Yacht charter in Thailand

Rent Boats in Thailand

Set sail to Thailand in 2016 in one of the most exotic Asian destinations, a yacht charter in Thailand offers you the chance to discover its lush green rainforests, its magnificent and idyllic coast, the monuments and ruins of the old kingdom of Siam and its exotic cuisine and fascinating culture. Located in the Indian Ocean, Thailand’s climate can be defined by three seasons; warm, hot and rainy. The best season for visiting Thailand is of course the “warm” season, which extends between the months of November and February, with an average temperature of 25 degrees Celsius.

Sailing is one of the favorite Thai outdoor activities. This is due in part to King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who in 1967 received the gold medal for winning a sailing race at the South East Asian games. In fact ever since 1987, an annual sailing race has been organized in Phuket, the king’s cup. It is a race conceived to honor the King’s achievements and to share in his passion for sailing, around 100 craft from all over the world participate in this race.

Rent a boat or charter a yacht in Thailand with aBoatTime in order to embark on a sailing holiday that you will never forget! When you are sailing in Thailand, you have to make sure that you take your bareboat or crewed yacht to the array of beautiful and fascinating places that are found on Thailand’s coast and the Andaman Sea. From north to south and east to west, Thailand, its coast and its sea offer some amazing places for you to sail to during your yacht charter holiday such as; Koh Chang, Phang Nga, Phuket and the capital Bangkok.

What to do in Thailand

Thailand and Bangkok in particular are a paradise for shopping for electronics. There are malls like the MBK on Siam Square where one can find dozens of cell phone, photos and video camera as well as computer stores, where you would be amazed at the number of gadgets being sold, and their low prices.

The passion that the Thai people have about sailing translates into the large number of ports that this country has available for craft of all sizes. That is why sailing holidays in Thailand will ensure that you will be able to experience all the places that this country has to offer in a comfortable and rapid manner. The sea is deeply embedded into the Thai culture and that is why there is no better way to enjoy its gastronomy, its history and its shores from the deck of a yacht.

Ports & Moorings

There are plenty of places to moor your boat when you charter a yacht in Thailand. Thailand’s moorings are in a growth period which is in turn due to the growth of the country’s economy. Thailand already counts with over four thousand recreational ships, and Phuket has four marinas with six more in the rest of the country which are full to maximum capacity. On top of an innumerable amount of mooring points throughout the country, you will be able to find a lot of bays and coves where to drop anchor and enjoy the turquoise waters for which Thailand is so well known.


Located in Sattahip, if your vessel has a trailer, it has the equipment necessary to take your yacht out of the water and store it on the ground. The easiest access is by ship as there are no nearby airports. It has 6 moorings with a maximum depth of eight and a half meters, best used by ships of a length not superior to the nine meters.

The Yacht Haven Phuket

Located in the Ban Laem Hin township, it has a variety of services that are available to its customers, among which is the electricity and a gas station. There is a capacity for 300 ships, for those of a maximum length of thirty meters and a maximum keel of two and a half meters.

Lakeside Villa Port

Located in Ban Khlong Khet, anyone who moors here will be able to enjoy of the most basic services, such as water, electricity and a gas station. It is an ideal marina for medium size vessels, those with a maximum length of no more than 12.19 meters and a keel no deeper than 3.5 meters. It advertises several water sport activities to its customers, and despite the easiest access is either by road or by sea, there is an airport within a 100 km radius.

With over 3,200 kilometers of coast line, Thailand has some of the most beautiful and exotic beaches that can be found throughout the Indian Ocean. In addition to coastline, Thailand has some stunning islands that could be a perfect sailing location for a holiday.


Simply put, you’ll enjoy some delicious food during your time on your yacht charter in Thailand. The Thai gastronomy is known to be spicy with a rich and vivid mixture of colors, tastes and smells. This mixture is achieved by the combination of five fundamental flavors: sweet, sour, bitter and salty. The basic ingredients include garlic, peppers, lemon herbs and fish sauce. Throughout the large assortment of dishes in the Thai cuisine, it is almost assured that you will find rice as one of the components. Some of the typical dishes include the Tom Yum, a fiery soup made with shrimp, chicken or beef, mixed with coriander, mushrooms and lemon slices; the Sukijakithai is made of either meat or fish dipped in eggs, accompanied by vegetables, and pasta made from rice flour; or the Tom Kha Gai, a soup made of galangal root.

Thailand is exotic from anyway that one looks at it; its landscapes, its history, culture and gastronomy are all part of this exotic experience. Choose Thailand as your next sailing vacation destination and enjoy luxury holidays for an affordable price. Sail around the gorgeous beaches and islands that cover Thailand in places such as Krabi, Phuket, Koh, Phang, Nga, Andaman and many more destinations in this amazing Asian country. Make this year a year to remember and sail one of aBoatTime’s yachts either bareboat or crewed in Thailand where it is a pleasure to sail in and that provides you with an unforgettable and stunning experience. Isn’t it aBoatTime you enjoyed a yacht charter holiday in Thailand?

Thailand enjoys a tropical, and wet climate, due to the effects of the monsoon winds which vary throughout the year. From April to October, the winds are mainly from the southeast, and bring a great deal of rainfall , whilst during the rest of the year, they flow mainly from the northeast, with little rainfall.

Temperatures in Thailand are generally warm, ranging between 15ºC and 35ºC. The hottest months are March, April and May. Rainy season runs from June to October, during which time temperatures are also high, which creates heavy rainfall. The cooler season is from November to February, where temperatures reach a low of 15ºC at night, although during the day they are often around 30ºC, a very pleasant ambient temperature.

Thailand is a tourist orientated destination which you can travel to by plane, boat or road. The best way to travel to Thailand is by plane, to one of its international airports, either Phuket or Bangkok. Other ways of getting there include by car from neighbouring countries, or by boat, to one of its marinas.

By plane

There are many flights to Thailand from many different countries each day, both direct and connecting.

By boat

Bangkok’s port receives hundreds of pleasure craft each day, and many cruises from other parts of the world.

By train or road

Travelling to Thailand by train or by road, is not the ideal way to travel to the country, although it is an option. There is a train which links Malaysia and Thailand.

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Why choose aBoatTime?

Divide the cost of the yacht by the number of passengers, and you'll find in most cases, that it's cheaper than an equivalent week long stay in a hotel.
Drop anchor in a quiet cove, and enjoy wonderful evenings and the tranquility of the cove, allowing you to avoid the typical holiday crowds.
Organise your trip at your own pace, to suit you and your family and friends.
If you don't have a sailing license, don't worry. We'll find you a suitable skipper.

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