The Bassac is entirely built of wood,
from the hull of an 80-foot-long rice barge.
She can accommodate up to 12 passengers
in six nicely decorated cabins, each with air-con and a private
bathroom, and features a 100 sqft restaurant that opens all around, a
large gallery, a small office room and 700 sqft of sundeck.
The Bassac can take her passengers on
cruises up to seven days without stopping, and offers a great
flexibility in programming your journey.
VR-SI, river cruiser
Displacement: 107 metric tons
Length: 80' / 24.40m
18' / 5.50m
4'10" / 1.50m half-loaded
Propulsion: Caterpillar 14,6 liters, 400 BHP, built to run 5000 hours
Navigation: Can operate by night and in bad weather
Autonomy: 7 days
to its large new engine and revised hydraulics, the Bassac can pull up
to 10 knots and face the powerful Mekong, even facing strong currents.
As the Bassac has
a shallow draft, she can go through all the main waterways regardless of