Charter A Luxury Yacht Inspired By Indonesia’s Maritime Past
Centuries ago, Indonesia’s wooden Phinisi boats carried nutmeg, sandalwood and textiles through the ancient spice trading route. Boat builders in Bira, Sulawesi took several years to build each yacht, crafting their long bowsprits, double masts and multiple sails by hand.Our fleet of Phinisi yachts combine this traditional design with modern-day engineering and all the top-tier amenities that today’s traveler would expect. Charter one of our Phinisi sailing yachts to channel your spirit of adventure and cruise Indonesia’s far-flung island destinations in style.
With nine elegant suites over four decks, Prana is more spacious and luxurious than any other Phinisi yacht in our fleet. She was hand-built by expert boat builders in Bira, Sulawesi, and perfectly embodies the UNESCO-recognized culture of Indonesia’s legendary Phinisi ships.
Unveiling the first coastal cruise by Aqua Expeditions, we invite explorers to be among the first to embark on world-class expeditions of the East Indonesian Archipelago aboard our modern superyacht, Aqua Blu.
Stretching 65 metres from bow to stern, Lamima is among the largest wooden sailing yachts in the world. Her exquisite design fuses classic Phinisi elegance with contemporary innovation, and comes courtesy of Barcelona-based yacht interiors specialist Marcelo Penna.
A former offshore rig support vessel, Kudanil Explorer is one of the safest expedition yachts sailing Indonesian waters today. As an ex safety standby vessel, she can venture out to remote locations that Phinisi sailing yachts simply cannot reach.
The luxurious 51-meter phinisi-style superyacht can host 14 passengers and is staffed by a dedicated crew of 18, who have refined the fine art of combining local flavor and flair with international-standard systems and service.
Mutiara Laut skips along the water with all the grace of the 18th-century North Atlantic schooners that inspired her design. She was built in Kalimantan (Borneo) under the guidance of her owner, a former maritime captain, to ensure the highest level of safety and comfort.
Raja Laut has been cruising the tropical waters of Southeast Asia since 2005, though she was fully refurbished in 2015. Her long bowsprit and multiple sails evoke the spirit of a bygone era, resembling the 19th-century trading schooners of the Atlantic.
With her black painted hull and billowing white sails, Samata embodies the iconic style of Indonesia’s traditional Phinisi yachts. Inside, she is a model of understated elegance with solid hardwood and crisp white leather interiors.
Tiger Blue is a traditional 34-metre Phinisi yacht with a striking royal blue hull and bright crimson sails. All five cabins are fully air-conditioned with en-suite bathrooms, with the two main deck suites benefiting from large sea-facing windows and plenty of natural light.
Adelaar is a classic Dutch schooner with a history spanning more than a century. She has traversed the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, undergone a name change, and been modernized with numerous refits, the most recent in 2008.
A pretty vision all in white, Alexa once carried spices through Indonesia. Today, she is Indonesia’s only sailing yacht designed for two. Her owner, a Moscow-based designer, lovingly restored her interiors in 2013, opting for a minimalist color palette and contemporary fittings.