An increasing number of visiting yachts enjoy the waters and beaches around the southern Thai island of Phuket.
Finding paradise amid the stunning archipelago of Thailand becomes a reality many times over for yachts setting forth on an adventurous journey around what, like a few other places in Asia, is sometimes dubbed a ‘Pearl of the Orient’ island: Phuket.
The island is currently recognised worldwide as a major destination for superyachts, used as a base for the vicinity’s yachting season (November to April) and as a springboard to waterways throughout Thailand. The weather is very pleasant during this time and the island enjoys an average ocean temperature of 28 to 32ºC. The region is also favoured throughout most of the year by calm sea conditions.
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