Sailing & Scuba diving in Indonesia, aboard the luxury liveaboard

Musical Cruise (Jan. 2018) - Roberta Mameli

Musical Dream Cruise in West Papua with Roberta Mameli

On a Dream Boat

Waow, and all her crew, are very pleased to be able to propose, for lovers of exceptional scenery, calm and varied activities, an exceptional cruise accompanied by and international singer.

Roberta Mameli (Singer)

Born in Rome, Roberta Mameli has a degree in singing from the Conservatory of Nicolini in Piacenza, and in violin from the Scuola Civica of Cremona. She is often invited to sing by the most prestigious operas and music halls in Europe, Japan. China, Russia and America. In high demand for her repertoire both baroque and classical, she has worked with orchestras and musicians such as Accademia Bizantina, Il Complesso Barocco, La Venexiana, Les Concert des Nations, Ensemble Matteus and Modo Antiquo. Roberta Mameli also gives Masterclasses, notably in Austria, Italy and Japan. She will be accompanied by:

Michel Kiener (piano and harpsicord)

Born in Geneva, he obtained virtuoso prizes from the conservatory in piano and harpsicord before continuing his studies at the Conservatory of Amsterdam with Gustav Leonhardt. Winner of the international competition of harpsicord at Bruges, Michel Kiener is the founder and artistic counselor of d’Amacordes. His parallel training as a pianist and harpsichordist also allowed him to  become involved with pianofortes. His comfort with chamber music saw him become partnered with some well-known names in the arena of historic musical instruments, notably Christophe Coin, The Kuijken Brothers, Jaap Schroder, Erich Hobarth, Ryo Terakado and Gustav Leonhardt.

He has notably recorded the variations Goldberg of J.S. Bach, the integral harpsicord piece of Jean-Philippe Rameau, a recital of  Spanish romantic music with the soprano Marta Almajano, Mozart on pianoforte, and, the entire “Preludes and Fuges” for harpsicord of Johann Sebastian Bach.

Luca Pianca (lute and guitar)

A student of Nikolaus Harnoncourt of the Mozarteum of Salzburg. An uninterrupted collaboration with the “Concentus Musicus Wien” since 1982. Co-founder of the group Il Giardino Armonico in Milan. Contributor to the Zurich Opera: Giulo Cesare, le Retour d’Ulysse. For 25 years Luca’s activities as a performer have seen him perform in some of the most prestigious halls of the world. A well appreciated concert musician, he has accompanied numerous vocal soloists including Cecila Bartoli, Christophe Pregardian, Roberta Mameli, Sonia Prina and Roberta Invernizzi. With over 30 recordings he has also received some very important awards including 5 Diapasons d’Or, 4 Choc du Monde, Gramophone Award 96, Deutsche Schallplattenpreis 98. Grammy Award 2001 for “Les Airs de Revaldi. As a soloist he has recorded the lute pieces of both Antonio Vivaldi and Jean Sebastian Bach. He made his conducting debut with the Vienna orchestra based on the music of Bach. Luca Pianca  also plays the electric guitar with a level that allows him to access more modern repertoires, with a certain attachment for the music of the 1970s.

The Musical Program

The daily temperatures  will give way to a soft evening breeze, as an artistically prepared dinner by our chef is served, and a concert begins under the stars. The music performed will cover a large period of history from 16th century Monteverdi right up to the 20th century, visiting Mozart, Haydn, Granados, Villa-Lobos and other surprises.


The Boat 

You will navigate calm seas without the risk of seasickness onboard WAOW, sailing vessel of three masts, 60 meters long built of wood using ancient methods, evoking feelings of the Sothern seas, liberty and adventure. An adventure in comfort, space and quality with 10 spacious cabins for the guests. Principally designed for dive charters, an activity available during this cruise, the itinerary will be adjusted for music and activities normally destined for non-divers: land excursions (village visits, discovery of the tropical fauna and flora, caves, ancient paintings, lagoons and mangroves), aquatic activities (beach, snorkeling, stand-up paddleboard, sea kayaking). And of course diving for those certified, or discover scuba courses for those who would like to try. Onboard you will also be spoilt by the excellent cuisine, massages and extraordinary space available on WAOW.

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West Papua (Raja Ampat)

The North West of the Island of New Guinea is part of Indonesia since 1969. From a tourism point of view, this area is best known for its coastline and islands rich in underwater treasures attracting divers the world over. Due to the geographical location off the beaten track, this region is rarely visited. To be in this zone is a privilege that we will let you discover via images, that require no further explanation.


Dates, Rates & Bookings

This special cruise will take place from 6th to 17th January, 2018, from Sorong to Sorong (11 nights). 

Rate per person is from CHF 6'950.- to CHF 9'370.-, depending on the cabin category. 

Services included in the price

Airport transfers to and from the boat / Cruise in twin share / all meals, snacks and non alcoholic beverages / 1 glass of wine per person offered at dinner / Diving services including 12l tanks, weights, fills, guides and dive tenders / Use of the photo-video room / Land excursions (without taxes) / Entertainment system in both the cabins and the saloon / Internet connection (email only).

Services not included in the price

Flight tickets / Airport taxes / Dive, travel and repatriation insurance / / Indonesian Visa: approx. 35 USD / Port and park fees: 200 USD (to be paid on board*) / "Long distance" fuel adder: 120 USD (to be paid on board*) / Dive rental equipment / Nitrox 32% (12 USD per day or 6 USD per dive) / Dive courses and certifications (i.e. Nitrox and AOWD) / Alcoholic beverages (i.e. beer, wine, spirits...) / Use of satellite telephone /Data allowance for internet connection / Crew gratuity.
*We reserve the right to modify the “Port & Park Fee"s and "Fuel Surcharge” up to one month before departure. 


Ready to Go ? Please contact us to book your cruise. 

Cruises Schedules

Cruise start end duration
RA01-18 Sorong Sorong Sat - Wed
06.01.2018 17.01.2018 12D/11N
Price / Person / Cruise View price in € / $
Deluxe : CHF 6 950 $
Superior : CHF 7 830 $
Master : CHF 9 370 $


full available 1 Bed or option Upper Deck Main Deck Lower Deck Deluxe Cabins Superior Cabins Deluxe Cabin Master Cabins available if boat full only


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