truk Liveaboard Holidays

SS Thorfinn

LUXURY LIVEABOARD HOLIDAYS TO TRUK

Thorfinn, a 170ft/58m liveaboard, can accommodate up to 22 divers in 11 air-conditioned cabins and 1 luxury suite. The newly appointed Thor’s Lair provides a little more luxury with a king size bed, bar fridge, personal desk, four large windows and flat screen TV.  Thorfinn is the perfect choice for re-breather and technical divers with onboard oxygen generators, a range of sofnalime and sodasorb grades available, Helium and a number of twin cylinders on-board for hire.  With up to 5 dives a day planned, this is a great option for serious divers!

On the main deck is the large dining room, which serves a hearty breakfast and a la carte meals. The lounge deck is the perfect place to relax with a TV and DVD player, CD player with surround sound system, a library full of books, magazines and DVDs, a well-stocked bar and large picture windows. A large hot-tub is the perfect place to relax under the night sky.

There are 8 ensuite cabins on 2 decks, 3 cabins with shared facilities, all with in-cabin washbasins, TV and DVD players. 

SPECIFICATIONS: Length 58m, Beam 10m, Draft 5.5m, Displacement 1,100 tons, Fuel Capacity 340 tons, Water Capacity 18,000 gals, Cruising Range 9,000 nautical miles @ 11 knots, Max Speed 16 knots.

FACILITIES: 10 double occupancy rooms for 20 guests. 13 Toilets, 11 Showers, eight in private facility guest rooms with shared facilities, all with in-cabin washbasins, TV and DVD players. 

COMMUNICATIONS: 1 x Icom IC-M 700 Med. Freq. SSB radio telephones, 1 x Icom IC-M 80 25w VHF radio telephone, 1 x Sailor RT 144 25 wVHF radio telephone, 3 x Standard Horizon 25w VHF radio telephones, 2 located on dive launches. 1 x Alden Marinefax IV weather facsimile unit, 1 x Kenwood R-2000 multi-band radio receiver, 3 x standard Mod. HX 250S hand held portable VHF r/t’s, 1 x Trimble Galaxy Sentinel Inmarsat-C Comsat terminal, 1 x Inmarsat Sailor Fleet BroadBand 500 Comsat terminal, with Wi-Fi Internet to entire ship, 1 x Iridium IOP comsat terminal for auxiliary Broadband backup

POWER: Main Engine: Fredriksstad Mek 4 cyl. double compound steam – 2,500 h.p. @ 140 rpm, Boilers: 2 x Foster Wheeler D type 18,000 lbs./hr @ 250 psi, 600 deg F superheat), 2 x Yanmar 6HAL-DTN diesels driving Marathon 250 kw 220 VAC 3 phs 60Hz generators, 1 x Mitsubishi diesel driving 40 kw 220 VAC 3 phs 60 Hz generator.

Ships power supply is both 220 and 110 VAC single and 3 phs 60 Hz outlets, Steam: 1 x 12 in. , 1x 8 in., 2x 3 in.

Gen. Service: Electric: 6 x 2 in. submersibles, Gasoline fire pump: 1 x 2 in. Standby Emergency, Oily water separator: REC Boss 107 system

NAVIGATION: GPS 2 x Magellan Nav DLX-10, # Garmin handheld units, Radars 2 x Furuno Model 1954C 15kw radars feeding Navnet VX2 GD -1920C color video plotters, with sonar input feeds. Main Compass: Furuno Satellite Compass SC 30 via an AMI-GMV KW 941-D stepper retransmitter unit. Auto Pilot Wagner Mk IV, Sonar Furuno Network sounder Model ETR-6/10N

AUX.EQUIPMENT
Water Generators: Component built R / O system producing (2,500 gals / day)
Air Conditioning: 8 individual systems with combined 30 tons output capacity
Propeller: Kort Design 4 blade Superston, 12′ 6″ diam x 13′ 6″ pitch.
Anchors: 2 x 3,800 lbs ea. stockless with 8 shots (64 fms) of 1 3/4″ stud link chain)

DIVE EQUIPMENT
Dive cylinders: 90 pcs 80 cu. ft standard alloy; 10 pcs 100 cu ft; and 20 pcs 30 – 40 cu ft ponies; 8 sets manifolded /banded double 80’s
Breathing gas storages: 6000 cu. ft. air supply @ 5000 psi; 2,400 cu ft [email protected] 2,000 psi
Fill stations: 2 x 4 cylinder capacity manifold setups Port and Starboard with in water filling
Rentals (6 full sets of gear incl. computers, reg’s, BCD’s, fins, masks, lights, SMB’s)
Oxygen Generators: 2 x OGSI Mod. 2020 producing 960 cu ft daily
Oxygen Boosters:
2x Rix MB 230 Micro Boost electric primary units
1x Midwest Pressure Systems Model 42AAV48-ACG O2, air driven
1x Masterline Mfg Model 211V3 electric, as final deck gas blending unit
O2 Blending System for EAN Nitrox and Tri-mix provisos – via portside blending setup
Dive Air Compressors:
1 x Bauer Model IK 15.1 ll unit producing 21 cfm to 5000 psi
1 x Bauer/Poseidon P 201 of 7.5 cfm to 5,000 psi

DIVING LAUNCHES
2 x 30 ft custom built Auztec Heavy Aluminum, covered – Twin Yamaha 150’s
2 x 24 ft Kellahan Mfg heavy duty alloy modified V, with twin Yamaha 60’s
1 x 24 ft Ozawa heavy duty modified fiberglass, with twin Yamaha 40’s

Diving is from two 30ft launches and two 24ft fibreglass boats complete with under seat gear bins and camera shelves. Kitting up is from one of the two dive stations on the main deck, allowing plenty of room for dive gear and cameras. An optional valet system is offered for your kit and cameras. Up to five dives a day are planned with an optional night dive each day. Experienced Divemasters accompany each dive, which are preceded by a full briefing.

Rebreather and technical diving is well catered for; Nitrox is available and a range of courses can be booked onboard.

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