The leeway is a tradition of the Sea Gypsy the race has inhabited the Adang-Lipe islands. The Sea Gypsy, an original Malay native race has moved to inhibit the islands hundreds of years ago. They love isolation with their own group moving from place to place with no permanent home with their own tradition and language. They had originally no religion but believing the nymph. Tradition of the Sea Gypsy’s leeway in Satun Province has been made in the Lipe Island since many years ago. It has been made for free from sin and casting lots for professions. The leeway is made twice a year on the sixth and twelfth months.
On the thirteenth day of waxing moon of the sixth and twelfth months the Sea Gypsy will leave from their every works. They would prepare desserts, popped rice and flowers for paying respect to their ancestor and cleaning the respected ancestor’s pavilion. At about 3.00 pm they would gather by encircling the pavilion with a master of ceremony will carry out the ceremony.