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Peter Hughes Dancer Fleet expands to Palau to better serve scuba divers

Peter Hughes Diving provide premier scuba diving expeditions.( Peter Hughes Diving, one of the leading live-aboard scuba diving operations in the world, in cooperation with owner Palau Watersports, has announced the M/Y Tropic Dancer will become the 9th yacht to join the Dancer Fleet®.

Beginning June 6, 2010, Tropic Dancer, based in Koror, Palau, will cruise the Rock Islands of Palau and beyond, taking divers to the best diving Micronesia has to offer. According to Peter Hughes, “Our return to Palau is very special…it’s one of my favoritedestinations and one never far from my heart.”

M/Y Tropic Dancer, a spacious, comfortable catamaran specifically built for diving stretches 106 feet long, 31 feet wide and accommodates 18 guests who arepampered by a crew of 8. Eight deluxe cabins with picture window views and one doublecabin with porthole view all feature en-suite facilities and are equipped with modern conveniences. Following the standards of the Dancer Fleet®, the Tropic Dancer replicates Peter Hughes Diving service, amenities and the highest standards of safety in the industry.

Diving from Tropic Dancer will be conducted from an 18-passenger tender which will transport guests to exciting Palau dive sites like Peleliu Express, Blue Corner, German Channel and Ulong Channel, just to name a few. Most of the diving in Palau is drift diving and this speedy tender, easily boarded from the dive deck of M/Y Tropic Dancer and easily re-entered from the water upon surfacing, will deliver divers to the best diving around.

As a special introductory offer, those traveling on M/Y Tropic Dancer between June 6 and November 26, 2010, will receive a $750 in incentives featuring a $600 discount off the published rate and free Nitrox. During this introductory period, double accommodations will be priced at only $2335 per person and deluxe accommodations at only $2535 per person. Following this, double accommodations will be $2935 per person and deluxe accommodations, $3135 per person.

Since 1986 the Dancer Fleet® has been delivering “Live-Aboard Excellence” to scuba divers around the globe. Today the 9 yachts of the Dancer Fleet offer itineraries in 12 of the world’s best destinations including four UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Itineraries offered feature Belize, the Dominican Republic, Galapagos Islands, Cocos Island, Papua New Guinea, Maldives, Fiji, Komodo National Park, Alor Islands, North Sulawesi, Raja Ampat in Indonesia, and now Palau.

For more details or to make a reservation, visit our website at or call one of our yacht specialists at 800-9DANCER or 305-669-9391.

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