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The Phinisi

Cabins
7
Length / Width
34 m / 8 m
Year built / renovated
2007  / 2018
Rental equip.
NO
Internet
NO
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • A classic Phinisi with modern comfort and attention to detail
  • High standards of service and some of the best food around
  • Opportunity to discover some previously unexplored regions
  • Lush islands, white sandy beaches and clear blue water
  • One of Asia's top scuba diving liveaboard destinations
  • Dive around Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Haa and the Similans 
  • Discover the beautiful and remote Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar

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CONFIRMATION

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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

  • 15% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 40% is due 210 days prior to arrival
  • 45% (balance) is due 90 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

In the event of Groups cancellation (6 spaces or more), the following charges will apply:

  • More than 365 days: 2% cancellation fee applies*
  • 365 – 181 days prior to departure: 15% cancellation fee applies
  • 180 - 91 days prior to departure: 40% cancellation fee applies
  • 90 – 0 days prior to departure: 100% cancellation fee applies

*Greater than 365 days prior to departure, we will honour the 2% deposit that we are holding against the booking, provided a minimum of 1 person travels on the same departure date, under the same booking reference, in the same accommodation.

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Description

The Phinisi, officially known as ‘Cheng I Sao’ from November 2018 onwards will be offering liveaboards in Thailand. From next year, an exciting new destination Myanmar’s Mergui Archipelago will be added to the schedule.

The Phinisi is a 34 metre custom built diving yacht of traditional Indonesian gaft rigged Phinisi style with 7 sails. She hosts 18 guests in 7 en-suited cabins. The main deck features a large indoor salon with comfortable sofas and personal storage, charging stations for your electronics and a media center for listening to music or watching a video of your day’s diving. There is a dive deck and an outside dining area with bench seats, complete with refreshment making facilities for relaxing and dining. Upstairs is the large half-covered sun deck with cushioned loungers for après dive cocktails.

The food served on board is plentiful, delicious and freshly prepared in our well-equipped kitchen. Look forward to a mix of international and Asian cuisine served buffet style. The crew can also cater to special dietary requirements is advised in advance. A range of carbonated soft drinks, fruit juices, black, green and herbal teas are available. There is always a tasty bite awaiting the guests when they surface! Guests may select beer, wine or spirits from the cocktail bar for an additional fee.

The Phinisi is owned and managed by an experienced and professional team, ensuring that every diving cruise is one to remember forever. 

Ports of Departure and How to Get There

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

 

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Twin bed cabins

Twin bed cabins with private bathrooms. Each cabin has individually controlled AC and fans.

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Double bed cabin

Double bed cabins with private bathrooms. Each cabin has individually controlled AC and fans. Towels and individual reading lamps are provided in the cabins. Electricity is 220V with 2 round pin sockets (European style).

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Quadruple share cabin

Quadruple share cabin with private bathrooms. Each cabin has individually controlled AC and fans. Towels and individual reading lamps are provided in the cabins. Electricity is 220V with 2 round pin sockets (European style).

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  • Private bathroom:  Yes
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DIVING SERVICES

Adaptors & tanks

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Boat Amenities

Facilities

  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Rebreather-Friendly

Great for families

  • Board Games
  • Movies

Food & drink

  • Buffet

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