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Somewhere, beyond the sea…

Photos by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith OK, so maybe not beyond the sea, but certainly in the sea, is where you’ll find award-winning photographer Susannah H. Snowden-Smith. And what better place is there to showcase your talents than right here in Cayman. “Every day in the water is exciting and different …

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Police issue Irma water warning

Thinking of going in the water this weekend? Think again. Police have issued a warning to anyone planning ocean related activities such as boating, surfing, kite-surfing, snorkeling, diving or swimming.  Rough seas and strong currents are expected, and any activity on the water carries great risk. They are particularly concerned about …

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Silversides attract snappers

Thousands of visitors are leaving Cayman this week and sadly for the country’s economy, they didn’t spend any cash, bought nothing from souvenir shops and didn’t spend a single night in a hotel! But what these guys did do was provide countless photo opportunities for divers and swimmers in our …

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Diver dies off West Bay

A 65-year-old diver visiting the Cayman Islands from Tennessee died in a water-related incident off North West Point in West Bay on Sunday 6 December. The man has been identified as Gary Paul Kodman. Mr Kodman was diving with Reef Divers at the Orange Canyon diving site. On Sunday at …

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Dive industry concerned about port development

Amidst positive reports on its current growth from local dive industry leaders, concerns are being voiced regarding the potential impact of proposed Cruise Berthing Facilities (CBF) on Cayman’s diving tourism. The country’s arrival figures show a steady increase in stay-over dive tourism, with further increases predicted for 2016. Tourism industry …

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Little Cayman coral garden dedicated to scuba diving pioneer

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) in Little Cayman “planted” a coral garden on Friday, 12 June in honor of the late scuba legend, Bob Soto. A team of divers and snorklers worked together to outplant 63 nursery-reared fragments of the critically endangered staghorn coral (Acroporacervicornis) onto the reef. The …

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Ministry of Tourism partners with Historical Diving Society

The Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism (MOT) has joined forces with the Historical Diving Society (HDS) to bring the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) to new heights in 2015 and beyond. The Historical Diving Society has agreed to represent the ISDHF throughout the United States.  The partnership allows …

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