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Overview of Sea Hunter

She is a dedicated modern dive cruiser that has been specifically built for long-range dive expeditions to destinations like Cocos Island and Malpelo. She was previously a commercial dive support vessel, in 1980 she was thoroughly rebuilt to serve the oil industry in the Gulf of Mexico. She is now a rare hybrid, which ensures comfort with facilities that any diver could wish for, and team of highly knowledgeable divers.

Accommodation aboard Sea Hunter

The vessel has 10 guest cabins divided into 2 categories:
Deluxe Suites - The two suites are located on the upper deck and each has a double bed and sea view windows.
Standard Cabins - There are five double/twin cabins and three Twin bunk bed cabins. They all are located on the lower deck and have portholes.
All cabins have:
  • Personal-control air-conditioning
  • Private en-suite bathroom with hot water shower and hand basin
  • Bedding, toiletries and towels
  • Private large screen TV & DVD player (Suites only)
  • Portholes (lower deck), windows (upper deck)
  • Reading lights
  • Cabinet, shelves and mirror
  • Fire warning system and fire extinguisher
  • USA-flat pin 110-220V electricity
  • Space for luggage
For guests facilities, there is a large air conditioned lounge where you will find general books, fish ID books, a computer, TV and an extra DVD player. The boat has a study with a computer, a lounge , camera washing station and storage.There is also a dedicated air-conditioned restaurant, a sundeck for soaking up the equatorial rays and a shaded area with sun chairs, mattresses and barbeque stand.

Drink & Dine

The Sea Hunter provides a served buffet-style for all meals in the dining room at table seating 4 diners each. International and local Costa Rican and central American specialties are served with the occasional BBQ. Snacks are available throughout the day and are free of charge as well as coffee, team drinking water, soft drinks and a complimentary beer after the last dive. Win can be purchased onboard.
Please send advance notice of your dietary requirements including Halal and vegetarian.

Technical Specification

Built: 1980, restored in 2010
Length: 36m
Breadth: 8.1m
Engines: Twin GM 16V92 / 1200 total hp
Generators: 75 & 65 KW
Water Capacity: 56,800 litres
Fresh Water Capacity: 6,800 litres per day
Construction Material: Welded steel with teak work deck
Max of guests: 20
Number of cabins: 10
Number of crew: 9 (including two Divemasters and two Deck Hands)
Safety equipment: Two 25 person life-rafts, Complete boat, crew, and passenger safety gear, Firefighting system throughout vessel, Extensive first aid kit, 20 personal diver locator systems

Diving Facilities

Diver facilities are extremely well-designed with segregated, individual gear storage provided for each diver as well as twenty personal camera lockers with stabilized and surge protected 110v outlets. There is also a full oxygen, nitrox and rebreather service. A huge dive platform is often used as a swim deck or a launching platform for the kayaks.
Tanks, Weights, Weightbelt, Nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers, personal diver locater (EPIRB), experienced English-speaking divemasters
Scuba equipment (US$ 27 per day), Dive insurance, Rebreathers

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