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Departure for a Truk Lagoon holiday, and first day of diving the Kiyosumi & Yamagiri Maru

Departure for a Truk Lagoon holiday, and first day of diving the Kiyosumi & Yamagiri Maru

13-14 July 2019

5:40am Saturday 13th July 2019, 14 Perth Scuba Trukkers gathered at the Air Niugini counters at Sydney International Airport for their first group check in. For many, the two & half year wait was finally over. Truk Odyssey, […]

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Going a little Hoki on another Maru in Truk Lagoon

Going a little Hoki on another Maru in Truk Lagoon

18 July 2019

So I thought it was about time I posted some photos from my fantastic holiday aboard Truk Odyssey diving the wrecks of Truk Lagoon. As I have lots of photos to get through, I thought I’d focus on just one of the many wrecks […]

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Sidemount diving

Learning to Sidemount dive

May 2019

Sidemount diver in Scubapro X-Tek BCD

Perth Scuba are proud to have 2 very competent sidemount instructors in house, who have gotten together and come up with a brand new format for the Padi recreational Sm courseWhilst the PADI sidemount course may not be a ‘tech’ sidemount course, both of our instructors are experienced technical divers, who live […]

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Truk Lagoon Shark Dive

Truk Lagoon Shark Dive from Matt Dowse on Vimeo.
Matt says: We took the morning off diving wrecks in Truk Lagoon to go and dive with some sharks, we had the add bonus of a manta ray paying us a visit!I shot the underwater footage with Canon 7D, 10-22mm canon lens in a Ikelite housing, the […]

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Diving the wrecks of Truk Lagoon

Written by Marc van der Poel
I have recently been asked ‘Where is the best diving in the world?’I find this a hard question because there is so much I haven’t dived (yet), but more importantly how can you compare apples with pears. I think I have my favorite dives, experiences that leave an impression forever. […]

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Three of the wrecks to explore in Truk Lagoon

On November 15, 1939, Admiral Katagiri Eikichi’s Fourth Fleet is established at Truk. Chitose is assigned as flagship with tenders Kamoi and Kinugasa Maru of the 17th Sentai for the new fleet. During December, 24 H6K Mavis flying boats of the Yokohama Kokutai are also stationed at Truk Lagoon.
On the morning of February 17, 1944 […]

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