SAIL IN ASIA is located at Phuket Water Sports Centre at Ao Yon on Cape Panwa. We are principally, a Phuket Sea School, offering a huge range of ISSA Sailing Courses. From Learn to Sail Courses, for beginners, to the popular Zero to Hero Inshore Skippers course for aspiring yacht skippers. SIA are also re-knowned for the following :


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Team Building in Phuket is our well known and highly regarded website for corporate clients visiting Phuket. International Schools come to us for Professional Training or to establish their own ISSA certified water sports centre and our popular outdoor education programs for students. The PWSC is the hub of all the water sports activities offered by SIA. This is our fabulous activity centre for members who are able to rent yachts, or join island safaris at weekends.

ISSA Yacht Training Courses are very popular in Asia because so many people want to learn to sail or to become new inshore skippers. Our Zero to Hero Course is incredibly popular. It is ICC compliant and is well recognized throughout Europe by yacht charter companies. The recreational courses suit every sort of sailor, dinghy, keelboat, multihull, powerboat, or yacht skippers.

All new schools in Asia are provided with ISSA Course Handbooks (written by SIA, in collaboration with ISSA) and Teaching materials that ensure very high quality standards. Handbooks cover many courses and are ICC compliant.

Our chief instructor is a qualified UK trained Teacher and is the ISSA Instructor Trainer & Examiner in SE Asia. SIA offer you a comprehensive range of sailing courses, for your holiday.SIA are the key sea school in Asia, helping new ISSA schools to be established. If you want to open a sea school in Asia, talk to us. We offer a comprehensive consultancy for new ISSA schools. SIA can provide you with staff training, as well as course handbooks, instructor presentations, exercises and exams. We also provide new schools with Instructor Training.

If you are a keen yacht racer you will be aware of many of Asia's fabulous regattas. Our yacht racing site has information about many of the exciting and popular events such as Phuket King's Cup Regatta, The One Design Yacht Racing Regatta, Phuket Race Week and many more. We also have 12 yachts that can all race and are available for charter.

Outdoor Education is our strong point and we have experience of over thirty years running Outdoor Education courses all over the world, including Duke of Edinburgh International Award Adventurous Journeys. We have two major sites, one in Krabi province, our river base, the other on Phuket Island at Yon Bay.

Corporate Team Building is our forte. We can provide companies with events for up to 400 participants. Our range of activities include land, sea and beach events. Team Building in Phuket and in Krabi are our websites. Review what provision we have made for some of the worlds top companies. Sail in Asia can organise MICE Events or just a Team Building for you! - Call us and discuss your requirements.

The PWSC is our superb water sports base at Ao Yon beach. The facility is a Thai Style building with changing rooms and a toilets. Students taking ISSA courses are taught in air conditioned classrooms and the practical is taught on our fleet of Platus Farr 11s and even a Trimaran and a Yacht Racer. The PWSC is open 7 days a week. Check out our location on the map below.

Team Building Activities on a beautiful beach and with superb sailing yachts is something unique to Sail in Asia. We have some really exciting and fun filled activities for companies who have come to Thailand for Teambuilding. We have had some amazing groups come to us for all sorts of activities so if you want some high end events or mini competitions just talk to us. Our Dragon Boats are superb for competitions for Schools and for Teambuilding.

Sail in Asia for Yacht Training

If you want to Learn to Sail a yacht or keelboat you need to join a course to realize your ambition. If you want to own a boat or charter a yacht, anywhere in the world, you need to have completed a Zero to Hero 14 day course which provides you with the certification and skills to do so. Sail in Asia’s Yacht Training is considered the most effective in Thailand and we ensure you have a club to join, after you’ve finished your course, that enables you to go sailing at weekends, for a very small sum. Check out our training courses.

Watersports Activity Centre at Ao Yon Phuket

The video below, shows you our almost perfect location, at Ao Yon, on Cape Panwa. Our fleet of 12 yachts and our water sports activity centre are evident in the video. Most of our yacht training and team building happens in this ideal location. The Phuket Water Sports Centre has changing rooms, and amenities right by the beach. Our yachts are anchored only 200 metres off it. Come and visit us if you can and see for yourself what a great location we have at Ao Yon Bay. Free membership for 2022, for people who have completed an ISSA Yacht Training  course with Sail in Asia. Check us out, by dropping in, you will receive a warm welcome.

SIA are Thailand's premier corporate team building provider, in Phuket, Krabi and Pattaya. Our yachts can take up to 80 clients for day trips, cruising rally, learn to sail days and mini regattas. These activities are very popular with corporate clients, from Singapore and Hong Kong.

We charter our yachts for regattas such as the King’s cup, Phuket Race Week and the One Design Regatta. The Platus are very popular as they are exciting and cheap to charter. We also run day charter with our Farr 1104s and our Trimaran. We supply yachts with with a skipper and crew if required.

The yachts we use are really superb training and racing boats. We have a multihull yacht, fast cruiser racers and a fleet of Platus that are the envy of every competitor. The yachts are used for flotilla sailing and training for International schools including International Award expeditions.

Phuket Water Sports Centre Membership - Free to Course Participants

SIA are well known as the premier Team building provider in Phuket and Krabi in Thailand. SIA offer land based and water based team building options for corporate clients. Our unique training skills enable us to offer Corporate Leadership courses, Team Building and MICE events in Thailand.

We are also experienced Outdoor Education specialists and have a really exciting and successful outdoor pursuits and D of E adventurous journeys / expeditions for international schools. Our dedicated team of instructors are highly qualified people with a love of the outdoors and a passion for sharing this expertise with youngsters from International Schools.

Phuket Water Sports Centre is the hub of all this healthy and fun activity. PWSC is located at Ao Yon on Cape Panwa and was set up to provide a sailing and watersports centre for post ISSA Course Sailing and Watersports activity. If you complete an ISSA course its free membership for 2022. Our PWSC is to be found in a beautiful cove near Cape Panwa. New members are welcome, come and visit us and see for your self whats going on!