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Blue Label Diving Offering Specialised Tech Diving Liveaboard Trips

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Blue Label Diving

Ben Reymenants

Blue Label Diving, a dive centre chain that teaches advanced diving courses and operates out of Thailand, Australia and Indonesia, are now offering specialised tech diving liveaboard trips in association with Onno Lenting from Scuba Dive Asia.

The first trip is to Truk Lagoon in May on Truk Siren. Ben Reymenants, founder and owner of Blue Label Diving, will be onboard to teach a Rebreather and Sidemount workshop. He will also be teaching the TDI advanced Wreck course over 4 days and a CCR trimix course to 60 meters over 5 days.

The Liveaboard

The Truk Siren is a 40 meter luxury liveaboard.

She offers spacious room for 16 guests in 8 cabins which are either fixed double or twin bed. She offers excellent tech diving and rebreather diving facilities.

There are also ample facilities for underwater photographers and videographers, providing both indoor and outdoor designated areas for charging and preparation of your camera and video equipment.

The liveaboard is departing from Weno directly to the main concentration of wrecks including the Fujikawa Maru, Nippo Maru, Gosei Maru, Fumitzuki and the Rio de Janeiro Maru. With over 61 sites to choose from there are no shortage of options for wreck divers.

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Cruise Dates & Rates

  • May 20 – 30, 2015. Regular rate is €3550

Those who book an additional course with Ben will only pay €3,195 pp for the trip.

  • May 31 – June 10, 2015. We are happy to offer this to you for only €3,550 pp Back-to-back – You will get €250 discount on the 2nd trip

Advanced Wreck Course Rates

When you book the course with three people the rate is $2,500 for the group. If you book the course for one person the rate is $1,200.

CCR Trimix Course Rates

On JJ, Megalodon, Seven or Pathfinder When you book the course with 3 people the rate is $4,000 for the group If you book the course for one person the rate is $1,800 per person.

The logistics like oxygen, helium, tanks, equipment rental and scrubber have to be added and paid onboard. Exact costs for this will follow later.

Trip price includes: Essential dive equipment of Aqua Lung Wave BCD, Calypso regulator, 3mm shorty wetsuit, mask & fins. 12l or 15l aluminum tank & weights, SMB, Free Nitrox fills for all certified Nitrox divers. All meals, refreshments & snacks such as coffee, tea, herbal tea, fresh water, carbonated soft drinks, fruit juice, fresh fruit & cookies. Free local brand beer. Local transfers to/from the yacht to/from the local airport.

Trip price excludes:

International flights. Marine Park, Port Fees & Taxes – $200/ person.

Contact Onno  from Scuba Dive Asia now for more info and to secure your place by emailing onno@scubadiveasia.com.

 

 

 

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For this week’s competition, we’ve teamed up with our good friends at Beuchat to give away an Air Light Bag!

The Air Light Bag from Beuchat is a practical travel bag that takes up minimum storage space.

  • Material: 600 denier and 1,000 denier nylon/PVC
  • Soft roller bag, easily stored in its mesh bag
  • Internal retaining straps
  • Zip fastener with eyelets for padlocks
  • Side compartment for fins
  • Outer document pocket with coated zip and carry strap
  • Backpack style straps concealed behind the foam back-plate
  • Drainage vents
  • Red over-moulded wheels; detachable wheel block

To be in with a chance of winning this awesome prize, all you have to do is answer the following question:

In a recent post on Scubaverse.com (which you can read here), we reported that the Philippines have been recognised as the World’s Leading Dive Destination at the 27th World Travel Awards. In the article it states how many islands make up the Philippines… how many are there?

Is there:

  • A) 7,209
  • B) 7,532
  • C) 7,641

Answer, A, B or C to the question above:

Beuchat Air Light Bag December 2020

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Quick Scuba Tips #1: How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving (Watch Video)

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How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving. Can’t I just take my new mask diving straight out of the box? Well, actually, no. It needs a little work to make it dive ready.

In this, the first in our new scuba diving quick hints and tips series, I’m going to show you how to prepare a new mask for scuba diving with three quick techniques, all aimed at stopping your scuba mask from fogging.

Yes, this link is an affiliate link. Purchases made through these links may earn me a small commission at no extra charge to you.

Dive safe, dive often!

James


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