Originally a five-year-old rugged cargo ship, Putiraja is now our handsome dive liveaboard & leisure cruise vessel. Stretching 34m (110ft) long, she was built as a classic Indonesian wooden schooner (Pinisi). With a hull made of solid ironwood and interior walls erected from a mixture of exotic woods, she stands robust with everlasting elegance.
The spacious cabins are outfitted with private bathrooms and individually controlled air conditioning. With water supply from the sea processed by Reverse Osmosis units, we have a steady supply of pure fresh water. Solar heaters will provide warm bathing comforts, while the UV Sterilizer ensures that drinking water is clean and healthy for your consumption.
With comfort in mind, the Putiraja has been designed to accommodate lounging and relaxation of our guests. Whether you want to sunbathe on the upper deck, socialize with other guests on the main deck, browse through fish books and movies in the library, or look over your photos and videos from the day's diving you can do it with comfort. Regardless of the activity, our fully equipped kitchen will provide mouth-watering and highly nutritious food and drinks, combining Indonesian and Western delicacies.
Our diving facility utilizes quality equipment to produce safe and comfortable diving conditions.
Power for the ship's propulsion is provided by an eight cylinder Mercedes Benz diesel engine. Alternate power is provided by two main sails, two top sails, and three jib sails. All sails are made from the latest sail fabric, designed and manufactured in Annapolis, Maryland.
Our ship's bridge is equipped with the latest navigation and communication technologies including Radar, Sonar, Chart plotter, GPS, etc.