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    Here you can keep up-to-date with the latest events, trips, news, and everything else going on at The Manta Ray Bay Resort & Yap Divers.

    Bill Acker Hosts TV Crew for Yap’s Mantas

    Posted by on March 11, 2010
    Manta Ray Bay has often been the base for film crews.  We have just finished hosting an Australian TV crew called Kaufmann Productions .  They were here as part of a larger filming project which is concentrating on the four main manta hotspots around the globe, namely, Mexico, Maldives, Australia and of course Yap.  Yap...

    This Week’s Scuba Safari with Bill Acker

    Posted by on February 25, 2010
    Wednesday 24th February, was Scuba Safari with Bill Acker day at the Manta Ray Bay Resort.  This event has really taken off, so much so we needed to take out Popou, our largest dive boat to carry all our guests. Scuba Safari is a great way for guests to get to dive with Bill, the...

    Great Prices on Continental Air Tickets to Yap, Micronesia

    Posted by on February 25, 2010
    We have guests, and prospective guests, from around the world, and some of these people can not transit Guam, due to U.S. visa regulations.  For these people, the only way to get to Yap is via Manila to Palau to Yap back to Palau for a day and then back to Manila.  Not all that...

    Exciting News Regarding Airline Tickets Finalized

    Posted by on February 19, 2010
    As mentioned in the last blog post, Bill has been working with the good people of Continental Airlines in order to try and help our valued customers get to Yap cheaper and easier.  The result of these talks is a Special Net Fare Agreement between Continental and the Manta Ray Bay Resort & Yap Divers....

    Bill Working with Continental Airlines for Ticketing Options

    Posted by on February 11, 2010
    Now that Bill, Detlef, Jan and Daniel have finished the BOOT Show in Dusseldorf, Germany it's time to begin the follow-up for the many inquires from our friends and potential European dive guests.  The largest single topic discussed at the show, by far, was the high cost of getting to Yap and the perceived difficulty...

    BOOT 2010

    Posted by on February 4, 2010
    Hallo ihr alle, ich bin wieder gut gelandet im Mikronesien und somit wieder im Manta Ray Bay Resort bei den Yap Divers. Auf diesem Weg möchte ich mich nochmals bei allen Messebesuchern der BOOT 2010, bei Freunden, sowie bei denjenigen die Interesse an Yap gefunden haben bedanken. Solltet ihr Hilfe benötigen bei eurer Urlaubsplanung bin...

    Need to Get Dive Certified?Want to Maximize Your Diving in Yap?

    Posted by on January 26, 2010
    Get "Open Water" dive certified for your Manta Ray Bay Resort Vacation! Maximize precious diving time by taking your class online before you arrive. When you get to Yap, all you need to do is take a 18 question assessment exam and complete a quick open water skills course. learn more Get "Enriched Air" certified...

    Visit Our Booth at 4 European Dive Shows

    Posted by on January 9, 2010
    Salon de la Plongee Paris January 15-18 Our dive center manager Jan Sledsens, will be present at the 12th Paris International Dive Show. Booth number: D21 (Key Largo Diving Travel) Parc des Expositions 
Porte de Versailles 
Paris, France More information: Boot Düsseldorf January 23-31 Our staff, MRBR CEO Bill Acker and his wife...

    Orca Update

    Posted by on October 30, 2009
    [gallery orderby="rand"] The week after we had two more fantastic encounters with these 4 animals. Being smart as they are, they seem to become more familiar with the boat and these strange humans in rubber suits watching them from every angle possible. Everytime the encounters took place between the South-East part and the South tip...

    Don’t matter if you’re black AND white?!

    Posted by on October 30, 2009
    Wednesday was a day that not only I myself will remember for the rest of my life: After a nice dive in Goofnuw channel with two mantas and a grey shark joining, our second boat brought the news: ORCAS !!! Confirmed by Captain John's video frames. We headed down south and eventually say 4 huge...

    European Fam Trip

    Posted by on October 30, 2009
    [gallery orderby="rand"] Could you think about accomodation and diving for free in paradise, as a part of your profession? Well, product management for dive travel agencies means hard work at home for sure, but still I bet that Nicole (Pacific Travel House), Christine (Tropical Seas), Yvonne (Sun+Fun), Anna-Lena (Sub Aqua), Ziad (Key Largo) and Sylvain...

    Orcas Crash Manta Fest 2009

    Posted by on September 14, 2009
    Today is Monday which normally most people refer to as “Blue Monday” but not here at the Manta Ray Bay Resort & Yap Divers. Manta Fest is entering its second week and we certainly started with a bang.  A pod of 4 Orcas was spotted off the east coast and away we went (Jan, Andrew,...
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