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Cabins
12
Length / Width
37 m / 8 m
Year built / renovated
2005  / 2015
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
FREE
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Djibouti is famous for the annual whale shark sightings
  • Djibouti is great for divers and non divers
  • Dive sites in Djibouti are; Seven Brothers, Gulf of Tadjourah and Goubet Al Kharab
  • From March every year explore the rarely visited dive sites in the Sudanese Red Sea 
  • Sudan dives can be very demanding, recommended to be an advance diver
  • Hammerheads, tiger, black tips, silkies, barracuda, manta rays & dugong
  • Brilliant ECO trips - help with whale shark research
  • Specialist knowledge from the onboard biologist 
  • Nitrox, rental equipment and courses available
  • Free internet when connection available
  • 65" HD cinema surround sytem & draft beer
  • Divers, free divers, snorkellers and families all very welcome

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24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 25% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 25% is due 105 days prior to arrival
  • 50% (balance) is due 60 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 25% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 45 days prior to arrival
  • 50% will be charged if you cancel between 45 and 30 days prior to arrival
  • 75% will be charged if you cancel between 30 and 15 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 15 days prior to arrival

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Description

Lucy introduces a new standard of liveaboard to Djibouti, with a fresh decor and modern facilities on board

Djibouti is famous for the annual Whale Shark sightings. Each year, these magnificent creatures are spotted in the Bay of Tadjoura from late October to mid February. Grab your snorkel and fins - Whale Sharks are waiting for you! Divers and Snorkelers are welcome. This is a remote location and there's no better way to explore its rugged coastline than on board the region's newest liveaboard Lucy. Let this welcoming crew show you the very best of Djibouti's coral reef in between exhilarating encounters with Whale Sharks and Dolphins in the warm waters of the Gulf of Aden. Come and enjoy this beauty in the North tip of the Indian Ocean where it meets the South tip of the Red Sea.

In the months of March until June, visit the isolated and pristine waters of the Sudan. The vast array of diving landscape includes oblong shaped reefs, soft corals fringed in scenic reefs and of course, large pelagics. Divers will be astounded in this virtually un-dived area. Jacques Cousteau loved Sudanese waters and here is your chance to see why. With a variety of massive Gorgonians decorating vertical walls and the lurking Hammerheads are visible due to the amazing visibility - making this a Photographers paradise. There are many spectacular vertical walls as well as fascinating Ship Wrecks waiting to be explored including Jacques Cousteau's Pre-continente ll.

Good to know

M/Y Lucy is a 37 meter mono hull luxury dive safari boat (live-aboard) designed for maximum level of comfort for the seasoned Scuba Diver who appreciates diving within a high standard and secure environment.

Lucy sleeps up to 22 guests in climate-controlled cabins with en suite shower, mini bar, reading lights and bedside USB charging points. The Lounge is equipped with a 65″ Ultra HD cinema surround system, hand made speakers by French firm ‘Focal’ and a Bar where a chilled draft beer is served for your ultimate leisure and relaxing time. And of course a superb three-course meal is served to our guests in a fresh and contemporary designed Dining Room.

The Dive Deck is superbly laid out with ample space for all your accessories, charging points and with superb wall mounted Bluetooth/USB Clarion music player, marine grade amps and Q Acoustics ceiling installed speakers.

The Top and Sundeck are furnished to the highest standard with bean bags and sufficient seating area or lie down for a nap or sun bathing.

The engine room is fitted with excellent machinery such as an 8000 litres a day water maker, three dive compressors, water-cooled nitrox (Enriched air) compressor, three AC chillers, two generators and last but not least, two 750HP Cummins engines.

The crew are on hand throughout your trip to make sure your trip runs smoothly. They are proud to have won national awards for the excellent level of service on board.

Lucy’s On-board Restaurant

Freshly cooked meals everyday can be enjoyed in a lavish, contemporary styled Dining Room. Meals are proudly presented as ‘fine cuisine’ and comprises both Local and Western fare.

If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, make sure you mention it at the tim of booking. Of course, they will cater for your request.

The Chef Abdou ensure all hungry Divers are well fed and tries his very best to make every dish super special. He wants you to remember him when you are down there making bubbles - that he is thinking of you and preparing your fine dining. When you enjoy that fresh bread and delicious cake on board, know who to thank - Hassan is a master of that, this is whthe Master Baker.

About the crew

The main guys behind this amazing boat

Renzo Pirrello, Captain and GM, The guardian of The First Lady, M/Y Lucy. More than 25 years diving the entire Red Sea makes this Italian French Djiboutian globe trotter, one of the most experienced humans on the Planet when it comes to anything about boats and navigating the oceans.

Houmed Aden Youssouf 'Foule', Second Captain, The real engine behind M/Y Lucy, Half man, quarter fish and quarter boat, he is simply the one that every one depends on for almost everything on our beautiful boat. And he does it without making too much noise. He knows Djibouti waters like the back of his hand.

Magali Boussion, Instructor PADI OWSI, The Professional, Underwater photography, Free diving, Drift, DPV, Marine Biology, Oxford level 1 the list goes on and on. You will feel you are on a scientific vessel with Magali on board. Absolute professional in anything marine related.

Dawit W.Michael Gebre-ab MBE , Founder & MD, Will die and kill for the oceans, Dawit’s first scuba experience was in Maui Island, Hawaii way back in 1991. He got started in professional diving by setting up his own dive centre in 2002. But his real passion has always been to design and build beautiful liveaboards.

The rest of the crew, Fatou Mohamed Houssein our Waitress & cabin manager, Comfort-Master,  Ali Ahmed Mohamed 'Aliko'Sailor, Kool Sailer, Fathi Robleh Aden, Sailor, The young one, along with the kitchen staff are the great crew of this boat.

How to get there

  • Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

Cabins

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Single Cabin

2 x single cabins with individual air conditioning, small fridge, private shower and toilet. Bath towel and bath robe provided to each diver. Located on the main deck

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  • Size:  6 m²
  • Beds:  1 Single
  • Max occupancy:  1
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower Deck Cabin

Twin cabins with individual air conditioning, small fridge, private shower and toilet. Bath towel and bath robe provided to each diver. Located on the lower deck.

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  • Size:  7 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Main Deck Cabin

Twin cabins with individual air conditioning, small fridge, private shower and toilet. Bath towel and bath robe provided to each diver. Located on the main deck

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  • Size:  8 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Adaptors & tanks

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
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Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Italian

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food

Facilities

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Us Power Sockets
  • Power Socket Adapters

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

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