Fundraiser for Phuket yachtsman Boo Meesuk

PHUKET: The Ao Chalong Yacht Club (ACYC) in Phuket will host a fundraising event on Friday for local yacht enthusiast Boo Meesuk.

About two and a half weeks ago, Boo fell seriously ill while delivering a yacht to Phuket. His condition was critical by the time the rest of the crew managed to get him to a hospital in Terengganu, Malaysia.

He is now in a coma in ICU. He had been recovering from tuberculosis and recently caught pneumonia.

A fundraiser has been organized through the ACYC to help with medical costs and ensure a family member can be with him in Malaysia as he recovers.

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Friday’s event is open to members and non-members throughout the day. There will be 50 baht Tiger beers, a raffle at 7:30pm and a donation box.

If you would like to donate a raffle prize or cannot attend but would like to make a monetary donation, please email Mick Kealy: mick@octopusasia.com.

For a map showing the location of the ACYC click here.

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