The boat: Bassac I
The original Bassac, built in the hull of a rice transporting barge, is a snug ship sized right for a family excursion or a group of friends, who will love to appropriate it for the duration of their journey.
Bassac I is a green ship. It treats its waste water and recycles the waste heat from the engine. It is qualified as a first-class river vessel VR-SI.
Maximum 12 passengers
4 Twin, with private access and en suite bathroom 2 Double, slightly smaller, with private access and en suite bathroom
24m long, all wood, two passenger decks
Dining room and bar on the main deck
Sundeck at the front upper deck
Dining area at the rear upper deck
Ship Bassac I Flag Việt Nam Class VR-SI river cruiser First registration 2003 Displacement 115 metric tons Length overall 80' / 24m Beam 18' / 5.50m Draft 5'4" / 1.80m at half-load Propulsion Caterpillar 6L, 14.6l, 400BHP Navigation Can operate by night and in bad weather Autonomy 7 days cruise Power Power production 2 x 20kVA Standard 220V, 50Hz Availability 24 hours a day Alternate power Heat exchanger on the engine for hot water Water Availability 24 hours a day Stored water 6 metric tons Source City water Automatic decantation and filtration system with UV lamp Safety Fire detection Smoke detectors in all cabins Fire fighting Sprinklers in all cabins Redundant pumping system, w/wo electrical power Fire hydrants, hoses and lances Fire extinguishers, ABC powder and CO2 Floatation devices Longboat, life vests, buoys w/wo lifeline