Emperor Divers have announced that they now offer Freediving in Hamata.
Emperor Hamata has the perfect conditions to try freediving for the first time, for beginners or the experienced freediver with excellent on-hand expertise from Emperor’s own Alessandro Pinna, who is an APNEA Academy Freediving Instructor with the ability to teach up to the equivalent of 3 star SSI or AIDA.
Emperor’s house reef has ideal conditions with onsite support, training dives with a freediving instructor, freediving from a diving boat accessing the nearby Fury shoals and a range of freediving courses.
If freediving on the house reef is not enough to whet the appetite, then there are special trips to the 65 metre long wreck of the Hamada laying on its starboard side at 15 metres or Hamata’s dolphin house, Sha’ab Sataya, where huge pods of spinner dolphins are known to frequent.
Hamata offers considerably more protection from adverse weather than other Red Sea locations with a variety of nearby shore based sites within 10-15 minutes. Coral reefs here are pristine, untouched by tourism and teeming with life such as rays, turtles, dolphins, and so much more – all on your doorstep at the Zabargad Berenice Resort.
SCUBAPRO Free Octopus Promotion 2023
Free Octopus with every purchase of a SCUBAPRO regulator system
Just in time for the festive season, divers can save money again with the FREE OCTOPUS winter promotion! Until December 31st SCUBAPRO offers one of the two new Octopus models S270 or R105 for free with every purchase of a regulator system!
The S270 OCTOPUS is free with purchase of a MK25 EVO/D420 or MK19 EVO/D420, MK25 EVO/S620Ti or MK19 EVO/ S620Ti in INT or DIN versions. A R105 OCTOPUS is free with purchase of a MK25 EVO/S600 or MK17 EVO/S600, or MK25 EVO/G260 or MK19 EVO/G260 or MK19 EVO BT or MK25 EVO BT/ G260 CARBON BT in INT or DIN versions.
SCUBAPRO offers a 30-year first owner warranty on all regulators, with a revision period of two years or 100 dives. All SCUBAPRO regulators are of course certified according to the new European test standard EN250-2014.
Available at participating SCUBAPRO dealers. Promotion may not be available in all regions.
Find an authorized SCUBAPRO Dealer at scubapro.com.
More information available here: SCUBAPRO Free Octopus Promotion 2023
Indo siren destroyed by fire
Indo Siren, a vessel from the Master Liveaboards Fleet, has been destroyed by a fire this morning. Thankfully, all guests and crew members are safe.
Master Liveaboards have released the following statement:
During our current cruise in Raja Ampat, on the morning of 30th November, a fire broke
out on Indo Siren. At the current time we are still assessing the events around the incident,
and will be working with authorities, so cannot currently comment further.
All guests and staff departed the boat, without further incident. They are now with our
ground crew who have organised accommodations while we assist with all their other
needs going forwards.
We are currently evaluating the issues created by the fire on upcoming trips. Guests who
are likely to be affected by enforced cancellations or changes will be contacted in due time
when plans are finalised.
We are incredibly grateful that this incident was not more serious and that everyone who
was onboard, both crew and guests, are safe and well.
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