MSY Seahorse – Boat Details

MSY Seahorse – Boat Details


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MSY Seahorse Liveaboard is a luxury traditional Indonesian sailing Phinisi offering scuba diving trips and adventure charters to the best destinations of Indonesia.

The classic beauty of The Seahorse Liveaboard combines traditional craftsmanship with modern conveniences and safety features providing charming comfort in the remotest waters of Indonesia.

Built in 2005 – entirely refurbished in 2018 –  the Seahorse offers a level of comfort and safety among the best liveaboard dive boats in Indonesia. 

he Seahorse is a luxury and spacious vessel built by divers. She accommodates 16 guests in 5 twin and 3 Double bed cabins attended a crew of 12 and 4 Dive Masters.

All of our spacious cabins have individually controlled air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms with hot water. Our two very spacious 22 feet custom-built aluminum tender boats will make your experience of going in /out of the sea very easy and comfortable.

Towels and toiletries, soap, shampoo, and toothpaste are provided onboard.

Boat Specifications

msy seahorse siteplanEntirely refurbished in 2018 in Kendari (South Sulawesi) by the most respected marine carpenters of the country, this fantastic vessel is now recognized as one of the best diving liveaboards in Indonesia. The arrangement of the cabins, lounges, diving deck, accessibility…every little detail has been re-thought to offer the amenities and comfort of a floating hotel.


Length 33 m (108 ft)
Beam 8,5 m (28 ft)
Draft 3.5 m (11,5 ft)
Accommodation 16 guests in 8 double cabins (3 double + 5 twin bed’s).  All cabins are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with hot water and individual AC control
Crew 12 Crews + 4 Divemasters
Construction Wooden ship, Type Phinisi
Engine M.A.N. 2866 LXE Marine Turbo Diesel 400 HP
Speed 8-9 knots
Range 3,000 nautical miles
Generators 1 x Mitsubishi 40 KVA 220-380 v
1 x Mitsubishi 60 KVA 220-380 v
1 x Yanmar 22 KVA 220-380 v
Voltage 220 V, 50 Herz (International and USB outlets)
Tenders Two x 7-meter Aluminium boats
equipped with 100 HP & 150 HP Yamaha 4 strokes engines, VHF radios, and depth sounders
Compressors 2x Bauer Mariner HP breathing air compressors
1x CompAir Low-pressure Screw Compressors with membrane for NITROX
Scuba Tanks 32 tanks 12 L  + 8 tanks 15 L available (supplement applied). DIN & INT valves both available
Displacement 177 tons
Fuel Tank 20 Tons
Water Tank 11,000 liters of freshwater storage, 6,000 liters per day water maker
Safety 3 x 12 man self-inflatable lift-rafts, smoke detectors in all cabins, 2 emergency oxygen units
Electronics EPIRB emergency locator, FM & SW Radio, 4 VHF and SSB Radio, Furuno 90 NM radar, 2 x GPS w/Plotter and Depth Sounder Furuno, Sat-phone: +88-19315-27452
Miscellaneous Sound System  with 8 speakers (4 indoor + 4 outdoor) and Bluetooth. Large flat TV. Library with fish ID books and paperbacks.
Camera Room Dedicated indoor camera room with direct access to/from cabins “Sea View”. Large table on the diving deck
Kayaks complimentary 2 Units + 1 paddle