Monsoon was launched in February 2007. This boat is the first truly international standard steel hulled vessel to operate in the Maldives. The latest vessel from Tornado Marine, she is not only luxurious but has been designed by people who really know Liveaboard diving. She is sister ship to Hurricane, voted "Best Liveaboard of the Year" four years in succession by the readers of Diver magazine.
There has been no compromise when it comes to providing comfort for her guests. All cabins are en suite with a small fridge, safety deposit box, TV, DVD and A/C with individual controls. Music and lighting are controlled from the bedside.
Saloon & Dining Room:
The restaurant is situated on the main deck and provides a spacious and tasteful environment to enjoy an excellent variety of local Maldivian and European cuisine. Above the restaurant on the bridge deck is the saloon and bar, a comfortable relaxation area with stereo, CD/DVD and a plasma screen for viewing the day’s digital shots and video footage or taking in a movie. The bar is stocked with wine and a selection of spirits and cocktails.
The cocktail deck provides relaxation in or out of the sun. For the real sun worshipers there are several sun decks where you can find your own place to relax. On the upper deck you will find a heated jacuzzi.
The dive deck is fully equipped to cater for all diving needs, scuba or technical, open circuit or re-breathers, photo or video. Features include: tanks filled in situ; air-drying for cameras; nitrox membrane; mixing panel; and Haskel booster pump. Nitrox, Oxygen, Helium, Inspiration tanks, pony cylinders, sofnolime and 15 litre tanks are available by request and are subject to additional charge. There are two spacious 6m RIBs with centre consoles and a smaller inflatable for use by the crew.