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A Typical Day on a Liveaboard
Kat3rina - 8/02/2019 6:46 PM
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A Typical Day on a LiveaboardEach diver has a different preference, what works for one might not work for another. Including liveaboard preference. Some divers find it beneficial to be on one and others prefer otherwise.

Here, I’ll quickly take you to what takes place on a typical day on a liveaboard.

Liveaboard Diving

Commonly, if you visit a certain place, what tourists usually do is to book a hotel to stay after a long day of escapade. However, if you’re not into diving activities and instead you’re into exploring the beautiful beaches and cruising islands to islands, you can rent small Yacht that will serve as your hotel in the middle of the sea which you no longer need to go back to your hotel and take some rest.

Liveaboard, on the other hand, is a mixture of different people/divers renting a Yacht that serves as a houseboat in the middle of the sea for divers to stay whilst on a diving tour. Economically, renting a yacht on your own as a traveler might be too expensive so you can join others in a liveaboard if you wish to spend your night close to nature.

Liveaboard became popular for the last 20 years this is commonly heard if you’re into diving as this serves as your home at sea. Liveaboard is summed up as “ Eat, Dive and Sleep”. However, it doesn’t mean that if you hear the word “LIVEABOARD” it means diving.

Liveaboard is commonly offered in a Diving destination in which this serves as a hotel to scuba divers where they spend their day and night travel at sea.

A Typical Day on a Liveaboard

A day on a Liveaboard is fun. Waking up early taking a cup of coffee, listening to the sound of the waves and then some few discussion before taking the first dive. Some divers do the first dive before breakfast other as well prefer after breakfast but it doesn’t mean taking your first dive before breakfast is the best thing to do in the morning or vice versa. It still depends on your diving schedules and diving preferences. Commonly diving has 2 hours interval before you hit your first dive, second dive, and third dive.

The third dive is usually late in the afternoon. It could be 2-3 hours after lunchtime and the dive is a bit shallow compared to the first dive in the morning. Fourth dives take place during 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM this last dive of the day is much shallow compared to the morning and afternoon dives. It usually takes a maximum of 20 minutes and 20 metres depth for safety reasons.