Phinisi Liveaboard Duyung Baru

The 27m traditional Indonesian Phinisi liveaboard Duyung Baru an affordable luxury liveaboard experience around Komodo and Sulawesi. With 3 cabins on board to cater to a maximum of 6 guests, the schooner offers a personalised and intimate trip ideal Family Boat Charters, Komodo Diving Cruises and Komodo Freediving Liveaboards. Duyung Baru has been constructed in an extremely practical, clean and efficient Cruising and Diving vessel in  the style of a traditional Phinisi.
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The Phinisi

The Duyung Baru Phinisi or ‘The New Mermaid’ is a gorgeous Schooner. Built in Bira, Sulawesi built in 2010 and renovated again as recently as 2016. The traditionalm Phinisi Vessel is set-up specifically with Diving and Cruising in mind.Don’t think that being ‘traditional’ means she is lacking in modern safety  - Duyung Baru is equipped with GPS, radio, life vests, first aid, fire alarms and extinguishers.


A top deck sun-lounge area ideal for sunbathing, relaxing and enjoying the island views. The Phinisi Liveaboard offers a beautiful kitchen area serving international and wooden saloon layout perfect to sit around and enjoy your meals and chat. The owner Yani is onboard herself and ensures high service quality and is an excellent cook. . Meals , especially breakfast with home baked bread, is a highlight on this luxurious schooner!


Guests are accommodated in two private double cabins and one single share cabin. The tastefully designed spacious luxury cabins have all air conditioning and hot showers. Double beds size 2m X 1.80 spring beds. Single beds size 2m X 1.40 spring beds


Drone Photos ©Christoph Wuerbel

Duyung Baru Specifications


Overall Length: 27 m
Beam: 6.0 m
Draft: 1,80 m
Sailing Area: 260 m2
 2-Mast Phinisi Rig
Diesel Tanks: 3 ton
Main marine Engine: YANMAR marine, 6 Cylinder Diesel
Cruising Speed: 8 knots max 10 knots
Solar panels: 4 SOLAR
2 Generators: 12KW, 9KW 3 Phase
Tender : 5,60 Meter, 
Navigation Equipment: GPS – Furuno, fish finder – Garmin, radio – Icom

Dive & Leisure equipment
  • 8 Sets Diving Equipment
  • Kids diving equipment
  • kids Tanks & 15L Tanks
  • 2 x Bauer Compressor/Nitrox available
  • 1 Tandem Kanu
  • BBQ onboard for fresh fish 
Tender Boat
6m Aluminum Tender 2 x 80Hp – fast and reliable transpotation for diving and snorkelling.

All cabins are are fully air-conditioned 24h and feature a separate shower and toilet area. Shower Gel, Shampoo and seperate shower/beach towels will be provided.

Water-maker & Electricity
  • 24hour  Electricity and wifi according to area.
  • Quality fresh water is available throughout the entire Yacht. (1500l/day)

 Great breakfast including fresh bread, croissants, cake and traditional indonesian Coffee. Fresh fish and mix of Indonesian, Japanese, Italian cuisine.