The Solomon Star is a 22 meter Catamaran live-aboard dive/research vessel. She is spacious inside and out with good work areas. All accommodation has en-suite toilets and showers adding to the degree of comfort. All rooms are also fully air-conditioned.

The Solomon Star  has an extensive open dive deck with excellent storage capacity for extended passages and for storing delicate equipment. As a catamaran she is very stable and is highly manoeuvrable for work close in to reefs and other restricted operating areas.

Vessel Type: Liveaboard / Research
LOA (m): 22
Beam (m): 8
Draft (m): 1.65
Rating: USL 1B
Compressor: 2 x Bauer K-14 compressor
Fuel Capacity (L): 11200
Fresh Water Capacity: 3800
Cabins: 5 cabins – 18 passengers in 2 double, 1 twin and 3 quadruple air-conditioned staterooms with private bathroom and shower; 6 crew. Large indoor main salon with TV, stereo/DVD/VCR
No. of Passengers: 18
Air Conditioning: yes
Engine Make: 2 x 8 cylinder Gardner Diesel
Engine Power (kW): 126
Propulsors: 2 x propellers
Cruise Speed (knots): 9


Additional Equipment:

Tender: 1 x aluminium tender, 1 x inflatable tender 2 x 25 hp outboard motor
Safety Equipment: Automatically-deploying inflatable life raft, life vests, fire suppression systems, emergency lighting, EPIRB
Communications Equipment: VHF and SSB radios, satellite telephone
Navigation Equipment: Global Positioning System units, radar, autopilot, LCD depth sounder/recorder
Large desalination plant to make fresh water