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Taka - The Vessel

TAKA is a 30 meter mono hull steel vessel which was specially rebuilt for extended live aboard dive travel. TAKA has a cruising range of 5000 nautical miles, has a water capacity of 38,000 litres and can make up to 3,000 litres of fresh water per day.


  • Taka Vessel Layout1 x Master Stateroom
  • 5 x Double/Twin Ensuite
  • 4x Standard Twin, 2 bunks (share bathroom)
  • 1x Standard Twin, 1 double and 1 single bunk (share bathroom)
  • 2 x Quad Share (share bathroom)

All cabins are air conditioned.

For detailed cabin information, please click here.


  • Length: 30m (100ft)
  • Beam: 8m (30ft)
  • Draft: 3.6m
  • Survey: 1B—30 pax and 12 crew
  • Construction: Steel Mono Hull, 4 deck levels.
  • Year: Launched December 2003
  • Navigation: Radar, GPS and Plotter x 2
  • Toilet / Showers: 12
  • Cruising speed: 11 knots
  • Cruising range: 5000 nautical miles
  • Fuel Capacity: 20,000 litres (4300 gallons)
  • Fresh Water: 30,000 litres (6500 gallons)
  • Water Maker: 4000 litres / 24 hours
  • Main Engine: MTU 2000 Series V12 Marine
  • Aux Engine 1: Cummins 6CT/150kva
  • Aux Engine 2: Cummins 6CT/150kva
  • Power: 410v, 240v, 110v, 24 and 12v
  • Compressor: 2 x Bauer k180, 8 banks, Nitrox
  • Dive Tanks: 65 cf (9lt) and 88 cf (12lt) Aluminium tanks
  • Hire Gear: Scubapro, Aqualung, Oceanic
  • Dive Tenders: 2 x custom built inflatables



  • Bulbous bow
    The bulbous bow allows for a finer entry into the
    water, and keeps the nose of the vessel level, which in turn
    stabilizes the entire hull.
  • Hull Stability
    The extra wide beam allows more room inside the
    vessel, and this coupled with the ballast tank arrangement
    prevent rolling while on anchor
  • MTU V12 main engine
    We have more power than is needed, so we are able
    to run at reduced revs, keeping the noise levels down and
    still maintaining good speed.
  • Bow and Stern Thrusters
    These mean we can move away from a dive site in an
    emergency while divers are still in the water with no danger
    from the propeller
  • Entertainment System
    Plasma screens, Denon Hi Fi equipment, In-house
    movies, PS2, Intercoms-it's all there. The entire boat is also
    wired with Cat 6 computer cable for any future gizmos that
    come out.
  • Room, Room, and more Room
    With only 30 passengers, space is not an issue. Plenty
    of places to be, or to hide, the choice is yours!