20 November 2009 – Marine Office 5 Phuket Branch together with marine police today went along Patong beach to check if there is a jet ski being operated without the license and insurance.
A jet ski operator was arrested for no registration and no insurance. The case has been forwarded to Kathu Police. While the operator refused the accusation saying the jet ski is old and it is not for hire, just being used to follow the tourist or to rescue accident victim.
However, believes that there are more than 50 jet skis remain unregistered, police will continue
enforce strict jet ski regulation.