Si Datu Bua

40m | 3 CABINS | 13 CREW
Inspired by Indonesian sailing traditions and executed to German Lloyds specifications, Si Datu Bua is a graceful blend of cultural heritage with modern amenities.

Indonesia’s Beloved Princess

Si Datu Bua was molded by the dramatic majesty of her surroundings then paired with the amenities and safety features one would expect on a modern superyacht. Merging understated elegance with exquisite service and cuisine, Si Datu Bua offers the height of Indonesian hospitality for exploring some of the most diverse regions on our planet.


The Cabins

Si Datu Bua’s three air-conditioned cabins feature king beds and spacious bathing facilities tastefully integrated into the decor to provide an exceptional level of comfort.

Authentic colors, textures, and traditional motifs endow Si Datu Bua with a relaxed yet distinctive atmosphere inspired by the rich heritage along the ancient spice trade routes from the Celebes to the Banda Islands.

Dining and Lounge Facilities

Si Datu Bua’s tastefully appointed decor paired with her red sails and delightful Asian fusion cuisine combine to create an experience that is of the islands where she sails.

Dine under the stars on the foredeck or in the the comfort of the air-conditioned lounge and dining area. Si Datu Bua’s generously proportioned common areas are ideal for groups to bond and discuss the day’s adventures.

Diving and Exploring in Ancient Lands

Si Datu Bua’s PADI Instructor and knowledgeable cruise directors provide the perfect counterpoints for combined land and sea adventures. With three RIBs, two air compressors and state-of-the-art dive equipment, Si Datu Bua’s PADI dive shop caters to all levels of divers.

The service and equipment onboard are centered around itineraries exploring ancient spice routes where guests experience some of the most culturally, ecologically, and geologically varied regions on our planet.

Si Datu Bua Private Charters

Si Datu Bua takes her guests on once-in-a-lifetime journeys throughout Indonesia and Southeast Asia, from Papua and Raja Ampat, the holy grail of divers in the east, to the Spice Islands of Banda and further west to Thailand and Myanmar and the Andaman Islands of India. Si Datu Bua is available for private charters for six guests, and will do one cabin trip per year.


General seasons, subject to change, repositioning fees may apply
April - September
Komodo National Park
USD $ 12,000 / night*
Spice Islands & Banda Sea
USD $ 12,000 / night*
November - March
Raja Ampat
USD $ 12,000 / night*
*Rates subject to 10% VAT


  • All gourmet meals and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Airport transfers to and from port
  • National park fees
  • Services of English-speaking expedition leader
  • Service of the crew
  • Personal laundry services
  • Activities and use of all water sports equipment
  • Diving for certified divers


  • Alcoholic beverages
  • PADI dive certification courses
  • Dive insurance
  • Trip cancellation insurance
  • Medical and evacuation insurance
  • Telecommunication costs for satellite phone
  • Repositioning fees
  • Crew gratuities


General Information




40m (131ft)


up to 8


8m (26ft)


3 doubles


3m (10 ft)



Cruising Speed:

10 knots

Water Sports


2 x units

Tender 1:

5.5m Hypalon RIB - 85 HP

Sea Kayaks:

2 x units

Tender 2:

5.5m Hypalon RIB - 85 HP

Dive Shop:

Assorted equipment for up to 8

Tender 3:

4.5m Hypalon RIB - 15 HP


Fishing equipment

Deck Plans

Your Private Charter on Si Datu Bua

Si Datu Bua is a supremely comfortable and beutifully furnished yacht paying tribute to Indonesia's rich history. She is suitable for extended expeditions as well as shorter voyages discovering hidden treasures above and below the surface.

To discuss planning the ultimate itinerary on Si Datu Bua, please get in touch.


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