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MSY Seahorse

About MSY Seahorse

The MSY Seahorse is a 108ft long traditional Indonesian sailing Phinisi style vessel that travels the seas of Raja Ampat. This scuba diving yacht can accommodate up to 16 guests. They have 5 twin cabins and 3 double bed cabins with ensuite bathroom and individual air conditioning. The ship is operated with a crew of 12 with 4 dive masters and was refurbished in 2018. Enjoy our blog article on North Sulawesi, Indonesia Part One.

MSY Seahorse Diving

They use 2 22ft long custom-built aluminum scuba diving tenders, complete with ladders, to take you out to some of the best diving spots in the world. Depending on your dive itinerary, you'll see some of the areas 600 species of coral and 1,500 species of fish. Furthermore, add 600 species of mollusks. However, out here, it's about how much life you see on anyone particular dive. While aboard MSY Seahorse, you'll visit seamounts, pinnacles, walls, piers, caves, and lagoons. You'll also visit small atolls, sandy banks, and coral reefs. In addition, expect to see large pelagics such as whales. Schools of dolphins, mackerel, and tunas are also typical sights. As well as balls of fish in incredible numbers.  Perhaps these are just a few of the reasons why Raja Ampat is known as the holy grail of diving. Furthermore, you'll see lots of sharks while onboard the MSY Seahorse. There are lots of interesting species of sharks, from whale sharks down to the rare fin walking Epaulette sharks. You may see tandem waves of barracudas and synchronous swimming schools of hammerhead sharks. Also interesting to view are the sedentary giant clams and ubiquitous turtles. Smaller species include frog fish, pygmy seahorses, sea dragons, shrimps, crabs, and nudibranchs.

Attractions and Activities

The MSY Seahorse has a dedicated indoor camera room and a large camera table on the dive (kit-up) deck. Between dives you can snorkel or use one of the two complimentary kayaks. You may visit a pearl farm or enjoy a hidden lagoon during the voyage. Each day the chef prepares International and Indonesian cuisine. If you prefer vegetarian meals, please make arrangements in advance. The upper sundeck is the place to relax and soak up the sun between dives.

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