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Blue Seas is one of the largest luxury Egypt liveaboards ever built in the shipyard in Alexandria. The yacht's hull sports lines from expert Italian boat makers, complemented by classic interiors. At 37 metres long and 8 metres wide, Blue Seas easily accommodates 22 divers with room to spare.

Length: 37 metres / 123 foot
Beam: 8 metres / 26 foot
Cruise: 13 knots
Divers: 22
Enriched air nitrox is available here
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Egypt liveaboard the Blue Seas in the Red Sea

All the cabins on board take advantage of the spacious hull and are furnished with modern fittings. En-suite facilities and individually controlled air-conditioning are standard. There are double cabins available on the upper deck and twin cabins below. There is also a Honeymoon Suite, occupying the whole of the lower bow section, with its own TV and DVD player.

The communal areas include a very large saloon on the main deck, with a separate dining area that features marble-topped dining tables. The saloon offers plenty of comfortable and stylish seating to make use of the well-stocked bar. The bar lounge on the upper deck also has a TV and is often used for colourful photographic analysis of the day's diving in the Red Sea. If you are keen to make use of the sun and work on your tan whilst you're in Egypt, Blues Seas has a large tanning area at the bow of the upper deck and a partially shaded flybridge, complete with sun loungers.

The diving deck is perhaps the stand-out feature of Blue Seas, there seems to be enough space for twice as many divers. So if plenty of room on the deck deck is a key feature that you look for in a liveaboard, the Blues Seas will meet your requirement. There's also nitrox available, a camera table and charge points, plenty of rinse tanks and a bathroom.

Pssst... and a quiet word about the food. Most guest feedback from trips on Blue Seas mentions how great the food was. Rumour has it that the chef has been headhunted several times by other boats, so let's hope the Blue Seas can keep him and continue to serve up some of the tastiest food in Egypt.

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Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

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Special discounted trips highlighted in yellow

November 2014
Dep: 20 Nov Ret: 27 Nov Brothers & Daedalus Reef US$ 1,267
January 2015
Dep: 1 Jan Ret: 8 Jan Red Sea North & Wrecks US$ 1,140
Dep: 8 Jan Ret: 15 Jan Red Sea North & Wrecks US$ 1,140
Dep: 15 Jan Ret: 22 Jan Brother Islands US$ 1,204
Dep: 22 Jan Ret: 29 Jan Red Sea North & Wrecks US$ 1,140
Dep: 29 Jan Ret: 5 Feb Red Sea North & Wrecks US$ 1,140
February 2015
Dep: 5 Feb Ret: 12 Feb Red Sea North & Wrecks US$ 1,140
Dep: 12 Feb Ret: 19 Feb Red Sea North & Wrecks US$ 1,140
Dep: 19 Feb Ret: 26 Feb Red Sea North & Wrecks US$ 1,140

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More Trip Details....

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, water, bottled soft drinks and hot drinks, return transfers from Hurghada airport to boat for Hurghada departures and from Marsa Alam airport for Port Ghaleb departures, dives (as detailed in the trips above), experienced English-speaking divemaster(s) (number depends on route), tanks, weights and weightbelts, nitrox fills for certified enriched air divers.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory): Scuba equipment (US$ 171 per trip), dive insurance, fuel surcharge (US$ 38 for 2014 & US$ 63 for 2015), national park and harbour fees and dive permissions:
Brothers (incl dive permission): US$ 70,
North & Wrecks (incl dive permission): US$ 23,
Marine parks (incl dive permission): US$ 108,
St John's: US$ 23,
St John's/DZR: US$108,
Port Ghaleb (to or from) port fee: US$ 32,
Dive permission: US$ 23.
Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (customers might provide their own where appropriate at no extra cost).

Optional extras: Return transfers Hurghada to Marsa Ghaleb (US$ 25), alcoholic drinks, dive computer, torches. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

How to get there: MY Blue Seas departs from Hurghada and Port Ghaleb and return transfers are included from nearby hotels and from Hurghada and Marsa Alam airports to the departure point. There are direct flights from Cairo to Hurghada (1 hour) and Marsa Alam (1.5 hours) via Egypt Air. From certain destinations in the UK and Europe it is possible to fly into Hurghada and Marsa Alam direct. For more information see our travel information section for the Red Sea. The first and last nights of the itinerary are spent in the harbour. Guests arrive and board on the first day. The boat leaves the harbour on the morning of the second day. Full tourist visas are available only at the airport for citizens of certain countries, unless obtained in advance. Please ensure you understand the tourist visa requirements that apply to you.

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

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single traveller may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 80% of the published price.

Dive clubs and group discounts: See whole boat charter rate below. Approximately equivalent to pay for 17 guests and receive 5 extra spaces free of charge.

Whole boat charter rate (per night): US$ 4,186. There is an additional charge of US$ 850 for 2 dive guides on all whole boat charters.

Add-on package: If you have time, we strongly recommend that you consider some of the wonderful antiquities tours in Egypt which can add a whole new dimension to your holiday.

Cairo museum's royal mummies, the pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, a glorious cruise down the Nile staying in a luxury cabin, The Valley of the Kings, all of these and more can be seen in packages starting at 6 nights' duration. Other activities such as 4x4 safaris and camel tours are also available as are custom-made packages to suit your needs.

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Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
There are 10 Standard cabinson this Egypt liveaboard consisting of 8 twin beds located on the lower deck and 2 double beds on the upper deck. There is also a Honeymoon Suite on the lower deck at the bow of the boat. All the cabins feature private en-suite bathroom facilities.

Honeywoon Suite accommodation onboard the Blue Seas in Egypt All the cabins have:
  • Air-conditioning
  • Private bathroom with hot water shower
  • Portholes on lower deck, windows on upper deck
  • Towels & shower gel
  • TV/DVD player (Honeymoon Suite only)
  • Cabinet and shelves
  • Mirror
  • Reading lights in Standard cabins
  • Bedding
  • 24-hour, 220v electricity supply
  • European-style 2-pin plugs
  • Life jackets & fire extinguishers
No. of bathrooms / showers - 13 / 13 - hot water

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Crew, facilities, dive courses...
Egypt Liveaboard, the MY Blue Seas' dive deck Crew comprises:
  • 2 Dive Instructors / Divemasters
  • Captain
  • 2 Cooks
  • Engineer
  • Maid
  • 2 Stewardesses
  • 4 Deck Hands
Nitrox - 2 x 25 HP dive dinghies - Large dive deck and platform with hot water showers and toilet - 3 separate rinse tanks and table for cameras - Charging points for electrical diving equipment - 80mē air-conditioned saloon with TV, DVD and music players, library with movies, magazines, novels, fish ID books & games - Dining area with well-stocked bar - Upper deck bar lounge - Shaded flydridge with sunbathing matresses - Sun deck with matresses - 40mē outside shaded area - Water dispenser

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Menu, cuisine type...
  • Dinner on the Red Sea onboard the Blue SeasThe menu on Blue Seas consists of international, Asian and local cuisine.
  • The menus are not fixed and meals are served buffet style accompanied by waitress service, in the dedicated air-conditioned restaurant located on the main deck.
  • Main meals comprise a pre-breakfast snack, breakfast, lunch & dinner, with snacks in between.
  • Snacks include biscuits, candy bars, ice cream, bread/toast, cake and fruit, which along with tea, coffee, water and soft drinks in bottles are all complimentary.
  • Soft drinks in cans, beer, wine and other alcoholic drinks are available for purchase on board.
  • All diets, including vegetarian and halal, can be catered for with prior notice.
  • Catering starts with lunch for early arrivals on check-in day.


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technical specifications...
  • One of the Blue Seas liveaboard's twin bed cabinsBuilt in 2004, restored & refurbished annually
  • Size - 37.2m x 8m
  • Weight - 360 tonnes
  • Top speed - 16 knots
  • Cruising speed - 13 knots
  • 2 x 764 HP Caterpillar engines
  • 2 x 70 KW Kohler generators
  • 2 x Bauer Mariner dive tank compressors
  • Membrane enriched air nitrox system
  • 12 litre aluminium tanks with DIN fittings and Int. valve adapters
  • Electricity 220v - 24-hours per day
  • Water capacity - 14,000 litres
  • Fuel capacity - 24,000 litres
  • Freshwater maker - 6,000 litres per day
  • Waste storage tank

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navigation, safety features...
  • Egypt liveaboards: the Blue Seas upper deck4 life rafts
  • 2 Yamaha 40 & 25 HP dinghies
  • Double Pulse Radar
  • Navman GPS
  • Navman fishfinder
  • Navman sounder
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • HF, SSB & DSC radios
  • Satellite EPIRB & flares
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Search light & horn
  • Fire alarms / detectors
  • Life jackets in all cabins
  • Fire extinguishers throughout
  • MFA box and trained staff
  • 20,000 litres of continuous flow oxygen on board
  • Customer dive insurance not included - see our insurance programme for a competitive quotation
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layout plans...
Not currently available.
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Customer reviews: 

"The boat is roomy and comfortable. The diving guides are quite professional and the boat staff are friendly. The only problem I faced was that I could not rent a waterproof torch only for specific divings." - Takeshi Watanabe, Japan ...

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