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Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

September 21, 2016 by David Herd

Pattaya Beach 1980

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

 Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay, lets start with the old clunkers, funnily enough some of these boats from 1980 are still being used today.

Here is a perfect example in 2016

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

I guarantee this classic has been working in the bay for 60  or more years. I would definitely recommend a life jacket. 🙂

Protection from the burning sun?

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

No way José , just sit there & fry.

At least the captain has shade in this one.

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

Forget the passengers the captain is ok. 🙂

This old bucket has just had a paint job.

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

Looks pretty good with the new paint job.

One extreme to another

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

Here is one of the hundreds of speed boats that take tourists, mainly Chinese, to Koh Larn & Para-sailing. This one is grossly overpowered with almost 700 HP to push it along.

Even all that power doesn’t always do the job.

These Thai drivers are not very skillful I’m afraid.

Every morning in Pattaya

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

The boats start gathering on Pattaya beach from 6.30 every morning.

Here come the Chinese tourists

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

Every day thousands flock to Pattaya to board the boats.


And now for something different

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

A nice catamaran pulls into the beach.

 Koh Larn ferry

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

The 40 minute ferry ride to Koh Larn will set you back B30, or 86 U.S. cents.

Needs a little work

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

One owner, & open to all reasonable offers.

Here is one being done up

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

Still a little work to be done but starting to look good.

There are some luxury boats here as well.

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

Just wander around some of the marinas along the coast and you will finds some very nice boats. However please don’t expect the “French Riviera”. 🙂

Ocean Marina yacht club

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

I could happily live aboard this baby. 🙂 If you would like to enjoy a little luxury for around $50 usd per night just book through THIS LINK.

Yacht club

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

Not too bad at all. 🙂

One of these would do me

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

This would be a great little runabout.

Here is a classic

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

Don’t know if it’s a yacht, a ketch, a sloop or none of these, but it is a beautiful boat. 🙂

High & dry in Pattaya

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

Low tide as I’m sure you have already guessed. 🙂

For sale?

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

One owner, needs a little work. 🙂


Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

 

Here is a guy hoping to catch some fish.

Dive boat

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

 

Dive boat loaded & ready to go.

Fishing boat near Koh Larn

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

I wonder how many years & how many fish this old clunker has seen. 🙂

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

Check out BIG DADDY with 750 HP waiting to suck fuel like 50 thirsty camels at an oasis in the Sahara desert. 🙂

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Boat show 2016

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

I can’t imagine how much this one would cost. 🙂

Pattaya City

Many wonderful boats Pattaya Bay

 

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