Worldwide Dive and Sail
Founded by Frank Van der Linde in 2004. Worldwide Dive and Sail owns and operates a range of diving, sailing and cruising yachts across Asia and the Pacific.
1962 JUNE HONG CHIAN LEE
A beautiful historic liveaboard vessel; junk is an ancient Chinese sailing ship design that is still in use today.
Our Liveaboard junk is completely renovated and can carry 18 divers.
For that we have 2 private double bed cabins, 2 three berths cabins (can be sold as so called Shared Twins and can also be turned into a Private Double Bed) and 2 four berths cabins (which are all bunks but can also be sold as Shared Twin). All our cabins are fully air-conditioned and have their own hot water shower and toilet en-suite.
The Junk has six cabins, most of our customers these days book private double or twin share cabins, as a result on most Similan liveaboard cruises we only have 12 customers total on our 33 meter ship.
History of the Junk: The June Hong Chian Lee is one of several junks built in Penang, Malaysia, and is a 30 meters, 140-ton three mast junk with 330 square meters of sails, Build in 1962 for charcoal transportation the June Hong Chian Lee was part of a small merchant fleet that traded up and down the coastline from Burma to Malaysia.
She was mainly used to transport mango wood charcoal till 1985 then she was restored and redesigned for the first time to serve as a classic yacht.
In 1997 she changed owners and she was completely restored and set up as a liveaboard vessel. The June Hong is constructed mainly from a hard teak wood called Takien Tong .
- Length: 33m
- Type: Sailing ship
- Fits 18 guests
- Private bathroom
Liveaboard Diving in Asia & the Pacific our fleet provides the choice of 4 Indonesian Phinisi dive liveaboards, which have been designed and built by our own team. We ensure you can relax and dive in style, pampered by our experienced and friendly crews, for a truly unsurpassed liveaboard vacation. Choose our Fleet for year-round dive safaris in Fiji, Indonesia, Palau and The Philippines.