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Clean Up Australia Day 2017

We were very lucky to join the wonderful team at Abyss Scuba Diving at Clean Up Australia Day. We went on a rainy Sydney day and met up at Kurnell, geared up and went down for a dive. Waiting for our second dive, we all joined in a friendly BBQ at the park, chatted, laughed and ate. We then cleaned up […]

Throw the Perfect Shaka

The World’s Best Surfers Show Us How To Throw the Perfect Shaka The World’s Best Surfers Show Us How To Throw the Perfect Shaka Courtesy of Kelly Slater, Alana Blanchard, Stephanie Gilmore, Coco Ho, and more… Posted by The Inertia on Friday, 9 December 2016 Copyright The Inertia. Follow The Inertia https://www.facebook.com/TheInertia

CODE RED: TEAHUPO’O, 2011

On August 27, 2011, the Billabong Pro Tahiti event on surfing’s World Tour was placed on hold due to a massive swell bearing down on the famed big-wave spot, Teahupoo. With forecasts calling for unprecedented surf, some of the greatest surfers in the world descended on the island to be in the water, despite a “Code Red” called by the […]

All 4 Diving Brings Limited Period Scuba Diving Packages for All and Sundry

To avail the best of day trip and holiday experiences, All 4 Diving is what clients opt for and rightly so. Kathu, Thailand, July 18, 2016 –(PR.com)– Phuket Dive tours and trips are witnessing terrific increases, thanks to All 4 Diving and its recent seasonal offers and packages. As one of the most reputed holiday partners recognized internationally, the company […]

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Scuba diver prays Costa Concordia will sink: ‘manna from heaven’

Costa ConcordiaThere’s an Italian scuba diver from the island of Giglio, where the partially submerged Costa Concordia lies, who is praying the cruise liner will sink. Why? Because Aldo Baffigi believes if it sinks it will attract scuba divers from the world over.

“Every night I light a candle and say a prayer for it to sink,” Baffigi, from Giglio, says of the ship on which 32 people died. “It would be the most popular shipwreck in the world. We wouldn’t know what to do with all the divers. It would be like manna from heaven.”

Winter diving in Manly – Shelly Beach

My friend had just completed her Open Water course in the warm waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Meanwhile, I was completing my divemaster in Sydney. Temperatures had dropped a few degrees with cold atlantic currents coming in, but when my friend returned from her northern exposure she said she wanted to see what the diving was like in Sydney. I decided to take her to Manly, knowing that this was an easy dive with lots to see.

Diving, Dhows and Dolphins – A Trip to Khasab, Oman

khasab omanThere are only three things in Khasab — diving, dolphins, and traditional Arabic sailboats known as dhows. A tiny fishing town about a three-hour drive north of Dubai, Khasab is the capital of the beautiful Musandam Peninsula, but is actually the most northern tip of Oman. It is only accessible by land from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), kind of like how Alaska is separated from the rest of the United States by a huge swathe of land known as Canada. And up until a few years ago, Khasab was not accessible by land at all.

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