Reua Asurapaksi is a large escort barge, with the figurehead of
which has a greyish-green complexion.
used to accompany the true
Royal Barge Procession.
It has a crew of 30
rowers and 2 helmsmen, besides a trumpeter, an officer,
wear white trousers, a dark-blue to
purplish shirt trimmed with gold, and a black
whilst the oars are silver with a red handle. It sails on the
starboard side of the
procession, to the opposite side of
From afar, both the
and Reua Asuravayuphak
similar to the
Garuda escort barges
Reua Krut Heun Het (fig.)
Reua Krut Tret Traichak
from a distance best be distinguished by the fact that
of the former two barges
have their arms in a downward pose (fig.),
whereas the arms of the figureheads on the prows of the
Garuda escort barges have their arms held up (fig.).
See also PROCESSION LINE-UP