At Taskers youll find yourself in one of the biggest lofts in the world ,they will take care of repairs , have a complete rigging workshop , very well stocked Chandlery including sunbrella, & catamaran trampoline nets, and of course all your new sails needs all under the same huge air conditioned roof . Phuket Cruising Yacht Club members enjoy a 15% discount at Taskers
NOTICE TO MARINERS: RE; the 200 new free Moorings in Ao Chalong, some of these mooring lines have chafed through & a couple of others have had the knots undo resulting in the the yachts on them suffering damage through drifting collisions, it is recomended that you dive and check the condition of the line and ensure the mooring block is upright before you leave the boat, The condition of use is ” use at your own risk ” no recourse from owners Phuket Marine Department. The harbour master is aware of the problem and intends to rectafy it ASAP, The PCYC will keep you updated of the progress. To see photos of the moorings being layed, the knots, and head gear click on the link to our Facebook page. If you would like to get our updates via Facebook, then once on our page click the LIKE sign it is a box on the right hand side upper on our main page with a thumb next to the word LIKE it will then change to LIKED once being clicked on, and you are now in our info loop
You can view; download or print Phuket Tide Tables here
Click above to read January 2012 update on wrecks and hazards to navigation in Ao Chalong
THIS IS A MUST READ BEFORE APPROACHING THE ANCHORAGE
Dangerous Wrecks, Chalong Bay, Phuket
Please exercise caution when manoeuvring close to the pier fuelling jetty; there is a sunken wreck not visible at high tide, take care to stand clear when reversing.
Phuket Cruising Yacht Club has placed markers on the wreck 300 m in front of the PCYC clubhouse: this wreck is a serious hazard, visible at low tide and is situated in transit zone between the yacht mooring area and the beach.
Everyone needs a mailing address from time to time, when you arrive at the tropical island of Phuket yours is : [Your Name] C/O Phuket Cruising Yacht Club 59/3 Moo 9 Chaofa Road, Phuket, Thailand, 83130.
You can try adding ”parts for ship in transit” this may avoid duties on some packages, I see many arrive here and no duty has been charged,its just the luck of the draw. All the courier companys as well as local mail service deliver here( I use Thai post EMS express service it has never failed me and is not expensive ) Please advise us if your having something sent so the staff will be expecting it. This service is free for members and temporary members , other wise its 50 baht
If you need an address in tax free Langkawi contact our affiliate club the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, they will be able to help a small charge will apply if your not staying at their marina. www.langkawiyachtclub.com or phone 60-49664078 fax 60-49665078
If you need an agent in Langkawi my good friend Mr Danial See, from Vision travel and tours , is a freight forwarder and can take care of ,and store your shipments, his phone number , mobile 60-124587840, or 60-49667080 , Email Mr Danial See at email@example.com Mr Danial See also has good prices on airline tickets. He is a” can do guy”
Iboih Beach Safe Anchorage
There are well maintained mooring buoys near the Rubiah Tirta dive shop; beaches are lined with tall palms and massive hardwood trees with crystal clear waters surround the island and are filled with beautiful coral gardens.
Pulau Weh hosts an incredible range of marine life with Whale Sharks, Manta Rays, Requiem Sharks, Turtles, Dolphins, Dogtooth Tuna, Napoleon, Mola Mola (Sun Fish) Trevally, Barracuda making the island a scuba divers dream location.
The local people are welcoming, friendly, and sincere like the Balinese were forty years ago, for diving information.