Frequently Asked Questions
    What is the size of the yacht?
    Seventy foot catamaran with five en-suite cabins for ten adults.
    What is the maximum group size allowed on board?
    Ten adults in five en-suite cabins. For parties larger than ten, please contact us.
    What documents would I need and what are the Visa/Entry requirements for Thailand?
    Passport valid for a minimum of 6 months
    Confirmed return air tickets
    Proof of sufficient funds
    Visa option 1 (suggested): Apply for a tourist visa prior to arrival in Thailand to avoid the queue at immigration in Phuket Airport.
    Visa option 2: Visa on arrival at Phuket airport (may be time-consuming)
    Please check latest updates from the Thai Government
    How do you help me plan my dream sailing experience?
    A Preference Information Sheet will be sent to you 30 days prior to departure. This is where you’ll let us know catering preferences, medical history, sizes for equipment, activity preferences and any other special interests or requests you may have.
    What insurance should I get before I sail?
    naked Sail has general 3rd party insurance. However, we do recommend that you take out relevant personal insurance before travelling and partaking in activities.
    What kind of dining can I expect onboard?
    For more information on dining options, please take a look at the itinerary page
    What should I bring along for the trip?
    With the year-round hot and humid climate in the Andaman Sea, light casual clothing is the order of the day. At night, a light long-sleeved shirt and trousers will suffice. We also recommend bringing a hat, sunglasses and good sun-cream.
    What about luggage?
    We recommend you bring soft-sided luggage, as it makes stowing easier.
    What is the smoking policy aboard Arabella?
    You’ll be able to smoke in the open saloon area of Arabella.
    Are children allowed onboard Arabella?
    Yes - your little ones are more than welcome!
    Will I be able to use my phone and computer while we are sailing?
    Don’t worry about losing touch! The whole sailing route has mobile phone coverage and there’s computer access and WiFi onboard.
    Will I have an opportunity to go ashore during the charter?
    Most definitely! Planned into your itinerary are various stops at tranquil secluded beaches as well as at world-renowned resorts and attractions.
    What activities and sightseeing can I do ashore?
    Jungle treks, beautiful beaches, rock climbing, elephant rides, temples, ancient worshipping caves, resorts, spas... you can choose what you’d like to do and we’ll design your perfect itinerary.
    What activities can I do when onboard Arabella?
    Among others, you can try snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, jet skiing and scuba diving (upon request).
    Which staff members are onboard during the charter?
    Apart from your Captain, you’ll have a private chef, Chinese/English speaking hostess and a deck hand at your servi.
    What is the local currency? Can I use my Chinese credit card? Are there ATM machines?
    During your trip, you’ll use Thai Baht. You’ll be able to use your Chinese credit cards at resorts and shops that Arabella will stop at along the way. You’ll also find FOREX Offices and ATMs at airports and in towns along your route.
    How do I get from Phuket airport to Arabella and back?
    From the moment you land, you’ll be welcomed by a representative of naked Sail. From there, you’ll be taken directly to Arabella for boarding. At the end of the charter, we’ll take you back to Phuket International Airport.