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Hello,

Welcome to this month's eBuddy newsletter. For absolute beginners or seasoned dive-masters, the Cayman Islands are the perfect dive destination, ensuring exhilaration at every stroke. We invite you to dive in and enjoy!
 
 
CELEBRATING THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE KITTIWAKE
 
First anniversary of the Kittiwake
Photo: Lawson Wood
 
January 5th marks the first anniversary of the sinking of the Kittiwake off Grand Cayman's shores. If you haven't dived the newest wreck or were here for the sinking but haven't been back yet, January is the perfect time. From the experienced wreck diver to the beginning snorkeler, families, groups and everyone can enjoy the wonders of the Kittiwake. For more details about scheduled events, visit kittiwakecayman.com.
 
 
UNDERWATER FILM FESTIVAL
 
Special presentation on the USS Kittiwake
 
The Seventh Annual International Underwater Film Festival and Silent Auction takes place on Monday, November 7th 2011. The evening starts at 6:30pm with cocktails, followed by film presentations starting at 7:30pm. The events have been generously hosted by The Westin Casuarina Resort and Spa. Presenters this year include International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame Inductees Andre Laban, Howard and Michele Hall and Alan Power and a special presentation on the USS Kittiwake! Proceeds from the silent auction will go towards marine conservation programmes. Tickets are CI$25 or US$31.25 and can be purchased by calling 345 -949-8522 or online at www.caymanboxoffice.com. For more information please visit divecayman.ky.
 
 
DIVE SITE OF THE MONTH - SAND CASTLE
 
 
On the north side of Little Cayman is Sand Castle. This reef site provides an excellent night dive experience and is one of the newer sites in Little Cayman. You will be amazed by the amount of marine life on this site. For more sites to try, use the Dive Cayman dive site finder.
 
 
OUR WORLD UNDERWATER SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY
 
2012 Scholarships
 
Are you a certified diver between 21 and 25 years-old? You could be a recipient of the Our World-Underwater Scholarship for 2012. Recipients will travel the world learning about conservation, underwater photography, maritime archaeology and marine engineering, as well as other fields. Learn more about this unique opportunity.
 
 
CAYMAN MADNESS WINNERS
 
 
Congratulations to this year's Cayman Madness winners. The following participants each won a brand new Suunto D4i dive computer from Aqualung.

Chad Gorman
Steve Rigg
Michael O'Connor
Bradley Ritenour
Craig Thomae
Konnee Fifer
 
 
SPOTLIGHT OF THE MONTH
 
Premium Dive Package
Divetech and Colbalt Coast Dive Resort, Grand Cayman
 
Divetech and Cobalt Coast Dive Resort, Grand Cayman are kicking off the New Year with the "Premium Dive Package". Stay 7 nights in an oceanfront suite, dive 6 days, eat 3 meals a day served pool side and enjoy up to 5 premium drinks daily at US$ 2400 per person (Jan 1-April 28, 2012). Packages include gratuity, accommodation tax and service charges, round trip-airport transfer plus unlimited shore diving at Divetech's two shore diving locations: Cobalt Ridge & Lighthouse Point. The #1 destination in the Caribbean just became more affordable with this new, all-inclusive premium dive package.

Call 1-888-946-5656 (Toll Free), visit Cobalt Coast, or visit Divetech.
 
 
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