September 23, 2012

Red Sea Wrecks- The Giannis D.

Type- Twin hold general cargo vessel Built-  Kuryshima Dock Company of Imabari, Japan. Launched- 1969 as the Shoyo Maru Weight- 2932 ton Dimensions- Length, 99.5m; Width, 16m; Draught, 6.53m Engine- 6 cylinder diesel,  Max speed 12 knots. Wrecked- 20th April 1983 Location-  27° 34’ 42″ N, … Continue reading

October 29, 2011

A role model dive centre: Oceans 5 in Gili Air (Indonesia)

During the holidays in Indonesia we were fortunate to come across Oceans 5 in Gili Air. Not only is the place beautifully designed. It also offers a lot of extras that makes your staying there memorable for a lifetime. After … Continue reading

August 5, 2011

Another stunning day diving in Ras Mohammed national park, Sinai, Egypt

There is so much fish in Ras Mohammed at the moment – it’s stunning. We did more or less the same dive site (Shark Reef and Yolanda Reef, where I published the 3D pictures yesterday) three times and always saw … Continue reading

July 16, 2011

Help needed: Try to save some Dive Sites in Dahab

The community of Dahab is calling for help from everybody. This petition is to the the governor of Sinai know that both locals and internationals alike are not happy that building is being allowed that will deny divers beach access … Continue reading

June 15, 2011

To Snorkel or Not to Snorkel: That is the Question

TDI / SDI / ERDI has a good write-up about if divers should or should not wear snorkels. The conclusion is – surprise surprise – that it very much depends on the conditions we are diving in. There are still … Continue reading

May 2, 2011

Dive Sites Closed in Thailand.

Thailand’s National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department has decided to close down 18 dive sites to give the areas a chance to recover. While Authorities at other major diving destinations around the world twiddle their thumbs and hope the … Continue reading