A classic Indonesian Phinisi built from handpicked Teak and Iron Wood, in Kendari, South Sulawesi and given a modern makeover in design and facilities to make this one of the most comfortable and stylish liveaboard now operating in Indonesia. At 38m long and 9.3m wide she is a spacious vessel and has been finished with an attention to detail. The Hatiku provides ample room in its 6 double cabins, generous deck space and communal areas for up to 12 divers. Fitted out with all the latest safety, technical and entertainment equipment she combines old world style with modern amenities to deliver a truly outstanding vessel to the discerning diver.
Each of the 6 double cabins is equipped with twin bed, individually controlled A/C units, en suite bathroom with a hot and cold water shower. Cabins 5 and 6 can be converted into doubles. The beds are substantial, 2m long by 1m wide to comfortably accommodate the tallest diver. There is an individual cupboard for each person’s personal belongings, and plenty of storage under the bed. The bathrooms are beautifully finished with wood effect tiles, shower and western toilet.
Tastefully laid out with dark teak wood and white drapes, the salon offers a panoramic view through its three large glass walls. With full A/C, it provides a comfortable place to relax, out of the heat of the day without losing any of the spectacular views. Meals are also served here, but guest can chose to eat on the main deck with its large table if conditions allow. The food is blend of Asian and Western cuisine giving you the best of both worlds. The fully stocked bar serves tea, coffee, soft and cold drinks throughout the day, beer wine and spirits in the evening.
Camera & Briefing Room
At the stern of the boat a purpose built camera and briefing room can be found behind the wheel house. Two camera benches, each for 3 cameras have been built with all the necessary charging points and outlets. The dive briefings also take place here either on the stern deck or in the camera room.
There are three large and spacious deck areas for the passenger to enjoy, the shaded stern deck with its large comfortable cushioned seating area is the perfect place to chill out between dives or watch the sun set with a cold drink. The main deck, partially shaded, provides room to relax and lounge about, outdoor dining can be enjoyed on the large table in the center. It is also serves as the dive deck, where each diver will find a dive station and storage for their personal dive gear. There is a drying area for wet gear and rinse tanks. A fresh water shower and convenient toilet are also located at the front of this deck. The very large sun deck on the second level, supplied with bean bags and sun loungers is an ideal space for those wanting to lie out and enjoy the tropical paradise slip by.
Our very experienced Cruise Manager and Dive Masters will safely guide you through the marvels of the underwater world, wherever in Indonesia you join our adventure. A full dive brief is given to the divers beforehand at the stern of the boat, and then all their gear to be loaded onto the tenders to take two groups of six out to the dive site. Once the dive is concluded the tenders return to the boat where the staff will rinse the gear. The gear is hung up to dry between dives. Time to enjoy a snack and a cold drink, relax and get ready for the next dive.
|VESSEL TYPE||Wooden Traditional Phinisi|
|IDEAL FOR||Cruising | Diving Trips|
Hull material: Wood
Length overall: 38 m
Beam: 9.3 m
Draught: 4.4 m
Cruising speed: 7 knots
Fresh water storage: 14 tons
Engine Power: 600 hp
Fuel: 15 ton
Fresh water maker: 5 ton per day
Voltage 12: Yes
Max. Diving passengers: 12
Max. Total passengers: 12
Life ring buoys: Yes
Fire extinguishers: 12
Hyperbaric chamber: No
Life jackets: 30
First aid kit: 2
Fire & Smoke alarm: Yes