A successful dive, and the enduring memories they engender, isn’t strictly defined by underwater sights; an often overlooked and underrated aspect of any scuba experience involves how you get to and from each location.
Unlike most dive facilities which use native outriggers for the deployment and return of their dive guests, Sangat employs a virtual fleet of immaculately-maintained, scuba-specific dive craft to ferry our guests to and from various dive locations in the utmost of safety and comfort.
Getting you to various wrecks and reefs in the fastest possible time is the main mission of our fleet of speedboats.
Fully outfitted with tank racks, boarding ladders, O2 boxes and other scuba-specific gear, these comfortable, modern tenders provided the fastest means of getting you out to the site, back to the resort for meals, and then back out again.
Our current five-vessel complement of speed-craft includes two 9.6-meter, 140-horse tenders (roomy enough for up to 8 divers), as well as three 5.3-meter, 50-horse models which comfortably seat up to 4 divers.
Large Capacity Outriggers
For large dive parties that all want to dive on one or more locations at the same time, we can provide our extra-large native outrigger (or Banka boat, in native parlance) for the mission.
Our 20-meter twin-outrigger, powered by a 250-horsepower engine, is large enough to accommodate a total of 16 divers and equipment with room to spare.
Yacht style dive boat
The largest of the dive fleet is the 12-meter motor yacht, the KY-LY-TAN.
Generally reserved for group day trips, the KY-LY-TAN offers a large open lower deck that can easily accommodate groups up to 15 divers, a roomy sun deck and more. On-board diving and water-sports equipment includes full diving gear for each guest, a Bauer compressor, and two double-passenger kayaks. The KY-LY-TAN is powered by a 6 cylinder 315 HP diesel engine and has a top speed of 15 knots and cruises at 10 knots.
High powered RIB
The latest addition to our dive fleet is a 10 meter long 600 HP RIB (Rigid inflatable boat). Generally reserved for Dive Safari charters, the RIB is powered by 2 X 300 HP Yamaha four stroke outboards and has a top speed of 50 knots and cruises at 35 knots. The RIB features an outdoor forward cock pit and an aft-oriented open dining area convertible into double beds, complete with a stereo system, blue tooth connectivity and charging outlets for mobile devices, laptops and other small electronics – the RIB is fully equipped with the latest satellite navigation equipment, fish, reef and wreck finder. For more information on pricing and amenities provided on Sangat’s exclusive Dive Safari charters, please click here.
The trimaran, Trident, is ideal for full day dive safaris for dive groups up to 10. This 12 meter long fibre glass trimaran was custom built to Sangat’s specifications and has large steps at the stern of the boat allowing easy and stable access for divers. Trident is powered by a 6 cylinder 250 HP diesel engine and has a top speed of 15 knots and cruises at 10 knots.
For more information on pricing and amenities provided on Sangat’s exclusive Dive Safari charters, please click here.