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pen ink well goldWhat's New in the World of Diving  ... a note from Dom

With the recent flurry of diving world news we're having a tough time keeping up  .... especially as we were revamping this section of the website !   However, we've now caught up with bringing you info on the newest liveaboards & destinations.  As always, we've included some news about our seas.   I hope you'll find something here to whet your whistle and get you out there diving !

Cuba Jardines Aggressor I

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Launched in March, 2016

Aggressor Fleet has been given permission to run a special diving program in Cuba.  The 33 metre (110 foot) Jardines Aggressor I accomodates up to 20 guests.   Exploring Jardines de la Reina (Gardens of the Queen) as well as the Walls of Zapata & the Bay of Pigs ... she will be taking divers to the finest spots in the pristine waters of Cuba.

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Jardines Aggressor II

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Jardines Aggressor II joins her sister ship in Cuba

Starting in March 2018, there will be two Cuba Travel Program options on the Jardines Aggressor II:  a 7-night diving program to Gardens of the Queen or a 9-night program with 2 nights in Havana and 7 nights diving Gardens of the Queen.  During the week, Cuban specialists will host nightly discussions and presentations on the marine environment, conservation, and the importance of this magnificient ecosystem.

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Solomons PNG Master

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Old favorites and exploratory dives in a fascination mix

Worldwide Dive & Sail's Master Liveaboards fleet has purchased the Taka in the Solomon Islands and has exciting plans for the vessel.   She'll cruise the Solomon Islands much of the year but will also venture north to the waters of southern New Ireland and eastern New Britain in neighboring Papua New Guinea.  The dives between the two territories will be largely exploratory in nature and should be immensely exciting.

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Socorro & Guadalupe Vortex

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Sturdy & sea-worthy with loads of comfort space

The 140-foot (43-meter) Vortex is a  former Canadian Coast Guard vessel built for hardcore worldwide expeditions.  An ideal choice for taking 14 divers to Socorro & Guadalupe, she's being developed by the owners of the fabulous and immensely popular Solmar V .... certainly guaranteeing that this will be a quality experience from beginning to end.  Vortex has recently undergone a total refurbishment and will cater to only 14 guests, offering first class deluxe acccomodation.  With a top speed of 21 knots she will be the fastest liveaboard cruising to Socorro.   Incredible underwater pelagic experiences are paired with topside elegance and personalised service. 

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