Carpe Novo

  • Carpe Novo Liveaboard Cruising The Maldives

Carpe Novo is a new liveaboard which started operations in March 2016. Carpe Novo is the upgraded sister ship of the Carpe Diem and Carpe Vita. Trips will go to the central atolls and exploration trips to the Northern and Southern atolls of the Maldives.


Carpe Novo has 12 cabins that are divided into 3 types. 4 suites, 2 single and 6 standard cabins. it easily takes 22 guests in these comfortable cabins on a cruise true the Maldives. All cabins are provided with an en-suite bathroom, individual air-conditioning and storage space.


The lounge is a great place to relax between the dives. You can either read a book on 1 of the comfortable sofa’s or watch a movie on the entertainment system. Outside you can overlook the Maldives while drinking a beverage in the shaded area.


On the upper deck of Carpe Novo is the restaurant and bar area where you can enjoy Asian and Western cuisine in a buffet style. With a fully stocked bar, you can have a nice cold beer or a glass of wine watching the sunset.


A Dive Dhoni is following Carpe Novo on the liveaboard cruise throughout the Maldives. This saves lots of space and noise on the liveaboard itself. The Dive Dhoni has 12-litre aluminium tanks that can be filled with air. For those who are certified Nitrox is available.


For diving information about our destinations:


Special offers have limited availability, so book early to ensure you don’t miss out.

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The prices below are based on 1 person sharing a standard lower deck cabin. For further information about prices look at the Carpe Novo pricelist.

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Carpe Novo liveaboard suite
  • Where: Upper deck
  • Size: 20 square meters
  • Bed: Double or twin beds
  • Max occupancy: 2
  • Shareable: Yes
  • Private bathroom: Yes
  • Air conditioning: Yes
Carpe Novo liveaboard Single stateroom
Single Stateroom
  • Where: Main deck
  • Size: 8 square meters
  • Bed: Double bed
  • Max occupancy: 1
  • Shareable: No
  • Private bathroom: Yes
  • Air conditioning: Yes
Carpe Novo liveaboard twin stateroom
Twin Stateroom
  • Where: Lower deck
  • Size: 10 square meters
  • Bed: Twin beds
  • Max occupancy: 2
  • Shareable: Yes
  • Private bathroom: Yes
  • Air conditioning: Yes


  • Year built: 2016
  • Length: 43m
  • Beam: 11m
  • Engines: Doosan Daewood Marine Diesel (Model No: V1 80219) HP 800
  • Max guests: 22
  • Number of cabins: 12
  • Number of bathrooms: 15
  • Tenders: Diving Dhoni (18.5mx6m)
  • Water capacity: 1 x WASCO Desalinator 700Liters /hr. 15 tons/day & 1 x WASCO Desalinator 900 Liters / hr. 18 tons/day
  • Fuel capacity: 2 x Tanks of 6000 litres per Tank (Total 12 tons)
  • Freshwater maker: 13000 Litres (10 Tons)

Navigation, Communication And Safety Features

  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Crew trained in first aid