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MV Shear Water

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The 65 foot Shear Water was custom designed for Bahamas waters and shark trips. Comfortable & with a highly experienced crew, she's a good choice for diving this region.


On Board Shear Water

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  • Shear Water has 4 cabins accommodating 10 divers:
    two bunk beds in each
    1 QUAD CABIN in the bow
    4 beds with privacy curtains
    There are two bathrooms with hot-water showers with soap, shampoo, and conditioner.

    • all diving is done from the boat
      nitrox is available for an extra charge

  • accommodation & diving
    meals, snacks & non-alcoholic beverages
    compressed air, tanks, weights & weight belts
    alcoholic beverages

Pioneering captain

Captain Jim Abernethy is an award-winning author, photographer, cinematographer and conservationist who pioneered shark encounters without a cage.

For decades, he has been leading photography/videography expeditions to engage with the world’s largest predatory sharks.  Abernethy hosts cage-free dive expeditions with tiger, great hammerheads, oceanic white tip, bull and lemon sharks.  He is best known as an extremely passionate crusader for their protection and has received numerous awards for his lifelong dedication as a marine life conservationist.

A serious diver's boat

With a maximum of ten passengers aboard, your experience will have that old-world, friendly dive-boat feel.

The comfortable salon offers a 36" flatscreen LCD TV with DVD/MP3 player and stereo system with surround sound and there's a sun deck on the front deck

The boat is equipped with fresh water rinse bins for cameras and the staff will be there to assist in camera handling.  Camera table and charging stations in the salon and camera rinse bins on the back deck.   You'll find custom dive seats, tank racks and dive platform with bins for personal dive gear stowed under the dive seats.

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