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 Building our Liveaboard Diveboat


Laying up the Keel

The building of our purpose designed liveaboard diveboat Adventure using advanced epoxy glass composite construction has begun.

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An artists impression of our Liveaboard Diveboat Adventure

laying keel adventure liveaboard diveboat

Laying up the front half of the keel

the completed from half of the keel of our liveaboard diveboat adventure

The front half of the keel for our liveaboard dive boat Adventure has been completed

two sections of the keel for our liveaboard diveboat adventure have been united

The two halves of the keel of our liveaboard diveboat Adventure have been united

adventure liveabaord dive boat the keel has been completed

Another view of the keel which has been leveled and united to the front half

Adventure our newest liveaboard diveboat which is under construction

The liveaboard scuba dive and adventure boat Adventure has been designed by co-owner Mel Hickman and is also being constructed by Mel drawing on his over 40 years of experience as a mechanical design engineer, marine engineer and naval architect specializing in light weight, eco-friendly innovative composite designs.

In addition Mel brings to the design considerable experience gained in over 15 years of cruising and operating in the most popular dive spots in the Caribbean, the Philippines as well, as other localities.


Is a modern innovative liveaboard design

Has modern reliable fuel efficient engines

Only uses energy saving led lighting

Uses solar panels to provide most of the electrical power

Is an eco-friendly purpose build liveaboard dive boat based on over 15 years of operating in scuba diving localities in all of the most important dive locations around the world

Technical Specifications

The design is a modern stabilized mono-hull of advanced composite construction incorporating the latest in eco-friendly energy saving technology.

Length 21 meters

Width 6 meters

The displacement of the our liveaboard Adventure has been calculated as 14 ton

The power plant is a modern fuel efficient marinised Toyota 2.5 liter D-4D 145 (106 kW) horse power diesel

Design speed 15 knots

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Building the Hull

For more information on the building of ADVENTURE and the tours we offer please send us an email to Mel using our email form

Based at Biasong Bay north of Cebu City the gateway to diving in the Philippines.

N ⁰11 3′6. 94″

E 123⁰ 55′ 14.50″




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This page was created on 05.05.17
This page was last updated on 12.10.17