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Embark on a Timeless Sea Adventure Aboard a Phinisi Yacht

A Voyage Across Time

Yearn for the thrill of the open sea, guided by the wind and stars aboard a vessel that whispers tales of old? Welcome to the world of the Phinisi, Indonesia’s majestic sailing schooners that bridge the gap between the rich maritime heritage of the Indonesian archipelago and the luxurious comforts of modern yachting.

The Phinisi: Indonesia’s Pride on the High Seas

A Legacy of Indonesian Shipbuilding

The Phinisi, a hallmark of Indonesian ingenuity, harks back to an era when these swift sailing ships dominated the seas, embarking on voyages that spanned the vast Indian Ocean. Today, they have been reimagined into sumptuous cruise yachts that embody both historical charm and a dash of local color, offering an unparalleled sailing experience.

Crafted from the resilient ironwood, Phinisi schooners boast a distinctive two-masted design, with their lengths varying between 20 to 35 meters. The masts, shaped in a graceful curve and towering up to 30 meters, carry the traditional fore-and-aft sails. These ships were designed as multi-purpose vessels, adept at navigating the diverse demands of fishing, cargo hauling, and passenger transport.

A Fusion of Maritime Traditions

East Meets West in Shipbuilding Artistry

While Phinisis bear resemblance to the medieval European pinnaces and the Arabian dhows, they are uniquely Indonesian, symbolizing a seamless melding of Western and Eastern maritime traditions. The construction of a Phinisi is a testament to this blend, employing a nail-free technique where planks are joined with wooden dowels, and the frame is only added after the hull takes shape.

In a nod to modernity, these vessels are often equipped with engines, ensuring that comfort and tradition sail hand in hand. Today’s Phinisi yachts are as luxurious as their contemporary counterparts, offering a sailing experience that is both authentic and comfortable.

Your Phinisi Charter Experience

Sail in Comfort and Style

Charter a Phinisi yacht for an unforgettable journey across the seas. Designed to accommodate up to 14 guests for day trips and providing cozy sleeping quarters for 14 in 7 beautifully appointed cabins, a Phinisi rental promises not just a journey, but an experience. Included in your voyage are delectable meals – breakfast, lunch, and dinner – alongside fresh fruit and tea, ensuring every moment on board is savored.

Imagine gliding over azure waters under billowing sails, the sun warming your skin as you share the vastness of the sea with loved ones. Aboard a Phinisi, each gust of wind carries stories of adventure, each wave a promise of memories that will linger long after you’ve disembarked.

Memories Etched by the Sea

Aboard the timeless Phinisi, every moment is a treasure, a step back into a rich maritime past, and a leap into personal discovery. The call of the sea is irresistible, and on a Phinisi, it sings a song of adventure, relaxation, and the indomitable spirit of exploration. Embrace the legacy, the luxury, and the sheer joy of sailing on a vessel that’s more than just a yacht – it’s a journey through time.

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