KM Blue Manta

An experience of a lifetime awaits you onboard the magnificent Blue Manta. Stable, spacious and safe, the Blue Manta is fully equipped to take you on a fascinating diving adventure in the magical waters of Indonesia. 

The Blue Manta is possibly the largest purpose-built BKI CLASS dive vessel in the region. Measuring 45m (148 ft) by 9m (29ft), this steel hull vessel will only take 18-22 guests. The 14 beautifully furnished en-suite cabins, each average 20sqm (200sf) in size, an open outdoor alfresco dining area, an indoor air-conditioned room for finer dining, speaks of the perfect onboard ambiance of a luxurious dive holiday.

With maximum comfort and safety in mind, the Blue Manta is well equipped with safety facilities, cruises at 9 knots and the steel hull makes her an ideal vessel for long haul cruises and blue water crossing trips. 

Stability

The Blue Manta is built with thick steel designed to withstand the hardest sea conditions, offering the stability wooden boats cannot. The 9m width and weight of 550 ton add to the steadiness, ensures uninterrupted rests and relaxation.  The Blue Manta is a world class cruising hotel.

Reliability

Built for sea-worthiness, the Blue Manta operates on twin engines and is an ultimate dive vessel for long haul cruises and blue water crossing trips.  She is dependable for comfort, convenience and a stress-free dive holiday. 

Exclusivity

Blue Manta will take 18-22 guests depending if it full charter.  There are 14 beautifully furnished en-suite cabins, each average 20sqm (200sf) in size comprising of single cabins and twin/double cabins.

  • 6 cabins on upper deck with window
  • 4 cabins on main deck with window
  • 4 cabins on below deck with a port hole

Safety

We do not take risks or compromise on the safety and diving of our guests and crew.  In addition to twin engines, the Blue Manta is fitted with the following security and safety features:

  • All cabins are with speakers, fire and smoke alarms
  • All sound proof wall panel, indoor deck are made of fire retardant materials
  • Furuno Radar, GPS plotter, Echo Sounders, Auto pilot, AIS
  • SSB radio, VHF radio, SART, EPIRB
  • Standard Fire Fighting Equipment
  • 2 x 30 Life Rafts
  • Life Jackets in all cabins
  • 4 x tender boats
  • 2 x Anchor System (DC/AC)
  • First Aid & Oxygen Kit
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Satellite Telephone & Wi-Fi
  • Night Watch Security

Personalised Service

The high crew and guest ratio ensures attentive, outstanding and personalised service.  With a total of 20 crew members working onboard, we are committed to your comfort and enjoyment.

  • 3 Captains/Deck Officers
  • 3 Engineers
  • 5 Dive guides
  • 3 Chefs
  • 1 Masseuses
  • 2 Hostesses
  • 1 Cruise Leader (Instructor)
  • 2 Dinghy Drivers/Deck Hands

Photographers Dream Boat

The Blue Manta is equipped with camera-friendly facilities, designed for the most avid underwater photographers.

  • Individual Rinse Tanks
  • Wide Outdoor Work Table
  • Indoor Dry Camera Room
  • Blow-dry Stations
  • Small dive groups (4 photographers : 1 guide)

Delectable Dining

Having good food should be one of the most important criteria when choosing a liveaboard.  On the Blue Manta you start your day with freshly baked breads. With no less than 5 meals a day, you will be filled and satisfied with an extensive range of treats for your taste buds.

Wi-Fi at Sea

The Wi-Fi is connected via Satellite and with 24/7 Wi-Fi connection, you can be connected with your family and friends anytime, anywhere.

Blue Specifications

   
Ensuite Cabin: 14
Total Guests:      18 -22
Crew:      20
Length:    45m (148ft)
Width:           9m (29ft)
Hull:        Steel
Cruising Speed:      8-10knots
Engine:           2 x 826hp Yanmar
Generator:   3 x Yanmar Gensets
Compressor:  3 x 250 litres
Nitrox:      1 x Nitrox system
Dinghy:         4 x 5.8m dinghy with 75hp OBM
Watermakers:  2 x Watermakers 20 ton freshwater daily
Fresh water tank : 20,000 litres
Diesel tank:   45,000 litres
Range :  3500 nm