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Old 01-17-2016, 03:21 AM   #1
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Default Gulf of Thailand

The Mrs and I are considering a long term plan for a multi-year exploratory cruise of the Gulf of Thailand and nearby waters. Does anyone have any information or advice on good places to add to the itinerary?

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The waters and islands are nice, very nice. I'm not however a fan of southern Thailand. Northern Thailand is lovely, but it's a bit hard to sail up there. I hope one day to see cruising rules relaxed to the extent that it will be possible to sail freely up along the Andaman coast of Myanmar; before the Hiltons and Sheratons get their teeth into this wonderful section of coast.

The Andaman islands are controlled, I believe, by India and remain off limits for cruisers.

I didn't spend a whole lot of time sailing in Thailand, but fell in love with Phang Na bay and the crystal waters. I based myself in Rebak Marina in Malaysia and thoroughly enjoyed my time there.
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