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    Category: Yap Divers

    Hall of Fame Yap

    Posted by on October 18, 2014 in Yap Divers
    Bill Acker officially joined the ranks of diving legends in the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame for pioneering Yap. The induction ceremony was held in Grand Cayman for Bill and five others. The International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame was founded in 2000 by the Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism and recognizes those who have […]

    Proud To Be A Mares Man

    Posted by on September 2, 2014 in Yap Divers
    A few years ago, I approached the Mares contingent at the BOOT Show in Düsseldorf, Germany requesting them to consider Yap Divers for membership in the Mares Dive Center Program. From the moment they accepted us, I have been dedicated to the Mares’ brand – because they make good equipment, they stand behind what they […]

    Manta Fest 2014

    Posted by on August 25, 2014 in Yap Divers
    Happy Monday and first official day of Manta Fest. Things started from a distance as the players got closer along the way to Yap. There was some hugs in Manila and an unofficial welcome reception in the Guam departure lounge on Saturday night. With our pro presenters finally off the road with the no-drama-with-luggage-please breath hold over […]

    Yap Kids Sea Camp in Full Swing

    Posted by on July 2, 2014 in Yap Divers
    The Kids Sea Camp group came in the wee hours of Sunday morning bright eyed and rearing to have a Mantastic Dive Adventure.  Their first day in Yap proved to live up to the standards of even the smallest critic…of course the resort’s infinity pool had a lot to do with it.  As a bar […]

    Hall of Fame Diver

    Posted by on April 8, 2014 in Yap Divers
    Since 2000 the Scuba Diving Hall of Fame has recognized the dedicated enthusiasts who have contributed the most to the sport of Scuba diving the world over. This year, Bill Acker is being inducted into the fraternity of scuba diving legends. Bill’s scuba diving journey started as a Peace Corps volunteer in Micronesia, 1976. Ten years […]

    Yapese Double Tap

    Posted by on January 31, 2014 in Yap Divers
    This is how these guests are double-tapping their dive logs with Yap’s flagship underwater visitor experience – back to back big animal dives. The most exciting manta experiences are right now, tis the season for the best action. A year-round presence is part of package here, however for seeing the most animals and getting the […]

    Manta Ray Conservation

    Posted by on January 20, 2014 in Yap Divers
    Legal updates are going on right now for our Manta Rays – the Yap State Department of Resources Marine Division and the Environmental Protection Agency are drafting regulations and creating a management plan for the 2008 sanctuary law, 7-36. Read Yap’s Update: conservation Yap State lucked out with a scientific perspective through Julie Hartup, Project […]

    Yap Dive Season

    Posted by on January 9, 2014 in Yap Divers
    This week has been going pretty strong with the big-animalness of Yap and the diving has been ripping. We have all kinds of people on deck from all over the world and everyone’s been complimenting their dive log entries. I have to say that it’s a really good time of year to make this island […]

    Manta Mating – Dive Photos

    Posted by on January 7, 2014 in Yap Divers
    These days the manta diving is exciting. The daily hour at Stammtisch is as good as it gets during this season and lately we’ve had some ripping times with these guys. Typically these things just glide right over you, behind you and in front of you while getting cleaned. This dive had both, there was […]

    Holiday Gift Baskets

    Posted by on December 11, 2013 in Yap Divers
    If you have loved ones who will be in Yap this Christmas, why not give them a unique present this year? We make it very easy for you to give a food basket, as all you need to do is e-mail Numie Acker at and she will do the rest. We accept Visa, MasterCard, […]

    Yap Status Report

    Posted by on November 20, 2013 in Yap Divers
    The whole island has been buzzing with divers – there were about 7 boats running when this week kicked off. For Yap, that’s a crowd. The good thing is that those 7 boat groups get to share over 100 miles of barrier reef. Things are running day and night and some Aussies are taking 4 […]

    tauchen award 2014: your vote counts :-)

    Posted by on October 24, 2013 in Yap Divers
    If you like Manta Ray Bay Resort & Yap Divers, we would definitely appreciate your vote for Yap Divers as the best dive center of the Indopacific/Pacific. The “tauchen award”, which is set up by  scuba diving magazine “tauchen”, is the most recognized trophy within the German/Swiss/Austrian diving industry. Even though the website you need […]

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