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 DeckOn 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.
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.
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
2x Twin cabins Seaview Upper deck
2x Suite + 6x Twin Cabin Seaview Main deck
2x Suite + 2x Twin (Staff cabins) Lower deck
Maximum 24 divers
2x Man marine 12 cylinder, 1200 HP each
3x 175KW Silent
2x Bauer 140 l/min and Nitrox Oxygen Mixer
12L/15L Aluminium Tank ( DIN / INT ) / Oxygen Cylinders
2x Rinse Tanks for cameras / 2x Fresh water shower / 2x Steel ladders
Water Desalination Unit – 4T per day
Radar DSC/EPRIB/SSB, 2x GPS Plotters, 2x VHF, Echo Sonar Free WIFI on board!
2x Yamaha 40HP each
Fire Alarm, Fire extinguishers, Smoke detector, Life vests, Life rafts, Oxygen, First Aid Kit
Plasma TV / DVD / CD Player / Stereo System
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)
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.