MV Thai Sea/ MV Smiling Seahorse


Spend 4-nights exploring Surin Islands, Richelieu Rock, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai in Thailand or visit Burma on 5 or 7-night itineraries on the brand-new liveaboard 'MV Smiling Seahorse'. Previously known as MV Thai Sea.

With its 6 meters wide and 20 meters long, MV Thai Sea, offers a smooth and safe ride to its lucky guests. With a maximum of 12 divers aboard you will feel like you chartered the boat even when you come on one of our scheduled trips. you can be sure to receive a personalized service from our experienced and friendly crew.

MV Thai Sea is being replaced by a brand new steel boat next season: MV Smiling Seahorse!

We will keep all the positive features of MV Thai Sea and add a few more on the new boat!

- The boat will be slightly bigger but we'll keep small number of divers onboard, so the atmosphere and service will remain the same
- A steel boat with two powerful engines to go explore even further
- 25m Long and 6.5 meters wide, 4 levels (lower deck, main deck, upper deck, sundeck)
- We will take up to 16 divers onboard in 8 cabins: 2 standard cabins on the upper floor, 4 deluxe cabins and 2 master cabins on main floor.
- Standard and Deluxe can be set up with a double bed or two bunk beds, Master cabins have a double bed only is larger, with a nice panoramic window forward and more storage.
- AirCon in all cabins and doors opened toward the outside to enjoy the ocean breeze and the seaview!
- Private bathrooms with hot shower and toilet in Deluxe and Master cabins
- A bigger room dedicated to Photographers
- A nice lounge area with couches and bar
- A huge sundeck on top
- Bigger staff quarters for our "Dream team" in the lower deck

Standard Cabin

Double bed or twin bunk cabin with window and fan for 2 people.
5 twin cabins 1 double cabin

  • Fan
  • Window
  • Bunk bed or double
  • Air Conditioning

Route Options

Vessel Details

Year Built / Refurbished 2014
Length & Width 20m
Length & Width 6m
Speed 10 knots
Speed 7 knots
Engines 260 HP Hino engine
Number of Cabins 6
. 4
Disalination & Water Capacitity 6000 L
Diesel Capacity 3000L
Safety Features Life Vests
Safety Features First Aid Kits and first aid trained crew
Safety Features Depth Sounder
Safety Features Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
Safety Features Fishfinder
Safety Features Oxygen
Safety Features Search light
Communication & Navigation Systems GPS & Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
Equipment Rental 12L Alum, Cylinders, Weights and Belts
Cylinders 15L Tank: 250 THB per day
Equipment Rental U/W video camera rental: from 400 THB per day
Dive Tenders & Zodiacs 1
Full equipment 500 THB per day
Mask, Fins & Snorkel Fins: 100 THB or 500 THB for full package
Wetsuits 100 THB or 500 THB for full package
Regulator 150 THB or 500 THB for full package
BCD 150 THB or 500 THB for full package
Dive Computer 300 THB per day
Mask, Fins & Snorkel 200 THB per day

Available Experiences



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