About Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem is a traditional 24-metre two-masted phinisi yacht built in 2014, echoing the authentic style of the legendary Konjo shipwrights of southern Sulawesi. She underwent a refit under the watchful eye of her new owner in spring 2017.

The first phinisi ships were built following the arrival of the Dutch “pinas” in the 16th century. During the alliance with the Dutch, phinisis were mainly used as trade vessels, though some say the Buginese commissioned them as warships during the Indonesian struggle for independence.

Carpe Diem is a great option for guests seeking a comfortable private boat at a lower budget and the yacht’s crew includes a cruise director, dive guide and a private chef.



Carpe Diem features 4 air-conditioned ensuite cabins, each one finished in warm teak and solid wood paneling, accommodating a maximum of 10 guests onboard. On the main deck lies a master cabin with large windows on three aspects, a separate shower room and plenty of storage space. Below deck, there is 1 twin cabin as well as 2 triple cabins, each of the latter featuring a double and a single bed.

Inside, the saloon comfortably seats 10 around a large table, with an adjoined galley. Outside on the main deck, guests can dine al fresco, with the dining space also doubling up as a casual area for lounging with unrestricted views. On the upper deck, guests will find a spacious relaxation zone fitted with sun loungers and beanbags, while the foredeck houses a dive station.

Carpe Diem is equipped with air-conditioning, two tenders, 2 stand up paddleboards, 2 kayaks and a wakeboard, as well as diving and snorkeling equipment for guests’ use.

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  • Meals & snacks
  • Diving for certified divers & dive manager
  • Use of watersports equipment
  • Crew including boat manager, chef and dive guide
  • Marine and harbour fees
  • Local transfers
  • Fuel

Boat Facilities

  • Leisure Deck
  • Sundeck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Free kayaks
  • Free Subboards
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-diver (snorkeler) friendly
  • Outdoor dining
  • Custom build for diving
  • Free Snorkeling gear
  • Warm water showers
  • Aircon cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon

Foods & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Buffet style
  • Snacks All Day
  • Local Food
  • Beer available
  • Vegetarian Options


  • DIN Adaptors
  • Tenders for diving

Drawings & Vessel Layouts



2 people

Double bed


Aircon with control in room

The Pala cabin is large double cabin on the Main Deck level spanning almost the entire width of the boat.

The cabin is adorned with large forward facing windows and a skylight.

The Pala cabin has en-suite separate shower and bathroom.


2 people

Double bed or twin bed


Aircon with control in room

The Cengkeh cabin is on the lower deck and can be used as either a twin cabin or a double cabin as the twin single beds have been especially designed to be joined to form a comfortable double bed.


3 people

Bunk bed


Aircon with control in room

These two cabins are also on the lower deck and are mirror images of each other and are capable of sleeping up to 3 guests in a double/single bunk bed configuration. These cabins can also be used for two single guests.

Boat Specifications

  • 2014
  • 24m
  • 9 knots
  • 8 knots
  • 8
  • 4

Boat Navigation, Communication And Safety Features

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Search light
  • Crew trained in first aid


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