Si Datu Bua 40m | 3 CABINS | 14 CREW

Si Datu Bua translates as ‘Beloved Princess’ and melds understated elegance with exemplary service and facilities. Built by the Master Konjo boat builders of Sulawesi, she channels the grace of a traditional Phinisi with the safety and amenities of a modern super yacht.

Si Datu Bua offers 40 metres of evocative, heritage-inspired luxury. Three sumptuous king-sized cabins sleep a total of six guests, making her an ideal choice for a family or small group. The team aboard Si Datu Bua comprises 14 skilled individuals, including an expedition leader, chef, and dive instructor. Their expertise extends beyond their respective roles. Each crew member is well-versed in the culture and customs of Indonesia, providing a rich and immersive experience for all on board. She is available for private charters, offering trips to Raja Ampat, Komodo National Park, and the Spice Islands.


Si Datu Bua boasts three elegantly styled guest cabins below deck. Each feature classic decor, traditional Indonesian textiles, and artefacts that infuse a cozy atmosphere by blending solid wood with natural tones. Each suite is air-conditioned and features a king-size bed and a private en-suite bathroom.

Communal Spaces

Generous communal spaces include an air-conditioned lounge and dining area, carrying through the wood theme paired with cream linens. Outside, there is a beautiful lounge area complete with daybeds, sun loungers, and a spacious dining table for alfresco meals. Additionally, there is an extra lounge on the aft deck, offering a tranquil space to relax and take in the captivating landscapes of the region.


Si Datu Bua offers a range of services and equipment designed to enhance the exploration of Indonesia’s vast archipelago. The included activities are as follows:

  1. Scuba diving including all equipment, for certified divers only
  2. Snorkelling including all gear
  3. Kayaking
  4. Paddle-boarding
  5. Wake-boarding
  6. Waterskiing
  7. Fishing
  8. Island exploration
  9. Impeccable onboard dining experience

Charter Rate: From USD 12,000+ per night


  • Return transfers to and from the vessel
  • All meals, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages
  • All excursions
  • National park fees
  • Guided dive, including all equipment for certified divers
  • Guided snorkelling including all gear
  • Use of onboard water sports equipment
  • Fuel


  • All flights
  • Land accommodation
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Scuba diving courses
  • Personal travel and diving insurance (compulsory)
  • Repositioning fees
  • Gratuity (at your discretion, usually around 5 to 10% of the cost of your cruise)
  • Individual expenditures and other travel components not specified in the inclusions

Boat Specification

Type: Two masted Phinisi
Engine: Yanmar 6 AYM-ETE 500HP
Cruising speed: 10 knots
Year: 2014
Length: 40.20m (131.88 ft)
Beam: 8.50 m (27.88 ft)
Draft: 3.20 m (10.49 ft)
Safety: ISM-Compliant / SOLAS Certified

Facilities & Leisure Equipment

  • Snorkelling gear
  • Diving equipment
  • Water skis
  • 2x kayaks
  • 2x speedboats
  • Wakeboard
  • PADI dive centre
  • Fishing gear
  • 2x Tenders: RIB with 4 Stroke 100 h/p