Kristin Edge sails around Thailand aboard the aboard Panorama II
The trip: Adventure Cruising for eight days exploring off Thailand's west coast in the Andaman Sea. It's a round-trip from Phuket.
The itinerary: Phuket, Similian Islands, Ko Surin Tai, Khao Lak, Phuket.
How big: 164m in length, and has maximum of 49 guests and 18 staff.
How new: This motor sailer was launched in 2004 and renovated in 2015.
Fellow passengers: A wonderful mix of young and old with a common interest in adventure and travelling to places with fewer tourists. Australia was well represented, there