SILONONA is a replica of the famous Indonesian trading vessels known as 'Phinisi'. SILONONA is a powerful hand crafted traditional wooden sailing vessel newly built in 2004 from the finest tropical hardwoods to German Lloyds specifications by the Master Konjo boat builders of Sulawesi. This magnificent vessel melds the best of the traditional spice island sailing vessels with all of the modern amenities and safety features one would expect in a vessel of her quality.
SILONONA is a fully-certified Padi Diver Centers but also offer many other options for non-divers including snorkeling, fishing, kayaking, waterskiing, and of course, relaxing on a perfect sandy beach, secluded and just for the family or group of friends.
The classic sailing Phinisi SILONONA is also available for Tandem Charters with the equally spectacular classic sailing yacht SI DATU BUA. In tandem, the luxury yachts SILOLONA and SI DATU BUA accommodate up to 16 to 18 guests in 8 large guest suites. Tandem charters are excellent for special occasions, family celebrations as well as corporate events.
ACCOMMODATION & DECK AREAS
SILONONA accommodates 10 guests in 5 staterooms ( 3 suites and 2 doubles) and is handled by a Crew of 17, including Trip leader and PADI dive instructor.
Silolona’s tastefully appointed décor, spacious decks, delightful Asian fusion cuisine, full range of aquatic activities, and the smiles of her dedicated professional crew provide the perfect setting for Patti Seery’s sojourns of discovery. The most successful and sought after travel experiences in SE-Asia.
May to September : Komodo National Park based.
Sailing in the following areas: Komodo National Park, Flores, Savu Sea.
Departure port: Labuhan Bajo (Western Flores)
Domestic flight: needed departing from Bali.
October to April : West Papua based.
Sailing in the following areas: Mollucas, Raja Ampat and Cendrawasih Bay.
Banda and the Spice Islands – Ambon
Raja Ampat – Sorong, West Papua
Cendrawasih Bay – Biak, North Papua
Domestic flight: needed departing from Bali or, Jakarta.