The Vessel

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The Vessel

Engineered to explore

Our flagship vessel, ARGO, is a 27-metre motor yacht with a cruising range of 3,000 kilometers that comfortably accommodates up to 16 passengers. A spacious saloon area allows guests to occupy an area of their own when not enjoying the outdoors. The aft deck space is well appointed for a BBQ lunch or dinner, and the aft duckboard provides plenty of space for preparation before your next dive.


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Technically speaking

Argo’s wheelhouse features a new state-of-the-art navigation system with all new Raymarine Axiom displays, radar, weather station and auto pilot. A recent addition is our Aura Vsat System providing unlimited, high-speed WiFi internet and VoIP anywhere in the world. We also have satellite free-to-air TV reception!

Dive Tank Capacity 25 Tanks
Freshwater Capacity 3200 Litres
Cruising Speed 8-10 Knots
Draft 1.2 Metres
Main Engines Twin Cummins – 580hp @ 2,300rpm
Deck Craine 4 tonne crane with 5.6 metres reach
Desalinator Capacity 200L per hour
Dive Compressor Bauer PE 250 model with Triplex P31 Filtration


Designed to Accommodate

Our well-appointed guest cabins ensure that you will be comfortable and well rested while you travel to your charter destination, whether it be a diving location or the next fishing spot, or a location for all the important research data you need to collect. The main guest cabins are located midships, with four guest cabins comprised of two cabins each with a double bed and ensuite, and two cabins each with a double bed and two single bunk beds (ideal for families of four).

In addition to this, we also have an aft cabin with two single bunk beds. At the bow are our crew cabins, comprised of two twin bunk cabins and one single bunk cabin. Depending on your charter requirements, additional cabins in the crew quarters can be made available for guest use if necessary.



Make yourself at home

Relax in our palatial saloon and enjoy satellite tv, board games, movies from our extensive library, refreshments from the bar, choose from over 2,000 video games from our retro video console. Escape outside to one of three relaxing deck areas enjoying peace and quiet, and the sea breeze. Have the peace of mind that our unlimited, high speed, satellite internet means you can always be in touch with friends and family.


Main saloon

Our main saloon area boasts twin air conditioners, seating for four to six guests in each of our three booths and a large formal dining table that can seat up to 15. In addition to this, a well-stocked bar is located in the aft corner of the saloon with a drinks fridge and ice maker. A 50” smart TV with a surround sound home theatre system and media playing facilities provides ample entertainment options once sun sets.



Argo’s full commercial grade galley features a large walk in chill room, chefs range and oven, commercial grill and deep fryers. These are complimented by an upright refrigerator and freezer, multiple chest freezers, and full pantry. Argo is fully self sufficient for at least 21 days.


Dive Equipment

We have a large capacity Bauer dive compressor installed onboard which can fill a standard tank in eight minutes. We also have a back-up Bauer electric compressor. Argo carries ample tanks, weights and belts along with masks, snorkels and fins. Scuba equipment and wetsuit hire can also be arranged upon request.

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Argo boasts five roomy cabins with ample storage space. Carpeted throughout, two cabins have ensuite bathrooms and the other three cabins share two bathrooms. All cabins are individually air conditioned and include all linen and towels. WiFi internet is available in the accommodation area.



There are a total of five bathrooms onboard. Four of these are on the accommodation deck as two ensuites (in our midship cabins) and one generally accessible to guests. An additional bathroom is located on the top deck.



Our main tender is a 4.5-metre, aluminium hull/solid foam with a 30hp 4 stroke outboard motor installed. The tender is stored on the top deck during transit and can be lowered with our onboard deck crane once Argo is anchored. In addition to primary tender, we carry a 4.2 metre inflatable with a 30hp 4 stroke outboard motor as a backup. Additional tenders are available on request.



The vessel has a dedicated laundry with two dryers to ensure that laundry and linen can be turned over regularly while you are at sea. Argo is equipped with two washing machines and two dryers.


Interested in an Argo Expedition?

Get in contact with us to learn more about how we can elevate your discovery through the reefs of northern Queensland