Tala - A liveaboard for choosy divers

The MV Tala is a 36m steel hull boat motor vessel. She can host 22 guests in her comfortable cabins with their ensuite bathrooms. The MV Tala is notably seaworthy, capable of reaching speeds of 14 knots. She is a floating diving centre, decked with a full array of diving equipment and numerous underwater scooters.


MV Tala is part of the Red Sea Explorers team, which specialize in technical diving liveaboards. Known for their diving expertise, the MV Tala team offers divers the chance to conduct unique dives whether it is a recreational 4-wreck scooter dive on Abu Nahas, or a deep Trimix dive on the Elphinstone Arch or the wreck of Maidan.


Equipped with an extensive array of technical dive gear from tanks and scooters to high-end underwater photo and video gear, the MV Tala is every technical diver's dream. The crew is very experienced in handling the sophisticated equipment used for this kind of diving. For the past 4 years they have supported dives to deep caves and wrecks up to 180 meters and arranged the logistics for various research and conservation efforts. Experience a truly unique diving adventure with the Red Sea Explorers Team. 


Technical Specifications

  • Length: 36m
  • Beam: 7.25m
  • Cabins 8 x Twin beds (side by side), 2 x Double beds, all with A/C and en-suite
  • Guests: 22
  • Generators: Two providing 240 volts to the boat
  • Engines: 2 x 580 diesel caterpillars
  • Construction Material: Steel hull, wood/fibreglass super structure
  • Compressors: Coltri Sub 200L/min 

Diving equipment

  • Filling Station: Trimix - 6 whips - Full He/O2 partial pressure
  • Analyzer: Helium & Oxygen
  • Single Tanks: 25
  • Double Tanks: 10 sets AL 11l/80cft
  • Stages: 10 * AL 6L/40cft & 25 * AL 11L/80cft
  • Weights & Weight Belts: Unlimited number and size lead blocks
  • Wetsuits: 20 all sizes - Men and Women’s
  • Rental Dry suits: 6 Tropical Dry suits
  • Booties: Range of sizes
  • Backplates: 10 Power Coated Stainless Steel
  • Double Wings: 10 * 25l/55lbs wings
  • Single tank wings: 10 * 15l/30lbs wings
  • Regulators – Single: 10 Apeks DS4's, 7ft hoses and SPG
  • Regulators – Double: 10 Apeks sets DS4's, 7ft hoses and Spg
  • Computer/Gauge: 10 sunto Stinger

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