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Summer Diving Tips

With air and water temperatures rising for prime diving season, here are some quick tips to stay healthy while diving this summer. Tip #1: Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. Between bright sunshine, warm salty water and physical activity it’s always a smart idea to always have a supply of water on hand whether it be a bottle,…

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Aqua Cat captain Manny in the Bahamas

A Warm Aqua Cat Welcome

We would like to extend a warm return welcome and introduce you to Captain Manny Diaz Gaedechens, our new captain on the Aqua Cat Captain  Manny will be leading the team making sure you have a great experience while onboard our floating dive resort. Captain Manny is originally from Chile and has been in the…

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Aqua Cat Photo Winners

Aqua Cat Cruises Annual Photo Contest Congratulations to our grand prize winner, Jerry Wilson! Jerry has won a free trip on Aqua Cat Cruises!  Larry Smith – wide angle photo winner! Frank Gorgone – topside Photo Winner John Waring – macro photo winner Larry Smith, Frank Gorgone and John Waring are the winners of 50%…

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Octopus,Soft Coral,Misool,Raja Ampat,Dive Liveaboard,Indonesia Diving

Magnificent Misool

Discover why divers around the world have Raja Ampat’s Misool on their bucketlist! “I’d like to be under the sea in an octopus’ garden in the shade” The words of Ringo Starr in the Beatles’ Octopus’s Garden come to mind when I reminisce about my time diving in Misool. Vibrant soft corals, sea fans and…

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Dive liveaboard,Komodo Dragon,Aurora Liveaboard, Velocean Liveaboard

Komodo – The Overlooked Dive Destination

Walk with Komodo Dragons and Dive with Manta Rays Aboard All Star Indonesia’s Dive Liveaboard Ask any diver where they would like to visit in Indonesia and the #1 response will undoubtedly be Raja Ampat. And while Raja Ampat is home to more species of fish and coral and gets most of the publicity, Komodo…

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Cuan Law BVI Chef Patrick charter yacht

Introducing All Star BVI – Cuan Law’s new chef!

Not your typical liveaboard meals, prepare to be wowed by Chef Patrick! Welcome Chef! The All Star Liveaboard team is delighted to welcome Cuan Law’s new chef Patrick Wilson to the team! We had the opportunity to sit down with Patrick recently to get acquainted. Here are some of the highlights.  Can you tell us…

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All Star Liveaboards has 4 dive liveaboards in the Exumas, Bahamas

All Star Liveaboards Dive Specials & November Web Winner

Every other month we give away a free trip on Blackbeard’s Cruises or a $1,000 credit towards an All Star Liveaboards cruise. This month’s lucky winner was Sue Knechtel. Congrats Sue! Entering to win is as easy as liking/following our Facebook, Instagram or e-newsletter. Here is a list of our current promotions: $1000 OFF Cuan…

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What Makes a Mask Great?

A mask is your window to the underwater world so you’ll want to find the right one for you. Just like faces, masks come in all shapes and sizes and colors. And as many different face shapes and dimensions that exist (we are all unique!)– there are an abundance of options to choose from. A…

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Scout from high adventure troop driving dive liveaboard Sea Explorer

Scouts Dive Experience

For more than 40 years, Blackbeard’s Cruises has been taking scouts and scouting groups to dive sites in the Bahamas.  Our first boat, the Sea Explorer, was built in 1979 for the Florida National High Adventure Sea Base which was then located in Miami.  While we weren’t able to make the move to the Florida…

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Biodiversity Galore – Indonesia Liveaboard Diving

Indonesia is a member nation in the exclusive Coral Triangle area, renowned as the most diverse underwater marine environment on earth. When we talk biodiversity, we mean a depth and breadth of species that no other area on earth can compete – at least from a numbers perspective. Think hundreds of species of corals and…

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