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Boat Diving in Curacao

Ocean Encounters Boat Diving Fleet

Ocean Encounters is the proud owner of 4 custom dive boats that are perfectly equipped and ready to transport you to some of the best diving sites in the Caribbean!

Whether you are an individual diver, a snorkeler, a family or a private group – these well appointed boats are spacious and comfortable!  Not only that, they are crewed by one of the best dive teams in Curaçao that includes licensed commercial boat captains that are divers too!    

Are you ready to go diving?  Start exploring the boat diving possibilities with our Curacao diving trips today! Why?  Because, one day is never enough!!

Quick Fleet Facts

NOSSA FROTA DE BARCOS

A Fênix de Curaçao

Nosso barco de mergulho mais confortável e versátil, o Phoenix é equipado com motores duplos Caterpillar (450 cavalos de potência cada). Este é realmente o Cadillac dos barcos!



The Phoenix is a Newton 46 foot “Dive Special”. Features of this boat include a 16′ beam, over 500 square feet of floor and deck area, seating for over 40 passengers, ample cabin amenities, rear water level entry, camera table, fresh water wash downs and, custom tank holders for 22 divers!

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Antes de zarpar para Curaçao, este barco tinha sido fixado por um tempo no convés de um mega iate, após uma curta viagem de mergulho no Mar Vermelho. Você ainda pode ver os pontos de fixação no casco do navio!

A Galáxia de Curaçao

The Galaxy is a Pro-48 Custom dive boat that is perfect for longer trips.

Measuring 48 feet in length overall (from pulpit and swim platform) with a broad 16 foot beam, the Pro 48 is by no means a cheaply built boat.

The 48’s main cockpit, featuring a whopping 392 square feet of open deck space, is more than enough to comfortably accommodate 30 divers. Tank and equipment placements are provided by two extensive tank rack/bench seat arrangements (designed to hold 32 tanks per side) with enough seating for 44 passengers.

The boat is equipped with twin Cummins Diesel engines that provide 430 hp each.

Forward of the ladder to the upper deck and helm is a two tiered camera table with a holding rack for a five gallon cooler.

For access to and from the water, the transom’s wide, cut-out opening features a heavily braced, 3 by 10 foot wide swim platform with twin drop down ladders.

A Princesa de Curaçao

The “Princess” is a 42 foot Michael Fitz custom dive boat.  This is a special “1 of 9” designed by the legendary Peter Hughes.

This boat was originally built for Peter Hughes Diving at Princess Beach – now known as Sunscape Curacao Resort, Spa and Casino.  

The Princess is a well designed boat that is not only comfortable but offers a spacious deck with an easy ability to enter and exit the water safely.

This boat is powered by two 350 horsepower Cummins Diesel Engines.

The sisters of the Princess are now scattered around the Caribbean – including Bonaire and the Bahamas.

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A Estrela de Curaçao

The Star is a 36-foot Seahawk 360 Divemaster that was custom built in 2005. 

This radical new hull design gives the Sea Hawk 36 an extremely dry comfortable fuel-efficient ride. A deep bow with a sharp 36 degree deadrise at entry and an aggressive stepped chine system with built-in spray rails flowing aft allows her to pierce the waves for a fast fuel-efficient ride and still handle seas that keep most other boats in her size class at the dock. The hull warps to a flat dead-rise at the stern and this, coupled with the wide 14’ beam beam makes her a stable dive platform.

The Star is equipped with dual 420 horsepower Caterpillar engines.

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