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A group travelling by speedboat from Koh Chang had to be rescued after the boat hit rocks, causing it to take on water and sink. The seven people on board the speedboat, including the skipper, were floating in the Gulf of Thailand off the coast of Trat’s Koh Lim for around two hours. The group had been travelling from the mainland to Koh Chang to visit relatives. An elderly woman had to be transported to the hospital on a stretcher due to extreme exhaustion. Others were also sent to the hospital. The Thai Maritime Enforcement Command Centre got a call […]

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Thankfully, they were rescued! These boats go so quickly. They should also have depth sounder equipment and gps tracking to avoid rocks and plot a safe path. So it will be interesting to see what an investigation will discover.

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