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Hi ! The TMBA has a Newsletter that will appear approx. 10 times per year. Please be advised of the following: This is a newsletter by TMBA members for TMBA members and open to everyone to subscribe, read and share. We will be posting news from the TMBA Board, TMBA Committees and TMBA Members, and […]

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Grow Boating Industry Night at Royal Phuket Marina Friday, 5th May at The Speakeasy Yacht Club 17:30 – 20:00 Meet up with marine industry professionals from around Thailand and beyond. Share ideas, discuss best practices and create new business opportunities. Network with marina managers, charter operators, superyacht agents, chandlery owners, refit and repair professionals and […]

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The Royal Varuna Yacht Club, Thailand, has been awarded  the IODA Optimist World Championships 2017. The provisional date would be 11 – 21 July 2017. Thailand hosted the last IODA World Championship in 1979 but more recently hosted the IODA Asian World Championship in 2005 and 2010. The optimist is a prominent class in Thailand and […]

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By Bob Mott From a meeting on the 27th of April at the Boat Lagoon Phuket chaired by Wicky Sundram and attended by dignitaries from Indonesia as well as dignitaries from Phuket including the new governor Khun Norraphat Plodthong. Announced at the meeting – a new rally from Phuket and Langkawi to Sabang. Sail Sabang […]

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By: Marieke Derks January 2017 saw the birth of Sail Thailand, a rally for visiting yachts from Langkawi to Phuket. The initiative started over a year ago when I was approached by Sazli Kamal Basha, director of Sail Malaysia and Matthew Na Ngara of Port Takola marina with a request to look into the possibilities […]

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Thai Marine Business Association (TMBA) calls for new ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM): 26 May 2017 Friday 26th of May 2017 @ 15.00 hrs Phuket Location: Skippers at Royal Phuket Marina Pattaya Location:  to be announced, a skype link will be set-up for Pattaya-based TMBA members who cannot travel to Phuket   AGM AGENDA (1) Welcome […]

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PHUKET, Thailand – Royal Phuket Marina has committed to fully-fund the first S\V14 boat in Thailand – a sail boat designed specifically for the needs of people with disabilities. Part of a global crowdsourcing project, the S\V14 will be built by Disabled Sailing Thailand and launched in March 2017, they will be followed by a […]

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By: Kay Money, Northrop & Johnson Thailand. TAT Frankfurt/ Phuket BOOT 2017, now in its 48th-year, had 1,813 exhibitors from 70 countries and around 1,800 boats. Over 70 world premieres of sailing and motor yachts were celebrated. Total booths space of 220,000 sqm. TMBA TMBA received the invitation form TAT around October 2016. Since then […]

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24 March 2017, by Zara Tremlett and Anthony Gould   OBJECTIVE:   To Promote & Improve Safety Standards (refer for detailss to the TMBA Objectives)  We have held meetings in Bangkok and in Phuket with Marine Department to develop a training programme for Captains and Crew of Thai commercial vessels engaged in the marine tourist industry […]

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Dear Members We received from the ATTA ( Association of Thai Travel Agents) theses message from the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources ( DMCR) It makes reference to NEW REGULATIONS applying to ‘tourism boats” for a better marine natural resources protection and recovery of coral bleaching. It was also announced in the news. There […]

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