SS Thornfinn is an old ice class Antarctic whaler boat, which has been converted in a very confortable diving boat. He offers a lot of space to its 22 guests, with a rich entertainment to having fun between two dives.
The Thorfinn is a 58 Metre (170ft) steel dive yacht, built and powered for comfort, safety and stability. She was built in Norway in 1954 as an Ice Class Whaler. In 1977 she was converted into an utility charter cruiser in Vancouver, then she was upgraded in Cairns, Australia in 1995. In 2005 and 2008 she had majors repair and replacement in Batangas, Philippines.
She is a steamboat and can cruise at 16 knots and has 110/220 volt power on board.
The Thorfinn sleeps up to 20 guests in privacy and comfort.
The main deck (deck D) has a large air conditioned dining-area with bookcase.
The upper deck (deck C) has a beautiful air conditioned salon with a TV/DVD, computer station, a stereo player and an assortment of movies, CDs and books. The outdoor area has chairs and a hot tub for relaxation.
The bridge deck (deck B) is partially shaded and has chaise longues.
The dive deck is spacious and well equipped with personal gear boxes, an in-place fill station, a camera table with low pressure air hose and electrical sockets, rinse tank and freshwater showers.
The Thorfinn has 10 comfortable staterooms.
All cabins have AC and TV/DVD.
Upper deck (deck C)
1 Twin Guest Room (no 11): Two twin beds, shared head and separate shared shower, window.
Main deck (deck D)
Thor’s Lair: Kingsize bed, large head with shower, table, chair, windows
Lower deck (deck E)
5 dives per day including night dive.
Weights, weight belts and 80 cu. ft. (12l) aluminium tanks with standard yoke valves are included.