MV Black Manta Boat Specifications & Technical Infos

M/V Black Manta TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Built year 2005
Material Steel
Length 32 m
Beam 7,2m
Draft 2,6m
Cruising speed 8-10 knots
Maximum speed 12 knots
Weight 209 tons
Fresh water maker 2.000 liters / day
Diesel capacity 7.500 liters
Engines 2 x Cummings 500 BHP
Generators 2 x 75 kva Perkins
Electricity Standard 220v 24/7 – 110v adapters are available.
Compressors 3 x Bauer Mariner
First Aid Complete MFA Kit and EFR Primary (inc. CPR) & Secondary Care Personnel
Emergency Oxygen Dedicated Emergency Medical Grade O2 cylinder 7.4M3 with demand valve and continuous flow regulators; Non-Rebreather Mask, Pocket Mask with O2 feed; 2* 5.5l O2 clean Stage Tanks for portable O2 use; 8x 80l Back-up Medical Grade Oxygen Cylinders: DAN O2 Provider
Communication SSB & 2x VHF Radio; 3x CB Marine Handsets; Satellite Phone; Mobile
Phones
Surveillance Engine Room & Dive Platform Cameras
Navigation Furuno Radar, Furuno & Navman GPS Plotters; 2 Sounders; Auto-pilot SSB & 2x VHF Radio; 3x CB Marine Handsets; Satellite Phone; Mobile Phones
Number of guests 22 guests in 11 cabins
Cabin air adjustment Air condition in every cabin
Music & TV Toshiba 42" Plasma TV – AC Ryan Play-On HD 2TB in Saloon LG Karaoke Surround Sound Home Entertainment System in Saloon TEAC AV 4-channel Speaker system routed to Dining & Dive Deck
Areas in combination or isolation
Computer Acer Notebook and Erikkson Mobile Wireless Router and a Brother Laser Printer
Emergency Floatation 2x 25 Pax. Survival Life Rafts; Life Jackets (Adult & Child Sizes); Safety Rings with Beacons
Firefighting Fire Extinguishers Throughout Vessel Emergency Underwater GPS Distress Beacon
MV Black Manta Liveaboard Boat Layout

 

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MV Black Manta Schedule

SCHEDULE 2010-2011
Code Days/Nights Destination Start End Dives
November 2010
BM 02 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 23.11.2010 27.11.2010 14
BM 03 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 28.11.2010 02.12.2010 14
December 2010
BM 04 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 03.12.2010 07.12.2010 14
BM 05 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 08.12.2010 12.12.2010 14
BM 06 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 13.12.2010 17.12.2010 14
BM 07 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 18.12.2010 22.12.2010 14
BM XMAS 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 23.12.2010 28.12.2010 18
BM NY 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 29.12.2010 02.01.2011 14
January 2011
BM 11 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 0801.2011 12.01.2011 14
BM 12 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 13.01.2011 17.01.2011 14
BM 13 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 18.01.2011 22.01.2011 14
BM 14 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 23.01.2011 27.01.2011 14
BM 15 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 28.01.2011 01.02.2011 14
February 2011
BM CNY 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 02.02.2011 06.02.2011 14
BM 17 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 07.02.2011 11.02.2011 14
BM 18 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 12.02.2011 16.02.2011 14
BM 19 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 17.02.2011 21.02.2011 14
BM 20 5 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 22.02.2011 26.02.2011 14
BM 21 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 27.02.2011 03.03.2011 14
March 2011
BM 22 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 04.03.2011 08.03.2011 14
BM 23 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 09.03.2011 13.03.2011 14
BM 24 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 14.03.2011 18.03.2011 14
BM 25 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 19.03.2011 23.03.2011 14
BM 26 4 D / 4 N Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock 24.03.2011 28.03.2011 14

Inclusive 2-way transfers on trip departure and arrival days: Airport or Khao Lak & any Phuket destination (excluding Cape
Panwa) for Thap Lamu departures. Any transfers outside our regular schedule, or from Khao Lak if the boat departs from
Phuket, may be arranged at extra cost.

Early arrivals on departure day may standby at the airport at Burger King Restaurant or Bill Bentley Pub. Early transfer
to the boat is possible; however; we prefer for guests to kill time in Khao Lak whilst we make any relevant late
preparations for the trip.

Late arrivals on departure day: We can wait until Midnight on departure day; after this time we will arrange transfer via
another boat the next day at extra cost.
Early departures may be arranged at the operators’ discretion and at extra cost.
Please ensure all guest luggage is clearly name tagged. All luggages may be taken on board.
Large items not required on the trip may be stored in your hotel or White Manta Office.

 

 

MV Black Manta Prices

LIVE ABOARD PRICES 2010-2011
Cabin Type / Trip Destination & Duration Standard Cabins 1 & 2 Deluxe Twin Bed Cabins 3 & 4 Deluxe Combined Twin/Double Bed Cabins 5, 6, 7 & 8 Deluxe Double Bed Cabins 9 & 10 Master Cabin 11
Price Per Pax. Similan to Richelieu 5 Days / 4 Nights THB 28,000 THB 35,000 THB 35,000 THB 35,000 THB 38,000
Price Per Pax. Similan to Richelieu 6 Days / 5 Nights THB 35,000 THB 43,000 THB 43,000 THB 43,000 THB 47,000
Child Policy Children, Infants and Babies are all most welcome on board.
Diving child >10yrs pays full diver price.
Non-Diving child >12yrs pays full non-diver price (10% discount on diver price)
Non-Diving child >12yrs pays full non-diver price if sharing with one parent / guardian
Non-Diving child <12yrs pays 50% non-diver price if sharing with two parents/guardians
Single Cabin Passengers travelling alone and do’t want to share a cabin with anyone else will have to pay the full diver price + a non-diver price (95% of the total cabin cost).
PADI Scuba Diving Education Available Onboard MV Black Manta
MV Black Manta offers the full range of PADI Courses on board of the liveaboard cruises. Prices listed below are for courses carried out in connection with your cruise on board the M/V BLACK MANTA. All diving course prices include teaching materials, equipment and certification.
Discover Scuba Diving THB 2,400
Open Water Course THB 10,000
Open Water Course Referral (4 OW dives only) THB 5,000
Individual Adventure Dive e.g. Nitrox or Deep Dive THB 1,500
Advanced Open Water Course THB 7,500
Emergency First Response THB 3,500
Rescue Diver Course THB 8,500
Specialty Course THB 5,500
Enriched Air Diver Course* THB 7,000
Tec Rec Gas Blender THB 6,000
Master Scuba Diver (Combination of 5 Specialties) THB 27,500 – 30,000
*Enriched Air Nitrox Tanks as well as Nitrox Courses are available on board the MV Black Manta to enhance diver safety. We recommend the use of Enriched Air for multi-day repetitive dive trips.
The blending system on board the MV Black Manta is partial pressure. Therefore a dedicated cylinder will be required. Cylinders are available for large and regular tank sizes and are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Rebreather divers can recharge their 2l cylinders and gas blends can be tailored to the individual divers dive plan.
Additional Services & Fees
National Marine Park Fees – Diver (inc. entry to Similan & Surin) 1,600 THB
National Marine Park Fees – Non Diver 800 THB
Enriched Air Nitrox – per fill (up to 36%) 300 THB
Enriched Air Nitrox – Package (10+ dives) per fill 250 THB
Enriched Air Nitrox – per litre (fills over 36%) 7 THB per liter
Massage per hour 400 THB
Wine 1,000 THB
Beer 70 THB
Soft Drinks 30 THB
Nespresso Coffee 50 THB
White Manta T-shirts 300-350 THB
Log Books 150 THB
Sea Canoes Free of Charge
 
Rental Equipment
Full Set – items marked * 500 THB
BCD* (Sizes XXS – XL) 250 THB
Regulator Set* 250 THB
Wetsuit* (Short & Long sizes XXXS-XXL) 200 THB
Fins* (Full Foot; some Open Heel & Boots a/v) 100 THB
Mask & Snorkel* 100 THB
Dive Computer 300 THB
Dive Torch 200 THB
Compass 150 THB
Underwater Camera 500 THB
Large Tank 300 THB

* Prices advertised are per day of equipment rental.
* As a safety precaution Dive Computers are mandatory for each individual scuba diver.
* Individual regulator parts: 2nd stages, SPG, LPI are NOT available to guest require they must rent full regulator set.
* Important: Please advise equipment requirements in advance and booking. A size guide is included at the end to help you decide.

Full Boat Charter
Charter Pers. Master Pers. DeLuxe Pers. Standard Pers. FoC Total Daily Rate
26 136,800 4 609,000 18 56,000 4 2 801,000 200,450
25 136,800 4 584,000 17 56,000 4 2 777,300 194,325
24 102,600 4 560,000 16 56,000 4 2 752,800 188,200
23 76,000 3 560,000 16 56,000 4 2 718,600 179,650
22 76,000 2 560,000 16 56,000 4 2 692,000 173,000
21 76,000 2 560,000 16 28,000 3 2 664,000 166,000
20 76,000 2 560,000 16 0 2 2 636,000 159,000
19 76,000 2 560,000 16 0 1 1 636,000 159,000
18 76,000 2 560,000 16 0 0 0 636,000 159,000
If your full boat charter is greater than 4 days; please use the daily rate to calculate additional days.
If your charter is to include Dive Sites in the South Andaman Sea (Hin Daeng; Hin Muang; Koh
Ha & Phi Phi Islands
); there is an applicable 75,000 THB fuel surcharge.
If you would like to charter the boat to Myanmar or to the Andaman Islands, India – then we require a further consultation as these dive areas are expansive – we would tailor a price for your charter.
As a guide our daily rate for Myanmar (Burma) is US$4,500 nett.; start from Thap Lamu,
Thailand. Diving Permit for Burma is US$170 variable on number of days and dive sites.
NB. The minimum charter duration: for Myanmar is 6 days
The daily rate for Andaman Islands is US$ 5,500 netto.; starting from Phuket or we recommend
passengers to fly to Port Blair to meet the MV Black Manta there. Sailing time is 48 hours. The Scuba Diving Permit for the Andamann Islands (India) costs an extra US$100. NB.
The minimum charter duration for an Andaman Island Diving Safari Full Charter is: 10 days!
If you get a group of divers but not enough for charter, we can offer up to 15% discount
on a minimum of 6 passengers. If you are more than six passengers.; we can offer up to 20% discount per diver or non diver

 

 

MV Black Manta

MV Black Manta Top Live Aboard ThailandThe MV Black Manta is a 32 meter long, double engine motor yacht with a steel body. The is one of the most comfortable liveaboard diving boats in Thailand and Myanmar. The MV Black Manta accommodates up to 22 diving and non diving passengers. The MV Black Manta has 11 cabins with different sleeping arrangements including a master suite, deluxe doubles and twin share suites, and two standard twin share cabins. The boat is fully designed by scuba divers for scuba divers. This live aboard boat has an extra large dive deck and huge diving platform, allowing easy entries and exits. The MV Black Manta is your first choice live aboard diving boat

 

MV Black Manta has been designed to fit the needs of both the comfort, and the flexibility of recreational and technical diving alike. The large dive deck and professional organization on the boat will assure that you have plenty of space to assemble and disassemble your equipment easily. The dive deck is equipped with an enriched air blending station. A dedicated rinse tank and shelf for your underwater digital camera is provided. We carry a full compliment of equipment on board; our SCUBA cylinders are available in yoke and DIN fittings; including larger and smaller tanks and extra DIN adapters. We have 2 support RIBs, 1 of which is deployed constantly during your dives.Warm towels and fruits are always ready for you after every dive. Full briefings are conducted before every dive in Saloon or Dining Area. All Dives are conducted in small groups of equal or similar dive experience, certification level and dive objectives.

 

The upper deck is where our guests are dining and relaxing in between the exciting dives. The large outdoor dining area lets you enjoy the exotic panorama of tropical islands covered with palm trees. The large saloon offers a digital multi media center with sound system and wide-screen plasma TV for your entertainment and to watch the footage you just shot on the last dive. The spacey sundeck is as long as the whole the boat and incorporates loungers for you to relax. The MV Black Manta also offer an on-board massage service for your convenience. MV Black Manta serves three plentiful meals a day. A blend of Western and Thai dishes will be ready for you after every dive. Light breakfast and afternoon snacks and a delightful array of fresh tropical fruits accompanies every meal. Further snacks, tea and coffee, hot chocolate and drinking water are available during the whole day.

 

Itinerary

Pickup Times

  • 16:00 PHUKET TOWN; guests to office (16:30 for ferries from Rassada Pier)
  • 16:30 CHALONG; start from our office on the day of departure.
  • 17:00 KATA, KARON
  • 17:30 PATONG, KAMALA, SURIN
  • 18:00 BANG TAO, MAI KHAO
  • 18:30 NAI THON, NAI YANG and AIRPORT
  • 20:00 KHAO LAK
  • 20:30 Latest arrival on the boat
  • 21:00 Dinner

Daily Schedule*

Days 1 -3

06:30 / 07:00 Wake up

07:30 / 08:00 Dive #1

09:00 / 09:30 Breakfast

11:00 / 11:30 Dive #2

12:30 / 13:00 Lunch

14:30 / 15:30 Dive #3

16:00 / 17:00 Snack

17:30 / 19:00 Dive #4

19:30 / 20:30 Dinner

Final Day: After 2 dives the MV Black Manta will arrive in Thap Lamu pier at approx. 14:00

*The schedules of the MV Black Manta are always approximate and may vary according to the weather and wind conditions. The schedule for any given trip is at the discretion of the Cruise Director.

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