A Construction by the konjo boat builders of south sulawesi...

Hand crafted over a two year period on the beaches of Mandala Ria, in the village of Ara using Tropical Hardwoods from the forests of Kendari…

Kira Kira is a 22 meter long Pinisi, boasting four cabins and a communal dining area, a covered dive deck and large sun area…  4.5 meter wide, with two teak Ketch masts and a Marconi sail rig…  She motors at 7 knots and sails with the winds…

The hull sits on a double Ironwood keel, the body first shaped over fires, the ribs crafted thereafter from Bitti timbers enclosed with a thick Teak deck…  The cabins cut from Kendoli and Teak boast large beds and are naturally vented...

Kira Kira is crewed by the Bugis, that once ruled the waves during the historic spice trade, from Bira in South Sulawesi…  Known for life at sea, under sail…  Blessed with local tradition, Kira Kira was launched in 2014, she has a long life ahead of her…



Combining classical appeal with 21st Century technology, Kira Kira features a low lying superstructure with a large deck covering the bow to stern, resulting in a craft that offers not only a subtle form, but also sails safe on our magical journeys across the seas...

This beautiful sail ship can venture thousands of nautical miles and is highly economic...  Kira Kira was built environmentally conscious, and runs all electrical systems from solar panels in order to reduce emissions and operational noise, we are extremely proud of our ability to offer silent nights, so you can truly capture the sounds of the ever resonating jungle and shore lapping seas ...  We provide clean freshwater on board, 2000 liters stored in the ship’s tanks...  A charging station for electrical items is operated daily for generous periods making Kira Kira one the most environmentally friendly boats around...

She features three twin cabins and one roof top double with amazing panoramic views...  The Cabins are spruced daily, with towel and sheets changed at your request...  Each cabin has storage lockers for large bags and dive gear, a personal wardrobe for clothes and belongings and shelf space for laptops, cameras and gadgets, books, travel journals and more...  Straight out of bed each morning, you can admire the magnificent view across the seas through traditional brass portholes...

Kira Kira features two Shared bathroom facilities with modern appliances, marine toilets and traditional handcrafts...  We find most of our guests have their preferred toiletry choices, therefore we supply only anti bacterial hand wash on board...

Cruise in comfort and enjoy spacious interiors on board Kira Kira, which accommodates up to eight passengers...  Perfect for families, a close circle of friends, or individual travelers who wish to join a group... 

Beside comfortable and spacious cabins, you may choose to spend your time in the newely refurbished lounge and dining area, get involved with the Chef, kick back with a cold beer and prepare for the nights entertainment ahead, swap stories with friends or grab a book from our small library...  There is Comfortable sun lounging on deck, watch incredible sunsets, enjoy a selection of fresh cooked Indonesian and western meals…  Fresh baked bread, hot coffee and treats…

 

What's Included

 

  • Three freshly cooked meals per day...
  • Interval snacks and treats...
  • Tea & coffee...
  • Drinking water...
  • Use of on board snorkeling, kayak, wake board, spearfishing and fishing equipment...
  • Bathroom towels and hand soap...
 

What's not

 

  • Beers and other alcoholic tipples... 
  • Canned & bottled soft drinks...
  • Harbour clearance & national park entrance fees...
  • Beach towels...
  • Toilet Tissue...
  • Crew gratuity (10% is commonly given)...
 
Allain Andry - Charlotte, NC, United States...

Allain Andry - Charlotte, NC, United States...