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TURTLE TOMB - Sipadan cave TURTLE TOMB - Sipadan cave
Bestdivers - 2/02/2012 2:44 AM
Turtle Cavern is one of the most interesting dive sites on Sipadan. Actually, it could be considered to be the island’s unique dive spot. However, diving the cavern requires special preparation and a guide helping divers to discover the inimitable charm of exploring the spot. Our dive was supervised by an experienced diving instructor from Borneo Divers, with over 20 years’ practice at diving in the area. The guide provided a detailed briefing, drew a plan of the cavern, marking any exits and na...
Wreck of the ferry M/F" Jan Heweliusz" Poland Wreck of the ferry M/F" Jan Heweliusz" Poland
Bestdivers - 2/02/2012 2:39 AM
Wreck of the ferry M/F "Jan Heweliusz" Loss of the ferry "Jan Heweliusz" "On the night of 14th January 1993, a Polish ferry "Jan Heweliusz" sank in tragic circumstances in the vicinity of the Rugen island, and actually some 15 miles off the cape Arkona. A storm was raging on the Baltic Sea, with the wind blowing at the velocity of 160 km per hour. The 12-step Beaufort scale didn’t provide for wind of such crashing power, otherwise unknown on the Baltic Sea. Despite warnings of strong wind from m...