Tag Archive: Wreck Diving

Feb 17

Rainbow Warrior / Cavalli Islands Trip and new additions to the boat

Sep 08

Rainbow Warrior and Cavalli Islands

To make life easy launching the boat off a decent ramp, we headed up to Whangaroa for 3 days to dive the Rainbow Warrior and Cavalli Islands. The Whangaroa inlet is a stunning location and only a short 20 minute run out to the Cavalli Islands. The visability was excellent at 12m+ and we knocked …

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Aug 11

CCR Mixed Gas Instructor Course

A big congratulations to Bob Thompson who travelled from Australia to complete his TDI CCR Mixed Gas Instructor Course in the Inspiration/Evolution rebreather. Bob is now qualified to teach rebreather divers on trimix to a maximum depth of 60m. Between the skills and drills we managed a nice long dive on the Waikato Wreck. It …

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Jul 30

Waikato Wreck, Tutukaka

Our full-time tertiary students made a couple of mid-week dives on the Waikato Wreck out of Tutukaka. The weather was perfect and with 15m+ visability there were plenty of happy divers.

Jul 27

Diving the Canterbury Wreck, Bay of Islands

We timed the weather well as we shot up to the Bay of Islands and managed to rack up more wreck dives on the Canterbury wreck in Deep Water Cove. Our full and part-time tertiary students are only a couple of wreck dives short of the 10 required for their Wreck Instructor specialty. Nick and …

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Mar 02

Diving the Rainbow Warrior and Cavalli Islands

The blue water was in and we had amazing visibility again (15-20m) diving the Rainbow Warrior and Cavalli Islands. Nick was taking 7 of our part time PADI Instructor candidates through their paces to build up their wreck and deep diving experience. We also had 2 groups of fun divers join us up from Auckland …

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Nov 24

Diving the Canterbury Wreck in the Bay of Islands

Moored above the wreck of the Canterbury Wreck on a sunny Sunday morning. Smiles all around after surfacing from the Deep dive of their Advanced Course. After a surface interval they all headed back for the final wreck dive. Congratulations to Kate, Jacob, Clive and Sally on completing their Advanced course. Andrea and Martin enjoyed …

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Oct 23

Poseidon Rebreather Course

Congratulations to Dave Abbott on completing his Poseidon MkVI Rebreather course. Even if the plankton bloom and poor visability was working against us we still managed to complete the 4 required dives along the Tutukaka Coastline. Dave is a professional underwater photo/videographer and plans to take advantage of the quiet operation of a fully closed …

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Oct 21

Hollis Explorer Rebreather arrives !

After 5 months waiting the new Hollis Explorer Rebreather finally arrived at the dive center. The engineers from Oceanic in the USA have been working frantically to clear huge back orders since the latest rebreather on the market was released earlier this year. This is a true recreational rebreather designed to be compact, light, simple …

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Oct 21

Diving Canterbury and Waikato Wrecks

We headed back up to the Bay of Islands again to dive the Canterbury Wreck, followed by a couple of dives on the Waikato Wreck out of Tutukaka. Sam headed the group to rack up a few more dives towards their Padi Specialty Wreck Instructor rating. We stayed at The Farm and headed across to …

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