M/Y Dhaainkan’baa - A lifestyle of splendor

Boat Description

Dhaainkan’baa is an exclusive luxury live aboard yacht, designed and built with the optimum comfort of the guest in mind. The mesmeric atmosphere created by the decor of handcrafted wood works, lavish contemporary furnishings and suitably matched furniture & amenities, will provide the utmost relaxation cruising through the tranquil beauty of the coral atolls, coupled with a well programmed system of service to exceed expectations.

Slumber in Comfort – 7 cabins

Dhaainkan’baa offers seven cosy and inviting staterooms with extra spacious bathrooms (six doubles and one twin), expertly designed and exquisitely furnished for a relaxing time after a day of adventurous activity or slumbering in sweet dreams. In room comforts include Satellite TV, Surround Sound System, Private Bar, Nespresso Coffee & Tea, IDD Telephone, Private Safe, Programmed Mood Lighting and other modern accessories. The bathrooms feature a Spa Bath Tub, WC & Bidet, spate Shower Cubicle, Hot & Cold Water and a whole range of amenities.

Thirige Lounge

Thirige Lounge or the Saloon on the main deck is equipped with high comfort Italian made sofa seating for couch time or chit-chat about the adventures of the day. A high definition 3D Television with a Blu-Ray Player, adds blockbuster entertainment for those who wish to indulge into the world of 3D movies, games and documentaries. A selection of 3D movies comprising of movies and games suitable for different ages is available at the lounge

Hashi-Heyo Fitness

Being on sea does not have to bar those fitness lovers from having a good sweat. Keep in ship shape by hopping onto the treadmill, riding the exercising bike or doing light weight training.

Exploratory Adventures

A cruise on Dhaainkan’baa is not restricted to the facilities and services offered on board. Multiple uninhabited islands and virgin sandbanks, emerald lagoons and colourful reefs, a variety of fun water-sports, exploratory underwater adventure, cultural snapshots of the past and present of island life … are all part of the Dhaainkan’baa experience.


Min. 9/10 members plus 1 boat leader, 4 dive guides/instructor/divemaster and snorkelling guide.  A masseur is available on board (see Massage Centre section)

Relaxation & Entertainment

Dhaainkan’baa has given due consideration for the comfort of the guests, providing spacious lounging areas all throughout for a relaxing time, at the same time making available a variety of entertainment options for the guests to choose should it be desired. Enjoy a comfortable couch time to share chit-chat, let a masseuse pamper you with a skilled pair of hands to relieve the stress of a day, or engage in the several other activities of entertainment onboard.

Dhulha-Heyo Spa

Dhulha-Heyo Spa offers specially formulated treatment packages particularly suitable for a sunny cruise with signature therapies that stimulate rhythmic energy flow through the body inspired by the movement of waves, stress relieving massages and after sun facials & full body treatments, provided in the uniquely crafted massage room of the Spa. The Spa is complimented by a Steam Room and Sauna, offering the long proven skin and body revitalizing benefits after a day of activity.


Dhaaikan’baa will offer the cruising itinerary covering the sailing of two atolls on a week’s cruise, making available the excursions and exploration services to suit the preference of the clients. The itinerary and the sailing route will be finalized with the guests or their agents prior to embarkation.

Diving Dhoni

Traditional Maldivian boat accompanying the DUKE OF YORK, equipped with 3 Coltri  MCH16 and MCH13 compressors and NITROX Nuvair system CATALINA C100 & S80 DIN/INT fittings and twin regulators

Technical Details


Double Staterooms 6
Twin Stateroom 1
No. of Passengers 14
Staff and Crew 20

Bathroom Features

Hot & Cold Water
Vanity with Wash Hand Basin
WC and separate Bidet
Spa Bath
Shower Cubicle with Rain Shower
IDD Telephone (Bathroom)
Hair Dryer (Bathroom)
Amenities - Shower Cap, Dental Kit, Comb, Shaving Kit, Cotton Buds, Shower Cream, Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Lotion
Soft Comfort Bathroom Linen

Room Comforts

Queen sized bed
Dressing Table & Stool
Private Digital Safe
Private Bar with Soft Drinks & Liquor
IDD Telephone (Bedside)
Hair Dryer (In-room)
Espresso Machine - Coffee/Tea
Internet USB Modem Broadband GPRS
42 inch 3D Internet TV
Home Theater System – Blu-Ray Player with Surround Sound
24 Channel Satellite TV
Individual Air Conditioning
Programmed Lighting Control
Electronic ‘Do Not Disturb’& 'Makeup Room’ indication
Universal Power Socket Outlets
Ironing Board and Iron

In-room Safety

Emergency Escape Hatch
Vanity with Wash Hand Basin
WC and separate Bidet
Fire Safety System with Detector, Sounders & Easy Access Call Points
LED Flash Light
Life Jackets
Emergency Lighting


Construction year 2008/2009
Length O.A. 40m
Beam 10.5m
Draft 2.7m
Displacement 415 Tons
Cruising Speed 10 knots
Range 1000 miles
Hull Type Balau Timber Mono Hull


Engine Yanmar 846 HP Single Screw
Type Ym355 Diesel
Max Speed 10 knots


2 x Onan Soundproof Diesel Generator 80 kW
1 x Onan Soundproof Diesel Generator 22.5 kW
Auto Synchronizing & Auto Load Sharing

Navigational Equipment

Raymarine Radome Radar
Depth Echo Sounder
C-Map MaxPro
Remote Controlled Search Light
Satellite Telephone
GPRS Telephone and Telefax

Water Makers

1 x Aqua Reef RO Desalination Plant - 30 cbm/day
1 x Aqua Reef RO Desalination Plant - 15 cbm/day
Product Water is post treated with Softner and Ultra-Violet Sterilized
Water Storage: 10000 Litres

Air Conditioning

All closed areas are fully air-conditioned

Safety Equipment

2 x Life Rafts
Fire Alarm System - with Detectors, Sounders, Call
Points and Remote Indication Panel
Lightning Protection ESE System
CCTV Security & Safety Monitoring for Public & External Areas


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