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Oman Aggressor

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The new Oman Aggressor measures 148 feet and has a 28-foot beam ensuring ample comfort for 22 guests in 11 large staterooms and in all her common areas & offers 4 itineraries.

 


Cabins ... diving overview ... what's included



  •  2 upper deck MASTER staterooms 
    with king bed & picture windows
    2 upper deck TWIN staterooms
    2 twin beds (adjacent) or a king bed & picture windows
    1 main deck KING suite
    with king bed & picture windows
    6 lower deck deluxe TWIN staterooms
    with twin beds (adjacent) and portholes

    All staterooms have en-suite bathrooms, a 23-inch flat screen TV, mirrored wardrobe, bathrobes, hairdryer & AC units.

  • up to 4 dives per day including night dives where possible
    12 L aluminium tanks
    K-valves (American type) and DIN (International) valves
    most dives from the mother ship, some dives from 11-person skiffs
    nitrox
    Water temperature: 71 - 80F, 22 - 25C due to thermoclines
    5 - 7 mm wetsuit recommended

  • accommodation, meals & diving
    snacks, local beer, wine (one glass with dinner) & non-alcoholic beverages
    compressed air, tanks, weights & weight belts

  • airfares
    airport & hotel transfers to & from the boat 
    nitrox
    diving gear (reserve in advance)
    diving courses

    satellite telephone access
    park & port fees




On board Oman Aggressor


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    salon & dining area
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    dining area
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    twin stateroom
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Deck Plan ... Dive Map ... Technical Specifications

Itinerary map, deck & cabin layout, yacht specs, equipment & safety features for Oman Aggressor.... open

 

DECK PLAN

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ITINERARY MAP

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SPECIFICATIONS

Built and maintained to the specifications of the local regulatory agencies and the regulations of the country of the flag.

Port: Oman, (depending on itinerary)
Steel Yacht
Length:  148 foot (39 meters)
Beam: 28 foot (8.5 meters)
Passengers: 22
Cabins: 11
Crew:  13

The Oman Aggressor has been an Aggressor destination since 2017.

CREWS

Captains and staff are professionally licensed as required by the laws of the country in which the yacht operates and complies with and the appropriate flag state regulations and/or SOLAS (International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea) standards. All yachts are required to follow Aggressor Fleet® Standard Operations Procedures (SOP). Dive instructors and divemasters are trained and certified by international recognized certification agencies. Each receives proficiency training and annual inspections to review safety aspects.

MACHINERY

Twin diesel engines on all steel and aluminum yachts
Two or more generators, 110-208 ac voltage, each capable of supplying the yachts needs independently
Two SCUBA air compressors with cascade storage
Nitrox membrane system with cascade storage
Watermaker with ample storage
Support dinghies with outboard motors for shore excursions and scuba diving

NAVIGATION

Radar
Magnetic Compass
Depth sounders
Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

COMMUNICATIONS

Multiple VHF radios
Long Range Single Side Band Radio
Satellite Phone (where necessary)
Satellite Email (where necessary)

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

Hang bar for safety stops (where necessary)
Complete First Aid Kit and medical supplies
D.A.N. Oxygen System with 100% demand regulator
Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
Fire and Smoke Detection Systems
Fire extinguishers and Fire Fighting Equipment
EPIRB – Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon
Life rafts & rescue craft
Life jackets equipped with lights and whistles for all passengers and crew
Full Complement of Safety and Rescue Equipment
Emergency flares

All new & spacious Oman yacht


This spacious steel yacht has 4 decks for your living comfort.  On the top sun deck, you have a covered & uncovered lounging area plus the ever-present Aggressor hot tub.  You can soak in the bubbling water while enjoying the starkly beautiful outlines of Oman in the distance.

On the upper deck, behind the wheelhouse, are 4 spacious cabins with large picture windows - 2 double cabins & 2 twins. Below those, on the main deck, is located the salon, dining area & bar and a complete photo/video center.  Situated in front of all ths is an enormous king suite with picture window and seating area. 

There are 6 more twin staterooms located on the lower deck.  Each stateroom has a 32” flat screen TV offering a selection of over 400 movies, TV shows and documentaries. Guests will also be able to plug their computers into the TV screen to edit underwater pictures and video.

There is a variety of nightly entertainment, including diving, marine life identification presentations, movies, games and more plus a selection of 400 classic and new release movies that can be viewed inthe boats salon or taken to your stateroom to watch. A small library of books for exchange is maintained onboard as well as marine life identification books for reference.

In between dives, you may snorkel, explore secluded beaches, or just relax with a cold drink and mid-morning / mid-afternoon snack.


Standard Aggressor dining


The menu features many items of local Omani cuisine. You will wake up to fresh fruits, hot entrees, cereals and juices. Lunches are buffet-style, featuring hot soups, homemade breads, salads and sandwiches and/or entrees. Dinners are chef prepared and served at your table each evening. They include salads, vegetables, seafood, beef or chicken with a fresh homemade dessert.  The Aggressor’s beverage selection includes fruit juices, soft drinks, iced water, iced tea and coffee. In addition, a limited selection of local beer and wine is complimentary.  We suggest you purchase your favorite liquor from the duty free shop at the airport prior to departing to Oman.

If you have any special dietary requirements, please add this to your Aggressor reservation form.  Certain special dietary requests may not be available in Oman, so we highly recommend you consult with us before going.


Itineraries


The Oman Aggressor operates 3 principal 7-night itineraries from the following ports. Itineraries are based on weather, currents and marine life migration.  There are also 10-night  transitioning cruises during the year, as the boat moves to a different island group based on the season. 

Daymaniyat Islands - mid-June to September/October :  Coral reefs cover up to 70% of the dive-site seabed with more than 100 different species of soft and hard coral of which no less than 10% are unique to Oman’s waters. Marine life is abundant with 280 different species of fish plus sting rays, turtles, moray eels, leopard sharks & whale sharks.

Musandam Peninsula - May to mid-June : The combination of plankton and strong local currents attract a great range of pelagic species and over 900 species of fish, ranging from cleaner wrasse through to whale sharks. Walls and extensive coral gardens are the character of the dive sites.

Hallaniyat Islands - September/October to May :  .... Diving highlights are undoubtedly the opportunity to see the resident population of humpback whales but also includes encounters with manta rays and sperm whales. Huge schools of dolphin are often seen as well as green turtles. Giant oceanic manta rays, giant groupers, giant catfishandmobulas arecommon encountered.


Your cruise logistics


Boarding starts on Saturday at 3:00 pm. On Sunday morning the yacht departs. After 5 1/2 days of of scuba diving the Oman Aggressor returns to the Port. Check-out is Saturday morning at 8:00 am. Transportation is provided back to the specified hotels or airport from the yacht at the end of the charter. Transportation is provided back to the Airport according the itinerary on Saturday morning.

7-night Daymaniyat Islands Itinerary: Muscat Airport (MCT) … embarkation port is Al Mouj Marina and the pick-up hotel is Grand Millennium Hotel.

7-Night Musandam Peninsula Itinerary: Khasab Airport (KHS) Musandam … embarkation port is Khasab Port Marina and the pick-up hotel in Khasab is Atana Khasab Hotel.

7-Night Hallaniyat Islands Itinerary: Salalah Airport (SLL) Salalah … embarkation port is at the Juweira Boutique Hotel & Marina

For the 10-night itineraries, we will furnish arrival & departure details on request.

* Salalah itinerary: if you are staying at the Juweira Boutique Hotel, the yacht is docked in the marina and the hotel can help transfer your bags by golf cart at 3 pm to the yacht. A crew member will be available to assist at 3 pm if needed.

 

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