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Kittiwake 5th Anniversary of the Sinking Celebratory Underwater Museum

Kittiwake 5th Anniversary of the Sinking celebratory Underwater Museum 


In celebration of the 5th Anniversary of the Sinking, an underwater museum has been installed on the Kittiwake. Pictures from when the Kittiwake was in service were laminated and mounted on the wreck for all visitors to enjoy. The pictures show you what the boat used to look like when in service, and gives an insight into the life of the crew. 


This exciting display will only be available for a limited time so we recommend that you go and see it as soon as possible. Only Kittiwake Licensed Vessels are allowed to visit the Kittiwake. Vessels can be licensed commercially or privately. For a list of Kittiwake Licensed Operators please click here.


If you are interested in registering your vessel please contact the CITA office, and we will be happy to help you do so (call 345-949-8522 or email 


For more information on the 5th Anniversary Underwater Museum please check out the following: 

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Thank you Stephen Aynsley (Divers Down) for the photos.

Seven Mile Watersports Ltd.

19D Piper lane, West Bay
(345) 949-0332
7 Mile Watersports has been around for over 15 years and has achieved the coveted PADI 5 star status. We take pride in our customer service and standing out from the crowd. The Dive Boat is newly refurbished and repowered to ensure fast, reliable and spacious trips. Our experienced Dive Instructors offer a full range of courses ranging from a pool try out to Dive Master (DM internships are possible). We can complete the courses for open water divers who've taken the learning online. We offer a full range of boat trips starting with our two tank morning dive. Afternoon one or two tank is also available every day. Guests can also try our two stop Stingray City and Snorkel trip.
Kttiwake License

Ambassador Divers

Comfort Suites Resort, SMB
Full Service PADI Divecenter offering a range of dive packages, complete instruction from Discover Scuba Dive (Resort Courses) up to and including continual education courses for PADI Dive Instructors, Stingray City and other Snorkel Trips, Gift and Dive Shop, Concierge, Private Boat Charters, and many other services. The Dive Shop is the on-site dive operator for Comfort Suites and is conveniently located in the heart of activity along Seven Mile Beach. Check us out at Trip Advisor.
Kttiwake License

Avalon Marine

(345) 945 5103
Avalon Marine offers personalized, professional boat maintenance, repair, management and brokerage services for all vessels and watercrafts in the Cayman Islands and internationally. We take pride in our ability to work closely with, and listen carefully to our customers. By engaging Avalon Marine to take care of your boating needs, you will be simplifying your ownership experience and your vessel will be kept to the standard you expect, ready to go when you need it. Whether you are based full time in the Cayman Islands, or are away for long periods of time, we will ensure the best custom service for smooth sailing.

Cayman Aggressor IV (Ocean's International)

Aggressor Fleet has been perfecting liveaboard vacations since 1984. It all began in the Cayman Islands and today we have our fourth generation of Cayman Aggressor cruising and diving the waters surrounding Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. Step aboard for a week of unparalleled diving where you set your gear up once – and literally Eat, Sleep and Dive. Our professional crew will pamper you with exceptional service while guiding you to the outstanding underwater sites of the Cayman Islands. You will literally wake up each morning on top of one of the world’s best dive sites.
Kttiwake License

Cayman Diving Ltd.

(345) 916 4731
Cayman Diving provides the ultimate dive experience from the beautiful shores of Grand Cayman. Both Cayman Diving's terrific instructors and fabulous service are 5-Star rated. Our goal is to give you the best diving experience, best training, and best personalized service possible. Grand Cayman is a nirvana for scuba divers from all over the world, but our dive groups are limited to an average of 3-4 persons on most dives, which means no crowded boats or dive sites. This is perfect for small groups that want their own boat and instructors. We love to dive, so if you’re taking classes consider a dive package as well. We can take you to wonderful wreck, wall, or Stingray City dives.
Kttiwake License

Cayman Luxury Charters Ltd.

Whether you need to get away for the day, explore our Cayman seas, or a quiet dinner – look no further than Cayman Luxury Charters Ltd. We offer cruises for up to 14 people on the Cayman Elusion or up to 7 people on the Cayman Evasion to Stingray City and Sandbar, wedding enhancements, anniversary celebrations, birthdays, sunset cruising, themed or elegant events and more…the only choice for luxury cruising in Cayman is with Cayman Luxury Charters Ltd.

Capt. Marvin's Watersports Ltd.

Captain Marvin's, established in Grand Cayman in 1951, is the original tour operator of snorkel trips to Stingray City sandbar in the clear, warm waters of the famous North Sound. Welcome to a great snorkeling experience on Grand Cayman! Capt. Marvin's Watersports is delighted to show you the wonders of Stingray City, as well as beautiful coral formations, colourful fish and sea life with our world-famous crew helping you all the way. Experience the tour of a lifetime--there is no other place on earth like Stingray City! Come visit us and see our clear blue water, exotic fish, stingrays and experience for yourself some old-fashioned Caymanian hospitality.

Cayman Turtle Divers

Now everyone interested in diving in the Cayman Islands can experience and learn about Cayman Islands diving in a relaxed and crowd free setting. In addition to the most crowd free affordable Grand Cayman diving, we offer scuba diving training courses and referrals in Cayman from PADI Discover Scuba Diving through Dive Master. Ask about our Stingray City diving and snorkeling trips! We aim to be the best Cayman Islands diving company by providing personalized customer service, frequenting Grand Caymans best dive sites and offering the most competitive prices for diving in Grand Cayman. We take a maximum of six (6) divers with a guide.
Kttiwake License

Deep Blue Divers

Lobster Pot Dive Centre, 245 North Church Street, George Town
Dive into the deep blue and experience the ultimate dive freedom. “Relax under pressure” with Deep Blue Divers, an owner operated dive company that loves to take divers in small groups on fast, un-crowded custom-built dive boats. With a maximum of 8 divers on board you will get more bottom time to explore the off the beaten path dive sites Cayman has to offer and they guarantee a great dive vacation. Have fun and learn as you dive with some of the most knowledgeable staff in Grand Cayman who have logged over 20,000 dives. They know the best dive spots and where to find all the exciting marine life.
Kttiwake License

Divers Supply/Sports Supply

508 West Bay Road, West Shore Centre, George Town, Grand Cayman
(345) 949-7621
Divers Supply stocks the largest selection of dive and snorkel equipment and swimsuits. Open 7 days a week 8am – 9pm

Divers World Ltd

Seven Mile Shops, West Bay Road, George Town, Grand Cayman
We stock the island’s largest selection of batteries for dive computers and also provide installation. For those in need of prescription lenses we provide speedy lense installation while you wait. Our technicians have up to 25 years experience so you can put your confidence in us.

Divetech Ltd.

Lighthouse Point, 571 NW Point Road, West Bay Road, Grand Cayman.
Divetech is a full service dive operation with shops at Holiday Inn Grand Caymanian and Lighthouse Point Dive Resort, offering great shore diving on the NW Point. With 18 Instructors on staff, a wide variety of services are available for daily boat trips, shore diving, Freediving, training or try an underwater scooter or a Rebreather. As Cayman’s first technical diving facility in 1994 you can enjoy diving to your certification level with experienced staff and all the support you need. For the kids, programs are run from ages 5 and up for complete family adventures.
Kttiwake License

DNS Diving

700 Shamrock Rd.
Discover diving in Grand Cayman, from sheer drop offs of walls to wrecks & breathtaking reefs, with DNS Diving. Founded in 1993 by divers for divers, we offer small dive groups, longer bottom times & safe, flexible diving. From beach pick-up by boat at your hotel/condo to friendly, knowledgeable staff, we ensure that guests have a reason to return. Our dives are guided by professional instructors, but you can dive with a buddy at your own pace. Let DNS Diving be your guide as you discover Grand Cayman’s clear waters, lush coral reefs & incredible walls. DNS Diving is “The way to DIVE Grand Cayman!”
Kttiwake License

Don Foster's Dive Cayman Ltd.

218 South Church St.
Don Foster’s Dive was established in 1982 and is one of the island’s most respected dive operations. Our waterfront location features spectacular shore diving or snorkeling opportunities and is adjacent to Devil’s Grotto, one of Grand Cayman’s most famous shore dives. With our fleet of 6 spacious boats, we offer daily 2 tank dives, 1 tank dives, Kittiwake wreck dives, Stingray City dives and fantastic guided night dives from shore to our house reef, Casuarina Point. Our expanded retail shop offers drinks, snacks, souvenirs, and t-shirts with full dive equipment rental.

Eden Rock Diving Centre

124 South Church Street, GT
Cayman's Best Shore Diving & Cayman’s best value 2 tank dive! Eden Rock Diving Center is situated a short swim from two of the world’s best shore dives Eden Rock and Devil’s Grotto. The coral reefs rise in vertical cliff faces from a 40 foot sand bottom to within a few feet from the surface. Both Eden Rock and Devil’s Grotto are honey combed with caves, tunnels and grottos inhabited by many tropical fish, coral and sponges including silversides and tarpon. The entry is down a diving ladder is into 4 feet of clear and calm Cayman water the bottom gently slopes out to 15 feet the rises to within a few feet of the surface before dropping to a sand bottom.

Indepth Watersports

West Bay, Grand Cayman
Indepth Watersports is the place to go for a custom diving experience. As much (or as little) attention is given to each guest to insure that they have the diving adventure they are looking for. Dives are all computer based and limited by your certification and air consumption, not a schedule. Peaceful Warrior, our converted navy seal RHIB dive boat is super-fast and the most comfortable dive vessel you have ever been on! This allows us to reach sites that others don't. Training is available from PADI seals for the kids, to full Closed Circut Rebreathers and everything in between.
Kttiwake License

Indigo Divers

At INDIGO DIVERS we believe your time above water should be as enjoyable as your time below. Owner operated for the very best in personal service, our attention to detail ensures the comfort, convenience and safety of your time with us. Two enthusiastic dive guides in the water with a small group ensures optimum critter hunting, & allows us to cater to differing experience levels & preferences. Anyone running low on air will be escorted back to the boat, allowing all remaining divers to continue uninterrupted. We feel we have a top of the line operation, driven by one thing - a friendly positive attitude!
Kttiwake License

Living the Dream Divers

643 West Bay Rd, Grand Cayman
Grand Cayman's Boutique Dive Operation- a husband & wife team- owner operated for the best personal service and attention to detail. We specialize in valet service and small groups with a max of 8 divers on board our big custom made state of the art dive vessels. Join us for daily 2 tank AM and PM trips, night dives, and private charters. All our dives are personally guided and include transportation to our departure points, free computer use to maximize bottom time, fresh towels, snacks, fruit, refreshments and absolutely no crowds. Learn to dive with our daily Discover Scuba Diving courses.
Kttiwake License

Ocean Frontiers Ltd.

344C Austin Connolly Drive, East End, Grand Cayman
Enjoy the dive sites of pristine coral reefs and breathtaking wall dives that the East End of Grand Cayman is renowned for with a service style that will surpass your expectations. Ocean Frontiers Dive Shop offers diver freedom, diver safety and diver adventure in every sense of the word. Full "Dive Valet" services are also offered making scuba gear handling, storing, rinsing and set up hassle-free. Call Toll Free: 1 800 348 6096 now to book your reservation

Off the Wall Divers

245 North Church Street, Georgetown, Grand Cayman
Off The Wall Divers is a full-service dive operation running a 28ft. Parker, carrying a maximum of eight (8) divers. We are a staff of three (3) that pride ourselves in being "divers who love to dive". OTWD offers a full line of recreation dive training (PADI, SDI and SSI) and dive trips (walls, wrecks, specialty dives). We provide you with a complimentary dive computer to maximize your bottom time. Come visit us and enjoy the best of Grand Cayman!
Kttiwake License

Parasailing Professionals Ltd

Capture a bird's eye view of scenic Seven Mile Beach on Grand Cayman with Parasailing Professionals, the Cayman Islands premiere parasailing company. Offering the lowest prices, longest rides, perfect safety record and fun highly trained staff, Parasailing Professionals are the smart choice for all your parasailing adventures. Their parasail adventures take you to heights of 500 feet, where you can see all of Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman and clear across to the other side of the Cayman islands! Parasailing in Grand Cayman is a must do experience.

Red Sail Sports

Various locations throughout Grand Cayman. Main office - 38 Earth Close, Coconut Place, West Bay Road, Grand Cayman.
Red Sail Sports is the only premier operation delivering full-service dive and watersports services island-wide. We maintain seven full-service dive and watersports centers throughout Grand Cayman. In the North, no visit to Grand Cayman is complete without a visit to the famous Rum Point. In the West, you’ll find Red Sail Sports has several locations along the beautiful Seven Mile Beach. In the East, Tortuga Divers by Red Sail Sports offers you some of the most unspoiled diving on the island. Whether you’re relaxing on a float, sailing to Stingray City, diving the Kittiwake or making a splash aboard a waverunner – Red Sail Sports has it all.
Kttiwake License

Resort Sports (Beach Club)

285 North Church St, Morgan's Harbour and George Town
(345) 516 8401
We've proudly been providing quality Diving experiences and “Land & Sea” tours in Grand Cayman for more than 20 years with the largest fleet on island of purpose built vessels. We offer tours to Stingray City Sand Bar and Sting Ray City Deep for diving and snorkeling trips throughout Grand Cayman. We also offer some of the best on island trips, from 4x4 Jeep Adventures to Cultural Tours and our most recently added “Dolphin Encounter Grand Cayman”. We pride ourselves on providing our customers with superior tours and the friendliest customer service!

Sunset Divers

Located at Sunset House, 390 South Church Street, Grand Cayman
Sunset Divers is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center, located on the premises of Sunset House, Grand Cayman’s Hotel for Divers, by Divers. The operation caters to all recreational divers looking to have the ultimate dive holiday. With a pleasant, dedicated, professional staff of international instructors, 6 well -maintained dive boats, Nitrox, incredible shore diving steps from your check-in, this dive center was founded over 40 years ago by still owner, Adrien Briggs, one founding leaders of the SCUBA industry in the Cayman Islands.
Kttiwake License

Wall to Wall Diving Ltd

Lobster Pot Dive Centre, 245 North Church Street, Grand Cayman
Wall to Wall Diving has been providing personally guided diving for small groups on their large customized dive boats for over 12 years. Our maximum of 8 divers means that you are guaranteed not to be crowded above or below the water! All our dives are computer profiles, giving you longer dive times to explore Grand Cayman’s dramatic and vibrant underwater world. Don’t worry, we provide computers free of charge on all boat dives if you don’t already have one! With Wall to Wall Diving you have the choice of 1, 2 or 3-tank scuba dives to the wrecks, reefs and walls of the North, South, East and West sides of Grand Cayman.

White Sand Watersports

The Reef Resort, 1 Queens Highway, Grand Cayman
From high speed adventures on our wave runner tours, to paddle boarding, to kayaking, to snorkelling beautiful reefs, or just lounging on a water hammock; our friendly and knowledgeable staff with help you and your family make the most of your vacation. We focus on small group excursions and try to provide the best service possible. Also imagine flying over the water at speeds up to 25 mph or at heights up to 25 feet! Well new this year is something never before seen in the Cayman Islands and is a White Sand exclusive – The Jetovator. Although it may sound extreme, the Jetovator is extremely easy to use since you are with a trained instructor; it is also very safe.

Cathy Church's Photo Centre and Gallery

390 S. Church Street
Full service photo store, gallery and school. Lowest prices on the best underwater camera models with housings, strobes, accessories and free set-up class. Group classes for above water photographers and custom private classes for divers, includes classroom instruction and dive (weather permitting) followed by critique, or any other combination you wish. Underwater camera and video rentals with free mini-lesson. Private half day and full day boat charter with Cathy Church for one or two underwater photo students. Full service wedding photography and videography above and underwater.
Kttiwake License

Acquarius Sea Tours

Slip C17, Cayman Islands Yacht Club
Moored at the CI Yacht Club, “Big John” our Mainship 41’ yacht awaits. Customized trips & charters provide stunning views of the Caribbean or protection from the elements – it’s all about luxurious choice! Acquarius Sea Tours operates 7 days a week, offering trips to Stingray City Sandbar & sunset cruises. We provide relaxation, fun and safety on every trip. The crew will pamper you, sustaining you with fruit punch or water, kitting you for your snorkeling experience, introducing you to the wonder of interacting with & feeding the stingrays and working to make your experience with us memorable.

Cayman Islands Boat Rentals

62 Lincoln Drive, George Town
Enjoy the exclusivity of renting your own boat with a large fleet to choose from, ranging from 18’ to 32’, bowriders to fishing boats! If you prefer to be taken out with one of our experienced Captains, we also have a charter service available for full-day and half-day excursions. Whether you want to visit Stingray City, enjoy a guided WaveRunner tour, have lunch at one of the many exquisite waterfront restaurants, do a little fishing, or enjoy it all! Cayman Islands Boat Rentals has plenty of options to help create an enjoyable vacation experience! Locally owned and operated by MooreMarine Group, with over 25 years’ experience in the boating business in the Cayman Islands.

Go Pro Diving

West Bay Rd, Treasure Island Hotel
Live the lifestyle of the PADI Instructor & change your life, actually look forward to going to work in the mornings without the commute! Choose between our Dive 'n' Surf Packages, Long term Internships or take one of our stand alone courses and continue you're adventure toward a career in the diving industry. Accommodations available for long or short term rentals. Life's a beach so live it.

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