Narayana is a wooden boat built in 2002, it was transformed and refitted in 2014. After many years operating in Similan islands (Thailand), she navigated to Philippines in 2014, and started her first season in Tubbataha in 2015. Hers electronics components of navigation include GPS, Sounders, as well as radar for navigations of night. The communication is insured by systems of radio VHF and SSB. Pharmacy, Oxygen and Medic first aid kit, life jackets, fire extinguishers are available on board.
Narayana is accredited official Tubbataha diving operator by Tubbataha Management Office (TMO). Hers permit to operate is a confirmation that a dive operator has complied with park entry procedures
The boat welcomes up to 12 divers in six air conditioning cabins with a private bathroom. You have the choice between double bed or twin bed cabins, equipped with TV and DVD reader. The four cabins of the main deck have panoramic windows and a private balcony of 2 m out of 80 cms where you can enjoy a nap between surface intervals.
The upper deck welcomes two cabins, the wheelhouse and the dining area. It is an open air space, convivial, sheltered sun, aired, composed of a U-shaped table and benches. This space is doubled of a corner coffee with table and benches, it is the place where one finds oneself for the briefing. The solarium is also located at this level. It is covered with comfortable mattresses for a sun bath or to observe stars.
For your comfort, the platform of diving was thought in order to be equipped without embarrassment. Large buckets with fresh water are here for rinsing cameras, dive computers and torches, and also 2 fresh water showers for a quick rinse after dive. Narayana also carries a Nitrox blending system onboard. The compressors were placed in the hold, to avoid to the maximum noise pollutions during inflation.
The Cruise director is French and divemasters are Filipinos and speak English. The comfort of the customers is a main concern and group of four divers maximum are organized according to their levels and experience.
The friendly Boat crew counts one captain, one engineer, two boats boys, one chef.