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The Astral Star, a long range cruiser built by Codecasa and designed by Camper Nicholson, has joined the Master Liveaboards brand undergoing a full refit prior to her re-launch as the Truk Master in February 2016.

Built of steel and with a cruising speed of 10 knots, the 37 metre Truk Master will welcome you onboard for some of the best wreck diving in the world! The 4 decks provide ample space for relaxation, recreational and technical dive equipment as well as your underwater cameras and accessories.

7 night (18 - 20 dives) and 10 night (up to 30 dives) itineraries depart Weno taking you directly to the main concentration of wrecks lying within the lagoon. Truk Master will moor over the deeper wrecks allowing for your easy descent down the mooring line directly to the wreck.

Tec and rebreather divers will benefit from the support of the “mother ship”, whilst two skiffs are available to shuttle less experienced divers to the shallower wreck sites and offer reef diving as an alternative to the wrecks.

Truk Master Facts

No. of Guests

16

Cabins

8 cabins each with air conditioning and en-suite bathroom – 3 Lower Deck twin cabins; 4 twin / double cabins located on the Main Deck; 1 Double Suite on the Upper Deck

Air Conditioning

Yes

Saloon

Upper level indoor lounge and bar with plasma screen for movie and photo viewing

Food/Meals

Choice of international and Asian cuisine served buffet style in the indoor dining area. Fresh fruit and snacks are also available. Please advise any special dietary requirements in advance.

Beverages

A range of carbonated soft drinks, fruit juices, teas, instant and fresh brewed coffee is included. Beer, wine and spirits are available from the cocktail bar for an additional fee.

Electricity

110V US/Euro style sockets with a limited number of 220V sockets at the camera tables in the dining area. Some universal adaptors are available although it is advised to bring your own adaptors

Photographic Facilities

Indoor and outdoor camera workstations. Individual storage drawers for cameras and peripheral items. Large rinse tanks with fresh water changed frequently.

Decks

The dive deck provides individual set up stations, under-bench storage and camera table with a large entry platform to the rear, on deck shower hoses and deck head. There is a spacious indoor dining area combined with camera station, complete with numerous charging points and storage on the main deck. Ample outdoor space includes a shaded outdoor relaxation area with lounge chairs and an unshaded sundeck on the flybridge.

Communications

VHF, SSB and handheld radios. Satellite communications. Satellite internet available (charges apply)

Dives per day

Up to 4 dives - typically 4 day dives however the 4th dive may be substituted for a night dive when Truk Master is anchored in the lagoon)

Dive Guides

Yes

Courses

N/A

Technical divers

Nitrox up to 32%. Deco bar under the dive platform. 80/40 cuft Deco stage, pure oxygen and helium available (additional cost).
Booster pumps installed for rebreather support. Stage tanks available for use. The purchase of Sofno-lime scrubber can be facilitated Pre-booking of any rebreather supplies is essential - additional charges apply.

Support Vessel

2 dive tenders for diving in small groups

Crew

11

Gear Hire Full scuba gear hire available including dive computers, underwater torch, SMB, Nautilus Lifeline rental and twin tank manifolds.
12L steel tanks are included. If you would like a 15L steel tank, please request in advance. - additional charges apply

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