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Thailand relaxes maritime regulations in bid to woo superyachts

Thailand’s Marine Department plans to relax its maritime regulations to pave the way for superyacht tourism, with new rules on granting entry of luxury vessels into Thai waters expected to come into effect by December.

Phuket marina.
Phuket marina. Image by Phuket@photographer.net / CC BY 2.0

Marinas across Thailand will reportedly also be developed as part of the project; at present Thailand has 11 marinas located in Phuket, Krabi, Trat, Chon Buri and Prachuap Khiri Khan provinces. Read more: bangkokpost.com