All you need to know about The Philippines

Flag of the Philippines

You are contemplating a scuba diving liveaboard. The Philippines caught your eye, but you don’t really know much about the archipelago. Luckily for you, here is our “All you need to know about the Philippines” blog. Why is it called The Philippines? Spanish explorer Ruy López de Villalobos, during his expedition in 1542, named the […]

A little story behind Truk Master

Truk Master as Astral Star

We are proud of our vessels: they are often both ours and your home. In this series of blogs “a little story behind”, we go back in time and researched the glorious pasts of our vessels. For this edition, let us tell you the story behind Truk Master. A luxurious start Truk Master started her […]

A little story behind The Junk

The Junk liveaboard - Thailand

We love our vessels and we value their history. In honour of her 60th birthday, we are re-visiting the story of The Junk. Every guest who has been lucky enough to spend time on board The Junk has a soft spot for this very special boat. In fact, there is a nearly an official fan […]

A Year of Master Liveaboards

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Master Liveaboards, as we know it, is celebrating its first year of existence on the 17th February. But how did a company that started with a tiny little Indonesian boat get to where we are? Well, It’s been, shall we say, an interesting year. A year that we will not really be sad to leave […]

A little story behind The Phinisi

The Phinisi as Maldives Siren

We love our vessels and we value their history. The Phinisi has a particular place in our heart and this is her extraordinary story. Plying the waters of Thailand and Myanmar, The Phinisi has been part of the Master Liveaboards fleet for quite some time. In fact much longer than most people know. The birth […]

Ten interesting facts about Chuuk

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Chuuk, or Truk Lagoon, is in the Federated States of Micronesia (abbreviated as FSM) and is considered the mecca for wreck divers. Before you head out to enjoy the underwater wonders in this dream destination, have a read through these 10 interesting facts about Chuuk! 1 – Its name Chuuk means “high mountains” in the […]

The Marine Imaginary

Old map and marine imaginary

Have you ever wondered why scuba diving is attractive to you? It’s said that diving reminds us of the time when we were the womb. However, as with everything, there are many possible explanations. We present you an alternative theory: the marine imaginary The fantasy of the underwater world is ever present. From a young age, […]

A little story behind Bahamas Master

Bahamas Master Liveaboard

We are proud of our vessels: they are our and your home. In this series of blogs “a little story behind”, we will go back in time and see where the boats came from. This time around, let’s look at the story behind Bahamas Master. Our lovely vessel, as the name makes clear, is operating […]

The Legacy of Operation Crossroads

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Operation Crossroads was a product of its time. The world was beginning to heal itself after WWII and nobody wanted a repeat. But there was great paranoia as well. The prevailing opinion seemed to be that nobody would start any trouble if they knew they could be destroyed in one day. So testing new weapons […]