Blackbeards Sea Explorer


With all dormitory style cabins, make life-long friends on an adventure you will remember. Dive the best diving of the Bahamas in the crystal-clear waters diving with sharks and other amazing dive sites.

The 65’ sloop, Blackbeard's Sea Explorer, offers year round dive trips to the crystal clear waters of the Bahamas. Diving with sharks, exhilarating drift diving, beautiful walls and blue holes are what make the Exuma Cays so special. There is no set itinerary aboard the Sea Explorer liveaboard, the captain and crew will take the boat where the conditions and weather are best, and with over 250 moored dive sites there is no shortage of amazing places to dive!

Blackbeard's Sea Explorer, which is the identical twin sister of Morning Star liveaboard and sister vessel of Aqua Cat, offers 3 dormitory style cabin areas with 18 bunks and 3 heads. Each cabin area has AC, and all are sectioned off with privacy curtains, similar to a sleeper cabin on a train. A trip with Blackbeards Sea Explorer includes up to 19 dives, all meals and snacks and all drinks including beer, wine and rum punch. When you take a trip with Blackbeard's Sea Explorer, not only will you discover some of the best diving the Bahamas has, but you will make life-long friends and have an adventure to remember.

Double bunk beds

Blackbeards Sea Explorer has 4 rooms with double bunk beds. Each bunk with its own privacy curtain similar to a sleeperette on a train. There are no cabins, all berths are dormitory style. Berths are 74? in length, with doubles 48? wide and singles 24? to 36? wide.

  • Double bunk
  • Privacy curtain

Bunk Style Cabin

Blackbeards Sea Explorer has 4 bunk beds with single upper and single lower berths. Ideal for single travelers. This sleeping area accommodates comfortably 4 (crowded 8) Single People. Ideal for groups travelling together. There are no cabins, all berths are dormitory style. Berths are 74 inch in length, with doubles 48 inch wide and singles 24 inch to 36 inch wide.

  • Single bunk

Route Options

Vessel Details

Year Built / Refurbished 1979
Length & Width 65'
Length & Width 19'
Speed 8 knts
Speed 8 knts
Engines 1 Ford Lehman
Guest Numbers 18
Disalination & Water Capacitity 650 gal
Diesel Capacity 450 gal
Disalination & Water Capacitity 350 gal/day
Dive Deck 1000 sq ft
Dive Tenders & Zodiacs one 11' inflatable with 15 hp outboard
Wetsuits $35 per week
Regulator $50 per week
BCD $50 per week
Dive Computer $50 per week

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