Pinisi MSY Laut India

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Sumatera Cruising with 0 Comments

Mentawai Islands

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Boat Specification

The ‘Laut India’ (meaning ‘Indian Ocean’), more commonly known as ‘Indies Explorer, is a legendary Sulawesi built Phinisi Schooner 115 feet in length and built from solid Indonesian iron wood. Indies Explorer was built in South Sulawesi in 1998 specifically for long-range surf exploration, traveling at a speed of 9 knots. Three split air-conditioners in the downstairs hallway cool the cabins, or guests can open the brass port holes to let in some breeze while you sleep.
The Interior…
The main hub of the Indies Explorer is a modern open galley which leads onto a spacious aft deck. There is a private saloon with TV and DVD / CD player and an extensive book library.13 private cabins (4 double / 5 twin and 4 triple) each with a brass opening port hole and skylight with two showers and two toilets means that the spacious Indies Explorer is the perfect boat for large groups and can accommodate couples. The boat also has an aluminum tender, game fishing tackle, snorkeling gear and spear fishing gear.


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