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Archive for October 2019

Abalone Safety

Abalone fishing permitted between 7:00am-8:00am on:

Saturday, 14 December 2019.

Saturday, 11 January 2020.

Saturday, 1 February 2020.

·         Check conditions – before heading out including wind conditions and swells. Visit www.beachsafe.org.au for up to date reports.

·         Observe first, fish later – identify the best place to safely enter the water and look for where the waves are consistently breaking to ensure you […]

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Exploring a boat wreck at 12 metres

Exploring a boat wreck at 12 metres

Sunday 27 October 2019

Manta Club dive at Glyde Street

This Sunday morning was good for diving in Swan river; regardless of the weather looking really great, there was supposed to be some incoming swell at the ocean coming in. So we reduced the risk of seeing backscatter and decided to […]

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Exploring underwater at Jervoise Bay harbour wall

Exploring underwater at Jervoise Bay harbour wall

Wednesday 23 October 2019

Sexy bunch of Manta Club divers

Keeping an eye on the weather since early morning, the downpour hammering on the roof at work around 2pm had me thinking this would be anyone’s guess regarding viz at tonight’s proposed site and I quickly thought-up a river site in […]

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BBQ breakfast followed by a fantastic dive at Ammo Jetty

BBQ breakfast followed by a fantastic dive at Ammo Jetty

Sunday 20 October 2019

Ammunition Jetty Sunday morning club dive

Sunday morning’s club dive this week took place at Ammo Jetty, Woodman Point. This site is better known as a fishing hotspot, but is also a great spot for diving. Bordering a nature reserve it’s also a great […]

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Blue swimming crabs everywhere, but not allowed to take!

Blue swimming crabs everywhere, but not allowed to take!

Wednesday 16 October 2019

Blue swimmer crab intimacy….

Despite less than 5m viz no one was complaining and the exBHP Jetty turned up trumps again this Wednesday. Hiding under a pipe at the start was a shy Giant Australian Cuttlefish who just wouldn’t come out and show us its […]

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BHP Naval Base jetty toasty at 20 degrees Celsius

BHP Naval Base jetty toasty at 20 degrees Celsius

Manta Club divers at BHP Jetty

This week we took the club dive to Bulk Jetty at the Naval Base. With a turnout of 12 we had plenty of parking for everyone, so we set up our gear and trekked down the beach.

At the entry the water looked […]

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South Cottesloe delights with good visibility underwater

South Cottesloe delights with good visibility underwater

Wednesday 25 September 2019

A trip to Freo dog beach on Tuesday night had me brimming with hope of a fantastic next evening at South Cottesloe, but despite no real pickup in wind, the following day’s swell increased and the surface was looking very choppy on arriving at 18:30. Added […]

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Fantastic sunset before our night dive at Point Peron

Fantastic sunset before our night dive at Point Peron

Wednesday 9 October 2019

Two days of preceding south and easterlies and a forecast for less then 0.25m swell tempted 10 divers to Point Peron on Wednesday night, and to kick the night off we were treated to a fantastic sunset. A bit of onshore wind was whipping […]

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Diving the Cenotes of Mexico

Diving the Cenotes of Mexico

Part 2

Our next Cenotes dive is the Taj Maha.

Colin diving in Taj Maha

 This dive site is about 400m inland from the main highway about 25km from Playa del Carmen and to get there you travel down a dirt road which winds around a bit through the bush terrain and then opens […]

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Diving in one of the worlds newest countries

Diving in one of the worlds newest countries

Clown fish

As one of the worlds newest countries, Timor Leste makes for an ideal diving location. I was lucky enough to dive there in 2017, and I can’t wait to return. 

The island itself is reminiscent of Bali before tourism exploded, with no street hawkers, and an incredibly relaxed […]

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Water temperature back to 20 degrees and we’re loving it!

Water temperature back to 20 degrees and we’re loving it!

Wednesday 2 October 2019

So where the bloody hell are ya?

This Wednesday night we took the club dive to the Omeo wreck in Coogee but with a turn out of only one I took him around for a private guided tour of the site.

With the high tide the […]

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