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MV DiveRACE Class E

Cabins
10
Length / Width
35 m / 8 m
Year built
2015 
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
NO
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Liveaboard diving in the Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Koh Bon -Thailand  
  • Diving in the untouched waters around Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar (Burma)
  • Diving wrecks & reefs in Indonesia
  • Wonderful diving in Pulua Tioman, Malaysia
  • Clear waters and widespread corals make these islands wonderful for divers
  • Giant whale sharks, manta rays, leopard sharks, scorpionfish, blue-spotted stingrays
  • Dives aimed at advanced diver level,  rebreather friendly 
  • Massage service available, non divers & snorkellers always welcome
  • Nitrox and rental equipment available
  • Kayak & inflatables available, onboard BBQ facility, satelite phone onboard

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24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

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Payment terms

  • 50% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 50% (balance) is due 59 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 5% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 49 days prior to arrival
  • 20% will be charged if you cancel between 49 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

Without question MV DiveRACE Class E is a fantastic Similan and Burma liveaboard with an unusual name

The Similans are a chain of 9 tiny and verdant Islands fringed with white sand beaches and surrounded by some of the area's richest waters. No other region offers such a number of excellent Dive Sites and such wonderful Scuba Diving as can be found in this protected National Park.

DiveRACE was born of a belief that learning to Scuba Dive should be an enjoyable journey. It is a name, we hope, would one day be synonymous with fun, adventure and enthusiasm for the sport of diving. Diving is in our DNA. Anyone who loves to dive is one of us. It doesn’t matter where you hail from, what languages you speak - we’re all Divers at heart!

What you can expect 

Custom built in December 2014 with the help of Naval architects and a Dutch vessel consultant, the 34.5m MV DiveRACE Class E dive Liveaboard was elegantly designed with comfort and safety in mind. Arriving on the scene in 2015, this steel mono-hulled motor yacht can accommodate up to 20 Divers on Scuba Diving Adventures around the Andaman Sea. 

There is plenty of room for relaxation aboard the MV DiveRACE Class E Liveaboard. Guests have a choice of the air-conditioned Salon, where you can watch the latest movies on the impressive 60” 3D TV, have a relaxing Massage in the private massage room, or enjoy a BBQ with chilled drink on the spacious Sundeck.

DiveRACE Class E seeks to be a liveaboard class apart from the rest. 14 Crew are on hand to look after you on board and they will even serve you with hot chocolate, juice, and a towel after each dive. The Sun Deck is a popular spot with sun loungers to soak up the sunshine in the Similan Islands, and built-in sofa chairs in the shade. Guests can also socialise in the air-conditioned Saloon with circular sofa seating, or the open-air Dining area, both on the Upper Deck. 

The cabins are located on the Lower and Main Decks. The large Dive Deck features 2 ladders, 4 fresh water showers and 2 toilets. Photographers will appreciate other features like camera rinse tanks on the Dive Deck and multimedia stations throughout the boat. 

2 motorised dive tenders - dive deck with 4 freshwater showers and 2 toilets - air-conditioned saloon with DVD video, music and games - open-air dining area - sundecks with mattresses and in-built sofa seating - private massage room - multimedia stations - drinking water dispenser, enriched air Nitrox

Menu, Cuisine Type...

Meals on DiveRACE Class E are enjoyed in the open-air dining area on the Main Deck. Meals are served at the table and start with Dinner served on the evening of embarkation. A barbeque is normally scheduled during the trip. Breakfast and lunch are served on the final day. Thai, Asian and International main meal dishes. A selection of 4 to 5 dishes per sitting will be waitress served dining in the open air Dining area on the Upper Deck. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, fruit, water, snacks and biscuits are provided free of charge. Soft drinks, beer and wine are also available for purchase.

Don’t miss out on this exciting adventure and book your diving liveaboard trip today aboard the MV DiveRACE Class E.

The 14 professional and experienced boat and dive crew are on hand to make sure your Dive Trip is a memorable one, as you explore the beautiful dive sites of the Similan Islands or the untouched waters of the Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar.

MV DiveRace staff's mission is to deliver professional, efficient and friendly scuba diving services to our customers. To guide and conduct scuba diving courses with safety as our priority, while ensuring the enjoyment of Divers and Students. To be among the top liveaboard operators in Southeast Asia.

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Cabins

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Twin Luxury Cabin Main Deck

Max occupancy: 2 people Bedding: Double OR Twin (amenable) Located at our main deck level, the twin cabin comes with attached bathroom and a private balcony. High Quality bed linen is used to ensure that customers get the best comfort on board during our trips. Air-conditioning, Sea-view windows Private bathroom with toilet, hot water shower, hand basin, towels, toiletries, Reading lights, Cabinet, shelves and mirror, Personal safe Mains outlet 220 Volts - 24 hours per day, universal sockets, Bedding, bath towels and pool towels, Space for luggage, Life jackets

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  • Size:  12 m²
  • Beds:  Double or Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Twin/Quad En-suite Cabin - Lower Deck

There are 4 Standard en-suite twin bed cabins with portholes on the lower deck. There are 4 beds in each cabin which can be suitable for a family with a young child. Cabin has 2 sets of bunk beds but only sleep 4 on ex-Singapore trips. On Similan and Myanmar liveaboard cruises these cabins sleep 2. Air-conditioning Sea-view windows (portholes on lower deck) Private bathroom with toilet, hot water shower, hand basin, bath & pool towels, toiletries Reading lights Cabinet, shelves and mirror Personal safety deposit box Mains outlet 220 Volts - 24 hours per day, universal sockets Space for luggage Life jackets

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  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  4 Bunk Bed
  • Max occupancy:  4
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Adaptors & tanks

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

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
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Indonesian
  • Thai

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Massage Services

Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Uk (3 Pin) Power Sockets
  • Us Power Sockets
  • Power Socket Adapters
  • Rebreather-Friendly

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking

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