Named after the brightest star in the Scorpion constellation, Antares is a splendid traditional wooden boat (ketch rig) built in Sulawesi and launched in 2009. Fabien, the English and French speaking skipper, is also a professional diver with more than 15 years of experience.
She can host up to 4 guests with 2 kids in two double aircon cabin. Each one owns his WC and shower and a simple bed can be added. The living room/galley and the wide shady deck space can welcome up to 8 passengers. A speedboat of 8 person capacity including diving tanks are on board to comply with all your diving needs. Wifi on board according to the area.
There are more than thirty diving sites within the Komodo National Park. Six of them ranked 5 stars on the international scale. The park is world-famous for its extraordinary marine life preserved by the efforts made in the area to protect the environment.
Explore Raja Ampat with Antares, the diving Eden! You’ll be able to see the smallest species such as pygmy seahorses and a great variety of nudi branchs (fans of macro-photography will be well-served!) as well the as bigger pelagic such as reef sharks and manta rays.
Open-water and Advance divers (PADI or equivalent) are qualified to dive in these fabulous sites. No-divers will also enjoy the abundant flora and fauna while snorkeling.
|Dimensions & Specifications|
|Hull material||Wood||Type||Motorised schooner|
|Length over all||21 m||Engine power||120 cc|
|Cruising speed||Fresh water maker|
|Fresh water storage||Voltage 12|
|Voltage 220||Yes||Max. diving passengers||10|
|Max. total passengers||10||Crew||4|
|Navigation & Communication|
|Depth sounder||Fish finder|
|Life raft(s)||Life jackets|
|Life ring buoys||First aid kit|
|Fire extinguishers||Fire & smoke alarm|
|Hyperbaric chamber||man over board pole|
|Tanks||Yes||Camera rinsing tub|
|Camera workstation||Dive platform||Yes|
|Rental dive gear||Yes||Tender 1|
|Deck shower(s)||No||Tender 2||–|
|English speaking guide||Yes||Tender 3||–|
4 x Double bed cabin (all on lower deck)
|Private bathroom||Yes||Private toilet||Yes|
|Cupboard/ wardrobe||Yes||220 volt||Yes|
|Sun deck area||Yes||Covered deck area||Yes|
|Services & entertainment|
|Laundry service||Towel service|
|Indoor games||Beach games|
|Snorkel gear||Fishing gear|
|Water ski||Jet ski|