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Seahorse

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The popular MSY Seahorse offers itineraries which include the most sought-after destinations in Indonesia: Komodo, Raja Ampat, Triton Bay, Banda Sea & north and south Sulawesi.

 

A word from Dom :  "Seahorse has long been a favorite of many of our clients for her easy and relaxed spirit ... and selection of great diving itineraries. I highly recommend her."..... Dominick Macan

 


Cabins ... diving overview ... what's included




  • 2 main deck DOUBLE staterooms
    double bed, desk, TV & picture windows
    1 lower deck DOUBLE stateroom
    1 double & 1 twin bed & a port window
    5 lower deck TWIN staterooms
    2 twin beds & a port window

    All staterooms have individually controlled air conditioning, ample storage & a private bathroom.


  • up to 4 dives per day
    (including night dives when possible)
    dives conducted from 2 aluminium tenders

    12 liter alu tanks
    (DIN & INT valves) ...15 liter alu tanks (at extra cost)
    scuba gear rental (tell us in advance)
    nitrox
    water temperature: 78 - 82F, 25 - 28C

    3mm wetsuit recommended


  • accommodation & diving
    meals, snacks & non-alcoholic beverages
    compressed air, tanks, weights & weight belts
    nitrox
    airport transfers
    use of kayaks


  • international & domestic airfare
    National Park & harbour fees

    alcoholic beverages & expresso coffee
    scuba rental gear (please request in advance)
    on-board massage
    15 liter tanks




On board Seahorse


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    Indonesian islands
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    exterior lounge
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    forward deck sunbathing pad
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    exterior forward deck sofa
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    interior lounge & dining area
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    interior dining area
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    double cabin
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    twin cabin
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    bathroom
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    dive deck
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    camera room
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    dive tender
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    kayaking & paddle boarding
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    massage


Deck Plan ... Dive Map ... Technical Specifications

Itinerary map, deck & cabin layout, yacht specs, equipment & safety features for Seahorse                 .... open

 

DECK PLAN

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ITINERARY MAP

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SPECIFICATIONS

Length: 33 m (108 ft)
Beam: 8,5 m (28 ft)
Draft: 3.5 m (11,5 ft)
Construction: Wooden ship, Type Phinisi
Speed: 8-9 knots
Range: 3,000 nautical miles
Displacement 177 tons
Fuel Tank: 20 Tons
Miscellaneous: Sound System Bose™️ with 8 speakers (4 indoor + 4 outdoor) & Bluetooth.
Kayaks: complimentary 2 Units + 1 paddle

PROFESSIONAL CREWS

12 Crew + 4 Divemasters

MACHINERY

Engine: M.A.N. 2866 LXE Marine Turbo Diesel 400 HP

Generators:
1 x Mitsubishi 40 KVA 220-380 v
1 x Mitsubishi 60 KVA 220-380 v
1 x Yanmar 22 KVA 220-380 v
Voltage: 220 V, 50 Herz (European outlet)
Two 6.5 meter aluminium tenders equipped with 100 HP Yamaha motor, VHF radios & depth sounders
Compressors: 2x Bauer Mariner HP breathing air compressors
1x CompAir Low-pressure Screw Compressors with membrane for NITROX
Water Tank:11,000 liters fresh water storage, 6,000 liters per day water maker

NAVIGATION

Furuno 90 NM radar
2 x GPS w/Plotter &  Depth Sounder Furuno

COMMUNICATIONS

EPIRB emergency locator
FM & SW radios
4 VHF & SSB radios
Sat-phone: +88-19315-27452

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

3 x 12 man self-inflatable lift-rafts, smoke detectors in all cabins, 2 emergency oxygen units

A most civilised approach


At 33 meters long and 8.5 meters wide, the MSY Seahorse offers plenty of space for pleasant cruising and diving.  You'll find a beautifully appointed, partially covered lounge area in front of the bridge on the phinisi's mid-deck section ... above the interior lounge / dining area.  Located on the front of the main deck is your dive deck while cabins are situated on the main and lower decks..

Your day will begin with a breakfast of fresh fruit juices, toast, coffee/tea, cereals and eggs any style to satisfy your morning hunger.  After the first dive there's a full breakfast, and in between eating and diving there will be spare time to relax on the sundeck, read a book, have a chat or check out the mornings digital photos on your laptop.  After the third dive of the day, you can enjoy a lazy late-afternoon on the sundeck, lounging back and soaking in the wonderful landscape with a cup of coffee or tea and some snacks.  Dinner is prepared after the night dive, and the food is excellent. Hailing from a long tradition of big family homecooked meals in Spain, the crew takes pride in offering you a delicious menu every evening.


Itineraries


Seahorse's itineraries include:

Raja Ampat  ...  Komodo  ...  Banda Sea  ... Triton Bay  ... Sulawesi  ... Halmahera

A Typical Dive Day on MSY Seahorse    .... open

In Indonesia, night falls at 6 PM. After 4 PM the light starts to decrease and the crew consider this is the limit for a day dive. That's why divers have to start early enough to enjoy a long diving day, allowing them to do the 3 dives in good conditions with enough surface intervals.

Morning wake-up : 6:15 AM. Light breakfast, dive briefing, go to dive.
First dive departure: 7 AM. Returning from the first dive, breakfast will be served.
Second dive call : 10:30 AM
Second dive departure: 11 AM. Returning from the second dive, lunch will be served.
Third dive call : 2:30 PM
Third dive departure : 3 PM. Returning from 3rd dive, some snacks will be served.
Night dive call : 6:00 PM
Night dive departure : 6:30 PM. Returning from night dive, dinner will be served (8:15 PM if there is night dive, 7:45 if there is no night dive)


Your cruise logistics


RAJA AMPAT ... from late September to early June
Fly to Jakarta or Bali  
Bali and Jakarta are the recommended International airports if your journey is limited to your cruise.
Fly from Jakarta to Sorong  (gateway to Raja Ampat).  Ambai cruises depart from Sorong on the North West part of the Indonesian West Papua.  It is well served with many daily morning flights from the main International Indonesian Airports such as Jakarta, Manado, Makassar, and Denpasar. Sorong is Jakarta time + 2.

KOMODO  ... July to October
Fly to Bali  Denpasar Airport (DPS) in Bali is recommended for Komodo National Park cruises (although Jakarta will also work). Curise departure and arrivals alternate between Bima, Sumbawa (BMU) and Labuanbajo, Flores (LBJ) so a round-trip domestic flight will be necessary. Several airlines serve these cities: Garuda Indonesia, Wings Air, & Nam Air. Check-in time: not later than 13:00  Check-out time: not later than 13:00

BANDA SEA, SULAWESI, HALMAHERA, TRITON BAY
There are multiple itineraries in these regions with a wide variety of travel options.  Please contact us for specific information on these itineraries.

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