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DiveRACE Class E

The MV DiveRACE is a 35m luxury dive liveaboard on the Andaman Sea. Not only will divers experience some of the world’s best diving, but private massages and a BBQ pit as well. Diving with the DiveRace Class E makes reaching Thailand and Burma’s remote dive spots anything but rough. With fifteen staff on-board, guests will never be left wanting when on a dive safari.

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DiveRACE Class E Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 5.6 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about DiveRACE Class E Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

The DiveRace Class E liveaboard Thailand
DiveRACE Class E Liveaboard
Good Liveaboard

4 reasons to dive

  • Many people were happy with all that activities there wasn't one moment where you would get bored because there is always something to do.
  • Some divers mentioned that the instructors were knowledgeable and they catered the dives according to your skill level.
  • The crew was friendly and upbeat and always greeted you with a smile.
  • The food prepared by the chef was amazing and he always had a special treat lined up.

2 reasons NOT to dive

  • Some people noted that it was disheartening not being able to have seen a whale shark.
  • Divers said the only drawback was the fact that there are to many dive boats at one location.

Key facts

Year (re)built: 2015
Max divers 20
Internet No
Nitrox Yes ($)
Rental equip. Yes ($)
Camera station No
Min. logged dives No minimum
Aircon Yes


The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
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The passion behind this guide is run by passionate scuba geeks - and our liveaboard guides are no exception.

    Boby Taylor

    Liveaboard Director

    Boby has been diving and guiding on liveaboards since 2005, and love it

    Torben Lonne

    PADI Instructor

    Torben is the Editor of Divein and a true water lover. 

    Ron Simon

    Dive instructor/Liveaboard director

    Ron has been a Cruise Director on 10+ Liveaboards throughout the world and has a keen understanding...


  • Explore all the wonders in the Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock, Koh Bon-Thailand
  • Visit remote waters around the Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar (Burma)
  • Dive to the exciting area in Pulua Tioman, Malaysia
  • See the wonders of marine life from the different islands
  • Stingrays, giant whale sharks, leopard sharks, manta rays, scorpionfish, and blue-spotted stingrays
  • Fully air-conditioned cabins
  • Complimentary beverages and snacks
  • Selections of Thai, Asian and International dishes
  • Dinner under the stars
  • Barbeque party
  • Snorkeling and kayak rides for non-divers
  • Spacious personal gear lockers
  • Nitrox and rental equipment available

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Description and details

Diving on the DiveRACE Class E in Thailand

DiveRace Class E was custom-built by the help of naval architects and a Dutch vessel consultant in December 2014 following the international standards. It is designed elegantly with strength, stability, and comfort. It has the length of 34.5 m by 7.5 m steel hull ocean vessel. This boat will surely deliver unforgettable moments of exploration with the help of the professional crew onboard.

Boat Interior and Features

The cabins at the main and lower decks are ready to welcome a total of 20 divers and their peer travelers. There are six spacious cabins on the main deck with private balcony also four twin cabins on the lower-deck. Each cabin has a private bathroom and individual air-conditioning perfect for resting after a day of diving. There is a spacious room for relaxation at the sun deck, with sun loungers and an ideal spot for the guests to see the stunning ocean view. The saloon area has air-conditioning and audio/video entertainment for guests to enjoy the latest movies and games. Passengers can also visit the private massage room for leisure and the small library to learn more about marine life.


Meals are table served in the open area on the main deck. There are four or five selections of Thai, Asian and International dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Beverages like coffee, tea, hot chocolate, water, some fruits, and snack are complimentary on board. There are professional and experienced crews on hand to assist the needs of every guest. They will also serve hot chocolate, juice and a towel after each dive. Beer, soft drinks, and wine are available for purchase. Passengers may also enjoy the scheduled barbeque party.

Dive Deck

The dive deck is at the back of the main deck, and it is well equipped with personal gear storage and a filling station. There is a camera table for professional photographers and large rinse tanks for washing dive equipment along with fin storage space, wetsuit hanging area, and deck rinse showers. This vessel has first aid kit supplies, life vests and emergency rafts for safety. The team members are well trained to assist passengers in emergencies. Be assured that this cruise ship’s main priority is everyone’s safety.


Explore the wonders of the Similan Islands in Thailand and the Mergui Archipelago in Burma. It is the perfect destination to see amazing coral, huge table rocks and slopes. This island is also a home for reef sharks, white tip, black tip, and leopard sharks that can be seen regularly here. Explore the Andaman Islands’ remote area from South Phuket and travel along the way up to Richelieu. Divers will surely enjoy the exciting 14 dives per trip. Non-divers may enjoy swimming and snorkeling on every island stop. Rental equipment, nitrox, a full scuba set, dive computer, flight light, and emergency satellite phone are available for a fee. Guests may also talk to our booking agents for special food requests and special arrangements on board. We guarantee that every dive and island excursion will make your holiday worthwhile.

Boat features
  • Massage
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Cabins
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Leisure Deck
  • BBQ Area
  • Available for Charter

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