MY Lucy Djibouti Red Sea Liveaboard Diving Review

Liveaboard Review Introduction

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Liveaboard Quick Review The MY Lucy Liveaboard is a 37m (121f) Djibouti Red Sea diving safari boat for up to 20 guests enjoying 12 cabins and 13 bathrooms. This Djibouti liveaboard has a customer review rating of 8.5 out of 10 and is rated 'Fabulous'.
Liveaboard Review Tips If you are looking for a fabulous Djibouti liveaboard diving safari, you can't go too far wrong with the MY Lucy diving liveaboard. Here's our quick 7 review tips of why you might like to book this Djibouti diving liveaboard boat:
1. Customer Rating The MY Lucy liveaboard has a customer review rating of 8.5 out of 10, and is rated "Fabulous".
2. Scuba Diving Earth Luxury Rating Summary Diver Benefits: 6 out of 9, Liveaboard Design: 8 out of 9, Cabin Luxury: 5 out of 7, Onboard Comfort: 3 out of 7, Food Luxury: 5 out of 11, Drink Luxury: 7 out of 9. This makes an average Total Lux Rating of 34 out of 52 (see below under "Liveaboard Luxury Features Review" for more details).
3. Cost Per Day The Red Sea MY Lucy Liveaboard costs from £175 per day ($214/€200)* .
4. Pros A quick list of the main pros of the MY Lucy Liveaboard include: aircon cabins, caters for dietary requirements, ensuite cabins, flexible booking, diving courses, free internet, paid nitrox, scuba gear rental.
5. Cons A quick list of the main cons of the MY Lucy Liveaboard include: not available for charter.
6. Liveaboard Capacity The MY Lucy liveaboard is 37 metres (121 feet) long, has 12 cabins and 13 bathrooms, which means it can accommodate up to 20 guests/divers.
7. Booking Itineraries The booking itineraries for the MY Lucy Liveaboard include: 8 Days/7 Nights. (But it's worth checking if more diving itineraries have been added or you can book by click here: MY Lucy).
Booking tips Before you book and pay for your flights, you first need your itinerary dates confirmed for your liveaboard trip. 8 steps to follow: 1. Select an itinerary; 2. Choose a cabin; 3. Select number of people in your party; 4. Enter your email address and confirm; 5. Your trip will be held by the liveaboard operator until your dates are confirmed. 6. You'll receive a booking confirmation by email allowing you 2-3 days before payment is due; 7. Book your flights to Djibouti; 8. Pay for your MY Lucy liveaboard trip.
Discover More To find out more or book the MY Lucy Liveaboard you can do this here: MY Lucy
* Note The above cost per day was correct at the time of producing this article. Also, the exchange rate used for GBP to USD is 1.22 and for GBP to Euro is 1.14. For an up-to-date cost for the MY Lucy Liveaboard, please visit this link: MY Lucy.
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    Liveaboard Review Highlights

    Diving Liveaboard Review Djibouti MY Lucy liveaboard review in detail.
    Liveaboard Video Highlight
    Video Title Djibouti, Mar Rojo (MY Lucy)
    Flexible Booking This liveaboard has flexible booking terms, which means you can book with confidence knowing that this dive boat offers a free trip reschedule within 24 months if you are unable to travel due to Covid19 related restrictions (T & Cs apply).
    Nitrox Diving Paid nitrox available, which means you benefit from the many advantages of nitrox diving if you are happy to pay for it. The benefits include extended bottom times so you can spend longer on each dive.
    Dietary Requirements Catered For The onboard chefs will cater for specific dietary requirements, e.g. food allergies like gluten or lactose intolerance, and religious beliefs. This means you can enjoy the onboard meals. You are advised to add any dietary requirements to your special requests at step 2 of the booking form, but limit these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.
    Diving Courses This liveaboard offers diving courses, which means you benefit from being able to advance your diving skills. These training courses are an extra charge.
    Scuba Gear Rental You can rent scuba gear on this dive boat so you benefit from being able travel light and simply rent all your scuba equipment once onboard.
    Internet Free WIFI and internet on this liveaboard, so you can get online with your phone or laptop for no extra charge.
    Ensuite Cabins Cabins on this dive boat benefit from having ensuite bathrooms, so you can shower and get ready in private (Check when booking that the cabin you choose has an ensuite bathroom).
    Aircon Cabins Each cabin has air-conditioning, which means you can choose your own cabin temperature for personal comfort and a good nights sleep.
    Private Charter This liveaboard does not offer private charters.
    DIN Adapters This liveaboard does not have DIN adapters.
    Relaxing between dives
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    Liveaboard Luxury Features Review

    Liveaboard Luxury Features The 'Liveaboard Luxury Rating' concept is to help you choose the right diving liveaboard for your Djibouti dive trip. This means you can compare this liveaboard with other liveaboards on a like-for-like basis, and makes choosing the right liveaboard much easier.
    SDE Luxury Rating Total (Max 52/52=100%) The MY Lucy Liveaboard has 34 out of a total of 52 possible benefits and features. This total is made up of the following benefits and features:
    Diver Benefits (Max 9/9=100%) The MY Lucy liveaboard has 6 out of 9 'Diver Benefits' and include: DIN Adapters: NO; Dive Courses: YES; Dive Deck: YES: Gear Rental: YES; Nitrox Onboard: YES; Private Dive Guide: NO; Rinse Hoses: NO; Shaded Dive Area: YES; Tenders For Diving: YES.
    Liveaboard Design (Max 9/9=100%) The MY Lucy liveaboard has 8 out of 9 'Boat Design Features' and include: Airconditioned Saloon: YES; Charging Stations: YES; Custom Built For Diving: NO; Indoor Saloon: YES; Leisure Deck: YES; Observation Deck: YES; Outside Showers: YES; Sun Deck: YES; Warm Showers: YES.
    Cabin Luxury (Max 7/7=100%) The MY Lucy liveaboard has 5 out of 7 'Cabin Features' and include: Air-Conditioned Cabins: YES; Cabin Balconies: NO; Daily Housekeeping: YES; Ensuite cabins: YES; Non-smoking Cabins: YES; Seaview cabins available: YES; TV In Cabin: NO.
    Onboard Comfort (Max 7/7=100%) The MY Lucy liveaboard has 3 out of 7 'Onboard Comfort' features, and include: Beach Towels: YES, Cabin Towels: YES; Complimentary Toiletries: NO; Deck Towels: NO; Internet: YES; Laundry Service: NO; Nearly 1 to 1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio: NO.
    Food Luxury (Max 11/11=100%) The MY Lucy liveaboard has 5 out of 11 'Food Features' and include: BBQ Area: NO; Beach BBQ: NO; Buffet Style: YES; Dietary Requirements Catered For: YES; Fine Cuisine: NO; Local Food: NO; Outdoor Dining: NO; Snacks All Day: YES; Vegan Options: YES; Vegetarian Options: YES; Western Style Food: NO; (Meal options include: Full-board Option).
    Drink Luxury (Max 9/9=100%) The MY Lucy liveaboard has 7 out of 9 'Drink Features' and include: Bar: YES; Beer Available: YES; Drinking Water: YES; Fine Wines: YES; Free Soft Drinks: NO; Free Wine With Dinner: NO; Soft Drinks: YES; Tea And Coffee: YES; Wine Available: YES.
    Example of Cabins
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    Customer Reviews of Liveaboard

    Customer Reviews The MY Lucy liveaboard customer reviews listed here have been chosen for you to get a feel for the scuba diving experience you'll get.
    Customer Review

    Excellent alternative to Egypt with guaranteed whale sharks (at season) and perfect foodPlease consider Djibouti as an alternative to Egypt! Diving at Seven Brothers is perfectly unspoilt, the reefs are healthy, colourful and abundant of different fish, visibility is close to perfect. Although the dive sites are not deep (in average 16-18 metres), there are strong currents so you need to know how to dive currents in order to fully enjoy the reefs and fish. Diving at the Gulf of Tadjoura is not as nice as visibility is quite bad and corals are not that colourful as in the Red Sea, but the main attraction there is snorkelling with whale sharks, which are guaranteed at season. It is really a great experience as the whalesharks come really shallow and stay with snorkelers for quite a time. Lucy is the only boat going to Seven Brothers so diving is very unspoilt and intimate. There are a few more boats at the Gulf of Tadjoura but it never gets even close to crowded. The boat is very new and comfortable, especially the 2 master cabins on the main deck. I cannot say enough about the food – freshly caught fish (as sashimi/ceviche and perfectly baked ) every lunch and dinner, very tasty and healthy salads, pastas and deserts. The Italian/French management knows how to run the boat!!!! Thank you, it was close to perfect.Recommended for: 1) the best food we have ever had on liveaboards; 2) guaranteed snorkelling with whalesharks (at season); 3) unspoilt diving with A LOT OF FISH at Seven Brothers.

    Customer Review By Vineta C, from: Latvia scored the MY Lucy 9.2 out of 10; Review courtesy of Liveaboard.com, for more reviews and information click here: MY Lucy.
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    Great experience in a far away land. Lots of dolphins, great guides, amazing variety and healthy reef system. Good was done very well and were well fed and happy. This is a very isolated trip with lots of solitude and beauty.” Recommended for: Dolphins, frog fish and overall experience.

    Customer Review By Anthony M, from: United States scored the MY Lucy 8.8 out of 10; Review courtesy of Liveaboard.com, for more reviews and information click here: MY Lucy.

    Liveaboard Itinerary

    Liveaboard Departure-Arrival Location The MY Lucy Liveaboard departs and returns from the port none selected. Please click here: MY Lucy to find out how to get from to join the MY Lucy Liveaboard's departure port none selected.
    Itinerary and videos The itineraries below for the MY Lucy liveaboard don't necessarily tie in with the videos directly below the itinerary heading. The itineraries are examples of dive trips offered by this liveaboard, and the videos are examples of videos taken when diving from the MY Lucy dive boat.
    Itinerary Option 1 Seven Brothers
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    Itinerary 1 Title Djibouti Scuba Diving Holiday November 2019 | Oyster Diving
    Itinerary Option 2 Seven Brothers
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    Dives and Scuba Diver Experience

    Number of Dives On Trip You will be able to dive up to 16 times in total on the MY Lucy liveaboard diving trips. The number of times you dive will depend on the itinerary you select.
    Your Diver Certification Level If you choose the MY Lucy liveaboard for your scuba diving trip to Djibouti (, null_select), make sure you select the right itinerary for your diver certification level. Different itineraries include the following alternative PADI certification levels (or equivalent): No Scuba Diving Certification Needed: NO; Open Water Diver: YES; Advanced Open Water Diver: NO.
    Your Logged Dives When choosing the MY Lucy liveaboard for your dive trip to Djibouti, make sure you select the right itinerary for how many logged dives you've done. Itineraries on the MY Lucy liveaboard include the following alternatives: No minimum logged dives: NO; 10 logged dives: NO; 20 logged dives: YES; 30 logged dives: NO; 40 logged dives: NO; 50 logged dives or more: NO; Minimum 60 logged dives: NO; Minimum 80 logged dives: NO; Minimum 100 logged dives: NO.
    Your Diver experience If you choose the MY Lucy liveaboard for your dive trip to Djibouti, make sure you select the right itinerary for your level of diver experience. Itineraries on the MY Lucy liveaboard include the following alternatives: Beginner/Novice (up to 9 logged dives): NO; Advanced Beginner (10-19 dives): NO; Intermediate Diver (20 to 29 logged dives): YES; Advanced Intermediate (30 to 39 logged dives): NO; Proficient Diver (40 to 49 logged dives): NO; Advanced Diver (more than 50 logged dives): NO.
    Type of Diving The type of diving experienced from the MY Lucy Liveaboard includes: Coral Gardens, Drift Diving, Marine Life, Night Dives, Swim-Through's and Caverns, Wall Diving, Warm Water Diving, Wreck Diving.
    Underwater Scooters Onboard Underwater scooters onboard: NO.

    Marine Life Reviewed

    Marine Life Species The sea life you might see on your Djibouti liveaboard dive trip depends on the time of year you choose to dive, and on which Djibouti liveaboard and liveaboard itinerary you book. But ultimately the sea creatures you see when scuba diving is always down to nature itself. With these parameters in mind, the marine life you may spot when scuba diving on the MY Lucy Liveaboard in Djibouti might include:
    Sharks You may see the following sharks species: Blacktip Reef Sharks, Grey Reef Sharks, Nurse Sharks, Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks, Silver Tip Sharks, Thresher Sharks, Whale Sharks, Whitetip Reef Sharks.
    Ray Species You may see the following rays species: Blue Spotted Stingrays, Manta Rays, Sting Rays, Marble Rays.
    Fish Species You may also see the following fish species: Batfish, Barracudas, Clownfish (Anemonefish), Giant Trevallies, Glassfish, Groupers, Humphead Parrotfish, Jack Schools, Lionfish, Moray Eels, Napoleon Wrasse, Red Snappers, Reef Fish, Surgeonfish, Trigger Fish.
    Other Marine Life & Bird Species You may see the following marine and bird life: Barrel Sponges, Crabs, Cuttlefish, Giant Clam, Hard Corals, Jellyfish, Lobsters, Nudibranchs, Octopus, Soft Corals, Starfish, Turtles.
    Marine Mammal Species You might encounter the following mammals: Dolphins, Pilot Whales.
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    Liveaboard Cost and Booking

    Included In The Price The price of booking the MY Lucy liveaboard includes: Airport Transfer, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Diving Package, Drinking Water, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Hotel Transfer, Internet, Snacks, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails.
    Paid For Optional Extras The following are optional extras when you book the MY Lucy liveaboard: Alcoholic Beverages, Extra Dives, Nitrox, Nitrox Course, Rental Gear, Scuba Diving Courses, Soft Drinks.
    Paid For Required Extras The following are required extras when you book the MY Lucy liveaboard: Visas and Fees.

    Boat Capacity

    Boat Length 37 metres (121 feet).
    Maximum Guests 20
    Cabins and Bathrooms The MY Lucy dive boat has 12 cabins and 13 bathrooms.
    Cabin Types The MY Lucy has the following cabin types: twin cabins.
    Family cabins onboard Family cabins onboard: NO.

    Advanced Divers

    Advanced Diver Benefits (Max 3) The MY Lucy liveaboard has 0 out of 3 (i.e. 0%) 'Advanced Diver Benefits', which include: Rebreather Support: NO; Sidemount Diving NO; Tech Diving: NO.

    Underwater Photographers

    Underwater Photographer Benefits (Max 3) The MY Lucy liveaboard has 0 out of 3 (i.e. 0%) 'Underwater Photographer Benefits', which include: Camera Room: NO; Camera Station: NO; Separate Rinse For U/W Cameras: NO.

    Non-Diver Activities

    Non-Diving Activities (Max 17) The MY Lucy liveaboard has 3 out of 17 (i.e. 18%) 'Non-Diving Activities', which include: Fishing: YES; Glass Bottom Boat: NO; Jacuzzi/Hot Tub: NO; Jet Skiing: NO; Kayaks: NO; Land Excursions: NO; Massage: YES; Naturalist Itineraries: [naturalist_Itineraries]; Naturalist Guide: NO; Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly: YES, Sauna: NO; Snorkel Equipment: NO; Spa: NO; Stand Up Paddle Boards: NO; Wakeboarding: NO; Water Skiing: NO; Yoga: NO.
    Onboard Entertainment (Max 2) The MY Lucy liveaboard has 2 out of 2 (i.e. 100%) 'Entertainment Features': Audio And Entertainment: YES; Library: YES.

    Traveller Benefits

    Travel Benefits (Max 6) The MY Lucy liveaboard has 2 out of 6 (i.e. 33%) 'Traveller Benefits', which include: Airport Transfer: YES; Available For Charter: NO, Budget Friendly: NO, Dedicated Local & International Crew: NO; Hotel Transfer: YES; Welcome Cocktails; NO.
    Languages Spoken Onboard The crew onboard the MY Lucy liveaboard are able to speak the following languages: English.

    Liveaboard Summary

    Conclusion The MY Lucy Red Sea liveaboard has a customer review rating of 8.5, is rated 'Fabulous'. This Djibouti liveaboard is a 37 metre (121 feet) dive boat for up to 20 guests across 12 cabins (inc. twin cabins), and has 13 bathrooms. The MY Lucy Liveaboard has aircon cabins, caters for dietary requirements, ensuite cabins, flexible booking, diving courses, free internet, paid nitrox, scuba gear rental. To book: MY Lucy Liveaboard prices start at £175 per day ($214/€200)*.
    More Information To discover more about the MY Lucy diving liveaboard or to check availability for your dive trip to Djibouti you can do this here: MY Lucy. But if you want to compare this Djibouti liveaboard with one of the other liveaboards from Djibouti, please take a look at the table below. If you are only interested in Djibouti liveaboards, select "Country" from the list of searchable options from first dropdown menu and type "Djibouti" in the search box:
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    * Note The above cost per day was correct at the time of producing this article. Also, the exchange rate used for GBP to USD is 1.22 and for GBP to Euro is 1.14. For an up-to-date cost for the MY Lucy Liveaboard, please visit this link: MY Lucy.

    Hope you enjoyed this review about this liveaboard

    Comments or Questions If you have more questions either about snorkelling or scuba diving (or specifically about the MY Lucy Djibouti Liveaboard), please comment below with your questions.
    Please Share Please share details about the experience you had on the MY Lucy Liveaboard. Tell us about the dive sites you dived, the time of year of your trip, what marine life you saw, the visibility, the weather and any currents you experienced. Your comments will add to this MY Lucy Liveaboard review, and they will help other scuba divers decide if this is the right Djibouti liveaboard for them.
    Have Fun & Be Safe There will also be many more pages and articles about scuba diving and scuba diving safety tips (and on snorkelling too) for you to read and learn about this fabulous sport. Please don't forget to rate the MY Lucy liveaboard above if you've already dived in Djibouti from this dive boat, but also make sure you have fun and be safe.
    MY Lucy Djibouti Red Sea Liveaboard Diving Review

    Article written by Russell Bowyer who has been a scuba diver since diving on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia in 1989. After his first dive he trained as a BSAC diver in the UK. He attained his Diver Leader certification with BSAC. He then went on to become a scuba diving instructor, teaching others how to dive and was voted as Diving Officer and Treasurer for the Saffron Walden BSAC club too. Russell has dived all over the world, including the UK, on liveaboards in the Red Sea, the Caribbean, South Africa and the USA. Russell is experienced in all dive types, including drift diving, deep dives that involved decompression stops and recreational dives too.

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