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The Junk

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The Junk is 33-meters & accomodates up to 18 guests. On most cruises, you will find only 12 guests, so lots of space & plenty of privacy.  Her itineraries include the Surin & Similan Islands.

"Operated now by Worldwide Dive and Sail who have the Siren Fleet and Master Fleet, the lovely Junk now offers the same standard of service you would find on a Siren or Master liveaboard.  She's a lovely option for the classic diving in Thailand."   ...   Dominick Macan

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Vessel & diving details

  • The Junk has six en-suite cabins all situated on the lower deck - and can take up to 18 passengers
    • 2 double bed cabins
    • 2 triple cabins (normally used as twin or double cabins but can accommodate 3 people)
    • 2 quad share cabins (4 bunk beds in each ... normally used as twin but will accommodate 4 people)

    All cabins are large, air-conditioned, with plenty of room for storage
  • Diving amenities include:
    • 2 large zodiaks to carry you to dive sites
    • 12L aluminum tanks  (15L available for an extra charge - please reserve in advance)
    • SMB (Safety Sausages)
    • dive sites are usually about 5 minutes from the main vessel
    • nitrox is available
  • The Junk offers the following itineraries:
    • May - September ... Phuket  & Ko Phi Phi
      including Kingcruiser, Shark Point, Koh Doc Mai
    • November - May ... Similan & Surin Islands
      including Koh Bon, Koh Tachai. Richelieu Rock
  • Included on all cruises
    • accommodation & diving
    • meals, snacks & non-alcoholic beverages
    • compressed air, tanks, weights & weight belts
    • any land excursions included in the itinerary
  • Extras include:
    • airfare, port & park fees
    • nitrox
    • dive gear (Aqua Lung)
    • beer and wine
    • diving courses

Take a tour of your onboard living experience

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Technical specifications & deck plan

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SPECIFICATIONS

Built: 1962
Length: 33 metres
Breadth: 8.5 metres
Draft: TBC
Construction: Wood
Engines: 1 x 380HP Hino
Cruising Speed: 8 knots (with engine)
Generator: 2 x 50Kw
Water: 6000 litres per day made

CREW

Captain: 1
Crew: 9

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

First Aid: Fully Stocked Kit
Emergency Responders
Emergency Oxygen
Life jackets: full complement
Life Raft: 1
Life Rings: 2
Radios: 3 x VHF
2 x CB
EPIRB
Fire extinguisher system

DIVING FACILITIES

Aqualung/Mares scuba equipment rental: Additional charges apply
12l Aluminium Tank
15l Aluminium /Steel Tank: Additional charges apply
Weights
Valve Fittings: DIN and INT
Compressors: 2 x Bauer
Nitrox
Surface Marker Buoys

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Classic cruising in the Andaman Sea

Although the Junk typically sails with 12 divers, she is an excellent option for groups, especially if there are families, due to her capacity to carry 18 people.  With 2 triple and 2 quad rooms, which are normally used as twin or double cabins, family accommodation is easy & convenient.

Read a full description of The Junk here  ......                                                                                                                                                    

There are 2 outdoor recreational areas giving divers plenty of room to spread out and relax between & after dives.

You find a combination lounge and dining area indoors on the main deck and there's a selection of onboard entertainment lurking behind the hand carved facades of shelves, cabinets and drawers in the salon, along with an extensive library of books and videos.

All of the cabins are located on the lower deck.

Meals are a combination of classic Asian and Western cuisine.  If you are a vegetarian or if you have food allergies, let us know when you book.  The chef will happily accommodate your needs.  The food on board The Junk always pleases ....

In between meals there is always fresh fruit available, cookies in a jar or a selection of banana cake, cheese cake, custard, fruits in heavy syrup, nuts & snacks for the people who have a drink after the day's diving is finished.

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