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Cabins

7

Length / Width

34 m / 8 m

Year built / renovated

2007  / 2018

Rental equip.

NO

Internet

NO

Nitrox

YES ($)

Highlights

  • The Phinisi is a classic, eye-catching phinisi schooner offering superb standards of service and top-notch food as you and 17 other guests discover unexplored, pristine dive spots
  • Itineraries including diving around Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Haa and the Similans, as well as opportunities to discover the beautiful and remote Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar
  • Lush islands, white sandy beaches and clear blue water come as standard, with great dive diversity including incredible limestone walls full of healthy soft corals and gorgonians
  • Marine life lovers should prepare for encounters with mantas, whale sharks, leopard sharks, black-tips as well as schools of barracudas and snappers
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Dates & Prices

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Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation terms

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 15% (downpayment)
  • 210 days before trip start: 40%
  • 90 days before trip start: 45% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

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.

Cabins

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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Deck Plan

DIVING SERVICES

Diving gear

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

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

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

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Food & drink

  • Buffet

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