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KIRA KIRA


ABOUT KIRA KIRA

A construction by the Konjo Boat Builders of South Sulawesi. Hand crafted over a two year period on the beaches of Mandala Ria, in the village of Ara using Tropical Hardwoods from the forests of Kendari. Kira Kira is a 22 meter long Phinisi, boasting four cabins and a communal dining area, a covered dive deck and large sun area 4.5 meter wide, with two teak masts and a Ketch Cutter sail rig.

She motors at 7 - 8 knots and sails with the wind. The hull sits on a double Ironwood keel, the body first shaped over fires, the ribs crafted thereafter from Bitti timbers enclosed with a thick Teak deck. The cabins cut from Kendoli and Teak boast large beds and are naturally vented. Shared bathroom facilities with modern bathroom appliances, marine toilets and traditional handcrafts.

Comfortable sun lounging on deck, cold beers, incredible sunsets, a selection of fresh cooked Indonesian and western meals. Freshly caught fish, beach BBQ’s, fresh baked bread, hot coffee and treats. Kira Kira was launched in 2014 and is crewed by the Bugis sailors, from Bira in South Sulawesi. Known for life at sea, under sail.

Rates Inclusions

  • Full Crew with planned itinerary
  • Harbour Clearance.
  • Full board accommodation
  • Drinking water, tea & coffee.
  • 3 Freshly cooked meals per day and interval snacks & treats.
  • SCUBA Diving as per itinerary.
  • Weight belts, weights and SCUBA tanks.
  • 1 Western Cruise Director.
  • Shore excursions & island expeditions.
  • The use of on board Fishing & Spear Fishing gear when permitted.
  • The use of on board Snorkeling gear where safe
  • The use of on board Kayak and Wakeboard facilities where safe and appropriate.
  • On board emergency & medical supplies
  • Local Airport, Express Boat & Hotel Transfers (Raja Ampat).

Rates Exclusions

  • National Park Entrance Fees.
  • Rental dive gear.
  • Beers & other alcoholic tipples.
  • Canned & bottled soft drinks.
  • Crew tip.
  • Travel & Dive Insurance.
  • International & Domestic flights.
  • Airport Tax.
  • Transfer to boat departure location (Komodo).
  • Anything else not under found under “Inclusions”

SPECIFICATION

VESSEL TYPE Wooden Traditional Phinisi
LENGTH 22 m
CREW 7
GUEST CAPACITY 8
CABINS 4
IDEAL FOR Cruising | Diving Trips
OTHER

Hull Construction: Wood – Kayu Besi

Power: Motor & Sail

Decks: Lower & Upper

Rigging & Sail Area: Ketch Cutter/110 m2

Gross Tonnage: 26 Tons

Length Overall: 22 Meters

Beam: 4.5 Meters

Draught: 1.7 Meters

Inboard Engine: Mitsubishi 6D-16

Engine Output: 190 Horse Power

Fuel Capacity: 2 Tons (Diesel)

Cruising Speed: 7 - 8 Knots

Cruising Range: 1500 Nautical Miles

Fresh Water Capacity 3 Tons

Electricity Supply: 12/220 Volts

Sleeping Capacity: 8 Guests

Crew: 5 Indonesian & 2 Western

Navigation & Communication

GPS/Plotter: Garmin GPSMAP 585

Radio: ICOM - VHF M304 & M34/SSB M710

Nautical Charts: Navionics & Paper

Safety & Medical

Life Raft: 1 x 25 Persons Capacity

Life Rings: 2

Life Jackets: 25 Adult/5 Junior

Signal Flares: Parachute, Rocket & Smoke

Fire Extinguishers: 4 x 6kg, 4 x 2 kg Powder

First Aid Kit: Yes

Oxygen: 1 x 12 Liters, 1 x 6 Liters

First Aid Providers: 2

Cabin Facilities

Setup: 3 x Twin, 1 x Double

Cupboard/Wardrobe: Yes

Computer/Gadget Desk : Yes

Portholes: Yes

Fan: Yes

Diving Facilities

Compressor: 2 x Coltri Sub MCH 13

SCUBA Tanks: 24 x 11 Liters

Rental Dive Gear: Yes

Western Dive Professionals: Yes

Dive Courses: By Request

Camera Rinsing Tub: Yes

Weights/Belts: Yes

Dive Platform: Yes

Tender: 6.2 Meter Plastic Hull

Outboard Engine: 2 x 40 HP Yamaha

Lounge Facilities

Setup: Closed Saloon

Dining Table: Communal

Drinks: Beer & Soda

Dietary Requirements: Catered For

TV Projector: Yes

Audio System: Yes

DVD Player: Yes

Laptop: By Request