MSY WAOW

  • Nitrox
  • Internet
  • Camera Station
  • Charging Station
  • Massage

WAOW is a three masted sailing vessel, constructed entirely from ironwood using traditional methods, evoking the southern seas, liberty, adventure, comfort, quality and style. All to be shared by those going to sea on her. Each of the 10 cabins is equipped with a private bathroom with shower, air conditioning, desk, entertainment system and LED lighting. 
With a ratio of 24 crew members who speaks English, French, German and Indonesian for a maximum of 18 guests, WAOW Liveaboard offer personalized attention to all there guests. 
WAOW Liveaboard sail year-round throughout the Indonesian Archipelago with itineraries covering Komodo, Raja Ampat, Ambon, Triton Bay, Sulawesi, Alor and Halmahera.

Accommodation

  • 1 Deluxe Cabin

    6 Deluxe cabins are located below the main deck, each of 24m2 and with 2 portholes each. In 4 of them, the King-size double bed can be converted into 2 separated single beds (Twin-share).
    Deluxe cabin provide:
    Fully equipped bathroom (incl. towels, bathrobes and hair-dryer), Separate shower (with shower gel and shampoo) and separate WC, Sofa and 3rd bed (90 x 200 - can be used for a 3rd person), Air Conditioning, fridge, Desk, outlets, large storage space, LED lightning, Wi-Fi, Flat Screen with individual entertainment system

  • 2 Deluxe 'UD' Cabin

    1 Deluxe 'UD' cabin is located on the Upper Deck, of approximately 16m2 and with big windows.
    Deluxe 'UD' cabin provide:
    Fully equipped bathroom (incl. towels, bathrobes and hair-dryer) with shower and WC, large storage space & a sofa, Air Conditioning, fridge, Desk, outlets, LED lightning, Wi-Fi, Flat Screen with individual entertainment system

  • 3 Superior Cabin

    2 Superior Cabins , located at the rear of the main deck, of 21m2 each, equipped with a King-size double bed (not convertible), large windows and a semi private shaded lounging area.
    Superior cabin provide:
    Fully equipped bathroom (incl. towels, bathrobes and hair-dryer), Separate shower (with shower gel and shampoo) and separate WC, Sofa / 3rd bed (90 x 190cm - bed for a 3rd person), Air Conditioning, fridge, Desk, outlets, large storage space, LED lightning, Wi-Fi, Flat Screen with individual entertainment system.

  • 4 Master Suit

    The Master suite of 45m2 with it's spacious Lounge & Sundeck (35m2) furnished for private use, is located at the rear of the upper deck. A totally luxurious cabin providing you the feeling of being “The Master and Commander”.
    Master suit provides:
    Fully equipped bathroom (incl. towels, bathrobes and hair-dryer), Separate shower (with shower gel and shampoo) and separate WC, 2 Sofas / 3rd beds (90 x 190cm and 90 x 200cm - can be used for a 3rd & 4th person), Air Conditioning, fridge, Desk, outlets, large storage space, LED lightning, Wi-Fi, 2 Flat Screens with individual entertainment system.

Dining

The cusine is varied with Indonesian and western selections, to suit every taste. The chef is Indonesian and no effort will be spared in assuring your pallet is completely satisfied. Non alcoholic drinks and Fruit-Shakes are included in the price of the charter. 
Beer, cocktails, spirits, wines and Champagne are available on a bar tab basis.
Vegetarian and Special dietary menu available on request.

Diving

MSY WAOW has been designed with the diver in mind to provide the ultimate experience. 3 dive tenders are available, each with the capability of taking between 6-8 passengers.This provide the ability to separate small dive groups, quickly and comfortably dive areas several miles away from the ships anchorage. Dive groups will be separated in the tenders by experience levels and types of dives requested. It is recommended to have a wetsuit of between 3 and 7mm, the water temperature being between 20 and 29°C . For diving around the Komodo region the water temperature can drop even further.
The crew will take care of transport, cleaning and stocking of equipment and, if the guest requires, the rinsing and stocking of camera equipment.

  • Nitrox per Dive 6$
  • Nitrox per Day 12$

Dive Courses

In addition to the facilities for divers, it will also be possible for beginners to have an introduction to diving or to complete their diving certificate after their pool and theory training in areas which permit such activities.

Equipment Rental

We recomend to pre-book your equipment when you book your cruise.

  • Full set 30$
  • BCD 8$
  • Regulator 12$
  • Dive Computer 8$
  • Mask & Snorkel 3$
  • Fins 6$
  • Wetsuit 6$
  • Torch 6$
  • 15 liters tank 8$
  • SMB
  • Nautilus Lifeline

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Camera Room
  • Camera Rinse Tank
  • Charging Station
  • Air Conditioned Saloon
  • Sun Deck
  • Shaded Deck Area
  • Dive Deck
  • Canoes & SUP

Services

  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Audio & Video Entertainment
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry Service
  • Tours
  • Canoes & SUP

Activities

WAOW is principally set up as a dive charter vessel. However, she is also available for charters such as:
Theme voyages such as photography or marine biology, accompanied by experts in these fields.
Company seminars and team building.
Custom made voyages for families and groups.
Honeymoon cruises.
Other charter reasons corresponding to the capacities of the vessel.

Boat Features & Safety Equipment

LAO 60 METERS
LOD 46 Meters
Beam 11,15 Meters
Draft 3,8 Meters
Weight 850 Tonnes
Rigging 3 steel masts of a height of 42; 45; 42 meters,900m2 of sails
Motors 2 Yanmar Marine Diesels of 500 hp each
Electrical 2 x 100 kVa generators, 1x 40 kVa. 220V and 110V, also available in photo room
Speed 8 - 10 knots cruising speed under motors only
Navigation Equipment package including high and low frequency Sonar, GPS, Computer mapping, SatComm, HF and Phone, etc.
Fuel capacity 32'000 Liters
Water 12'000 Liters, produced with 2 water makers of 2'500 Liters/day capacity each
Black water 6'000 Liters
10 Cabins 6 Below Deck (24m2 each), 2 on Aft Main Deck (21m2 each +launging area), 1 Upper Deck (16m2),
1 Upper Deck Master incl. private lounging area (45m2 + 35m2)

Cruise Price Includes

Airport transfers to and from the boat.
Cruise in twin share.
All meals, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.
1 glass of wine per person offered at dinner
Diving services including tanks, weights, fills, guides and dive tenders.
Use of the photo/video room.
Land excursions (without taxes).
Entertainment system in both the cabins and the saloon.
Internet connection (for e-mail only).

Cruise Price Excludes

Flight tickets
Travel and repatriation insurance
Airport taxes
Port and park fees (100USD - 300USD)
Dive rental equipment
Nitrox
Dive courses and certification such as Nitrox and Advanced
Alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, spirits and cocktails
Use of satellite telephone
Internet connection for browsing & data allowance
Massages
Long distance fuel surcharges (120USD - 180USD)
Souvenirs on board
Tips

  • KOMODO Dragons & Gods

    START: Benoa • BALI or Labuan Bajo • FLORES
    END: Labuan Bajo • FLORES or Benoa • BALI
    DIVES & CURRENTS
    Diving is very varied from muck diving to whirlpools, critters to pelagic and schooling fish, crystal clear warm water to cooler, murkier rich in plankton soup. CURRENTS can be strong. Dive-guides generally check currents before entering the water. A reef hook can be helpful while watching fish life in the current.
    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27C and generally a bit colder towards the South. Can be as low as 18C to 23C.

  • KOMODO West meets East

    START: Benoa • BALI or Maumere • FLORES
    END: Maumere • FLORES or Benoa • BALI

    DIVES & CURRENTS
    Diving is very varied from muck diving to whirlpools, critters to pelagic and schooling fish, crystal clear warm water to cooler, murkier rich in plankton soup. CURRENTS can be strong. Dive-guides generally check currents before entering the water. A reef hook can be helpful while watching fish life in the current.
    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27C and generally a bit colder towards the South. Can be as low as 18C to 23C.
  • KOMODO Komodo & Flores

    START: Maumere or Labuan Bajo • FLORES
    END: Labuan Bajo or Maumere • FLORES

    DIVES & CURRENTS
    Diving is very varied from muck diving to whirlpools, critters to pelagic and schooling fish, crystal clear warm water to cooler, murkier rich in plankton soup. CURRENTS can be strong. Dive-guides generally check currents before entering the water. A reef hook can be helpful while watching fish life in the current.

    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27C and generally a bit colder towards the South. Can be as low as 18C to 23C.

  • KOMODO Total Komodo

    START: Bima • SUMBAWA or Labuan Bajo • FLORES
    END: Labuan Bajo • FLORES or Bima • SUMBAWA

    DIVES & CURRENTS
    Diving is very varied from muck diving to whirlpools, critters to pelagic and schooling fish, crystal clear warm water to cooler, murkier rich in plankton soup. CURRENTS can be strong. Dive-guides generally check currents before entering the water. A reef hook can be helpful while watching fish life in the current.
    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27C and generally a bit colder towards the South. Can be as low as 18C to 23C.
  • ALOR Gems of Alor

    START: Maumere • FLORES
    END: Maumere • FLORES

    DIVES & CURRENTS
    Dive sites are very varied from clear water critter dives to drift and adrenalin dives with action. CURRENTS can be strong especially between channels.
    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27C° and, towards the South, generally a bit colde. Can be as low as 18C° to 23C°
  • BANDA SEA Spices & Snakes

    START: Maumere • FLORES or Ambon • AMBON
    END: Ambon • AMBON or Maumere • FLORES
    DIVES & CURRENTS
    This may not be the cruise destination for every diver, more for adventure divers and not for novice divers.  Unexpected sightings can happen though they may not occur on every trip. This area changes and every trip is very different. CURRENTS can be varied, depending on the moon phase. Especially in the bay of Ambon.

    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27° to 30°C

  • BANDA SEA Forgotten Islands

    START: Maumere • FLORES or Saumlaki • JAMDENA
    END: Saumlaki • JAMDENA or Maumere • FLORES
    DIVES & CURRENTS
    Dives normally conducted on reef edges, around coral atolls, some sand based diving and some drop offs.  Exploration diving in certain areas.

    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27° to 30°C
  • BANDA SEA Banda Discovery

    START: Ambon • AMBON or Maumere • FLORES
    END: Maumere • FLORES or Ambon • AMBON
    DIVES & CURRENTS
    This may not be the cruise destination for every diver, more for adventure divers and not for novice divers.  Unexpected sightings can happen though they may not occur on every trip. This area changes and every trip is very different. CURRENTS can be varied, depending on the moon phase. Especially in the bay of Ambon.
    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27° to 30°C
  • BANDA SEA Best of Banda

    START: Ambon • AMBON
    END: Ambon • AMBON
    DIVES & CURRENTS
    This may not be the cruise destination for every diver, more for adventure divers and not for novice divers.  Unexpected sightings can happen though they may not occur on every trip. This area changes and every trip is very different. CURRENTS can be varied, depending on the moon phase. Especially in the bay of Ambon.
    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27° to 30°C
  • BANDA SEA Total Banda

    START: Saumlaki • JAMDENA or Ambon • AMBON
    END: Ambon • AMBON or Saumlaki • JAMDENA
    DIVES & CURRENTS
    This may not be the cruise destination for every diver, more for adventure divers and not for novice divers.  Unexpected sightings can happen though they may not occur on every trip. This area changes and every trip is very different. CURRENTS can be varied, depending on the moon phase. Especially in the bay of Ambon.
    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27° to 30°C
  • BANDA & SERAM Sea Secrets of Seram

    START: Ambon • AMBON or Sorong • PAPUA BARAT
    END: Sorong • PAPUA BARAT or Ambon • AMBON

    DIVES & CURRENTS
    This may not be the cruise destination for every diver, more for adventure divers but not for novices.  Unexpected sightings can happen though maybe not happen on every trip. In this area every trip is very different. CURRENTS can be varied, depending on the moon phase. Especially in the bay of Ambon.

    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27° to 30°C

  • BANDA & SERAM Sea Secrets of Seram II

    START: Saumlaki • JAMDENA or Sorong • PAPUA BARAT
    END: Sorong • PAPUA BARAT or Saumlaki • JAMDENA

    DIVES & CURRENTS
    This may not be the cruise destination for every diver, more for adventure divers but not for novices.  Unexpected sightings can happen though maybe not happen on every trip. In this area every trip is very different. CURRENTS can be varied, depending on the moon phase. Especially in the bay of Ambon.

    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27° to 30°C

  • BANDA & SERAM Sea Moluccas to Papua

    START: Ambon • AMBON or Kaimana • PAPUA BARAT
    END: Kaimana • PAPUA BARAT or Ambon • AMBON
    DIVES & CURRENTS
    The currents can be varied and need to be checked before entering the water. Especially around Triton Bay. This is a truly wonderful place but may not be the cruise destination for every diver, more for the adventure diver.  The visibility can be very low (5-10m) in Triton Bay and Ambon Bay.

    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 26° to 30°C
  • PAPUA BARAT Raja Ampat or The 4 Kings

    START: Sorong • PAPUA BARAT
    END: Sorong • PAPUA BARAT
    DIVES & CURRENTS
    This cruise has so much to offer and just suits everyone with an open mind. It’s truly one of the best places in the world. Mild currents. CURRENTS can be varied and need to be checked before entering the water.
    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27° to 30°C
  • PAPUA BARAT Raja Ampat & Triton Bay

    START :Sorong or Kaimana • PAPUA BARAT
    END: Kaimana or Sorong • PAPUA BARAT
    DIVES & CURRENTS
    This is a truly wonderful place but may not be the cruise destination for every diver, more for the adventure diver.  The visibility can be very low, as low as 5-10m, the water around the Bird’s Head Peninsula does not always have crystal clear water, though it might not happen on every trip, this area changes and every trip can be very different. Mild currents. The currents can be varied and need to be checked before entering the water. Especially around Triton Bay.
    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27° to 30°C

  • PAPUA Cenderawasih Bay Whale Shark Festival

    START: Manokwari • PAPUA BARAT or Biak • BIAK
    END: Biak • BIAK or Manokwari • PAPUA BARA

    DIVES & CURRENTS
    Certain stationary dives in mid water to observe the whale-sharks under the fishing platforms. Dives normally conducted on reef edges with wrecks, around coral atolls, some sand based diving and some drop offs. Currents and visibility can be varied.

    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27° to 30°C

  • MOLUCCAS Halmahera's Crown

    START: Sorong • PAPUA BARAT or Bitung • SULAWESI
    END: Bitung • SULAWESI or Sorong • PAPUA BARAT
    DIVES & CURRENTS
    This is one of the cruises that offer adventurers the possibility to dive in the large unexplored area of Halmahera, and dive on untouched reefs where unexpected encounters may occur. Like many places in Indonesia, currents can be varied. A reef hook can be very helpful while watching and filming in the currents.
    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27° to 30°C

  • MOLUCCAS Magical Moluccas

     

    START: Bitung • SULAWESI or Ambon • AMBON
    END: Ambon • AMBON or Bitung • SULAWESI

    DIVES & CURRENTS
    This is one of the cruises that offer adventurers the possibility to dive in the large unexplored area of Halmahera, and dive on untouched reefs where unexpected encounters may occur. Like many places in Indonesia, currents can be varied. A reef hook can be very helpful while watching and filming in the currents.

    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27° to 30°C

  • SULAWESI Togian & Banggai

    START: Bitung • SULAWESI
    END: Kendari • SULAWESI

    DIVES & CURRENTS
    Very varied diving such as wall dives, drift dives, reef dives, muck dives.The currents can be varied and need to be checked before entering the water.
    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 26° to 30°C
  • SULAWESI Wakatobi to Alor

    START: Kendari • SULAWESI
    END: Maumere • FLORES
    DIVES & CURRENTS
    The diving is varied and ranges from drift dives along walls, fringing reefs, roller coaster rides, volcanic rocks in the open sea, atolls, muck diving and a chance to explore new dive sites. This may not be the cruise for everyone but is definitively more for the adventurer who loves the feeling of pioneer diving. Current can be strong, depending on the tides and times although schooling fish tend to be more active when current is running.

    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 22° to 30°C
  • SULAWESI Sangihe 'Pearls of the North'

    START: Bitung • SULAWESI
    END: Bitung • SULAWESI
    DIVES & CURRENTS
    The currents can be varied and need to be checked before entering the water. This diving region is reserved for relatively experienced divers.

    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 27° to 30°C
  • SULAWESI Togian to Lembeh

    START: Gorontalo • SULAWESI
    END: Bitung • SULAWESI

    DIVES & CURRENTS
    Very varied diving such as wall dives, drift dives, reef dives, muck dives.The currents can be varied and need to be checked before entering the water.
    WATER TEMPERATURE
    Avg. 26° to 30°C