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Thousand Islands; Infinite Adventure

Thousand Islands; Infinite Adventure

"The beauty of this noble stream at almost any poi...

Diving Around Texas: From Whale Sharks to Pupfish

Diving Around Texas: From Whale Sharks to Pupfish

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Paddling in Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

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Fish and Dive: The Perfect Day

Fish and Dive: The Perfect Day

The perfect day for Mike Campbell involves the thr...

Exploring Virginia: Inland and Offshore

Exploring Virginia: Inland and Offshore

The waters of Virginia are ever-flowing: both figu...

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Experiencing the Wonders of Fidalgo Island

Experiencing the Wonders of Fidalgo Isla…

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Surrounded by ample parks and protected forests, Anacortes is a beautiful waterfront community nestled on Fidalgo Island in Northwest Washington. Known by many as the Homeport to the San Juan...

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Islamorada Diving

Islamorada Diving

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Ponce de Leon called them ‘Los Martires.’ Tangled islands that twisted down Florida’s Atlantic coast. Twenty years after his discovery, when a hurricane swept the treasure laden Spanish fleet ashore...

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Destination: Block Island

Destination: Block Island

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The term destination diving can mean a lot of different things to divers. For some, it’s travel to exotic islands with reefs swarming with marine life. For others, big animal...

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Thousand Islands; Infinite Adventure

Thousand Islands; Infinite Adventure

07-07-2014

"The beauty of this noble stream at almost any point but especially in the commencement of this journey, where it winds its way among the thousand islands, can hardly be...

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Diving Around Texas: From Whale Sharks t…

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It’s said that Texas is renowned for being big in every sense of the word: steaks the size of smorgasbords, titanic trucks, and, of course, grandiose adventures. While an everyman...

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Paddling in Thunder Bay National Marine …

07-02-2014

The Great Lakes are the largest series of fresh water lakes on Earth, and in their icy waters one can find the best preserved shipwrecks in the world. Ships have...

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Fish and Dive: The Perfect Day

06-30-2014

The perfect day for Mike Campbell involves the three great loves of his life: fishing, diving, and his family. Follow a man who loves the ocean, good food, and great...

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Exploring Virginia: Inland and Offshore

06-04-2014

The waters of Virginia are ever-flowing: both figuratively and literally. From the annals of history to recreational enjoyment and important industry, water has proved a key element in the “Mother...

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Inland Seas - Navigating Wisconsin's Wa…

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Wisconsin is located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes region. It is in fact bordered by two of the Great Lakes: Lake Michigan and Lake...

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Live a Boards: Intimate and Flexible

Imagine taking a trip on a live a board and being able to dive on your own schedule, plan your own meals and visit islands you want to visit, when you want to visit!

Well savvy scuba divers traveling throughout the Caribbean and Bahamas know all too well that this type of flexibility is available through a private yacht charter vacation.

Often the bastion of the rich and famous, taking a vacation on a private yacht is a surprisingly affordable option for scuba divers wanting to dive on a schedule they develop and without the hassle of crowds.

Scuba Diver Susan Robinson of Maryland recently booked a trip aboard SUBLIME in the British Virgin Islands with her family of six. She found the all-inclusive nature of the vacation, coupled with ability to dive the famous Wreck of the Rhone multiple times on their schedule, was enough to convince her this was a live a board experience like no other.

The original itinerary included a morning dive and then moving the 76 foot Irwin sailboat across the Sir Francis Drake Channel to another mooring for an afternoon dive.
However, the fascination with the legendary wreck kept them at the site throughout the afternoon. In consultation with the captain of the yacht, the group was able to alter the schedule and everyone enjoyed a crowd free dive.  Nancy Van Winter, President of eNVy Yacht Charters and member of the Charter Yacht Brokers Association, booked the Robinson Charter and has been booking scuba clients for the last 8 years.

After working in the yacht charter industry for several years she quickly saw the passion and interest in scuba diving prevalent among the charter yachts. She decided to focus her business marketing in this area and is the only broker in the nation who regularly exhibits at consumer dive shows across the country.

“Scuba Divers are amazed when I tell them that they can charter their own yacht with a captain, crew and chef for as little at $1,800 per person for a week”, said Van Winter. She adds “this includes meals, beverages and in most cases, an average of two dives per day”!

According to Van Winter, private live a boards are most prevalent in the Caribbean with a focus on the excellent sailing waters of the British Virgin islands down to St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
She works with yachts in worldwide locations which change due to the interest of the crew to pursue diving options in other areas.

Divers interested in learning more about private liveaboard options can contact Nancy Van Winter at ">.

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