The Ombak Putih

Ombak Putih Vessel Description

The Ombak Putih is a traditional Indonesian schooner custom built from Iron wood by Buginese ship builders . Her keel was laid in Batulicin Kalimantan in 1995, and she became operational in 1997. The Ombak Putih is 42 meter long, and provides accommodation for up to 24 guests in 12 comfortable cabins.  With approximately 400 square meters of public space divided over 2 main decks, the Ombak Putih offers both open and covered space in abundance, allowing for privacy and serene relaxing.  All cabins are located below deck and offer private bathroom, portholes, individually controlled air conditioning, and ample storage space including safety deposit box. Led by Captain Feri, 14 dedicated crew members coming from all regions of the archipelago make your stay with us a memorable experience.

Safety and Seaworthiness

The vessel is fitted with all internationally required safety and communication equipment such as SSB and VHF radios, life jackets, life rafts, and satellite telephone. Apart from that we carry an extensive first aid kit, Defibrillator (AED) and emergency oxygen supply.

Experienced navigators consider it an axiom that the seaworthiness of a vessel depends on the seaworthiness of the crew. Our ship has a well seasoned all licensed Indonesian crew of fourteen and an experienced cruise director . We have have multiple first aid trainings per year and drills are done on a regular basis according to the Marine Safety Codes.

Ombak Putih Deck Layout

Services Profile

  •     Spacious twin shared cabin with twin bunk beds or double bed
  •     Each cabin has a private bathroom with toilet and hot shower
  •     Washbasin and soap toiletries in your cabin
  •     Cabins have individually controlled air conditioning
  •     Towels and beach towels that are regularly changed
  •     Valuables and travel documents can be stored in the ship’s safe
  •     Dining in spacious air conditioned lounge
  •     Teak wooden furniture in lounge, cabins and on deck
  •     Spacious sun and semi-covered decks
  •     Free tea, coffee and mineral water
  •     Excellent food and snacks (vegetarian food on request)
  •     A selction of wines, cold beer and other alcoholic drinksare offered for sale
  •     Fresh water on-deck shower
  •     Outdoor sleeping facilities
  •     Professional cruise director
  •     Unlimited use of our snorkeling equipment and 2 sea canoes
  •     Television, DVD and music center in lounge

Ombak Putih Technical Specifications

Construction: Kalimantan, Indonesia, 1996/7
Registry: Indonesia
Length over deck: 36 Meter
Length over all: 42 Meter
Beam:10,5 meters
Draft: 3.5 meters
Engine: Mercedes 12 cylinder marine engine
Rig: Gaff rigged ketch – 600 m2 sails, 2 mains, two tops, three jibs
Cruising speed: 7-10 knots
Maximum speed: 12 knots
Voltage: 220 volts
Tenders: 2 both with 40 hp yamaha
Decks:1 main deck, 1 sun deck,1 cabin deck
Capacity: 24 guests
Cabins: 12
Water capacity: 25000 Liter
Fuel Capacity: 14000 Liter
Watermaker: capicity 2500 liters per day
Auxiliary Power: 2 generators 45 kva and 25 kva


  • 2 x lifeboat capacity 25 people.
  •  liferings with lights
  • 50 lifejackets with lights
  • Children lifejackets
  • fire alarm system
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fire pump
  • Emergency mobile fire pump
  • Extensive first aid kits
  • Defibrillator (AED)
  • Medical oxygen supply


  • Furuno gps
  • Koden radar
  • Second gps with chart plotter Hainan
  • Koden echosounder
  • Max sea computer based navigation system
  • VHF and sbb radios
  • Satellite phones
  • Epirb emergency Beacon
  • Paper charts and manual utilities