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Phuket YACHT CHARTERS, Thailand

12 Knots offers crewed and bareboat yacht charters in Phuket, Thailand. You may choose the right boat for you from 115 yachts listed on the web site. Click on the one you like to make an easy reservation for your sailing vacation in Phuket.Rates start from $1,299 per week.

Free cancellation of reservation without obligations! You may reserve any boat and it will be on hold for you for 4 days free of charge




“The boat was in super condition”

The charter was excellent, everything perfect. The boat was in super condition (brand new), and very clean. The staff was helpful, and very kind. We enjoyed the trip very much and are looking forward to our next booking.

Gerzsenyi Andras





“Thanks for helping to coordinate!”

It was terrific, thanks. Sail Marine is a great outfit. Thanks for helping to coordinate! Best, Matt

Matthew Gunnison





“We had a lovely time and the boat was really easy to handle”

Grigory, we had a lovely time and the boat was really easy to handle and only about 5 months old. All the equipment was in really good order and everything worked without a hitch. We had a really good handover from Nomicos who got us through the chec…

Charlie Clarke

United Kingdom




“12 knots Charter Experience”

I had a great experience with Grigory and 12 knots for my wife and I’s inaugural weeklong bareboat charter leaving out of La Paz, MX back in Jan 2021. We had originally booked a week charter out of Puerto Rico back in April, 2020 which was cancelled …

Christopher Lavelanet





“с погодой не очень повезло”

Все было отлично, с погодой не очень повезло, самые холодные майские праздники на моей памяти. По яхте все ок, понятно что она не новая, но претензий нет, все работало

Воробьев Илья




Puerto Rico

“A mega thank you for your excellent service!”

A search on the internet produced the 12 Knots operation. With apparent quality staff and experience along with the best price on a bareboat monohull influenced me to book a boat with them. We were not disappointed. Correspondence was timely, courteo…

Gary Ziegler





“Great company that provides great…”

Great company that provides great customer service and find the best deals. I'm especially grateful to Grigory for helping us negotiate and reschedule our multi boat sailing trip that had to be postponed because of COVID-19. Great job and thank you!…

Igor N



Sailing in Phuket

A yacht charter in Phuket is a great way to make your vacation unforgettable. At 12 Knot, you can rent various types of vessels, including a yacht, boat, or catamaran. In this article, you will find lots of helpful information on a bareboat or crewed yacht charter in Phuket.

General Information

Phuket is the second-smallest province of Thailand, which consists of many islands. It is located in the western part of the country in the Andaman Sea. It used to be one of the largest trading routes between India and China.

Renting a boat with or without a crew in Phuket is a great opportunity to familiarize yourself with this amazingly beautiful province, feel the wind, fishing in the sea, or enjoying sunbathing on a deck. 12Knot, one of the leading rental services internationally, will ensure that you enjoy your sailing experience in a hassle-free way.

You are not required to have any special documents to book a bareboat charter. However, you may need to show your sailing resume. A base manager will read the document to decide whether you have enough experience or not.

Things to Do in Phuket

Lots of interesting places are located nearby the island, such as Koh Racha. It consists of two islands. The first island is called Koh Racha Yai, and the other is known as Koh Racha Noi. They are great destinations for everyone who wishes to explore beautiful coral reefs by snorkeling or diving. Other amazing places that you can visit when staying in Phuket include:

  • Koh Phi Phi. It is an island where The Beach was filmed with DiCaprio playing the main part.
  • Krabi. A scenic neighbor of Phuket, this place is covered with dense mangrove forests and sheer limestone cliffs. It is a perfect place to enjoy fantastic views of Mother Nature.
  • Khao Sok National Park. If you wish to immerse yourself in the virgin jungle, visit this park. It is home to many animal species, such as gibbons, hornbill birds, and tigers.
  • Big Buddha of Phuket. You can also climb this iconic 45-meter tall statue located at the top of Nakkerd Hill. It was constructed entirely on donated money. Since it is a religious place, you should be dressed accordingly.
  • Soi Bangla. It is the most colorful street of the Patong resort. This is where you will be able to visit different shops, restaurants, and bars. You can walk in the crowd, enjoying a vibrant atmosphere. This street is full of life even at night.
  • Chalong Temple. It was built at the beginning of the 19th century. The temple boasts beautifully painted walls and ceilings, not to mention lots of golden statues.

Remember to carefully plan your schedule to visit all the most interesting places in Phuket.

Sailing Conditions in Phuket

In Phuket, weather conditions remain warm all over the year. The dry weather lasts from November to April. During this season, the average temperature ranges from 20 to 30 degrees. Waves can be as high as one meter around the main island. You can expect two high tides from 0.5 to more than 3 meters daily. If you are going to rent a yacht, you should deal with the most trusted service providers like 12Knot. Always make sure that a boat you are about to rent is properly insured.

Best Time for Sailing Vacations in Phuket

The best time to sail the waters of Phuket is from November until April. This is how long the high season lasts in this province. The best months for sailing are December through January. In March, the temperature starts to increase. April is the hottest month. Tourists also arrive from May to October when winds are getting stronger and sailing conditions are more favorable than during dry months.

Difficulty Level

There are several popular routes for sailing in Phuket. One of them will take you along its eastern coast. It is recommended to start sailing up the northeastern coast right to the alluring Phang Nga Bay.

You can enjoy many beautiful bays, islets, and caves all along the way. They can be explored by kayak or another vessel in Phang Nga Bay. Then, you can take a trip around the province of Krabi. Once you reach Ko Lanta, you can sail back to Phuket.

Main Charter Bases

12 Knots offers lots of different charter options in Thailand. The following belong to the most popular bases:

  • Phuket
  • Nai Han Beach
  • Koh Chang
  • Koh Samui

Boat Types for Charter

All in all, there are 69 yachts available for charter in Phuket at 12Knot. The following types can be used for bareboat and crewed charter:

  • sail yachts
  • powerboats
  • catamarans

Travel Information

While there are no direct trains to Phuket, you can get to this place by traveling on trains going from Bangkok to Singapore. After getting off at the Phun Phin railway station, you can take a bus that will take you to Phuket in five hours. You can also fly to the province. There is Phuket International Airport located 24 miles from the city. The airport is 44 km away from Phuket Deep Sea Port.

Frequently Asked Questions about yachting in Phuket

How much does it cost to charter a boat in Phuket ?

Price for yacht charters in Phuket depends on the size & year of the boat. Rates for small boat rentals start from $1,299 per week while more luxury yachts can be up to $28,772 per week. The median cost of yacht charter in Phuket is - $16,337 .

How many yachts are available for rent in Phuket ?

There are 91 yachts available for bareboat and crewed charter.

What types of yachts are available for charter in Phuket ?

You may find the following yacht types available for charter in Phuket : 35 - Sail yachts 12 - Powerboats 68 - Catamarans
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