Maki is a 105ft liveaboard Phinisi built in 2017 in South Sulawesi, Indonesia - a place with a very strong maritime heritage, as far back as the days of spice trading. Known as Bugis, the South Sulawesi people have earned the reputation of best boat builders and sailors in the East Indies. Their talent was recognised by the the Dutch and other colonisers due to their Phinisi boats being much faster in these waters.
They have passed on their skills down generations and are still the highest regarded boat builders in Indonesia today. This beautiful art has its days counted as it is becoming increasingly harder to find Indonesian hardwoods for its construction. As fiberglass and aluminium are becoming the norm, we felt that we had to take the opportunity to bring one of these beauties to North Sumatra and fill it with surfers in the search for empty line ups!
When we found Maki, it was serving as a luxury diving charter boat in the Komodo region for 2 years. We worked hard to convert it to the ultimate surf charter vessel in Mentawai. Aimed to deliver maximum comfort, It has a large living room with 2 dining tables, open plan kitchen and TV, an external lounge to hang out and watch the surf, a sun deck with day beds, and 5 cabins - 3 of them being en-suites. On top of its magnitude and tradition, Maki has also has all the fun toys: paddleboard, spearfishing guns, board games, PS3 and, of course, auxiliary dinghies to reach the surf. Food, drinks and barrels are all under our all you can handle policy.
24 m x 6 m deck
Draught: 2,7 m
Engine: Mitsubishi 6D22
Power Supply: 1 generator 40 Kva and 1 generator 30 Kva
Diesel solar tank: 5000 L
Water tanks: 4000 L
Lateral wings for improved stabilisation and reduced rocking
Maki Boat Amenities
A/C in every cabin and in lounge room
Tender for 9 people 40 hp Yamaha
Secondary dinghy for 5 people
Huge deck lounge and table
3 Fridges and 2 Freezers
Tasteful Tahitian style decoration
Big Bluetooth speaker
First aid kit
Sun beds on upper deck - Best sunset spot
Maki offers huge space all over the boat with 3 decks
Big indoor living room with 2 dining tables and open plan kitchen
A total of 6 toilets and (+ 2 outdoor showers) onboard so no one ever has to wait around
Amazing kitchen with 5 burner stainless steel gas oven, blender + all cooking equipment
A super deluxe cabin with 270 degrees ocean views, king sized bed, private bathroom and a comfy couch
All cabins are air conditioned featuring comfortable mattresses
A large room dedicated to accommodate your boards, with direct access to the dinghy at the back
Fishing gear, snorkelling gear, trawling rod and spearfishing gun
TV in dining room so everyone get to watch their waves of the day at dinner
Jet ski Yamaha Wave Runner 1100cc is available upon request at an extra cost.
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