Vasco has been cruising in the Philippine waters since 1998, she travels to places such as Tubbataha Reefs and Cagayancillo Islands in the Sulu sea, Apo Reef and Coron, famous for its wreck diving. Perfect for private charters, as well as individuals.
Vasco is a Philippine registered Dive and Pleasure Yacht, 34.6 meters long, 7 meters wide. Constructed in 1974, She has been cruising in the Philippine waters since 1998 and is currently one of the longest running live-board vessels in the country with a highly experienced crew.
Vasco has a rare and unique history of being a Russian spy trawler during the cold war. A few years after decommissioning, she was bought and converted into a full service dive vessel. She has been taking divers to the most exciting as well as remote dive destinations in the Philippines for almost 15 years. She has also participated in several underwater archeological missions (Esperanza, Panagatan cays 1999; Hispaniola 2000; Santa Cruz 2001) and surveys (from 1998 to 2011).
Vasco most recently participated in the relief efforts for Tacloban due to super typhoon Yolanda from Dec 2013 to the first quarter of 2014 with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF).
Vasco travels to places such as Tubbataha Reefs and Cagayancillo Islands in the Sulu sea, as well as Apo Reef and Coron, famous for its wreck diving. And it is also open for private charters for research, surveys and relief work.
Vasco Features :
Vasco featuring 8 cabins, it can accommodates 16 guests on board:
All cabins equipped with individually controlled air conditioning.
6 Standard Cabins：Equipped with 1 twin bed and 1 single bed.
2 Twin Cabins：Equipped with 2 single beds.
4 bathroom/toilets: twin shared between two cabin
4 dives per day, depending on conditions.
No dive provided on the day of arrival and departure.