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Aqua Blu is a long-range motor yacht sailing the East Indonesian Archipelago  including Komodo National Park, Spice Islands and Raja Ampat on unforgettable seven and twelve night itineraries.

With a grand legacy as the former British Naval Explorer HMS Beagle and later as the private yacht of a European aristocratic family, Aqua Blu is a compelling maritime statement. A 2019 refurbishment overseen by Dutch yacht design maestro Cor D. Rover brings the vessel to world-class cruising specifications. Inside the five-deck, 15-suite Aqua Blu, enjoy a brass and ivory interior theme with generous and inviting indoor and outdoor social spaces, including a sun deck.

The vessel is additionally equipped with Quantum Zero Speed stabilisers for optimal comfort at rest or while sailing. Aqua Blu can cover vast distances in a short span of time — and in any sea condition — creating the most varied, enjoyable and rewarding coastal cruise itineraries in this wild and stunningly beautiful region of the world.

Each of the 15 individually-designed suites aboard the Aqua Blu is an oasis on the vast East Indonesian seas. Each air-conditioned suite suite has  14 square metres to 34 square meters with portholes or windows, private bathroom with overhead rain shower, comfortable King-size bed or twin beds, closet with safe and organic hair and bath amenities. 

Public areas include a dining room, lounge, sun deck with jacuzzi and sun loungers, bar, al fresco dining, a private speedboat, free use of on board snorkelling and dining equipment and on board spa and fitness area.

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Aqua Blu cabin

Suites

15 spacious suites, with en-suite bathrooms and luxury amenities

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Gunung Banda Api active volcano

Ambon and Spice Islands

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Pink Beach, Komodo Island

Bali to Komodo National Park

Set sail from Bali and explore the wonders of Komodo National Park

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Amazing coral reefs

Raja Ampat

Explore the magical Raja Ampat National Park, remote islands and local villages from the luxury Aqua Blu.

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Boat Description

The Aqua Blu is a classic motor yacht providing the perfect base to explore the East Indonesian Archipelago.

The Sun Deck has outdoor seating, a lounge sofa and barbecue, the Bridge Deck has a jacuzzi, outdoor lounge area, spa and exercise zone, the Forecastle Deck has outdoor dining and seating area, an indoor lounge bar, library and TV room and the Main Deck has outdoor seating, a salon and dining room.

Ship specifications:

  • Year Built: 1968 as British Naval Explorer HMS Beagle
  • Year Converted: 2006
  • Year Refurbished: 2019
  • Year Operational: 2019 (Inaugural voyage November 2019)
  • Cabins: 15 suites across 4 decks in 3 different suite categories
  • Ports of Embarkation: Bali, Labuan Bajo, Maumere, Ambon, Sorong
  • Vessel’s Registry: Indonesia
  • Type of Vessel: Ocean-and-sea Expedition Yacht
  • Length: 198 feet / 60 meters
  • Beam: 37’ 05” / 11.4 meters
  • Draft: 13 feet / 4.2 meters
  • Cruising Speed: 10-12 knots
  • Electricity: 220V and 110V
  • Engines: 4 x 660hp Lister Blackstone
  • Generators: 2 x Volvo Penta 225kW, 1 x Volvo Penta 80kW (backup)
  • Stabilizers: Quantum Zero Speed
  • Safety: ISM Compliant/RINA Class/SOLAS Certified

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