The Carpe Novo is our newest 2016 boat and started operations March 26, 2016. The Carpe Novo is another upgraded sistership of the Carpe Diem and has been built in the Maldives by the same person, Amir Mansoor who built the Carpe Diem and the Carpe Vita. The Carpe Novo is bigger than the Carpe Diem and even slightly bigger than the Carpe Vita, catering for a maximum of 22 people in 12 cabins divided over 3 decks thus providing more space. The Carpe Novo like her two “sisters” caters for dedicated scuba diving, wave surfing and fishing trips for both individuals as well as groups.
The Carpe Novo like the Carpe Diem and The Carpe Vita provides 3 dives per day as standard.
The MV Carpe Novo is a 42 m long motor safari yacht with a wooden hull. It has 3 decks plus a sundeck.
The main air conditioned briefing area and lounge area, with a coffee / tea table offering you coffee/tea and drinking water 24 hours a day. It also has a wide flat screen TV and Full HD Media Player.
Outside of the lounge area there is another sitting area in the shade with comfortable cushions.
Furthermore the main deck has
- two comfortable junior single suites
- a galley
- dive equipment room
- luggage storage room
- camera room with good lighting and camera table
- wine storage and linen storage
- common toilet
- outside sitting area
From the outside as well as from the inside a staircase will lead you to the upper deck.There you will find
- Open air restaurant
- 4 junior suites
- Bridge area
Cabins and Floor Plan
The Carpe Novo has 12 comfortable cabins of different standards divided over 3 decks. The different cabin types are junior suite (4), single suites (2) and standard (6). All cabins have individually controlled AC, safety deposit boxes, life jackets and TV screens connected to central media system and their own private bathrooms. The electricity voltage on board is of 220V and the plugs are of multinational type
The Carpe Novo team will take care of your perfect holiday. We have some of the best divers from the Maldives in our team. You will enjoy the cooking qualities of our experienced chef. A Dutch management that speak five languages. The team will do everything to ensure you will have an unforgettable time during your stay on the Carpe Novo.
General technical details
|Port of Registration :||Male’ / Republic of Maldives|
|Length (m) :||43 (140 feet)|
|Width (m) :||11 (36 feet)|
|Maximum Guests :||22|
|No. of Cabins :||12 (4 Junior Suites, 2 Single suites, 6 Standard)|
|No. of Bathrooms :||15|
|Air-Condition :||In any enclosed area of the Boat and in each Cabin|
|No.of Crew :||10 + 3 on the diving dhoni|
|Engine :||Doosan Daewood Marine Diesel (Model No: V1 80219), HP 800|
|Fuel Tank Capacity :||2 x Tanks of 6,000 liters per Tank (Total 12 tons)|
|Navigation :||GPS, Sounder|
|Communication :||VHF Radio, Internet, GSM|
2 x Zenith Isuzu 65 KW Marine-Gen set
1 x Zenith Isuzu 25 KW Marine-Gen set
|Electric Voltage :||220 / 50 Hz, 3 Phase, 24 hrs / day|
|Fresh Water capacity :||13,000 Liters (10 Tons)|
|Water Maker :|
1 x WASCO Desalinator 700Liters / hr. 15 tons / day
1 x WASCO Desalinator 900 Liters / hr. 18 tons / day
|Safety equipment||Smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, life jackets, emergency alarm|
|Laundry Service :||NO|
|Diving Dhoni :||YES (L: 61 feet/ W: 20 feet)|
|Nitrox on Board ?||YES|
|HP Compressors :||L&W|
|Nitrox Gen :||Nitrox L&W Membrane System|
|FA Oxygen on board :||YES, 10,500 Liters|
|Dive Gear Rental :||YES – Scubapro brand|
|Diving School :||YES – PADI|
|CABINS||NO. OF CABINS||MAX. PAX||DECK LOCATION|
|Junior Suite (S)||4||8||Upper Deck|
|Single Suite (SS)||2||2||Main Deck|
|Standard (STD)||6||12||Lower Deck|
The Carpe Novo takes full charter, half charter as well as individual booking requests. A tentative schedule can be found separately, which is updated on a regular basis.
The Carpe Novo caters for 7 and 10 night cruises. The cruises normally leave every Saturday unless in the event of 10 night cruises departure days might change.
Check in time will be at 2.30 . In case of early arrival, guests will be met by our representatives and will have the option to wait at the airport or arrangements could be made to use the facilities of the nearby airport hotel for an extra charge of 72 USD p/p until check-in time for the boat. Check out time will be latest by 8.00 am on the day of departure.
Winter rates run from November 2018 till May 2019 and November 2019 till May 2020. Summer rates run from May till November in 2019 and 2020. Rates for surf of fishing charters are available upon request.
Upper deck Junior suites
feature individually-controlled air conditioning systems, as well as a king size (California) or two single beds, chair/desk/dresser, hanging closet, large windows, flat panel TV connected to central media system, private ensuite bathroom with dual sinks and separate shower Staterooms Whale shark, Manta, Turtle and Dolphin.
8 days/7 nights
11 days/10 nights
|October 31, 2019/April 2020||$2,596||$3,590|
|November 2020/May 2021||$2,740||$3,840|
Main Deck Single suites
, each have a queen size bed, desk/chair, dresser, hanging closet, large windows, individually-controlled air conditioning, TV connected to central media system, private ensuite bathroom with shower. Staterooms Sting ray and Eagle ray.
8 days/7 nights
11 days/10 nights
|October 31, 2019/May 2020||$2,596||$3,590|
|November 2020/ May 2021||$2,740||$3,840|
Lower deck Standard rooms
, each room provides individually-controlled air conditioning, one queen and one single bed, desk/chair, dresser, hanging closet, TV connected to central media system, private ensuite bathroom and shower. Staterooms Shark, Nurse shark, Barracuda, Octopus, Frog fish and Napoleon of which Frog fish and Octopus only suitable for people sharing.
8 days/7 nights
11 days/10 nights
|October 31, 2019/May 2020||$2,296||$3,290|
|May 2020/November 2020||$1,863||$2,699|
|November 2020/May 2021||$2,540||$3,640|
Book within a month of departure and enjoy 10% discount as last minute booking
Book 6 months up to 12 months in advance and enjoy 10% discount as early bird booking
Book more than 12 months in advance and enjoy 15% discount as extra early bird booking.
These discounts can not be combined with our group offers of pay for 5 and get the 6th person for free!
- 7 nights or 10 nights aboard the vessel
- 3 meals daily, plus between-dive snacks
- Drinking water, coffee and tea
- 3 dives daily (except for on day of arrival and day before departure) including one or two night dives
- Use of tanks, weights and belts
- Airport transfers on the days of embarkation/disembarkation
- GST 12%
- Rental, instruction and retail purchases
- Green tax of 6 USD p/p per night
- Some trips will require domestic flights and/or fuel surcharge which will be mentioned in the schedules
- Crew gratuities
Travel insurance (highly recommended), mandatory dive insurance
For every group of 5 paying guests you will get 1 space free of charge in a standard cabin. A group of 12 will ultimately pay for only 10 people! Free space is limited to a maximum of 2 free per departure unless otherwise specified.
Please contact us for further information on booking and cancellation terms, as well as group charter terms and rates.
Given the current uncertain situation with regards to the developments surrounding Covid-19 virus, we currently are for those who have paid their trip in full offering rescheduling within 12 months of the start of your cancelled trip, with preference of course for this year still if possible.
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