Pre-loved Yachts For Sale and Yacht Charters in Langkawi Island - Malaysia

Facts and Maps

Malaysia is a multi-ethnic and multi-religious country in Southeast Asia and one of the wealthiest and most developed countries in the region. A former British colony from the late 1780s to 1946, Malaysia gained its independence in 1957.The democratically elected government is closely modeled after the British Westminster parliamentary system.
Langkawi Malaysia

Langkawi: is situated in the north-west of Malaysia, next to the border of Thailand. One of the charter options is tospend several days sailing to some islands in Thai waters.

 The Langkawi charter base is a 30 minute scenic drive from the airport. The island is easily accessed by direct flights of less than 2 hours from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, where international flights land each day.

If travellingby land within Malaysia, there are ferries that dothe25 mile, 1 hour trip, several times everyday from KualaPerlis and Kuala Kedah, ora 60 mile 3 hour journey fromPenang. Also ferries from Satun, Thailand take only 1 hour, several times a day, for the 25 mile trip.

Population: The small population of 55,000 people enjoyliving and working at a leisurely pace on this laidback island.

Entry Visas are not required by tourists from most countries,for a stay of up to 90 days. Passports should have minimum
of six months remaining, before date of expiry.

Weather: The North-East wind season, from November to April, is mostly fine and clear.
The South-West season, May to October, has occasional rain between long sunny periods.
Temperatures: Highs 30c (85F). Lows 24c (75F) Tidal Range: varies from 2 - 3 metres.
Royal Langkawi Yacht Club Position:

Latitude 6.30.35 N
Longitude: 99.85.17E

At just 390 miles north of the Equator, Langkawi is within a relatively settled weather belt. There are NO TROPICAL STORMS/CYCLONES or HURRICANES at any time of year.

Safety: The Langkawi area is known as an extremely safe destination on both land and water. There has never been an incident of piracyin surrounding regions in modern times. Being part of the Andaman Sea, which is regularly patrolled by the Navy, Coast Guard and Water Police, it should not be confused with occasional trouble spots in the South China Sea and Sulu Sea, over 2,000 miles away, between Borneo and the Philippines.

Base Facilities: Showers/toilets - Bars/restaurants - Pool/sauna - Telephones - Internet

Nearby are: Supermarket - Shopping mall - Bakery - Banks & ATM - Market - Car rental Water and electricity are available on the berths at the base, also WI-FI for laptops/internet.

Transfers: Between the airport and base can be arranged after the charter booking is made. Provisioning:Either do your own or complete a shopping list in advance & staff buy for you.

Langkawi Duty Free Features: Langkawi is a Duty Free island. There are no taxes on buying/selling/chartering a yacht. All goods, including vehicles, alcohol, cigarettes and electronics are totally duty free. Also, there are fabulous beaches, fine hotels, great shopping, excellent restaurants and bars. There are no traffic jams, no road rage, next to no crime rate and very friendly, helpful locals. All this adds up to the perfect paradise - to buy or charter a yacht and go sailing in the sun.

Langkawi to Phuket: There are 100's of islands, bays/lagoons with crystal clear water, full of tropical fish and beautiful coral, plus many deserted beaches with clean white sand. The cruising area of 6,000 square miles has many secluded anchorages to choose from. Having so many pristine, uncluttered destinations to explore and safe waters to navigate all year long, it certainly makes this one of the most idyllic cruising grounds on the planet. Whether your interest is finding a yacht to buy or charter, this is the place to enjoy sailing

YBC Langkawi Sdn Bhd
Royal Langkawi Yacht Club, Jalan Dato Syed Omar, Kuah, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia Office: +604 961 1998 Mobile: +6017 419 6933 (Paul)
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