LIVEABOARD DIVE BOATS - THE UNESCO CONSTRUCTIONS, BY THE KONJO BOAT BUILDERS OF SOUTH SULAWESI...
We pride ourselves in being an eco-friendly vessel. Silent at night with no generators, no air conditioning, and we run off of solar power
Hand crafted for liveaboard diving Indonesia, on the beaches of Mandala Ria, in the village of Ara, and at the Bonto Bahari Boatyards of Tanah Beru, using Tropical Hardwoods from the forests of Kendari.
Akomo Isseki is a traditional Phinisi style vessels, boast four cabins and communal dining areas, covered dive decks and large sun areas. Each dressed with Teak Ketch masts and a Marconi sail rig. Powered entirely by the Sun’s rays, we motor at 7 knots and sail with the winds.
The hull, sat atop a double Ironwood keel, the body first shaped over fires, ribs crafted thereafter from Bitti timbers, closed with a thick Jati deck. The cabins cut from Kendoli and Teak boast large beds and are naturally vented.
Crewed by the Bugis, that once ruled the waves during the historic Spice Islands trade, from Bira in South Sulawesi. Known for life at sea, under sail. Blessed with local tradition, Akomo Isseki was launched in 2018, both, a long life ahead of her.
Combining classical appeal with 21st Century technology, Akomo Isseki scuba diving charters, feature low lying superstructures with a large deck covering the bow to stern, resulting in a craft that offers not only a subtle form, but also sails safe on our magical journeys across the seas.
This beautiful sail ships, can venture thousands of nautical miles, seeking the best scuba diving in Indonesia, and is highly economic. Akomo Isseki was built environmentally conscious, run all electrical systems from solar panels in order to reduce emissions and operational noise, we are extremely proud of our ability to offer silent nights, so you can truly capture the sounds of the ever resonating jungle and shore lapping seas. We provide clean freshwater on board, 3,000 liters stored in the ship’s tanks... A charging station for electrical items is operated daily for generous periods making Akomo Isseki the most environmentally friendly liveaboards in Indonesia.
Akomo Isseki features 4 twin cabins. Cabins can be spruced daily, with towel and sheets changed at your request. Each cabin has storage lockers for large bags and dive gear, a personal wardrobe for clothes and belongings and shelf space for laptops, cameras and gadgets, books, travel journals and more. Straight out of bed each morning, you can admire the magnificent view across the seas through traditional portholes.
Akomo Isseki features 3 bathroom facilities with modern appliances, home flush toilets and traditional handcrafts. We find most of our guests have their preferred toiletry choices, therefore we supply only anti bacterial hand wash on board.
Cruise Komodo, Raja Ampat or the Spice Islands and Banda Neira in comfort, and enjoy spacious interiors on board Akomo Isseki, which accommodate up to eight passengers. Perfect for families, a close circle of friends, or individual travelers who wish to join scheduled scuba diving charters.
Beside comfortable and spacious cabins, you may choose to spend your time in Akomo Isseki’s 360 degree panoramic saloon, get involved with the Chef, kick back with a cool beer and prepare for the nights entertainment ahead, swap stories with friends or grab a book from our small library. There is Comfortable sun lounging on deck, watch incredible sunsets, enjoy a selection of fresh cooked Indonesian and western meals. Fresh baked bread, hot coffee and treats.