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Similans Boat A4

This live-aboard has a wooden monohull and caters to a maximum of 20 guests. She has 3 decks, with on the main deck 6 cabins, all with a sea view window that can be opened, 4 twin bunkbed cabins and 2 quad (4 berth) cabins, these are fitted with curtains for each berth bed for your privacy. On the upper deck are 2 more cabins with double bed and a lovely view. All cabins are air conditioned and have 220v plugs so you can charge your battery packs or your lights.

At the stern of the upper deck is the dining area. Here you can help yourself with coffee, tea, toast, water, electrolyte drinks and fresh fruit which is always on the table for your convenience. Every morning there is breakfast European style: we serve brown bread, omelettes, fried eggs, sausages, corn flakes, muesli, fruits, and fresh ground coffee or Nescafe. Lunch and dinner are served with traditional Thai food. We cater for vegetarians and any other special dietary needs you require, just tell us your needs.
The dining area is a great place to relax and read a book or have a look at one of the fishbooks. There is also have a TV and DVD player so any videos made on the trip can be reviewed, or you can relax here, watch a movie or listen to some of your favourite CDs. Don't forget your MP3 player you can connect it to our stereo.

Lots of room here for getting your tan, we also have a couple of hammocks & sundeck chairs under our shade at the back of the sun deck. This is a nice place for spotting dolphins, manta rays and whale sharks while travelling to new dive sites and up here you're always the one to spot the dolphins first. Traditional Thai Massage is available on request.

The tanks on board have an INT connection, but we have DIN adapters available. There are 2 Bauer Mariner II compressors with an air cooling system with P41 air filters to give you the best quality air and Nitrox is available.

Departure from Tab Lamu for 3 and 5 day trips to Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock, on the 5 day trips there are also scheduled dives at the Surin Islands.

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Technical Specifications

  • 23m L.O.A. and a beam of 5.2m.
  • 2 engines.
  • 10 knots cruising speed.
  • 2 generators.
  • Electricity 220 V in all cabins, 24 hours a day.
  • 2 cabins with double bed and A/C on the upperdeck.
  • 4 cabin with twin bed and A/C on the main deck.
  • 2 quad cabins with 4 bunk beds and A/C on the main deck.
  • All cabins have a large window.
  • 3 toilet-shower combinations.
  • 2 cold water showers on the divedeck.
  • 2 Bauer Marine compressors.
  • 1 dinghy.
  • Safety equipment, medic first aid and oxygen system.
  • All modern navigation equipment including GPS.
  • CD video & music system on main deck.
  • Comfortable sitting area.
  • Big sundeck, partially shaded with hammocks and chairs.
  • Massage on board available.
  • Nitrox available.

Safety

  • Mobile telephone.
  • CB Radio, 24h contact with NAVY.
  • O2 tank + O2 instructor provider on board.
  • MFA Kit + MFA instructor on board.
  • 2 Liferafts.
  • 1 dinghy + Life Jackets.
  • Emergency Kit.
  • Evacuation emergency facility with helicopter & ambulance.
  • Direct access to the Chamber of Phuket.
  • Fire fighting equipment.

Price (Per person in Thai Baht):

3 days / 3 nights Similans/Richelieu Rock
Similans, Koh Bon, Tachai, Richelieu Rock
Double bed upper deck 19,100 Baht
Twin bed 18,100 Baht
Quad cabin 16,100 Baht
5 days / 5 nights Similans/Richelieu Rock
Similans, Koh Bon, Tachai, Richelieu Rock
Double bed upper deck 28,900 Baht
Twin bed 27,900 Baht
Quad cabin 24,500 Baht
National Park Fees 3 days/3 nights 1,600 Baht
5 days/5 nights 2,000 Baht
Equipment Fins, wetsuit, mask and snorkel included
BCD and regulator 500 Baht per day
Nitrox 200 Baht per tank
Package price: 10 tanks 1,200 Baht, 18 tanks 2,800 Baht
Transfers From Khao Lak meet at the divecenter
From Phuket charge depends on transfer location
 

Schedule:

  Departure: Return:  Dives:  Days/Nights: Destination:
 
  October 2017
  24/10/17 27/10/17 10 3/3 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
  28/10/17 31/10/17 10 3/3 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
  November 2017
  01/11/17 06/11/17 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  07/11/17 10/11/17 10 3/3 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
  11/11/17 16/11/17 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  17/11/17 22/11/17 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  23/11/17 28/11/17 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  29/11/17 02/12/17 10 3/3 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
  December 2017
  03/12/17 08/12/17 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  09/12/17 12/12/17 10 3/3 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
  13/12/17 18/12/17 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  19/12/17 24/12/17 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  25/12/17 30/12/17 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  31/12/17 05/01/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  January 2018
  05/01/18 10/01/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  10/01/18 15/01/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  16/01/18 21/01/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  22/01/18 27/01/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  27/01/18 30/01/18 10 3/3 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
  31/01/18 05/01/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  February 2018
  06/02/18 11/02/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  12/02/18 17/02/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  18/02/18 23/02/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  24/02/18 01/03/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  March 2018
  02/03/18 07/03/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  08/03/18 11/03/18 10 3/3 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
  12/03/18 17/03/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  17/03/18 22/03/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  23/03/18 28/03/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  29/03/18 03/04/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  April 2018
  03/04/18 06/04/18 10 3/3 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
  07/04/18 10/04/18 10 3/3 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
  10/04/18 15/04/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  16/04/18 19/04/18 10 3/3 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
  20/04/18 25/04/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  26/04/18 01/05/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  May 2018
  02/05/18 05/05/18 10 3/3 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
  06/05/18 11/05/18 18 5/5 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Surin
  12/05/18 15/05/18 10 3/3 Similans, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock
 
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