Indonesia's First Fleet of Traditional Bugis Pinisi Schooners

From the exotic ports of Jakarta, Bali, Ambon and Makassar, the black sails of Indonesia's Bugis Schooners carried cargoes of spice and porcelain as far as China and the Middle East. The rich history of the Indonesian Archipelago, the Bugis people and of their historical link to sailing, represents the key to what SongLine-Seatrek Cruises offers you as a vacation experience. As you approach your holiday experience, keep in mind that there is no better way to experience the diversity and pristine tranquility of the Indonesian Archipelago, than aboard one of our Traditional Pinisi Schooners. The affordability of an all inclusive crewed sailing holiday here in Indonesia will insure maximization of your investment in quality relaxation time. No matter if you are on a family holiday or a small group of friends traveling together, chartering your own private schooner will provide you with the best value.


Constructor of Fine Traditional Schooner Yachts

In the year 2000, SongLine Yachts was born, providing Project Oversight to clients interested in constructing Traditional Pinisi Schooners here in the Republic of Indonesia. From our home port in South Sulawesi our team of some 45 capentry staff and riggers, work togther with our Jakarta bases Architectual Team to construct strong working liveaboard vessel and fine custom yachts that center around the pure classic character of Indonesia's Traditional Pinisi Schooners and the long time Maritime History of the Bugis People of South Sulawesi.

Our Brokerage service is the leading source of used Schooners and our Design expertise is based on some 18 years of operational expeience and a keen understanding of how to navigate the realities of constructing here in the Republic of Indonesia.


Total insight into private yacht charters and live-aboard diving throughout the Indonesian Archipelago

1Private Charters

Chartering for Families or small groups of people will prove to be the most efficient and economical path to a fantastic cultural experience with the Traditional Fleet of Indonesia. Even if you are looking for a Super Yacht this site will show you want is available to you here in the best cruising grounds on the planet earth. Our fleet of traditional crewed Yacht cover both the best and even the upper end of the Budget boats for seeing the pristine islands of the Indonesian Archipelago.


2Schedule Cruise

Our Scheduled Exploration Cruises provide the traveler with a vast array of destinations in this massive archipelago. Please take the time to understand how large this archipelago is by view our map and consider venturing away from the old standard cruise spots to get the real picture of what a wonderful place Indonesia is ! Our map will allow you to sort out which boats visit areas you are interested in at what times.


3Live-Abroad Dive

Based on the factual reality that Indonesia is the best dive destinations on Earth, combined with the fact that Indonesia is home to more topical fish species than any other place on this earth, makes our Liveaboard dive fleet a busy bunch of boats. You can see all the boats in one shot or if you want to understand what Indonesia ahs to offer, please take the time to study in detail our map and see the newly opened dive destination that really make up the best of what Indonesia has to over lovers of the sport. I can assure you that the scope of diving you will find amongst all the boats in the Traditional Fleet of Indonesia is more than impressive and will with out question supersede your expectations. Lastly please do understand that we have not even begun to touch all the dive destination open to us with our Liveaboard Fleet.


4Surf Programs

Traditional Fleet vessels service a wide Varity of water sport activities and one of the most popular is the Liveaboard Surf market. Though this link you will find a collection of Liveaboard that provide you with access to the best breaks on earth generated by the Indian Ocean on the Western Coast of Sumatra to the South Coast of Indonesia from Bali-Roti and Timor. To understand the locations of these Surf Mecca;s please see the map.


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In the year 2000, SongLine Yachts was born, providing Project Oversight to clients interested in constructing Traditional Pinisi Schooners here in the Republic of Indonesia. From our home port in South Sulawesi our team of some 45 capentry staff and riggers, work togther with our Jakarta bases Architectual Team to construct strong working liveaboard vessel and fine custom yachts that center around the pure classic character of Indonesia's Traditional Pinisi Schooners and the long time Maritime History of the Bugis People of South Sulawesi. Our Brokerage service is the leading source of used Schooners and our Design expertise is based on some 18 years of operational expeience and a keen understanding of how to navigate the realities of constructing here in the Republic of Indonesia.




Since the inception of the Traditional Fleet of Indonesia in 1994, our fleet has expanded and many of our vessels service the waters of our Asian neighbors of Thailand and Papua Nugini. In 2007, we have made a commitment to provide the same professional insight in to these tourism Mecca's as well as our home Inonesia. If your plans call for a visit to Thailand or Papua Nugini you might want to visit the sites of our partner companies MaxMarine in Thailand and The MajicaExperience in PNG and place there traditional vessels on your short list of boats and good people to cruise with.

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Explore the links at left for a detailed description of the cost and operational schedules of each Traditional Fleet vessel. Questions may be posed and payment options may be selected by visiting our online Questions/Comments Center. In the event you are looking for a great hotel deal in Bali, try this link.




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