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Check out these Maldives, Red Sea and Caribbean liveaboard dive holiday deals from Scuba Travel

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UK-based tour operator Scuba Travel have some great deals coming up on liveaboard dive holidays. Enjoy the best of the Maldives, Saba and St Kitts in the Caribbean, or yoga and diving in the Red Sea – the choice is yours.

Here are the details:

Caribbean Explorer 2 / Save £300 on set dates in May Oct, Nov & Dec / From £2245

7 nights full board with up to 5 fully guided dives per day, return flights with BA from Gatwick and a 1 way flight from St Maarten.

Discover the diving of Saba and St Kitts on board Caribbean Explorer 2. St Kitts is well known as being one of the most picturesque Caribbean islands and has incredibly varied diving to boot. Saba Island is home to exhilarating wall dives with pelagics and swirling fish balls. Virgin reef systems and coral gardens as well as shark dives and drifts await. And with up to 5 dives a day, your Caribbean liveaboard delivers one diving thrill after another.

This itinerary will suit divers looking for that hidden paradise in the Caribbean. The diving is varied and does suit all experience levels although there are a few drift dives during the trip so some experience in this is helpful. The islands and dive sites you visit over the course of your Eastern Caribbean itinerary each have their own individual flavour and are quite unlike anything else you will find in the wider Caribbean. This is a slice of paradise that is just waiting to be discovered

Find out more about this trip here.

Best of the Maldives / Orion Liveaboard / 6th May / Only £1995 inc flights

7 nights full board, avearage of 3 dhoni dives per day, free Nitrox and return flights with Sri Lankan.

Orion is an exceptionally spacious liveaboard which sleeps 24 across 2 decks. Plenty relaxation areas both inside and outside including sun loungers and a jacuzzi for chilling out after diving the fantastic seasonal hotspots of the Maldives.

This is always a popular itinerary with year round departures. Dive the classic sites that made the Maldives so famous. Focusing on the hottest sites around Male & Ari atolls, there are pelagics a plenty, with manta, sharks and even whalesharks.

Find out more about this trip here.

Yoga on the Red Sea Relaxed itinerary aboard Cyclone with Emma Farrell / 13th May / Save £100 – Only £1250

Package includes return flights with Easyjet to Hurghada, 7 nights full board and fully guided dives.

Combine diving, Snorkelling, Yoga and Freediving in a relaxing week aboard Cyclone. Spend a week on a luxury boat exploring the reefs and wrecks of the Northern Red Sea at your own pace… and in your own way. Freediving and Yoga Guru Emma Farrell will be on board, so there will be yoga in the morning which is suitable for all levels including complete beginners, yoga nidra (sleeping yoga) at night under the stars, and as much freediving and scuba as you like the rest of the time. For Scuba divers there’s also the chance to dip your toe into the world of freediving with a free Try Freediving Course worth £75. For freedivers you can freedive recreationally or take a course. There will also be talks and presentations every evening on everything from dolphins to sinus massage.

Cyclone is a true Red Sea classic liveaboard that meets the high standards of Scuba Travel’s modern Red Sea liveaboards. She is a spacious 32m long, all cabins are ensuite with individual aircon and plenty of space to stow your belongings for the week.

Find out more about this trip here.

To find out more about Scuba Travel and the dive holidays they offer, call 0800 0728221, email dive@scubatravel.com or visit www.scubatravel.com.

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WIN a Beuchat Air Light Bag!!!

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For this week’s competition, we’ve teamed up with our good friends at Beuchat to give away an Air Light Bag!

The Air Light Bag from Beuchat is a practical travel bag that takes up minimum storage space.

  • Material: 600 denier and 1,000 denier nylon/PVC
  • Soft roller bag, easily stored in its mesh bag
  • Internal retaining straps
  • Zip fastener with eyelets for padlocks
  • Side compartment for fins
  • Outer document pocket with coated zip and carry strap
  • Backpack style straps concealed behind the foam back-plate
  • Drainage vents
  • Red over-moulded wheels; detachable wheel block

To be in with a chance of winning this awesome prize, all you have to do is answer the following question:

In a recent post on Scubaverse.com (which you can read here), we reported that the Philippines have been recognised as the World’s Leading Dive Destination at the 27th World Travel Awards. In the article it states how many islands make up the Philippines… how many are there?

Is there:

  • A) 7,209
  • B) 7,532
  • C) 7,641

Answer, A, B or C to the question above:

Beuchat Air Light Bag December 2020

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  • Terms and Conditions: This competition is open to all visitors to www.scubaverse.com except for members of the Scubaverse team and their families, or employees of Beuchat and their families. A valid answer to the competition’s question must be entered. If no valid answer to the competition’s question is entered, your entry will be invalid. Only one competition entry per entrant permitted (multiple entries will lead to disqualification). Only one prize per winner. All prizes are non-transferable, and no cash alternative will be offered. In the event that the prize cannot be supplied, no liability will be attached to www.scubaverse.com. When prizes are supplied by third parties, www.scubaverse.com is acting as their agents and as such we exclude all liability for loss or damage you may suffer as a result of this competition. This competition closes on 13/01/21. The winner will be notified by email. The Editor-in-Chief’s decision is final.

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Quick Scuba Tips #1: How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving (Watch Video)

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How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving. Can’t I just take my new mask diving straight out of the box? Well, actually, no. It needs a little work to make it dive ready.

In this, the first in our new scuba diving quick hints and tips series, I’m going to show you how to prepare a new mask for scuba diving with three quick techniques, all aimed at stopping your scuba mask from fogging.

Yes, this link is an affiliate link. Purchases made through these links may earn me a small commission at no extra charge to you.

Dive safe, dive often!

James


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