Cruises for  Families

We are offering day or weekend sailing cruises for families on our 50’ yacht Kao Phetploy (9 diamonds)

Families, especially those with younger children, will enjoy shorter sailing trips to nearby beaches and anchorages where they can swim, snorkel and fish. We offer day trips or weekend cruises with the option of sleeping on board or going ashore to a resort for the night (not included in the price) We will provide child friendly meals and snacks and plenty of drinking water. Fishing and snorkeling equipment is carried on board (and disinfected before use)

Families with older, teenage children have the option of one of the cruises on the CRUISES FOR TEENAGERS page.

Sailing with Captain Tony

Tony Mallia is a UK Royal Yachting Association Yachtmaster (Offshore) and an experienced teacher of sailing and seamanship. He has owned several yachts over 30 years and has cruised extensively in UK, Norwegian, Malaysian and Thai waters. He and his wife, Lek run Big Outdoors and run many residential camps for children from 8 years old upwards.

Our yacht and cruising grounds. Kao Phetploy is a Celestial 48 with a 50’ overall length. Licensed for 14, she sleeps 8 people below decks or, more popular in our tropical climate, on deck under the stars. See pages "Accommodation" and "Phetploy interior"

She is based in khlong Na Jomtien close to Ocean Marina. From there a day sailing can take us to Koh Sichang to the North, Cha Am to the West or Samae San to the South and East. Further afield we can visit Koh Samed, Koh Chang and the East coast of the peninsula down to the Samui archipelago.

We will teach you and your children how to;

  • Steer the boat, sailing and under engine

  • Use and electronic chart and depth sounder.

  • Put down and lift the anchor

  • raise and control the sails

  • fish for sea fish

  • snorkel

  • row a dinghy.