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Dive Review of Blackbeard's -- Morning Star in
Bahamas/Nassau,Exumas,Eleuthera

Blackbeard's -- Morning Star: "Great week of Diving on the Morning Star", Sep, 2019,

by Catherine Choomack, CO, US ( 2 reports). Report 11169.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments My husband and I had a fantastic time on this trip. If you have never been on this liveaboard do not expect too many creature comforts. It is basically like camping at sea only the crew does all of the work. The bunks are small but comfortable. The cabins are air conditioned. Fresh water shower time is limited to thirty seconds but you can have all of the sa ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Blackbeard's -- Morning Star   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Cozumel, St. Lucia, Cabo, Hawaii, Bahamas, Fiji
Closest Airport NAS Getting There DEN to NAS through ATL on Delta

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas calm, choppy, surge
Water Temp 78-85°F / 26-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30-60 Ft/ 9-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 1-Stay with Buddy
2-No Deco (try not to get below 5 minutes)
3-Come up with no less than 500 psi
4-Stay within depth limits appropriate to your training and no deeper than 130.
Other than that, plan your dive and dive your plan, based on the dive briefing by the DM.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There is a rinse bucket for camera and electronic equipment plus a drying table ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Ms Lynda Durfeein VA, US at Oct 09, 2019 20:38 EST  
Given the bunk layout and the only exit appears to be past the galley, did you have any concerns after the Conception fire?
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