Reua Krut Tret Traichak
final rehearsal for the
Royal Barge Procession
in support of the
Royal Kathin Ceremony
Wat Arun (fig.) on 9 November 2012.
has the figurehead of a pink-coloured
is manned by 34 rowers and 2
helmsmen. The oarsmen are dressed in white trousers, a
dark-blue to purplish jacket trimmed with gold, and a
The oars are silver with a red handle. Reua Krut Tret
Traichak sails in pair
Reua Krut Heun Het (fig.).
From afar, both
Garuda escort barges
and can from a distance best be distinguished by the
fact that the bird-like
of the latter 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.).