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

August 13, 2012

Diving with Sharks El Quseir / Egypt – a surprise Whaleshark at the end

Certain dives you never ever forget in your live. We knew that we have a good chance to see sharks in El Quseir with diving.de. A good friend of mine, Course Director Marlies Lang, works there and we decided to visit … Continue reading

May 1, 2012

Disgraceful: Freediver Fred Sessa or his student Sitting on Corals and Apnea Magazine publishes it

I really don’t know what to say?! Most people related to underwater sports know that it is important to protect the fragile underwater ecosystem and especially the corals. Freediver Fred Sessa or his student has nothing better to do then sitting … Continue reading

November 19, 2011

Puzzle picture: Spot the Scorpionfish!

There is indeed a fish in the picture below. A experienced diver will spot the Scorpionfish at once. But Scorionfish are masters of camouflage. They sit lazy in the reef all day long and lurking for prey. If a victim … Continue reading

November 14, 2011

Diving at the Blue Hole in Dahab shallow

The Blue Hole in Dahab, South Sinai, Egypt is famous for deep dives and The Arch. But  it’s also very beautiful if you stay shallow. Especially on the right hand side are stunning corals in between 2 and 15 metres. … Continue reading

October 21, 2011

Gili Islands: A paradise for Turtle Lovers

Having a little bit of time and watching at my pictures I realized once again how many turtles we have seen during the dives on Gili Air with Oceans 5. Almost on every dive we have seen a turtle. Well … Continue reading

August 15, 2011

Small cave in Gabr El Bint (Shaab Said) – looks deep but isn’t

Shaab Said is one of the most beautiful dive sites in Gabr El Bint close to Dahab, Egypt. The coral garden there is unbelievable and looks untouched. There is a small cave (it’s more a swimthrough to be honest between … Continue reading

August 7, 2011

Diving in Tiran or “Turtles everywhere”

Wow, that day diving in Tiran was really amazing. We went there to find the Hammerheads or some other sharks but we didn’t see any. But sharks would have been a bonus to this day. Plenty of fish and turtles … 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

August 4, 2011

Underwater in 3D

Thanks to the guys from wetnotes.eu for the hint how to do underwater 3D shots. To see it you will need of course 3D glasses. The pictures were taken at Shark Reef and Yolanda Reef in the national park Ras … Continue reading