Teen Drowns During Traditional Long Boat Racing Event in Phetchabun

Poi Waterfall in Thung Salaeng Luang National Park, Phetchabun Province
Poi Waterfall in Thung Salaeng Luang National Park, Phetchabun Province. Photo: Martin Püschel.

At 4:00 PM, on October 30th, 2023, the Phetchabun local media reported that an oarsman drowned to death during the traditional long boat racing event [Read More…]

Australian and Myanmar Tourists in Krabi Rescued after Long-Tail Boat Engine Malfunction

Koh Poda island in Krabi
Longtail boat at Koh Poda island in Krabi. Photo: Ioana Maria (Pixabay).

An Australian and a Myanmar tourist have been rescued after a long-tailed boat engine was malfunctioned near an island in Krabi. The Krabi Marine Police [Read More…]

Modified Krabi Long-tail Boats Capsize Three Times in Two Months With Two Deaths and Many Injured

Karsts in Krabi province
Karsts in Krabi province viewed form a long tail boat. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Krabi Marine Office has called in about 80 long-tail boats in Krabi which were modified by adding roofs after three long-tail boats capsized with [Read More…]