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Alor - Ambon - Banda Sea - Halmahera - Komodo - Raja Ampat (Max. 17 pax)


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Bar
  • Camera Station
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Non-Diver Friendly
  • Shaded diving deck
  • Warm water showers
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  • Airport transfer
  • Belts
  • Dive Master Service
  • Hot / Cold beverages
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In short

A 42m wood hull traditional Phinisi boat, 7 cabins provide for up to 14 guests. As a guest aboard, you will experience modern comfort combined with the charm of a traditional boat. Adventure and relaxation are the ultimate endeavors of this boat and her crew.

Aurora Description

Aurora is a two-mast motor sailor made out of teak, built according to the so called traditional “Pinisi”-style and designed for a demanding clientele of divers. On this live-aboard of superior standard, comfort, luxury and a traditional character are united. The Aurora has been built according to modern and environmentally friendly principles, and gives the opportunity to explore remote areas which only few – if ever – have seen.

She has seven double cabins, three of which offer an extra bed all cabins have individual air conditioning units, private shower and toilets, cabins are spacious with adequate storage space

There is an upper level sundeck with plenty of shade and comfortable loungers

The dining room & lounge is a very comfortable and well laid out area made for relaxing. Food on board is all buffet style with a mix of tasty Indonesian with various meat & vegetable choices and the chef also serves up great pasta dishes too. Cold coke and sprite is included and available with all meal and there is a variety of local and imported teas with a few local coffee choices and even espresso which is additional along with beer, wine or spirits.

The dive deck is located at the front of the boat. Two divers share a basket for dive and there are plenty of wetsuit hangers. No more than 5 divers per tender.

Aurora Details

Dimensions & Specifications
Hull material wood Type motor/sailer
Decks 3 Mast(s) 2
Tonnage 189 Beam 9 m
Length over all 42 m Engine power Nissan 420 HP
Draught 2,6 m Cruising range 1,500 nm
Cruising speed 8 – 10 knots Fresh water maker yes 6000 liters a day
Fresh water storage 12 tons Voltage 12 yes
Voltage 220 24 hours all boat/ cabins Max. diving passengers 17
Max. total passengers 17 Crew 14-15
Navigation & Communication
GPS yes Plotter no
Depth sounder yes Fish finder no
Satellite phone yes Mariphone yes
Radar yes Navtex no
Life raft(s) yes x 2 Life jackets yes
Life ring buoys yes First aid kit yes
Fire extinguishers yes Fire & smoke alarm yes
EPIRP yes Oxygen yes
Hyperbaric chamber no Defibrillator no
Dive facilities
Compressors 2 Dive courses yes (upon request)
Tanks 62 Camera rinsing tub yes
NITROX yes Weights/ belts yes
Camera workstation yes Dive platform yes
Rental dive gear yes Tender 1 5 m zodiacs 40 HP
Deck shower(s) yes Tender 2 5 m zodiacs 40 HP
English speaking guide yes Tender 3 Fiberglas boat
Cabin facilities 3 x triple (1 double + 1 single bed) cabins
Private bathroom yes Private toilet yes
Shower hot Extra bed no
Cupboard/ wardrobe yes 220 volt yes
Air conditioning yes Fan yes
Porthole yes , cabin in bow Window yes, 2 cabins in stern
6 x double bed cabins (3 x king size bed and 3 x with 2 single beds)
Private bathroom yes Private toilet yes
Shower hot Extra bed no
Cupboard/ wardrobe yes 220 volt yes
Air conditioning yes Fan yes
Porthole yes Window no
Lounge facilities
Air conditioning yes Fan(s) yes
Sofa(s) yes Dining table yes
Television yes DVD player yes
Sound system yes Computer (in comp. Room) yes
Deck(s) facilities
Sun deck area yes Covered deck area yes
Reclining chairs yes Mattresses yes
Hammocks yes Sofa(s) no
Dining table yes
Bar facilities
Beer yes Wine yes
Spirits yes Soft drinks yes
Juices yes Ice cubes yes
Services & entertainment
Laundry service yes Towel service yes
Massage yes Library yes
Indoor games yes Beach games no
DVD’s yes iPod connection yes
Snorkel gear yes Fishing gear yes
Kayak(s) no Wake board no
Water ski no Jet ski no