Enjoy 55 ft "Big A" Swan Boat Yacht in Tambon Rawai, Phuket

Cruising Monohull
55 ft
6 Guests

About This Boat

Enjoy Phuket by boat. Charter a 55 ft "Big A" Swan Boat for up to 6 people. Rates as low as €500 per day.


  • €500 per day

Big A, the name of our Swan 55 Yacht, offers you the lifetime experience of sailing amongst some of the most spectacular scenery you're ever going to encounter. You'll experience huge limestone sea-mountains with sheer vertical cliffs that rise out of an aquamarine sea.

There are hidden tidal caves that lead to luminescent lagoons enclosed within the center of these islands. Pristine white sandy beaches perfect for snorkeling and swimming and secluded coves and bays where you can anchor, relax and soak up this wonderful environment.

With no fixed schedule, you can decide entirely on your own where you want to go, what you'll do and when you'll do it, of course, we're always on hand to offer you our knowledge and experience in sailing these waters if you so desire.

Our Boat, BIG A is a Classic Swan 55. She truly epitomizes the grace and quality of a Marque. You can Sail with her through the gentle swell of the Andaman Sea and discover the unforgettable beauty of the Greater Phuket Region.

Once swift under sail, she handles beautifully under all conditions. She is perfect for the King's Cup Cruising Division which she won in 1994 with speed combined with comfort. In the following years, she has always placed among the top three places.

Big A offers plenty of space and quality workmanship for the after sailing relaxation. She is equipped with 3 double cabins, full galley and lounge. There is also a TV, video and stereo installed for your viewing and listening pleasure.

The Yacht features top of the line safety and navigation equipment as well as a 3.5 kw generator. The tender is an Avon Dinghy equipped with a 6.5 hp Johnson outboard.

The Austrian captain of BIG A, Horst Lakits, is a highly experienced skipper who has twice circumnavigated the globe over the past 30 years. His English is as perfect as is his German and Swedish. He is an expert in the local waters around Phuket and far beyond in the Andaman Sea.

Together with his mechanical and nautical skills, Horst Lakits has a pleasant personality which makes him a preferred captain. He is dedicated to making your sailing vacation a memorable experience as he loves to guide adventure seekers to new horizons in this amazing part of the world.

The BIG A is a Classic Swan 55 which is 16.7m in lenght of 55 ft (hence the name Swan 55) sloop rigg.

She is based in Chalong Bay Phuket, Thailand and her sailing area includes Phuket, the Andaman Sea, Phang Nga Bay, the Similan Islands and beyond.

After 2 circumnavigations around the globe and many years in the Caribbean, BIG A and Horst Lakits has finally found peace and relaxation here in Phuket.

The ship and Horst have seen it all, and having said that, they have good reasons for remaining in this beautiful part of the world.

Big A has a net tonnage of 21 and a gross tonage of 24. The sail area is 150 sqm. Designed by Sparkman and Stevens Big A carries a full range of Communication & Navigation Equipment including GPS, FM, CB and SSB Radios. The table below puts everything into perspective.

Big A Swan 55 Technical Specifications

  • Yacht - BIG A is a Classic Swan 55. 16.7m (55 ft) sloop rigg.
  • Tonage - Net: 21 tons; Gross: 24 tons; Sail area: 150 sqm
  • Base - Chalong Bay Phuket, Thailand
  • Sailing Area - Phuket, Andaman Sea, Phang Nga Bay, Similans and beyond
  • Design - Sparkman and Stevens
  • Equipment - GPS, FM, CB and SSB Radio, TV, video and stereo, Full Galley. Fishing gear, snorkeling equipment.
  • Engine: Generator 3.5 kw; Large Dinghy with outboard; Motor: 115 hp - ISUZU


We'll have a hearty breakfast, set sail and get to the next anchorage sometime in the afternoon. After having a light lunch there is plenty of time for swimming, snorkeling and exploration of the islands.

Watch sunset onboard and get ready for dinner.

The delicious seafood is next to heaven out here. On some of the real remote islands we simply buy from the fishing boats "fresh as fresh can be" and prepare the meals ourselves.

Land transportation and drinks are available at reasonable prices.


  • Type: Cruising Monohull
  • Capacity: 6 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day
  • Length: 55 ft

Rental Requirements


67/18 Moo4, Soi Sermsuk, Rawai, Phuket, Thailand 83130


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Wheel steering
  • Fishing gear
  • Outboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Dinghy
  • Generator
  • Watersports Equipment

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Meet Captain Horst

Captain Horst

Member Since Nov 2014

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