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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.

DurationNumber of DivesGuestNitroxPADI Courses
4 days/4 Nights
5 days/5 Nights
7 days/7 Nights
14
16
22
21AvailableAvailable

Similan islands luxury liveaboard

Choose your Month of departure below:

November 2017 (Click to Open)

DestinationDepartureReturnDays/Nights
South Andaman12 November16 November4 days/4 Nights
South Andaman17 November21 November4 days/4 Nights
South Andaman22 November26 November4 days/4 Nights
South Andaman to Similan27 November02 December5 days/5 Nights

December 2017 (Click to Open)

DestinationDepartureReturnDays/Nights
Similan03 December07 December4 days/4 Nights
Similan08 December12 December4 days/4 Nights
Similan13 December17 December4 days/4 Nights
Similan18 December22 December4 days/4 Nights
Similan23 December28 December5 days/5 Nights
Similan29 December03 January5 days/5 Nights

January 2018 (Click to Open)

DestinationDepartureReturnDays/Nights
Similan04 January08 January4 days/4 Nights
Similan09 January13 January4 days/4 Nights
Similan14 January18January4 days/4 Nights
Similan19 January23 January4 days/4 Nights
Similan to South Andaman24 January29 January5 days/5 Nights

February 2018 (Click to Open)

DestinationDepartureReturnDays/Nights
South Andaman04 February08 February4 days/4 Nights
South Andman to Similan09 February14 February5 days/5 Nights
Similan15 February19 February4 days/4 Nights
Similan20 February24 February4 days/4 Nights
Similan25 February01 March4 days/4 Nights

March 2018 (Click to Open)

DestinationDepartureReturnDays/Nights
Similan02 March06 March4 days/4 Nights
Similan07 March11 March4 days/4 Nights
Similan12 March17 March5 days/5 Nights
Similan18 March22 March4 days/4 Nights
Similan23 March27 March4 days/4 Nights
Similan28 March01 April4 days/4 Nights

April 2018 (Click to Open)

DestinationDepartureReturnDays/Nights
Similan to South Andaman02 April07 April5 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 TypePrice/PersonPark FeeEquipmentAll included Price/Person
Twin or Quad Cabin Ensuite Lower Deck42000 THB1800 THB2000 THB45500 THB
Twin or Double Cabin Ensuite + Balcony Main Deck45000 THB1800 THB2000 THB48500 THB
NitroxOn Request
PADI CoursesOn Request
Snorkelers20% 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-ConYes
WIFINo
CabinsAll cabins are ensuite with toilets and shower: 6 Deluxe cabins twin or double ensuite with balcony, 4 Standard Twin cabin ensuite
W.C3 Share toilet and shower, all cabin are ensuite
DecksSun Deck, Shaded Areas, Shaded Dining Area
FoodThai, Western, Vegetarian on request
Towels1 beach towels
CrewDive Guide, Cook, Engineer, Capitain, Boat Boys, Cleaner
Dive Guide Ratio1 Dive Guide for 4 to 5 divers
Camera BucketYes
Voltage220V, plug in each cabins
EntertainmentSaloon with TV, DVD, Music, Books
SafetyOxygene, first aid kit, EFR trained Staff, Satelite phone, GPS, Life raft, Dingy, Life Jacket, Flares, Depth Sounder, Compass, Radio
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