ALL ABOUT ROYAL PHUKET MARINA
WHAT IS ROYAL PHUKET MARINA?
Phuket's award winning state-of-the-art marina is the 'paradise' island's premier lifestyle destination. It is devoted to sailing, sports and leisure, with luxury residences and shopping facilities set amidst landscaped parks and gardens.
Phase 2 - will launch in spring 2007 and entail 15 four-storey Aquaminium condos, with private internal boat garages for the penthouses and private moorings on the doorstep of the two duplex condominiums.
The Boardwalk at RPM is where we shop, dine and live at leisure. Enjoy gourmet restaurants, browse specialty stores and shop for marina and boating necessities, water sports equipment and home décor
Hospitals: Bangkok Phuket Hospital, Mission Hospital / Golf: Blue Canyon, Phuket Country Club, Banyan Tree / Schools: British (Curriculum) International School / Shopping: Tesco Lotus, Big C, Macro, Index, Central Festival
Each berth offers electricity and fresh water, broadband Internet, telephone lines and cable TV. At the fuel dock, boats are provided with diesel and unleaded petrol, as well as sewage removal.
WHERE IS ROYAL PHUKET MARINA LOCATED?
Strategically located on the centre of Phuket's eastern seaboard, RPM is the gateway to Thailand's famous Phang Nga Bay and its many island paradises, with the top island amenities all in easy reach.
Gulu Lalvani, founder and chairman of Binatone Telecom Group, the world's second largest manufacturer of digital cordless phones. His vision is to create a first-class marina and lifestyle hub on par with the best in the world.
A. 4.5 - 5 meters at Low tide
A. Local 308 is the generate chart and there are other detailed ones for specific areas.
A. Check out with Customs, Immigration, Harbour Department, reclaim deposit if any.
A. Yes, commercial conditions apply however initial discussions with the Marina Manager will clarify the steps involved.
A. Ships papers, Passports of crew & passengers, Customs declaration Visa, Port Clearance papers from last port of call.
A. June – September (High) October – May (Green)
Q. How far is the RPM Private beach, James Bond Island, Phi Phi Island, and Krabi from Royal Phuket Marina?
A. The private beach is 8 km, 20 minutes, Phang Nga (James Bond) 30 km 40 minutes, Phi Phi Island 72 km 1.30 hr, Krabi 78 km 1.30 hrs.
A. We have a 50 Tonne Travel Hoist.
A. Refer directly to the Marina office.
A. 240-volt/50hertz and 3 phases also available.
A. 900 kilometers 25 hrs by fast boat non-stop.
A. Port Kelang, Lemut, Penang, Langkawi.
A. 30, 25, 20, 18, 15, 12, and 10 meters.
A. We have a concrete pontoon systems with wooden whalers.
A. Hand trolleys are available for the use of clients to and from their boats.
A. The Phuket Marine Office has already received authority from the Marine Department in Bangkok to issue Thai skippers certificates to foreigners. You must go to the Phuket Marine Office & bring with you the following;
- Your Passport
- Three two-inch photos of yourself
- A medical certificate verifying that you are fit to skipper a boat
- If you have, a certificate to show that you have two years experience or more as captain of a yacht
- If you have an existing master certificate from another country, you should take it with you for the officers to look at. They may be able to issue you with a Thai license without a test
You do not need a work permit but they must be sure that you have the relevant knowledge to skipper a boat. The size of the boat is irrelevant. The license states only the function on a boat that the holder may perform – skipper or engineer for example.
It is always advisable to verify the latest rules and regulations which you should be able to find a great deal of information about following the links provided below.
Harbour Department Phuket Office
Details of Thai Rules & Regulations regarding navigation & ports, please visit the following websites in English
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Royal Phuket Marina
68 Moo 2, Thepkasattri Rd.,
Kohkaew, Muang, Phuket 83000 Thailand
Tel: +66 (0)76 360 811 - 4
Fax: +66 (0)76 360 815