MV DiveRACE Class E

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DiveRace Class E dive boat
Type Liveaboard
Departs from Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak
No. of guests 20
Boat rating : 9/10 Based on 2 divers
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Prices from: 1,220 USD
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MV DiveRACE Class E is a brand-new luxury diving yacht designed & purpose built by professionals to guarantee comfortable Similan Islands cruises for to up to 20 lucky guests. DiveRACE Class E is 35m long & 7.5m wide, and can easily sail through any sea conditions it’s likely to meet, while offering great stability, safety & comfort for all on board. 

Dive RACE Class E was created to be a top-quality diving ship, giving passengers comfort & convenience at all times. There is a large sundeck, 10 comfortable cabins, and indoor & outdoor communal areas. DiveRACE Class E guests can relax between dives at some of the best locations in the world, including Richelieu Rock.

Dive RACE Class E is actually able to accommodate 28 lucky guests, but when in Thailand its quad bunk cabins are limited to only take two guests, therefore reducing the total guest capacity to 20. All cabins have air conditioning & private en suite bathrooms. The main-deck luxury cabins have large windows with a small balcony. The low but comfortable beds can be arranged to be a double or two singles.

Saloon-onboard-DiveRACE-class-EOn the wall, inside the large saloon/lounge, sits a 60” 3D television which is ideal for playing movies & diving videos at any time of day. The food is simply delicious and consists of local & western cuisine, served throughout the day. You are welcomed back from each dive with a hot towel and a smile. The whole team are service minded & friendly. Dive RACE Class E also offers a Thai massage service, which can be enjoyed in a private room or outside. The diving staff are happy to help find all kinds of marine life or other special diving requests. There are PADI courses commonly taught on Dive RACE Class E cruises, too.

Please note that some websites are misleading about the length of the trips. A 14-dive 4-night trip should be shown as 4D/4N because it departs in the evening, with no diving on that day. But some websites like to make the trips look longer than they really are* and show the trips as 5D/4N, and the 5D/5N trips as 6D/5N. 

*Maybe to make the 'cost per day' look unrealistically-cheap.

MV DiveRACE Class E Prices & Schedule

MV DiveRACE Class E Diver Prices Overview 2018 / 2019
DestinationsDuration Deluxe Luxury Twin Luxury Double
Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Boonsung Wreck,
( 14 Dives)
4D / 4N Deluxe1,220 USD Luxury Twin1,372 USD Luxury Double1,372 USD
Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Boonsung Wreck, Koh Phi Phi, Racha Yai,
( 18 Dives)
5D / 5N Deluxe1,525 USD Luxury Twin1,677 USD Luxury Double1,677 USD
Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, Richelieu Rock, Boonsung Wreck,
( 18 Dives)
5D / 5N Deluxe1,769 USD Luxury Twin1,891 USD Luxury Double1,891 USD
Included In The Price

Transfers to & from the airport
Transfers to and from local hotels
Meals
Snacks
Tea / coffee
Drinking water
VAT
Weights & weightbelts
Standard tanks
Dive master services
Towels
Soap & Shampoo
Luggage storage
Not Included In The Price

Dive equipment
National park fees
Dive computer
Soft drinks
Alcoholic drinks
Dive insurance
Night diving torch
Larger tanks
Nitrox
Mask and Snorkel
Open-heel fins
Full-foot fins
Tips / Gratuities
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MV DiveRACE Class E Itinerary

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Dive RACE has several itineraries. Most are 4D4N* trips to Similan Islands & Richelieu Rock, departing from & returning to Tab Lamu Pier in Khao Lak. But during the season there are also some trips in the southern islands (Hin Daeng & Koh Haa). Also, there are some longer trips which combine both diving areas. At peak times, the Similan trips are one day longer.

*Some other websites advertise the 14-dive, 4-night trips as 5D4N. Yes, they span 5 calendar dates, but there are only 4 diving days and on departure day the boat departs at night, with no diving, and you get back mid-afternoon.

Please carefully check & choose from the itineraries below for your chosen/preferred trip.

 

 

The itineraries below are the most-common for each trip, but these can sometimes be changed for a number of reasons. Small changes are made due to weather & sea conditions, special marine life sightings, overcrowded dive sites, local-authorities' instructions, and the needs & requests of the paying guests. The safety & comfort of all guests is most important at all times.

MV DiveRACE Class E Facilites, Layout and Specifications

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Facilities Available with MV DiveRACE Class E
Nitrox Available
En Suite Available
Air con
Dinghy
Courses Available
Free Pickup
Suitable for Children
Lounge
All Cabins En Suite
AV Entertainment
Vegetarian Food Available
Double Beds Available
Sundeck
Shaded Sundeck
Available to Charter

MV DiveRACE Class E Layout
 MV-DiveRACE-Class-E-Layout

MV DiveRACE Class E Courses

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A range of PADI courses can be taught on MV DiveRACE Class E Similan Islands liveaboard cruises. The most popular are Advanced and speciality course for divers who are already-certified. It's normally necessary to book or enquire in advance.

Contact us for more information about courses on MV DiveRACE Class E

MV DiveRACE Class E Transfer details

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Guests can get free scheduled transfers from several locations in Phuket (including the airport) and Khao Lak. Pickups normally begin in south of Phuket mid-late afternoon and continue into the evening. The nearer the pick up location to the departure pier the later the pick up time.

It's the same for the final day. Free scheduled drop-offs around Khao Lak and Phuket.

Khao Lak transfers are not normally available for southern-itinerary trips that start in Phuket.

MV DiveRACE Class E Scheduled Transfers
4D / 4N, 5D / 5N, 7D / 7N Trips
16:00 - 19:00 Pick up from Phuket : Free
18:30 - 20:00 Pick up from Khao Lak : Free
21:00 - 22:00 Departure ( Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak )
13:00 - 15:00 Return ( Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak )
14:00 - 16:00 Drop off to Khao Lak : Free
14:00 - 17:00 Drop off to Phuket : Free
MV DiveRACE Class E Scheduled Transfers
5D / 5N Trips
16:00 - 19:00 Pick up from Phuket : Free
18:30 - 20:00 Pick up from Khao Lak : Free
21:00 - 22:00 Departure ( Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak )
13:00 - 14:00 Return ( Chalong Pier, Phuket )
14:00 - 16:00 Drop off to Phuket : Free
14:00 - 17:00 Drop off to Khao Lak : Free
MV DiveRACE Class E Scheduled Transfers
5D / 5N Trips
16:00 - 19:00 Pick up from Khao Lak : Free
18:30 - 20:00 Pick up from Phuket : Free
21:00 - 22:00 Departure ( Chalong Pier, Phuket )
13:00 - 15:00 Return ( Tab Lamu Pier, Khao Lak )
14:00 - 16:00 Drop off to Khao Lak : Free
14:00 - 17:00 Drop off to Phuket : Free
MV DiveRACE Class E Scheduled Transfers
4D / 4N Trips
16:00 - 19:00 Pick up from Phuket : Free
20:00 - 21:00 Departure ( Chalong Pier, Phuket )
14:00 Return ( Chalong Pier, Phuket )
14:30 - 15:30 Drop off to Phuket : Free
Guests who are unable to meet the scheduled pick ups or would like private transportation are welcome to contact us to arrange a private taxi at the most competitive rates.

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Dived: 15 February 2018
Boat rating: 10/10
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