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MY Sheena
From US$ 232 per day
Customer rating
Very good!
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Length
24m
79 ft
Max 14
Nitrox
SSI
200% LOWEST PRICE GUARANTEE
At a glance...
  • Maximum of only 14 divers, 10 crew
  • All cabins with private bathrooms
  • Free enriched air nitrox
  • Minimum 12 years, advanced certification, 60 dives
  • Tours the southern atolls, some central atoll trips

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MY Sheena is operated by the experienced outfit Werner Lau, so you can expect efficiency and high levels of service when you're liveaboard diving throughout the Maldives atoll chain on this boat. A maximum of only 14 divers on this 24 metre motor yacht means a high level of intimacy and, with 10 crew members, almost 1-on-1 service levels.

Refurbished in 2009, Sheena has 7 cabins, both Owners cabins and Lower deck cabins, all with air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms. Diving is done from a dhoni ensuring space and tranquility on the mothership. Meals are mostly enjoyed in the outdoor dining area and the air-conditioned lounge is well equipped with entertainment facilities.

This liveaboard runs out of Medhufushi Resort so it is always well stocked with fresh food and a ready supply of resources and dive equipment. Unlike many other Maldives liveaboards, it does not have to return to Male every week, and is therefore free to dive the more distant southern atolls such as Meemu, Laamu and Thaa. Other routes including Ari Atoll are available upon request. Getting to Medhufushi allows you to experience a beautiful seaplane journey from Male Town with stunning views over the Maldives.

Free nitrox is now available on Sheena for EANx-certified divers, allowing guests more bottom time at some of the terrific channel sites in the south.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

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Special discounted trips highlighted in yellow

August 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
27 Aug 6 Sep 10 Maldives Central Atolls 25 US$ 1,862
September 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
17 Sep 24 Sep 7 Maldives Southern & Central Atolls 19 US$ 1,301
24 Sep 1 Oct 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 1,301
October 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
1 Oct 8 Oct 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 1,424
8 Oct 15 Oct 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,036
15 Oct 22 Oct 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,036
22 Oct 29 Oct 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,036
29 Oct 5 Nov 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
November 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
5 Nov 12 Nov 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
12 Nov 19 Nov 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
19 Nov 26 Nov 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
December 2017
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
17 Dec 24 Dec 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
24 Dec 31 Dec 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
31 Dec 7 Jan 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
January 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
7 Jan 14 Jan 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
21 Jan 4 Feb 14 Maldives Southern Atolls 40 US$ 4,284
February 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
4 Feb 11 Feb 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
11 Feb 18 Feb 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
18 Feb 4 Mar 14 Maldives Southern Atolls 40 US$ 4,284
March 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
11 Mar 18 Mar 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
18 Mar 25 Mar 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
25 Mar 1 Apr 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
April 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
1 Apr 8 Apr 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
8 Apr 15 Apr 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
15 Apr 22 Apr 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
22 Apr 29 Apr 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
29 Apr 6 May 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
May 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
6 May 13 May 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
13 May 20 May 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
20 May 27 May 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 1,954
27 May 3 Jun 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 1,954
July 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
15 Jul 22 Jul 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 1,954
22 Jul 29 Jul 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 1,954
29 Jul 5 Aug 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 1,954
August 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
5 Aug 12 Aug 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 1,954
12 Aug 19 Aug 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 1,954
19 Aug 26 Aug 7 Maldives Southern & Central Atolls 19 US$ 1,954
26 Aug 5 Sep 10 Maldives Central Atolls 25 US$ 2,789
September 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
6 Sep 16 Sep 10 Maldives Central Atolls 25 US$ 2,789
16 Sep 23 Sep 7 Maldives Southern & Central Atolls 19 US$ 1,954
23 Sep 30 Sep 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 1,954
30 Sep 7 Oct 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
October 2018
DepartReturnNo. of
nights
DestinationNo. of divesPrice
(per person)
7 Oct 14 Oct 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
14 Oct 21 Oct 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
21 Oct 28 Oct 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142
28 Oct 4 Nov 7 Maldives Southern Atolls 19 US$ 2,142

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More Trip Details...

Special offers: For special discounted prices, check the yellow highlighted trips in the schedule above.

Notes: Participants need to be at least 12 years old and hold a valid diving certificate: at least Advanced Diver with a minimum of 60 logged dives. On request, alternate routes travelling to Felidhoo and South Ari Atoll are also available. For the tours from Filitheyo to Kooddoo and from Kooddoo to Filitheyo a minimum of 100 logged dives is required.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, dives (as detailed in the trips above), nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers, experienced English-speaking divemaster(s) (7 divers per guide), tanks, weights and weight belts, Maldivian bed tax and GST.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (approx US$ 269 per week), return air taxi transfer from Male to Filitheyo (to be paid in advance), fuel surcharges (if any), GST on all items and services purchased on board. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (in cash and US dollar only).

Optional extras: Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, torches, safety marker device, dive computer and dive insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (in cash and US dollar only).

How to get there: M/Y Sheena liveaboard cruises depart from Filitheyo Island Resort, a short (and stunning) seaplane ride from Male. This internal flight can be organised by MY Sheena. The last flight departs at approx. 16:30 from Male. The best arrival time for flight check in would be between 12 noon to 14:00. For more information see our How to Get to the Maldives section. The last dive of the trip will be at around 9:00 hrs. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Non-diver rate: 10% off the published price.

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): Price on request. Please check with us.

Dive clubs and group discounts: See whole boat charter price below: equivalent to pay for 11 guests and 3 additional persons can join the cruise in Lower deck cabins free of charge (total 14 guests).

Whole boat charter rate (per night): Low Season - US$ 2,600, high season - US$ 2,812. Alternative routes to Vaavu Atoll and South Ari Atoll are also available.


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Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
MY Sheena has 7 cabins with private en-suite bathrooms - 2 Owners cabins with a double bed on the upper deck and 5 Lower deck cabins with twin bunk beds.

All the cabins have:
  • Air-conditioning and fans
  • Private bathrooms with hot water showers and hand basins
  • Windows on upper deck, portholes on lower deck
  • Bedding & towels provided
  • Cabinet, shelves & mirror
  • Reading lamp
  • Space for luggage
  • 24-hour, 220v electricity supply
  • 2-pin plugs - adaptors are available
  • Fire warning system with fire extinguishers in the corridor
  • No. of bathrooms / showers - 7 / 7 - hot water

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    Crew, Facilities, Dive Courses...
    The crew comprises:
    • Instructor
    • Captain
    • Cook
    • Engineer
  • Maid
  • Stewardess
  • Divemaster
  • 4 General Crew
  • Motorised dhoni tender - 35m² Dive deck with rinse tank - Recharging facilities for underwater lights and video equipment - 50m² Air-conditioned saloon and well-stocked bar - TV, DVD and music centre - Library with movies and fish ID books - Shaded open-air relaxation & dining area - 2 Sundecks totalling 90m² with sun mattresses & chairs - Water dispenser

    To participate in a liveaboard diving safari in the Maldives on the Sheena, each scuba diver is required to show proof of at least 60 logged dives and, if possible, be in possession of an advanced license from an internationally recognized diving organization. It is compulsory for each diver to wear a computer, to be in possession of a surface marker buoy, an alternate air source, and for the night dives a torch as well as a strobe light per buddy team. Equipment can be rent at their dive center in Medhufushi.

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    Menu, Cuisine Type...
    Dining is either outdoors or in the air-conditioned saloon and, after a light breakfast before the morning dive, 3 meals are served buffet-style. MY Sheena promises a variety of styles with sushi and curries among their specialties. You can expect a BBQ on an island each week and for all you romantics out there, a candlelit dinner for 2 on the sundeck will happily be arranged.
    • The chef prepares a large variety of dishes from international, Thai, Chinese, Italian, Japanese and local cuisine.
    • Main meals include pre-dive breakfast, breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks in between.
    • Snacks consist of biscuits and fruit.
    • Tea, coffee and drinking water are complimentary.
    • Soft drinks, beer, wine and spirits are available for purchase onboard.
    • Menus are fixed and chosen from the buffet spread.
    • Special diets, including vegetarian and Halaal diets, are catered for with prior notice.
    • Catering on these tours begins with dinner on check-in day.

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    Technical Specifications...
    • Built in year 1995, refurbished 2009
    • Size - 24m x 8.5m
    • Top speed - 14 knots
    • Cruising speed - 12 knots
    • 600 HP Daewoo engine
    • 2 x 22 KW Kohler generators
    • 2 x dive tank compressors - Bauer & Mariner
  • 12 litre aluminium scuba tanks with international and DIN fittings
  • 15 litre steel tanks available on request
  • Electricity 220V - 24 hours per day
  • Water capacity - 2,400 litres
  • Fresh water maker - 6,000 litres/day
  • Fuel capacity - 6,000 litres

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    Navigation, Safety Features...
    • Dhoni dive tender
    • 1 x 45 HP Yamaha dinghy
    • Radio
    • GPS
    • Depth sounder
    • No radar
    • Fishfinder
  • Horn
  • Fire alarm and detectors
  • Mobile telephone
  • MFA box and trained staff
  • Fire extinguishers & life jackets throughout
  • Wenoll emergency oxygen system
  • Customer diving insurance NOT provided - see our insurance programme for a competitive quotation

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    Customer reviews:

    Customer rating - Excellent
    "Top notch. Excellent dive leaders, excellent boat staff, excellent food, excellent accommodation, great fellow divers." - , USA, 13 April 2015 ...


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