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Carpe Novo

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 A word from Dom :  "Carpe Novo, one of the 3 sisters with Carpe Diem & Carpe Vita does not disappoint.  She offers all a dedicated diver could wish for in a liveaboard "......  Dominick Macan


ON BOARD CARPE NOVO



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ACCOMMODATION ... AMENITIES ... DIVING ... WHAT'S INCLUDED


  • CABIN TYPES
    2 upper deck DOUBLE/TWIN cabin suites
    king bed or 2 large twin beds & picture windows
    2 upper deck DOUBLE cabins
    king bed & picture windows
    2 main deck SINGLE cabins
     queen bed & picture windows
    4 lower deck DOUBLE/TWIN cabins
    queen bed plus adjacent twin bed & portholes
    2 lower deck TWIN cabins
    2 adjacent twin beds & portholes
    All cabins have air conditioning, safety deposit boxes, TV screens & central media system plus their own private bathrooms.


  • DIVING
    up to 3 dives per day all from the dive dhoni
    12 liter alu tanks (DIN & INT valves)
    15 liter alu tanks
    (at extra cost)
    scuba gear rental (by advance request)
    nitrox
    water temperature: 78 - 82F, 25 - 28C  ... 
    3mm wetsuit recommended


  • WHAT'S INCLUDED

    accommodation & diving
    meals, snacks, water, tea & coffee
    compressed air, tanks, weights & weight belts
    airport transfers
    tax 12%


  • WHAT'S EXTRA
    international & domestic airfare

    juices, soft drinks & alcoholic beverages
    scuba rental gear (by advance request)
    15 liter tanks & nitrox
    fuel surcharge on certain trips

    environmental tax



 PURPOSE BUILT & ROOMY


During your leisure-time hours, you can enjoy the top sun deck, an ideal place to relax on sun loungers with a choice of shade or the sun.   The main deck also offers a shaded seating area on the back deck, perfect for watching the beautiful hues of the Indian Ocean slip past.  Or, you're welcome to escape the tropical heat in the main deck air-conditioned lounge and leisure area, with TV viewing area and DVD/CD music system.   Guests love dining in the al-fresco dining area on the upper deck or sipping a cool drink at the bar there.

Spread across 3 decks are the spacious cabins which range from standard to deluxe suites and even include single occupancy suites.

All diving is done from a custom-designed 60 foot diving dhoni (tender). The dhoni has ample space for all divers, cameras and gear. There are individual gear bins for each diver, separate camera and wetsuit rinse tanks and two hot-water showers aboard. Both the air and nitrox compressors are on the dhoni as well.

Photographers will love the dedicated camera room with charging station and tables.An on-board internet connection is available when in proximity to some of the islands. There are also two computers on board for guest use.

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DECK PLAN

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SPECIFICATIONS

Built : 2016
Port of Registration : Male’ / Republic of Maldives
Length (m) : 43 (140 feet)
Beam (m) : 11 (36 feet)
Maximum Guests : 22
No. of Cabins : 12 (4 Junior Suites, 2 Single suites, 6 Standard)
No. of Bathrooms : 15
Air-Conditioning : In all enclosed areas of the boat and in all cabins
No.of Crew : 10 + 3 on the diving dhoni
Laundry Service :NO

Diving Dhoni :YES (L: 61 feet/ W: 20 feet)
Dive Gear Rental :YES – Scubapro brand
Diving School :YES – PADI

MACHINERY

Engine : Doosan Daewood Marine Diesel (Model No: V1 80219), HP 800
Fuel Tank Capacity : 2 x Tanks of 6,000 liters per Tank (Total 12 tons)
Generators : 2 x Zenith Isuzu 65 KW Marine-Gen set
1 x Zenith Isuzu 25 KW Marine-Gen set
Water Maker:1 x WASCO Desalinator 700Liters/hr.15 tons/ day
1 x WASCO Desalinator 900 Liters / hr. 18 tons / day
Electric Voltage : 220 / 50 Hz, 3 Phase, 24 hrs / day
Fresh Water capacity:13,000 Liters (10 Tons)

Nitrox on Board: YES
HP Compressors:L&W
Nitrox Gen:Nitrox L&W Membrane System
FA Oxygen on board :YES, 10,500 Liters

NAVIGATION

GPS, Sounder

COMMUNICATIONS

VHF Radio, Internet, GSM

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

Smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, life jackets, emergency alarm


ITINERARIES


 The Carpe Novo offers 7 and 10-night cruises around the Central Atolls but also does some Deep South shark trips, some Far North exploratory voyages and a few specialty manta trips.


TRAVEL & CRUISE LOGISTICS


 Most of the trips begin and end in Male and the closest airport is Male Intl (MLE).  The cruises normally leave every Saturday, for 10 day cruises departure days may change.  Check in time is generally at 12.30 pm. In case of early arrival guests will be met by Carpe Novo representatives and will have the option to wait at the airport or arrangements could be made to use the facilities of the nearby airport hotel which offers different packages until check-in time for the boat.  Check out time will be latest by 8 am on the day of departure. 

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