Post Tagged with: "safety"

  • Phuket Monsoon Claims Chinese Tourist in Karon Beach Drama

    Surf News May 14, 2011 at 8:04 pm 0 comments

      By Chutima Sidasathian – Saturday, May 14, 2011 A CHINESE tourist became the first beach victim of Phuket’s monsoon season today at Phuket’s most notoriously dangerous beach. Wei Fuo Thang, 32, was pulled from the water by lifeguards near the annual beach volleyball location, north of the centre […]

  • English for Phuket Ocean Safety – Lesson 1

    Ajahn Surf March 28, 2011 at 7:44 pm 2 comments

    Click Here for PDF VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE Text, photos and concept are the original work of S. A. Martin Faculty of International Studies Prince of Songkla University Rationale for Water Safety Education in Hospitality & Tourism In recent years, there have been more drownings on an annualbasis at surf […]

  • Coastal Current in Phuket

    Ajahn Surf December 16, 2010 at 10:56 am 3 comments

    Photos, figures, and story by S.A. Martin Prince of Songkla University This article explores 4 types of ocean currents found at 5 beaches in southern Phuket. The purpose of the article is to clarify and map problematic areas where tourists and residents alike get into trouble in the water. When […]

  • Six Phuket Expat Drownings, Deaths, Go Unrecorded

    Surf News November 17, 2010 at 8:58 pm 1 comment

    By Alan Morison – Wednesday, November 17, 2010 THREE drownings of tourists on Karon beach and one on neighboring Kata beach have gone unrecorded in police statistics that are intended to list every expat death on Phuket. The deaths of two Australians have also gone unrecorded, making a total […]


    Ajahn Surf September 14, 2010 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

    The Surfer Lifesavers of PHUKET In recent years, Phuket has been plagued with tourist drowning and this subject has become a regular topic in the media?and drowning is among the leading causes of death for tourists visiting Phuket. A review of news articles published in the Phuket Gazette from 2007 […]