From Sharm to Aqaba
Freedom II became Laila One in a 13 hour journey from the straights of Tiran to Aqaba on Christmas Day 2003 piloted by Rod & Ashraf. She was fully refurbished in 2007. Rebuilt and widened in 2010. Last refurbishment August 2013. She is berthed at the Royal Yacht Club a short walk from most hotels and our dive centre.


  • Cruising speed 8 knots/maximum speed 14 knots
  • Engine 256 hp Turbo Scania D11 Rebuilt 2013
  • 10 berths 2 bathrooms
  • Large galley and saloon
  • Sundeck and dive deck
Saloon Boat on moooring in Aqaba
Buffet meal on board Galley

Saloon & Galley

Comfortable lounge area, for dive planning and just resting after your diving. A large galley with a proper cooker for our team to produce all the amazing food we are renowned for! We cater for all tastes.


There is a self service hot drink section in the saloon and a cool box on the dive deck where you can help yourselves to hot and cold drinks all day. After the diving is finished we serve a full buffet meal in the saloon and everyone can relax and enjoy the food on the return journey to Aqaba.

Dive Deck

We have a large dive deck for kitting up and a deck level normal WC convenience! There are two fresh water deck showers on the dive platform for rinsing off yourself and kit.

Sun deck

The newly refurbished sundeck offers comfort in the shade and in the sun. Also a nice area for conducting theory classes between dives!

Dive Platform

A spacious dive platform at sea level and two wide spine ladders makes for easy entrance and exits from the water with or without fins - ideal for disabled divers and tec divers!


Tank racks

Laila One dive deck

Dive deck with staff


Flying bridge

Dive platform