Day Trip Boat
Iona is 24 meters long by 4 meters wide. Named after Clare’s Mother, Iona derives from an Old Norse name and means ‘island.’ Iona has a strong and sturdy hull, made from Iron Wood (Kayu Ulin) derived from Kalimantan. An old live-fish bait vessel, we have completely renovated Iona to our detailed specifications with our team of woodworkers from Bira, Suluwesi. With a large dive deck, toilet and shower area, large shaded upper deck, and main deck dining area – you can be assured of plenty of room to stretch your legs and enjoy the ride to the dive sites of Komodo. Chef gets his own space to cook delicious hot meals, and the crew have a comfortable cabin area which also houses our emergency O2, first aid kit and provides plenty of storage. With a 6 cylinder Mitsibusi engine and cruising at a comfortable 9 knots – Iona will get you where you want to be, in style and comfort.
Amalia is an impressive 29 meters long by 5 meters wide and has 5 sleeping cabins and ample room on deck for our liveaboard excursions. Amalia means ‘industrious’ and derives from the element ‘amal’ meaning ‘work.’ She is true to her name, this beauty works hard to ensure the perfect cruising experience. Amalia is also made from Iron Wood (Kayu Ulin) derived from Kalimantan. An old fishing vessel has also been rebuilt by us in Labuan Bajo by our team from Bira and a local boat building project manager Haji Baso. 5 cabins are made up of 2 x double en-suite, 2 x twin bunk rooms, and 1 x family cabin. A bathroom is shared by the twin and family cabins. Small but perfectly formed with ample storage space, our cabins boast natural ventilation and a fresh nautical theme throughout. An open kitchen, inside saloon and TV area, with outside low dining tables and an upper sun deck with large day beds which can be slept on at night should our guests enjoy the glitter of stars. All of the crew share 2 x comfortable cabins which also houses our emergency O2, first aid kit and provides plenty of storage. Amalia also boasts a 6 cylinder Mitsibusi engine and cruising at a comfortable 8 knots.