find out the most current weather in Thailand before a sea voyage on a yacht on the following Internet resources:

  • Windfinder — a service for tracking winds, viewing water and air temperatures. 

  • Thai Meteorological Department — the official website of the Thai Meteorological Department. You can select a specific region to view weather information. 

  • Windyty — site for viewing tradewinds in Thailand direction and speed, air temperature. 

  • Tide-forecast — a place with tide tables

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5
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5
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5
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