Wednesday, 17 March 2010 14:23
Published in Expat Magazine February 2010
KAYU MANIS, this wonderful Bugis schooner is based at the moment mainly on Langkawi, a very interesting collection of tropical islands off the north western coast of Malaysia, almost parallel to the Thai border. So for cruises one can be taken around a wonderful variety of locations, in the Andaman Sea and the Malacca Straits.
Thursday, 02 October 2008 00:00
The Land Rover Experience 2008 took place from October 1st - 8th in Malaysia. What has Kayu Manis to to with an off road safari you want to know?
That's very easy to answer. Kayu Manis can be chartered for sunset cruises, day cruises overnight cruises and other events. On October 2nd, Kayu Manis was chartered by the professional team of Land Rover Experience Germany to take them from Langkawi Island, where the event started, to Kuala Perlis on the Mainland of Malaysia where the cars were waiting for the team for further challenges.
Thursday, 10 July 2008 00:00
Whether it’s a speed boat to explore the islands off Koh Samui, a bespoke dinner cruise in Singapore, a self-captained yacht in Langkawi, or a megayacht in Phuket, the region has plenty to offer, discovers James Hawley.
Roman Abramovich has a penchant for megayachts – apparently his fleet of five 50-metre-plus luxury launches is known as Abramovich ’s navy – but for most of us even one luxury launch is almost out of reach. Almost, but not exactly,because so many are available for charter.
Whether it ’s peedboat to explore he islands off koh samui, a bespoke dinner cruise in Singapore, a self-captained yacht n Langkawi, or a megayacht in Phuket, the region has plenty to offer. If you subscribe to Abramovich ’s “bigger is better ” boating philosophy, then the place to head for is Phuket.