MV Emperor Serenity

Sailing from Male

She's brand new for 2016 and brings a class of her own to the Maldivian waters. Emperor Serenity is a contemporary, spacious liveaboard where fine accommodation and service is standard. This 40 metre boat easily accommodates 26 guests in 13 well-appointed ensuite cabins all with air-con.

Upper deck cabins: 2 double with a single bed and 1 twin.
Main deck cabins: 2 double with a single bed.
Lower deck cabins: 5 double with a single bed and 3 double.

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At a glance

  • High quality, contemporary liveaboard
  • Choice of spacious dining and relaxation areas
  • Visit a local island for a BBQ under the stars
  • Dive with manta, man-sized nurse sharks & whale sharks
  • FREE Nitrox
  • 4 dive guides

 

  • Enjoy open air dining area at the stern of the main deck. Several sofas and tables await you inside the air-conditioned saloon for relaxing or watching TV.
  • The Upper deck boasts a covered and open area ideal for watching photos and footage from your diving or just relaxing, star gazing and soaking up the wonderful Maldivian atmosphere.
  • The sundeck is perfect for catching those sunrays or having a nap.
  • All diving is done from Emperor Serenity's large dhoni tender, giving you more living space on board and getting you to the perfect dive spot every time. She is rebreather-friendly and offers free NITROX, all diving and safety equipment as well as a photography charging station and four dive guides.
  • Non-divers are very welcome and get a free snorkelling kit + $50 voucher to spend on board.

If you are travelling alone, the double with a single bed cabins can be booked on a twin share basis with one guest using the double bed and the other the single. To guarantee the double bed, a supplement of €70 per week is charged. When the cabin is booked by a couple the single bed can be used as a sofa. A supplement is charged for the Upper and Main deck cabins, details are shown below.

 

MV Emperor Serenity - Technical Details

Specification

Type: Wooden hull - Year built: 2016
Length: 40m - Beam: 13m
Engine: 600 Hp Doosan Daewoo - Generators: 2 x 50 KW
Water Makers: 12 Tonnes/24h RO Plant
Navigation and Communication: VHF radio, GPS chart plotter, Telephone, Mobile

 

Diving facilities

Air compressors: Yes
Nitrox diving: Yes
Rebreather friendly: Yes
Dive equipment rental: Full range on offer, must be arranged before arrival in resort. SMB & dive computer compulsory on every dive, reef hooks are recommended.
Safety: Oxygen/Medic First Aid Kit
Dhoni: Large diving dhoni tender fully equipped with compressors, tanks & oxygen kits.

 

Camera facilities:

Charging stations, air gun, rinse tanks & camera table

 

Hospitality

Accommodation:

  • Upper deck: 2 x Double with single bed; 1 x Twin
  • Main deck: 2 x Double with single bed
  • Lower deck: 5 x Double with single bed; 3 x Double

All twins have beds side by side. Twin or double berth cabins for sole use are charged at normal rate + 80%.

Main deck: Comfy sofas, bar, dining area
Upper deck: Lounge area
Sun deck: Deckchairs, bean bags
Entertainment: TV/Video/DVD, library with board games

 

Additional

Life jackets & life rafts
Towels: 2 towels per guest, diving towels on dhoni
Special diets catered for on request

 

Guests

Maximum 26

 

Crew

Boat Crew: 10
Dhoni Crew: 3
Diving Guides: 4

 

Liveaboard Trips - What's included and what's not

  • Sharing a twin/double cabin.
  • Included: Shared cabin; 7 nights; 6 days diving, 3 meals a day; afternoon snacks; 1 BBQ dinner on local island (weather allowing); unlimited drinking water, tea, coffee; total of 17 dives (inc 1 night dive); guide, tanks, weights. Free Nitrox; return airport transfer; Government taxes and bed tax; Male city tour (on request); separate diving dhoni.
  • Not included: Flight, diving equipment, alcohol, soft drinks, juices.
  • Liveaboard Dive Courses: You can take a range of dive courses from beginner to speciality courses.

 

Sailing Itineraries:

The Best of the Maldives
(Rasdhoo Atoll, North & South Ari Atolls, Vaavu Atoll, North & South Male Atolls)
The Best of the Maldives delivers exactly what it says. Dive the best and most famous sites in a week of ‘happy-memories’ liveaboard diving across Male and Ari atolls.