MV Mermaid 1Description
M/V Mermaid I is a magnificent steel yacht 28 meters that welcomes up to 15 divers. She navigates from May to November from Bali to Komodo, and from December, sails to the North West coast of Papaua New Guinea, at Raja Ampat, for a 6 months season, visiting Ambon dive sites during the journey.
Hers electronics components of navigation are composed of a GPS, Sounders, as well as radar for navigations of night. The communication is insured by systems of radio VHF and SSB.
It’s high standing that you can expect on board.Cabins are spacious, woodwork in the wall, allensuite bathroom, refrigerator, TV flat screen and DVD player. Bathrobes and towels are supplied, as well as toiletries. Our favourite are Deluxe cabins and their luminosity due to wide panoramic windows.
Between dives you can enjoy a sunbath at the solarium or have a nap in the shade on softness deckchairs, enjoy delicious European and Asian dishes cooked with love and served at “Sawasdee Restaurant”, chill out in the air-conditioned lounge and discover the new fish species seen during your dive in the books of marine biology of the library, or watch a movie.
The Dive platform is wide, well agenced, includes showers of fresh water, 6 rinsing tubs for camera and equipment. Two dinghies take you to the dive site and provide a surface cover during the dive. Warm towels and fruits are offered after every dive. Nitrox is available on board.
The boat is equipped with 3Air compressors Air and a Nitrox compressor, Tank Alu 12L, yoke valve, kit of oxygen therapy, tank of medical oxygen, life jackets, fire extinguishers. Sets of equipment are available for rent.
Professional PADI instructors, all English speaking, supervise dive groups. The diving groups ratio is 4:1, dives last until you reach your 50 bar!
Boat crew is Indonesian and very kind and helpful: captain, engineers, boat boys, Chef and assistant, maid, massage lady are doing their best to make your stay unforgettable.