Suggested 1 week itinerary
DAY 1 : Embark at Phuket Yacht Haven Marina in the North East of Phuket at noon. Sail into the majestic and magical Phang Nga Bay, (10nm)with limestone cliffs and islands offering spectacular views.
DAY 2 : Visit James Bond Island, the location for the film “The Man with the Golden Gun”, and anchor at Koh Yang (8nm). Or visit Sea Gypsy Village at Koh Panyi (12nm), set on stilts over the water.
DAY 3 : Swim at the fascinating Koh Hong Island, named for its large internal lagoon, and visit Panak Island. Continue sailing to Krabi, another great sightseeing destination, ideal for swimming and relaxing on beautiful beaches. Anchor for the night at Ao Nang Beach (15nm) and go ashore for shopping.
DAY 4 :Sail to Phi Phi Islands (22nm), renowned as paradise islands. Discover the magical landscape of Maya Bay where you can enjoy snorkelling on colourful coral reefs in emerald sea. The movie “The Beach” was filmed here.
DAY 5 : Racha Islands (25nm) south of Phuket island are best known as excellent diving and snorkelling destinations. Racha Yai has a strip of fine white sand tucked deep into the long bay, called Ao Tawan Tok or Ao Bungalow. Racha Noi is uninhabited but there is some great diving in the area.
DAY 6 :Sail to Ko Kai Nok (15nm) a hidden gem with superb shallow snorkelling. Good anchorages on Koh Yao Yai opposite this island.
DAY 7 :Return to Phuket Yacht Haven Marina (15nm). Disembark around noon.