Seven Foreign Tourists in Phuket Rescued From Boat Battling With Waves

Phuket –

The Royal Thai Navy rescued seven foreign tourists and a captain from a boat after battling with waves in Phuket.

The Royal Thai Navy Third Area Command told the Phuket Express that yesterday, (January 25th), they were notified that a fishing boat carrying seven foreign tourists in the south of Phuket was battling with strong waves in the sea. The navigator on the boat was broken which meant that the boat captain was unable to take them back to the shore.

The Navy went out to the location where they finally found the fishing boat. They and the boat arrived safely at Chalong Pier.

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Phuket Express, owned by our parent company TPN media.

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Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.