>Following the recent merger announcement between Worldwide Dive and Sail and blue o two, Master Liveaboards has now announced that it will be adding three new vessels to its existing fleet.
2018 Master Liveaboards will take ownership of the respected MV Yemaya
, currently operating in Cocos and Malpelo. Following a short cosmetic refurbishment, the boat will be moved from the Pacific to the Atlantic, where it will begin operations in March 2018 as the Bahamas Master
. Based out of Freeport, it will offer 7-, 10- and 14-night cruises for up to 16 guests, predominantly based around the amazing shark encounters available in the area. Itineraries will cover tiger sharks at Tiger Beach, hammerhead sharks in Bimini, oceanic whitetip sharks at Cat Island as well as dolphin and shark combo experiences in the summer months.
>From mid-2017, the newly merged group will also be offering cruises in the Red Sea aboard M/Y Blue Horizon,
which is to be rebranded as the Red Sea Master
. Operating as the flagship of the blue o two Red Sea fleet since 2006 and with a major refit only last year, the boat has won multiple Best Liveaboard and Liveaboard of the Year awards with both Diver
and Sport Diver
magazines in the UK. A range of itineraries will cover the whole of the Egyptian Red Sea from the Strait of Tiran in the north to St. Johns in the deep south, for up to 26 guests. These itineraries cater for a wide variety of interests and locations suitable for both novice and experienced divers and will be hitting all the Red Sea legends including SS Thistlegorm
, Elphinstone, Daedalus, Brothers and everything in between.
>Also in 2017, the Maldives will be on the menu for the Master Liveaboards fleet as M/Y Blue Voyager
will be offered as the Maldives Master
. Operating in the Maldives since November 2015 with a range of itineraries from seven nights to an incredible 22 nights, this newly refurbished vessel offers cruises for up to 26 guests throughout some of the best diving in the Indian Ocean in spacious luxury. Boasting the largest dhoni in the area, Maldives Master
has 13 comfortable cabins including three suites, a Jacuzzi, and seven social areas, including a sky lounge and bar, so guests can be ensured they can explore these turquoise atolls in relaxed comfort.
>For more information or to book a trip, please visit the Master Liveboards website
or email the Worldwide Dive and Sail reservations team at email@example.com