M/Y Marseliastar

The luxurious Marseliastar is a sturdy steel motor yacht seriously built and launched in Alexandria in 2015. This beautiful massive vessel measures 40 meters in length and 9 meters wide, it is the newest generation of Red Sea liveaboard teeming with both modern and luxury design and facilities to ensure the highest comfort for its guests onboard. Marseliastar has 4 decks and a total of 12 guests’ cabins to accommodate a maximum capacity of 24 divers whereas 2 dive guides cabins are located at lower deck. It is undoubted that Marseliastar is considered one of the best choices for group charters to the most remote reefs in both North and south of Red Sea under any sea condition. The vessel offers a various itinerary of the Red Sea such as North, North-Brothers, BDE and Deep South St. John. Departs every Saturday from Hurghada or Port Ghalib (depending on the previous and following itinerary of booked trips).

Main Deck

On the main deck you will find an air-conditioned salon area. Passing through the corridor are 6x tastefully furnished air-conditioned Twin cabins ( Cabin #7-12 ) with sea view offer two single beds with ensuite bathroom, and 2x generously sized air-conditioned sea view SUITE cabins ( cabin #5 #6 ) with a Queen Size bed and ensuite bathroom at the bow of the main deck. All cabins onboard attached with ensuite bathroom with hot and cold shower.  Each cabin has a bedside table, a wardrobe, minibar, 220V power outlets, life vests, a fire alarm and a fire extinguisher.  A very large dive deck is located at the back of the main deck equipped with a camera charging station, where dive equipment will be stored and well placed during the cruise. There are 2x fresh water showers and 2x rinse tanks for cameras at the dive platform.

Lower Deck

On the lower deck there are 2x Suite cabins ( cabin #1, 2 ) with a Queen size bed with ensuite bathroom and 2x Twin cabins ( Dive guide cabins #3, 4 ).  All cabins are air-conditioned.  There is an air-conditioned restaurant with 4 big dining tables, buffet area and serving corner. Three meals served daily in buffet style with choice of international cuisine. Snack, drinking water, coffee, tea and all kind of soft drink are provided to pamper our guests throughout the cruise.  Crew quarter, laundry room and engine room are also located on the lower deck.

Upper Deck/Sun Deck

Two Seaview Twin bed cabins are located on upper deck.  A very spacious air-conditioned salon with comfortable sofa equipped with entertainment system is located on the upper deck as well. Alcoholic drinks will be served at the upper deck bar area.  There are 2 sun decks on Marselia Star.  Wheelhouse is located at the front of the upper deck. The back part of the top deck is an ideal place for sunbathing. There is also a shaded area with cushioned benches and tables at the back of upper deck as well as top deck for divers to relax and enjoy fresh drinks anytime of the day.

Boat Specification

Steel Hull Motor Yacht ( Platinum )

Length: 40 meters

Width: 9 meters

Yacht Classification: ***** 5 Class Platinum

No. of Deck: 4 – Sun Deck, Upper Deck, Main Deck and Lower deck

Cabins:
2x Twin cabins Seaview Upper deck
2x Suite + 6x Twin Cabin Seaview Main deck
2x Suite + 2x Twin (Staff cabins) Lower deck

Capacity:

Maximum 24 divers

Engine:

2x Man marine 12 cylinder,  1200 HP each

Generators:

3x 175KW Silent

Compressors:

2x Bauer 140 l/min and Nitrox Oxygen Mixer

Dive Equipment:

12L/15L Aluminium Tank ( DIN / INT )  / Oxygen Cylinders

Dive Platform:

2x Rinse Tanks for cameras / 2x Fresh water shower / 2x Steel ladders

Water Supply:

Water Desalination Unit – 4T per day

Navigation:

Radar DSC/EPRIB/SSB, 2x GPS Plotters, 2x VHF, Echo Sonar Free WIFI on board!

Zodiac:

2x Yamaha 40HP each

Safety:

Fire Alarm, Fire extinguishers, Smoke detector, Life vests, Life rafts, Oxygen, First Aid Kit

Entertainment System:

Plasma TV / DVD / CD Player / Stereo System

NITROX available! 

Departure Day: Every Saturday

Embark / Disembark:

Hurghada Marina – 15 mins drive from Hurghada airport

Port Ghalib – 3 Hours from Hurghada airport ( Depending on itineraries of previous and following trip)



Additional Information:

According to local regulations, no diving activity to be conducted within 24 hours before flight departure. For all south safaris, it is likely and common that embarkation or disembarkation port may vary between Hurghada and Marsa Ghalib, depends on previous and next safari’s itinerary.

*Remarks: Dive sites may vary depending on current conditions, time of year, weather, captain, cruise director, and guest preferences. We promised to do our best to put you at the best sites on every dive as well as maximum dive possibility daily.