About NAI'A

NAI'A has set new standards of live-aboard diving luxury in every way, especially in comfort and service. Designed by renowned marine architect, W. de Vries Lentsch, and built by skilled Dutch craftsmen, NAI'A was completely refitted in 1993 and again in 2000 and 2010 with the latest technology and facilities specific to the needs discerning dive travelers. This extremely spacious ship provides for 18 guests (maximum) with all the creature comforts of a quality land-based resort - including hot showers and cool staterooms - but with superior diving and a new view every day! NAI'A's sophisticated sailing rig affords her the range, comfort and stability of a true expeditionary vessel. Her large, diver-savvy Fijian crew is world-famous for their dedicated service, kava-inspired music and can-do attitude that makes for great flexibility as well as a great time!

Designed for Discerning Divers

NAI'A's impressive layout, custom built for live-aboard diving, sports accommodations for 18 passengers in 9 spacious, air-conditioned staterooms with private ensuite heads.

While the main salon above decks is perhaps her most eye-catching feature, with the golden grains of native Fijian hardwoods, the serious diver will appreciate the thoughtful lay-out of her roomy dive deck, complete with a dedicated dry camera and video room to suit the most discriminating photographers.

Delicious and beautifully prepared meals of locally grown produce and meats and fresh fish await the hungry diver with a widely varied parade of delights served from the galley of our chefs. Truly the core of the NAI'A family is her Fijian crew, ten of the friendliest and most able sailors anywhere. Book a charter with us and you will agree; NAI'A stands head and shoulders above the rest.

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Ship Specifications

  • Length: 120ft motorsailer yacht
  • Beam: 30ft
  • Draft: 11ft
  • Displacement: 240 Tons
  • Crew: 12
  • Passengers: 18
  • Passenger staterooms: 9
  • Designer: W. de Vries Lentsch
  • Yard: Camenga, Amsterdam
  • Built: 1979
  • Extensive rebuild: 1993
  • Additional refit: 2000, 2010
  • Range: 6,500 miles
  • Speed: 9 knots
  • Fuel: 26 tons
  • Water: 29 tons + watermaker