Duyung Baru

Duyung Baru is a 27m traditional Phinisi liveaboard built following the traditional way of construction of the Indonesian schooners craftsmen: functional, practical and efficient. She is a luxury style vessel yet with an affordable value: with her 3 ensuite air-conditioned cabins for a maximum of 6 guests onboard, she will guarantee an exclusive cruise throughout Komodo and South Sulawesi area. Her personalized itineraries combining diving snorkeling or freediving will ensure an intimate trip ideally for Family, Small groups or either couples looking for a memorable cruise.


The Duyung Baru which means the New Mermaid has been built in 2010 in Bira, land of the Indonesian boat makers. In 2016 she has been refitted with a more luxury taste making sure to be ready to cater her guests and provide a high level of comfort and service onboard. She has been designed focusing on Diving. Her spacious luxury cabins allow her guests to have comfortable and quality sleep: the two private double cabins each contain Queen sized high-quality mattresses. The twin share cabin contains two king single beds of the same quality. The ensuite bathrooms feature clean shower and private toilet for her guests. Cleanliness is taken care by her steward every morning during diving activity. In between dives, on the top deck sun-lounge her guests can relax, sunbathe and enjoy the landscape of the surrounding islands.

The vessel is equipped with the latest up-to-date navigational system which make sure the most effective safety navigation skill.


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. The double cabins ideal for couples of friends willing to share the stateroom, contains a queen-sized bed, one desk (important feature for photographers), ensuite bathroom, two windows, private air conditioning system and a safety box. The twin or single – share – cabin is ideal for solo traveler or siblings cruising together, is equipped with two comfortable wide single beds, a desk, private air-conditioning system, two windows and a safety box.

Shower Gel, Shampoo and separated shower/beach towel are provided in each cabin for each guest.

Cruise on Duyung Baru

Cruising since long time in the Komodo and Sulawesi seas, Duyung Baru is without any doubnt one of the most experienced, knowledgeable and high level of service Phinisi in the entire Indonesian Phinisi Fleet.

Food on Duyung Baru is an highlight: a fusion style of Japanese, Italian and Indonesian is daily prepared under the supervision of Yani the owner. Fresh homemade bread, cakes and croissants too will be served during breakfast, giving you the feeling to be at home.

Despite being constructed and set up for Diving, the vessel is perfect for snorkeling and family charters, too.

Duyung Baru LiveaBoard Specifications


Tender Boat

Water-maker & Electricity

Dive & Leisure Equipment

Food & Beverages

Duyung Baru Gallery

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