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Bonaire Launches Social Media Bucket List Contest

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downloadEver had the dream of scuba diving or snorkeling while being surrounded by schools of fish, turtles and pristine coral reefs? How about spending a week dining at premium restaurants that range from Mediterranean, Italian, Dutch and French cuisine?
Bonaire is giving people the opportunity to enter a contest that can make one of their lifelong dreams come true. Tourism Corporation Bonaire (TCB) partnered with one of their major airline partners, Delta Air Lines and have launched a Bonaire Bucket List social media contest. The sweepstakes is open to contestants now through September 25, 2016.

“TCB always utilizes the latest trends, and incorporates social media as part of our strategic plan to promote Bonaire,” commented Maurice Adriaens, Director of Tourism Corporation Bonaire. “The objective of this contest is to build further awareness of Bonaire’s dive/snorkel and culinary product that we have to offer our visitors, while supporting Delta’s airlift to Bonaire at the same time. We’re encouraging people to share a photo of what is on their Bonaire bucket list, and that they need to experience at least once in their lifetime. In return, we’ll have the opportunity to make one of our lucky contestant’s Bonaire bucket list come true.”

To enter, contestants must upload a photo of a dive/snorkel site or a restaurant that is on their Bonaire bucket list to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. All submissions must tag @bonairetourism and include the hashtags #BonaireBucketList & #Delta. Photos of the dive/snorkel sites and restaurants can be used from contestants’ past Bonaire trips, taken from @BonaireTourism’s social media channels or from www.tourismbonaire.com. All participants have to have their account settings set to public, and must direct message @bonairetourism with their email address for entry.
The winner will be announced via email on Tuesday, September 26, 2016. The winner will receive two round trip coach class airline tickets on Delta Air Lines non-stop Saturday or Sunday service from their nearest US gateway city, plus seven nights’ stay for two at Plaza Beach Resort All Inclusive. To be eligible, entrants must be at least 18 years old at the time of entry and legal residents of the US. Complete contest rules and regulations can be found at www.tourismbonaire.com/bucketlist/.

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Gear Maintenance Episode 4: Backplate and Harness Sponsored by Dive Rite (Watch Video)

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Welcome to Gear Maintenance! In this episode I’m showing you how to bring an old, tattered backplate and harness back to life and giving you tips on how you can look after your scuba diving gear.

If you want to support Divers Ready! (for free!) support our sponsor for this series of videos: Dive Rite

To enter to win the XT Lite Backplate and Basic Harness from Dive Rite, you need to:

  1. Subscribe to Divers Ready! if you haven’t already: https://www.youtube.com/c/diversready?sub_confirmation=1
  1. Enter the contest here: https://gleam.io/pncFv/dive-rite-xt-lite-backplate-and-harness-giveaway

When a scuba diver switches from a jacket BCD to a Backplate, Harness and Wing system, it can be very hard to switch back! We’ve packed this video full of hints and tips covering storage, protection, cleaning and maintenance to help you protect the investment you’ve made in your dive equipment.

Good luck to everyone! D.S.D.O James


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Liquid Sports announce NEW colours of Hollis F1 LT Fin now in stock

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Liquid Sports has announced that the NEW Colours of the Hollis F1 LT fin are now in stock at LS warehouse and ready to ship.

Already available in Grey, the NEW White & Yellow Hollis F1 LT fins have the following features:

• Short blade for easier finning in confined spaces
• Angled strap mounts for comfort & a better transition of power
• Spring heel straps with easy-grip heel tab
• Multiple strap mounting positions for a fine tuned fit
• Vented blade reduces stress while accelerating water over blade
• Generous foot pocket

F1 LT Yellow RRP £139.95 – Product code: 214.2207.xx 

F1 LT White RRP £139.95 – Product code: 214.2211.xx 

For more information visit the Liquid Sports website by clicking here.

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