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The MV Dive Race Class E launched in 2015 is aiming a bringing the highest standard of design and luxury on-board. Steel hull liveaboards are rare in Thailand and the quality of the facilities on-board easily out-range the standard type of Thai liveaboards.

Steel hull ocean going vessel with a length of 34.5 m by 7.5 m width built with strength, stability and diving comfort in mind.
Designed and made for divers the liveaboard as been built according to international standards.

Thailand luxury liveaboard

This luxury liveaboard of excellent quality, provide the best service to dive the Similan islands, from 4 days 4 night to Similan, Koh Bon, Tachai, Richelieu Rock and a wreck, 7 days 7 nights Similan + Burma or south Andaman with the famous Hing Daeng & Hin Muang, the boat offer different trips duration and destination according to the best time of the year to dive.

All cabins are En-suite with private shower and toilets.
20 divers onboard in 10 cabins, all with air condition and bathroom.
There are 6 deluxe cabins on the main deck, which can be double or twin bed configuration and a private balcony, then 4 twin cabins on the lower deck with 4 or twin bed.

A massive dive deck provide comfort and space before diving, the sundeck is huge as well, inside saloon, massage room, TV and more.

Food is delicious onboard and well prepared, this is a must do liveaboard.

Duration Number of Dives Guest Nitrox PADI Courses
4 days/4 Nights
5 days/5 Nights
7 days/7 Nights
14
16
22
21 Available Available

Similan islands luxury liveaboard

Choose your Month of departure below:

November 2016 (Click to Open)

Destination Departure Return Days/Nights
South Andaman 06 November 10 November 4 days/4 Nights
South Andaman 11 November 15 November 4 days/4 Nights
South Andaman 16 November 20 November 4 days/4 Nights
South Andaman to Similan 21 November 26 November 5 days/5 Nights
Similan 27 November 1 December 4 days/4 Nights

December 2016 (Click to Open)

Destination Departure Return Days/Nights
Similan 02 December 06 December 4 days/4 Nights
Similan 7 December 11 December 4 days/4 Nights
Burma Mergui Archipelagos 12 December 19 December 7 days/7 Nights
Similan 21 December 26 December 5 days/5 Nights
Similan 28 December 02 January 5 days/5 Nights

January 2017 (Click to Open)

Destination Departure Return Days/Nights
Similan 03 January 07 January 7 days/7 Nights
Similan 08 January 12 January 4 days/4 Nights
Similan 13 January 17 January 4 days/4 Nights
Similan 18 January 22 January 4 days/4 Nights
Burma Mergui 23 January 30 January 7 days/7 Nights
Similan 31 January 04 February 4 days/4 Nights

February 2017 (Click to Open)

Destination Departure Return Days/Nights
Similan+Burma 05 February 09 February 7 days/7 Nights
Similan 10 February 14 February 4 days/4 Nights
Similan 15 February 19 February 4 days/4 Nights
Burma Mergui 20 February 27 February 7 days/7 Nights
Similan 28 February 04 March 4 days/4 Nights

March 2017 (Click to Open)

Destination Departure Return Days/Nights
Similan 05 March 09 March 7 days/7 Nights
Similan 10 March 14 March 4 days/4 Nights
Similan 15 March 19 March 4 days/4 Nights
Burma Mergui 20 March 27 March 7 days/7 Nights
Similan 28 March 01 April 4 days/4 Nights

April 2017 (Click to Open)

Destination Departure Return Days/Nights
Similan to South Andaman 02 April 07 April 5 days/5 Nights

Boat Layout

boat layout

Departure Day:!
Pick-up from Phuket and Khao Lak (pick-up time depends on
the area). Arrival Thaplamu Pier by 19:30. Guests will
get onboard, have dinner, meet the crew and have boat
safety briefing, check equipment, check-in cabin, and
overnight cruise to the Similans. ! !

Exemple of Ininerary for 4 Days 4 Nights:

The liveaboard will cruise to Similan islands, Koh Bon (Manta Point), Koh Tachai (Virgin island), Richelieu Rock (Top dive site in Thailand).

Day 1 (Click to Open)

Day 1:!
07:00 am – 07:30 am General Diving Rules / Safety Briefing
07:30 am – 07:00 pm 3 Dives around the Similan Island
+ Visit Island No. 4 / Enjoy paradise with a beautiful white sandy beach.
07:00 pm – 07:45 pm 1 Night dive at Honeymoon Bay (Island No. 4)

Day 2 (Click to Open)

Day 2:!
07:00 am – 01:00 pm 2 Dives around the Similan Islands
Visit Island No. 8 / Enjoy paradise with nature & a white sandy beach.
02:00 pm – 06:30 pm 2 Dives around Koh Bon & Koh Tachai Islands

Day 3 (Click to Open)

Day 3:!
07:00 am – 09:00 am 1 Dive early morning around Koh Tachai Island .
10:30 am – 06:30 pm 3 Dives around Richelieu Rock & Surin Island

Day 4 (Click to Open)

Day 4:!
07:00 am – 08:00 am 1 Dive early morning round Koh Bon Island
11:00 am – 12:00 am 1 Dive at Boon Sung Wreck If possible
12:30 pm – 02:30 pm Leave the dive site for Taplamu Pier (Lunch, Debriefing).
03:00 pm – 03:30 pm Disembarkation at Taplamu Pier.
04:00 pm – 06:30 pm Transfer back to your Hotel in Phuket, Air Airport & Khao Lak Area.

Exemple of Ininerary for 7 Days 7 Nights:

The liveaboard will cruise to Similan islands, Koh Bon (Manta Point), Koh Tachai (Virgin island), Richelieu Rock and Burma (Best of Burma and Thailand).

Day 1 (Click to Open)

Day 1:!
Discovery and Fantastic diving at Similan, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai with 3 day dives + 1 night dive

Day 2 (Click to Open)

Day 2:!
Enjoy with 2 dives at the Richelieu Rock then cruise to Kawthung in Myanmar. Clear border formalities before cruising out towards islands of Myanmar.

Day 3 (Click to Open)

Day 3:!
Exploring dives at High Rock, Western Rocky and Shark Cave area with 3 day dives and one night dive.

Day 4 (Click to Open)

Day 4:!
4 dives at the Black Rock

Day 5 (Click to Open)

Day 5:!
Dive at North Twin, South Twin and Great Swinton

Day 6 (Click to Open)

Day 6:!
Dives at Western Rocky then returning to Kawthung to check out of Myanmar and back in to Thailand.

Day 7 (Click to Open)

Day 7:!
2 wreck dives at Boonsung and another wreck in front of Khao Lak. 12:30 – 14:30 Leave the dive site for Tablamu Pier lunch and debriefing on the way back. 15:00 Disembarkation at Tablamu Pier. 15:00 – 18:00 Transfer back to your Hotel in Phuket, Air Airport & Khao Lak Area.

* Dive sites and schedule may be flexible or
changed due to weather and current conditions *

Cabin Type Price/Person Park Fee Equipment All included Price/Person
Twin or Quad Cabin Ensuite Lower Deck 42000 THB 1800 THB 2000 THB 45500 THB
Twin or Double Cabin Ensuite + Balcony Main Deck 45000 THB 1800 THB 2000 THB 48500 THB
Nitrox On Request
PADI Courses On Request
Snorkelers 20% Discount

Price all included, includes: All food on-board, taxi from Khao Lak or Phuket, dive guide, water, coffee, tea
Not Included: Soft drinks, alcohol, dive insurance.

Air-Con Yes
WIFI No
Cabins All cabins are ensuite with toilets and shower: 6 Deluxe cabins twin or double ensuite with balcony, 4 Standard Twin cabin ensuite
W.C 3 Share toilet and shower, all cabin are ensuite
Decks Sun Deck, Shaded Areas, Shaded Dining Area
Food Thai, Western, Vegetarian on request
Towels 1 beach towels
Crew Dive Guide, Cook, Engineer, Capitain, Boat Boys, Cleaner
Dive Guide Ratio 1 Dive Guide for 4 to 5 divers
Camera Bucket Yes
Voltage 220V, plug in each cabins
Entertainment Saloon with TV, DVD, Music, Books
Safety Oxygene, first aid kit, EFR trained Staff, Satelite phone, GPS, Life raft, Dingy, Life Jacket, Flares, Depth Sounder, Compass, Radio
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