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Southern Cross Club Report in Cayman Islands
"Wall, reefs, fish life, turtles, service!!!"
filed Jul 6, 2022 by Marie Rose (Experience: 251-500 dives, 4 reports, Reviewer )
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Ok Ė for those who donít want to read a big long thing Ė GO TO SOUTHERN CROSS CLUB NOW. You donít need to read anything else, just boo... ... Read more

Aqua Cat Cruises Report in Bahamas/Eleuthera, Exumas LiveAboard
"Easy diving from the AquaCat"
filed Jul 5, 2022 by Mary K Wicksten (Experience: Over 1000 dives, 14 reports, Contributor )
4 stars

The AquaCat is very well organized. Dinners are buffet style served at tables within a lounge.Lots of choices, on-ship cook. Take your ... ... Read more

Infiniti Liveaboard Report in Philippines/Tubbataha
"Great diving in Tubbataha"
filed Jul 5, 2022 by Alice Ribbens (Experience: Over 1000 dives, 16 reports, Contributor )
5 stars

We had been to Tubbataha in 2016 (on the Azores) and always wanted to go back. Pre-Covid, it seemed like the boats to Tubbataha booked ... ... Read more

Jupiter Dive Center Report in The Continental USA
"Great Dive Operation very good diving"
filed Jun 30, 2022 by Alison Scheflow (Experience: Over 1000 dives, 8 reports, Sr. Reviewer )
4 stars

Jupiter Dive Center has very well trained and helpful staff in all areas. They were very clear on their requirements ( smb and computer... ... Read more

Let's Dive Palawan/N/A Report in Philippines/Puerto Princesa
"if you have time in Puerto Princesa before or after a liveaboard"
filed Jun 28, 2022 by Alice Ribbens (Experience: Over 1000 dives, 16 reports, Contributor )
3 stars

We had a few days in Puerto Princesa after doing back to back weeks on the Infiniti Liveaboard in Tubbataha. When we were planning the ... ... Read more

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Undercurrent subscribers can now download the 2022 Chapbook with over 450 reports on liveaboards/dive resorts worldwide, or have it emailed to you, here. Additionally subscribers can generate their own Mini Chapbooks here -- non-subscribers can also do this here.

Read these free articles from past issues:

Is COVID-19 Especially Bad News for Divers?, 05/20
Covid-19 and the Dive Travel Industry, 04/20
Too Fat to Dive?, 03/20
A Template for Liveaboard Fire Safety Precautions, 02/20
Harrowing Tales From the Red Sea Aggressor I Fire, 01/20
The Potential for a Liveaboard Fire, 11/19
Fire aboard MV Conception, 10/19
Improving Shooter Skills in the Muck, 09/19
Tipping During a Dive Trip. How Much and to Whom?, 09/19
Some Disappointment on the MV Spirit of Freedom, 08/19
Flying After Diving?, 08/19
Isla Marisol, Glover's Reef, 07/19
Killed by Sharks while Snorkeling with Pigs, 07/19
Prevent an Incident From Becoming a Crisis, 07/19
Surviving deep underwater with nothing to breathe, 06/19
Top tips on getting good photos underwater, 06/19
How to fly for free to your dive destination, 05/19
A snorkeler gets swallowed by a whale, 05/19
Splash in with Splash Inn, Roatan, Honduras, 04/19
Catastrophic regulator failures should be rare, 04/19
Is Your Old Computer Still Safe?, 03/19
Why Divers Die: Part II, 02/19
Traditional Fins are Making a Comeback, 02/19
What new equipment appeared at the annual Diving Equipment Manufacturers Association (DEMA) show?, 01/19
Why are divers now getting bitten by sharks in the Red Sea?, 01/19

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