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No Bubbles Photography

By: Kimmo Hagman

The weather conditions couldn't have been better for this early morning dive. The south Red Sea safari was starting to near its end and both crew and guests were completely satisfied. On this peaceful morning with no wind, there were no other boats to be seen.   

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New World Depth Record

New World Depth Record

By : Volker Clausen


The Egyptian Red Sea is no new stage for diving world records, we have seen in the past couple of years Yasmin Dalkilic achieve the incredible depth of 105 MSW on a single breath of air setting a new (still standing) free diving world record in Hurghada in July 2001.This was intensively covered by CNN, Discovery, BBC and was still being aired as recently as two weeks ago in Turkey.

Last year also in Hurghada saw Hens Hilbert set a new German and Red Sea open circuit scuba diving record of 240 msw, also covered by German TV; both of these events were sponsored and organized by Divers Lodge Hurghada.

In August 2003 Safaga was the venue of yet another amazing world record, this time using the advanced technology of Closed Circuit rebreathers, here is the story from Orca Diving Center in Safaga.

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Ever wished you had windscreen wipers underwater? You DID defog your mask before you started your dive but somehow it’s fogged up again and you
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The wreck of the SS Thistlegorm will be inaccessible to divers for a period of one month from 15th November till 15th December 2007 whilst urgent
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Sharks, Dolphins, Mantas, Jacks, Nudibranchs and Clownfish, the list goes on and on. If you are after variety then The Southern Red Sea is the place
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