Pick a Topic of interest from those below and explore
No anchorages in this area
- Perhaps the best known marina in SE
Asia - located on the West side of the island near Tuas. 165 berths for
boats up to 65'
||Yacht Maintenance Yard
||Receive & Hold Mail
||Chandlery on premises
|Power and Water at berth
||Pump Out Facility
Gym, Tennis Court,
8-lane Ten-Pin Bowling Alley, Billiards Room, 3 Restaurants, Pub, Hotel,
Swimming Pool with Hot tub, Cinema, Chandlery, Boat Repair Yard, 70-ton
Travelift, Buggy Service, Workshop for engine, mechanical, electrical and
electronic repairs, Newspaper delivered to your boat everyday, shuttle bus
to shopping centres/MRT.
10 Tuas West Drive
- Scenic location that is easy to sail to.
- Breakwater to block all ocean waves/swell.
- Friendly and efficient staff that really welcome
- Public Bus stop located just outside Marina gate.
- Free scheduled shuttle bus service to the 2 closest MRT stations - takes about 15 mins. (It
is difficult to catch the return shuttle as they do not pick-up
at Jurong Point Shopping Centre. So best to take either SBS Bus
192 or 193 back to Raffles.)
- Out of shipping lanes and very convenient for boats heading North to Phuket.
- Located in a remote part of the
island, with no cruising amenities available in the area.
Grocery Stores - Liberty
and Fair Price at Jurong Point Shopping Centre at the Boon Lay MRT
station. Liberty is more expensive but has more American and
Australian imported brands. Fair Price has some imported brands but less
"western type" produce. (See Shopping Centers for
directions on how to get to Jurong Point.) The unpleasant odor
you will smell at the store is a local fruit "delicacy" called
Durian. They are banned on the buses and MRT for obvious reasons.
Internet Access - Raffles
Marina, Dockmaster's Office. Use their internet PC for $3.00 hr. or
plug your own PC into a phone line - free 1st hr. and $S1.00 each hour
Postal Services - Singapore
Post is located at Jurong Point Shopping Mall at Boon Lay
Propane Gas Canister Refill - Chandlery
at Raffles. Take empty bottle to chandlery and leave for them to have
Shopping Centers - The nearest shopping center is
Jurong Point Shopping Centre located at the Boon Lay MRT station. To get
there, catch Bus 192 or 193 at the bus stop located across the street from
the Raffles Marina front gate. Take the bus to the end of the line at the
Boon Lay Interchange and MRT station. The shopping center is located right
Self-Service Laundry - The
only self-service Laundry is at Raffles Marina. As of January 2001, the
washers and dryers used tokens which cost $S5.00 apiece. There is a dry
cleaners/laundry at Jurong Point Shopping Centre at Boon Lay, but they
charge by the piece and are quite costly.
Banks/ATMs - Jurong
Point Shopping Centre, Boon Lay.
Exchange Services - Blooming
Enterprises, Jurong Point Shopping Centre, Shop B1-32.
Raffles Marina has a rather comprehensive
Chandlery, but does not carry books or charts.
- Also See Singapore
City Yacht Services
|Yacht Maintenance - Raffles Marina
Repair Facility. They provide hull maintenance, fiberglass repair,
painters/finishers, carpentry and stainless steel and metal work.
|Clinics and Medical Centers
- There is a Medical Center at Jurong Point Shopping Centre at
City - Medical
The following are services or places visited and recommended by Bob and
Judi. We can only say that our experience was a good one and we hope that
you will also have a favorable experience.
hair stylists. Level 2 Jurong Point shopping center.
They will not win any hair stylist awards, but they do a good
job for a reasonable price.
Barber Shop - Sri
Nada, 03-29, Jurong Point Shopping Centre, Level
3. Haircuts about S $10.
Also See Singapore -
Village Cinemas, Level 3, Jurong Point
shopping center. This is a multi-cinema complex which
shows all the newest Hollywood movies. It is sometimes
very difficult to get good seats as the popular movies sell out
fast. You can make reservations on their website: www.goldenvillage.com.sg
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