Trip Report 19-20 November

There is so much to report, I am lost as to where to start…   How about – thanks to the Dive Masters that helped me for this local Live Onboard Weekend. Kat and Dave did an awesome job guiding and not losing their divers in limited viz waters.  This was Kat’s first DM assignment … Read more

Trip Report 17 November

Arriving at Keppel Marina on Thursday afternoon, we were greeted by the day’s expectation of “rain”.  Luckily it didn’t stretch to Hantu, a local island off Singapore, but stayed onshore (yes, the dark clouds definitely were over the mainland especially over the China Town area).   On board we had Captain George, Boat Boy Noel … Read more

Trip Report 12-13 November

Hantu – Singapore’s most famous dive site during the South China Sea off season.   GS-DIVING headed to a local island of Singapore called Pulau Hantu on Saturday and Sunday morning  with 4 PADI Open Water Students and some leisure divers.   Diving during low tide and after a full moon was a bit challenging … Read more

Aur Tanker Identified

Aur tanker identity is KUROSHIO MARU built in 1938 at Harima japan   She started life as the Japanese KUROSHIO MARU built in 1938 at Harima. She was 525ft long and displaced 10,383t. She had a steam turbine.  She was known as a “Kawasaki-type oiler” and managed by Tyugai Kaikun KK.  She of course was … Read more

Trip Report 7 November

I was lucky enough to join a local dive club exploring a local island off Singapore called Pulau Hantu on Monday (Hari Raya Haji Public Holiday).  Sixteen divers departed from The Republic of Singapore Yacht Club, at 8am with clear blue skys.         We first dived around the Hantu Wreck and the … Read more

Trip Report 4-7 November

We boarded the MV DiveRace at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore (TMFT) for a 3 day Long Weekend (Hari Raya Haji Public Holiday), diving Tioman, Kuantan and Varella wrecks, Malaysia.  I had two SDI Junior Adventure Advanced Divers, both students were 10 years old and were already excited about the diving ahead.  Manish was doing his … Read more