Water Sports

Guide to Sailing in Thailand

Thailand has a long coastline so its suitable for sailing. Tourists can rent sail boats and go sailing along the coast. The length of the coastline of Thailand between the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand is more than 1,000 miles. This is why its nicknamed the Caribbean of the East. The waters of the seas are crystal clear and warm. Thailand does not endure any dangerous weather such as typhoons. However, there are monsoon seasons in certain months. The average temperature is between 25 and 35 degree Celsius. While sailing on the sea, you will feel a much cooler temperature of around 28 degree Celsius.

Between May and October, there will be some strong winds on Thai costal waters. If you want to sail during these months, you should go to Phang Nga Bay. During November through April, the winds will be stronger again so its recommended that… Continue reading

Guide to Diving in Thailand

Thailand beaches are rich with underwater marine life. If you are looking for a diving destination, your best option is to visit one of the many beaches and islands in Thailand. Tourists can choose from several types of diving packages and sightseeing tours are often included in pre purchased diving packages.

If you are a beginner, before going diving you should enroll in one of the many diving schools in Bangkok, Pattaya or Phuket. If you are not skilled at diving, it is important that you learn how to dive first before suba diving in fresh or sea water. At the diving schools, you will learn how to dive in a large specially designed training dive tank. After mastering how to dive, you will be ready to participate in diving activities. There are several diving destinations in Thailand. Many schools will offer the participants the opportunity to visit the diving… Continue reading