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Length / Width

20 m / 6 m

Year built / renovated

1984  / 2016

Rental equip.

YES ($)






  • Journey into the warm and pristine waters of the Exumas to go in search of whale sharks and spotted eagle rays
  • Experience the thrill of a shark feeding session or the exhilarating high speed drift dives through the 'Cuts of the Cays'
  • Discover deserted white-sand beaches and, if the weather is good enough, visit the wild swimming pigs of Pig Beach
  • Adventure and camaraderie aplenty on this sociable liveaboard, where friends are easy to make
  • Affectionately described as “camping on the seas”, snacks, fresh fruit and buffet meals are eaten picnic-style, with dormitory-style sleeping
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Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 300.00 USD
  • 140 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 10.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 132 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 132 days prior to arrival



Twice the Fun, Half the Cost, Blackbeard’s liveaboard Morning Star stands for adventure and camaraderie while transporting you to the best dive sites in the Bahamas

For over 35 years, Blackbeard’s cozy and comfortable sailing vessel Morning Star liveaboard, has been delivering Divers to the world’s best kept secret of the Bahamas- the Exuma Cays! What makes this trip special is the camaraderie developed while on board. It will be a trip you’ll never forget. Bring your buddies or come alone - you will find an open and welcoming atmosphere among our guests. Top it all off with Shark feeding and the best diving in the Bahamas.


The comfortable and relaxed atmosphere of the 65ft. liveaboard sailing sloop, Morning Star, features 18 bunks, with a maximum of 22 passengers catering for Singles and Couples in air-conditioned cabin areas. Berths are Single Upper and Lower, or Double Upper and Lower, each 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. 

Blackbeard’s Morning Star is a great example of an affordable liveaboard. Affectionately described as “camping on the seas”, snacks, fresh fruit hammock and buffet meals eaten picnic style with dormitory style sleeping accommodations.

What you trade for luxury, you’ll make up for in adventure and camaraderie; Blackbeard’s attracts an outgoing adventure traveller so friends are easy to make on board! With 19 dives each week and a crew that loves to have fun, you’ll make new friends and memories to treasure for a lifetime!

The liveaboard Morning Star's schedules were set so the destinations can be explored under the best conditions. The guiding principle when this boat was designed was to stand out through great service and a unique liveaboard feeling.

Much of the success of Morning Star liveaboard is due to the liveaboard crew.  Exceptional at what they do, their outgoing personalities and outstanding committment make them a great liveaboard sailboat experience. The cruises they offer are liveaboard scuba vacations to the Bahamas Out Islands. 

Single or double berths are cozy and will lull you into a peaceful night’s sleep. This liveaboard sailboat is equipped with 2 Captains, a Divemaster and Chef. This is a trip that meets a tight budget but offers the best liveaboard diving in the Bahamas along with its personal environment. 

Between dives, guests rest in quaint comfort in the air conditioned lounge area complete with television for watching movies. There is also room on the spacious liveaboard deck for lying in the sun or a shaded area to take an afternoon siesta.

They supply everything you need for your dream liveaboard dive vacation except personal dive equipment and towels. No matter if you are a new or an experienced Diver, they can accommodate you. They offer 'Introduction to Scuba' courses as well as Basic, Open Water and Advanced certification courses. No nitrox is available on board.

Let liveaboard Morning Star take you to the heights of great diving with a unique setting aboard a sailing sloop that you can join in helping as a deck hand.


3 complete meals are served daily, as well as snacks and fresh fish in season. We serve typical American fare - Baked Chicken, Pork Loin, Lasagna and Meatballs, with all the sides and dessert too! Meals are served buffet and eaten picnic style. There is always a hammock of fresh fruit for those in between meal snacks.

Let the week long diving party begin!


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Deck Plan


Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Rental Equipment ($)

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Other Specialties

Dive Center Facilities

  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers

Boat Amenities

Amenities & services

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Air-Conditioning


  • Land Excursions

Great for families

  • Movies

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Discover
  • Personal Checks
  • Cash

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Gluten Free Food


  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Us Power Sockets

Questions from guests

  • No Internet Connection During The Safari


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