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Blue Shark I Liveaboard
The Overall Review
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In summary, this is what divers think:
3 reasons to dive
- A couple of people said they were treated to live music from the crew members
- The food that the chef prepared was 5-star quality and there was always excess food
- Many divers said they were thrilled that they got to dive with whale sharks
2 reasons NOT to dive
- Some people stated the cabins were rather small
- A few people said that they experienced bad weather on their trip
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Description and details
Diving on the Blue Shark I in the Maldives
There was a total renovation and upgrade in 2018 to improve the quality of service that this boat can offer. It is 30m/98.42 feet in length with a total speed of 12 knots per hour and can produce six tons of freshwater per day.
This yacht can accommodate a total of 16 passengers to its nine spacious cabins located on the lower deck. Each cabin has individual air-conditioning, private bathrooms, closets for clothing and bunk-beds suitable for sharing. Daily housekeeping is up to the schedule to observe cleanliness in every room. The large indoor saloon has audio and video entertainment complete with the latest movies. Book lovers are welcome to read magazines and marine life books at the small library. The paid internet onboard helps guests to connect with their friends and families back home, update their social media also important e-mails. The roomy sun deck has cushioned loungers and beanbags for relaxation after a day of dive. There is a partially shaded outdoor lounge perfect for viewing the beautiful sunset.
The professional chef serves a wide variety of local and international cuisines to suit everyone’s appetite. Dishes are made from fresh ingredients and prepared in a buffet-style setting. The fully stocked bar offers a variety of hot and cold beverages including the free flow of snacks throughout the trip. Alcoholic drinks and spirits are available for purchase. Vegan, vegetarian options and any specific dietary requirements are approved upon request. Our booking agents are on hand to assist you better.
Our management takes safety seriously, and we ensure that this liveaboard follows the safe boating checklist and coast guard approval for sailing. Essential safety equipment consists of life jackets, emergency rafts, fire extinguishers, fire alarms, first aid kits, and oxygen are accessible in an emergency onboard. The crew members are well-trained in first aids and capable of managing any situation that might occur.
The dive deck is spacious enough to give room for all divers during their dive preparation. The design of this liveaboard is appropriate for diving complete with outside showers, separate rinse for underwater cameras and individual gearboxes. Nitrox is free for those with certification and a dive logbook. Snorkeling and fishing are available for non-divers to explore also to enjoy the magnificent waters of the Maldives. Rental diving equipment, snorkeling, and fishing gear can be reserved upon booking.
The friendly staff welcomes guests with cocktails and snacks upon checking-in. A short briefing and introduction are provided to give guests safety guidelines together with the itinerary plant. There are approximately 17 dives including night dives with a minimum of eight days and seven nights accommodation. Explore every island that only liveaboard visits that leave unforgettable memories to everyone who visits. Dive with manta rays, whitetip reef sharks, turtles, napoleons, big schools of jackfish and a variety of aquatic plants. The professional dive guides are there to accompany divers to the most remote dives site around the Maldives. The best time to visit is between central atolls is from November to March during the dry season.
- Daily housekeeping
- Audio & video entertainment
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Indoor Saloon
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Warm Water Showers
- Outdoor Dining
- Custom built for diving
- Charging stations
- En-Suite bathrooms
- Paid Internet
- Non-Smoking Rooms
- Outside Showers
- Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
- Dedicated Local & International Crew
- Leisure Deck
- Available for Charter