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#
Date
Location
Depth
Bottom Time (Minutes)
Pressure Group
Visibility
Weather
Water
Remarks
1
21.Feb.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Yucab Beach
30ft
40
G
100ft+
sun
28C
-
2
21.Feb.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Yucab Beach
30ft
B+35
K
100ft+
sun
28C
Morane, lobster
3
22.Feb.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Palancar Horseshoe
60ft
40
Q
80ft
cl. wind
26C
***** hovering through mountains impressive corals
4
22.Feb.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Yucab Reef
44ft
F+40
U
80ft
cl. wind
28C
drift dive, cod fish
5
24.Feb.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Paso De Cedral
55ft
40
Q
60ft
p.cl.
80F
tunnels, morane, lots of small fish, very impressive
6
24.Feb.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Tormentos
50ft
F+40
U
80ft
p.cl.
80F
barracuda, black-yellow coral
7
30.Apr.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Palancar Horseshoe
70ft
34
Q
80ft
sun
80F
🐢 deep narrow valleys, turtle
8
30.Apr.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Chankanaab Reef
40ft
C+37
N
40ft
sun
80F
sunset
9
01.May.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Palancar Caves
80ft
30
X
90ft
p.cl.
81F
-
10
01.May.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Yucab Reef
40ft
C+48
Q
100ft+
p.cl.
81F
-
11
14.May.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
San Juan Reef
110-80-50ft
8+8+14
O
80ft
cloudy
75F
only with exp.master! Uprupt strong current, big crab, barracuda
12
14.May.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Villa Blanca Wall
50ft
C+40
R
90ft
cloudy
75F
drift dive, lobster
13
15.May.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Santa Rosa Wall
80ft
30
R
100ft+
p.cl.
75F
drop off from 40ft straight down, tunnel
14
15.May.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Yucab Reef
50ft
D+40
S
100ft+
p.cl.
75F
sleeping shark, gold morane
15
25.May.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Paso De Cedral
54ft
42
Q
100ft+
sun
80F
moranes black & white and green in full lenght, playing with the green, nice tunnel
16
25.May.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Paradise Reef
45ft
E+35
R
100ft+
sun
80F
diving on the moon
17
26.May.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Palancar Caves
80ft
25
N
100ft+
sun
80F
reef raises up to 50ft, huge impressive structures, tunnel
18
26.May.1994
Mexico
Cozumel
Punta Tunich Wall
60ft
C+30
Q
100ft+
sun
80F
🐢 big turtle, green morane, small shark
19
11.Sep.1994
Malaysia
Kapas
Between Both Islands
12m
48
K
10m
cloudy
20C
blue stingray, coral partly dead
20
13.Sep.1994
Malaysia
Tioman
Renggis Island
30ft
45
I
25ft
hazey
25C
🐢 big hawksbill turtle, squid, skool of 15..20 yellowtail barracuda, often dead corall
21
15.Sep.1994
Malaysia
Tioman
Chebeh Island
70ft
38
S
20ft
hazey
23C
blue yellow stingray, feather stars
22
15.Sep.1994
Malaysia
Tioman
Labas Island
45ft
A+62
V
15ft
hazey
21C
living coral, caves, jelly fish
23
06.Nov.1994
Australia
Coral Sea
Bougainville Reef Spearlight Point
24m
28
P
100ft+
sun
25C
white tip reef shark, dead coral
24
06.Nov.1994
Australia
Coral Sea
Bougainville Reef Ne
23m
B+31
T
120ft+
sun
25C
drift dive, wreck with coral
25
06.Nov.1994
Australia
Coral Sea
Bougainville Reef Ne
21m
A+30
Q
120ft+
sun
25C
kessel mit imposantem stein in der mitte voller korallen
26
06.Nov.1994
Australia
Coral Sea
Bougainville Reef Ne
19m
B+30
Q
80ft
dusk
23C
1.5kg does not allow deep breaths on ascend
27
07.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Ribbon Reef 10 Cod Hole
26m
15
H
60ft
sun
25C
Strong current till bottom
28
07.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Wonderland
40ft
A+40
L
100ft+
sun
25C
nice & quiet site, huge clam, living coral all colors, caves
29
07.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Kate's Cathedral
55ft
B+32
R
80ft
sun
25C
semi drift, best GBR site, large & beautiful at 15ft, sleeping tawney shark
30
07.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Steves Bommy
18m
48
T
3m
night
24C
hit by blue box jelly fish, (red eyes) prawns
31
08.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Rapunzel's Castle
28-14-5m
7+11+6
J
90ft
sun
25C
current, lots of small fish on top, codfish
32
08.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Jorgies Reef
18-12-5m
10+22+5
M
10m
sun
25C
3 pinnacles, black coral, lots of small fish
33
10.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Milln Reef Petaj Bommie
17m
33
M
60ft
cloudy
calm
-
34
10.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Milln Reef Petaj Bommie
12m
A+40
K
70ft
p.cl.
calm
-
35
10.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Milln Reef Petaj Bommie
8m
B+32
J
70ft
p.cl.
surf
Rescue under water: panic diver, unconsious diver
36
10.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Milln Reef Petaj Bommie
10m
A+35
H
8m
night
calm
lobster, prawns, white tip reef shark
37
11.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Milln Reef Whale
18m
28
J
20m
p.cl. wind
waves
partly dead coral
38
11.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Gordons Mooring
16m
A+40
P
20m
sun
calm
good coral, best place for snorcheling (white tip reef shark)
39
11.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Gordons Mooring
11m
A+39
K
20m
sun
calm
Rescue: search and recovery
40
11.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Gordons Mooring
11m
A+51
N
8m
night
calm
huge clams, big crab
41
12.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Gordons Mooring
12m
40
I
20m
sun
calm
Rescue: unconsious diver from bottom till boat (recover, tow, cpr)
42
12.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Tracy's Bommie
14m
B+35
N
20m
sun
calm
-
43
12.Nov.1994
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Coral Garden
9m
C+42
M
20m
sun
calm
recommended site
44
23.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Milln Reef Petaj Mooring
11m
36
H
10m
sun
22C
cold for 1..2mm wetsuit, OW students
45
23.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Milln Reef Petaj Mooring
11m
A+55
O
10m
sun
22C
OW students
46
23.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Milln Reef Petaj Mooring
11m
B+5
C
10m
sun
22C
Rescue: unconsious diver recover & tow
47
24.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Milln Reef Whale
18m
30
K
15m
hazey
22C
OW students
48
24.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Tracy's Bommie
15m
A+29
L
15m
hazey
22C
OW students
49
24.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Tracy's Bommie
11m
48
M
15m
sun
23C
2 wetsuits, huge clams
50
24.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Tracy's Bommie
11m
A+29
H
8m
night
23C
🐢 night brief, huge sleeping turtle
51
25.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Coral Garden
18m-10m
20+28
M
25m
sun
waves
barracuda, white tip reef shark
52
25.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Gordons Mooring
11m
A+49
K
25m
sun
waves
dive adventure with Kimberly
53
29.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Gordons Mooring
13m
25
F
20m
sun
waves
OW students
54
29.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Gordons Mooring
13m
E+30
P
20m
sun
waves
OW students
55
29.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Milln Reef Petaj Mooring
11m
B+25
I
20m
sun
waves
OW students
56
29.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Milln Reef Petaj Mooring
11m
H+25
O
20m
sun
waves
OW students
57
29.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Milln Reef Petaj Mooring
11m
I+30
Q
20m
sun
waves
adv students navigation & guide
58
30.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Milln Reef Whale
19m
20
G
15m
cloudy
waves
🐢 OW students, big turtle from far
59
30.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Milln Reef Whale
19m
E+20
P
15m
cloudy
waves
OW students
60
30.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Tracy's Bommie
15m
A+30
L
20m
cloudy
calm
OW students, white tip reef shark
61
30.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Gordons Mooring
13m
A+42
N
20m
cloudy
calm
🐢 scuba & then schnorcel: underwater map, 3 turtles (1 is 1m close on top of reef - great), codfish
62
30.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Gordons Mooring
12m
A+40
K
8m
night
calm
guide for adv students
63
31.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Coral Garden
19m
38
Q
15m
overcast
calm
🐢 current towards 210°, turtle from far
64
31.Jul.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Flynn Reef Coral Garden
14m
C+38
P
15m
overcast
calm
briefing before day dive
65
05.Aug.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Ribbon Reef 2 2/3
23-12-10m
10+10+15
K
10m
overcast
calm
first dive with hood, very warm and comfortable, jaw equalizing
66
05.Aug.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Ribbon Reef 4/5 Clam Garden
22-12-10m
B+8+17+19
P
10m
sun
calm
current towards 210°, caves, lots of clams in 1m nice colour
67
05.Aug.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Ribbon Reef 7/8 Harrier Reef
21-16-10m
A+5+10+29
O
15m
overcast
calm
current towards 210°, 3 cuttle fish
68
05.Aug.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Ribbon Reef 7/8 Harrier Reef
18m
A+38
R
15m
night
surf
lobster, crab, prawns
69
06.Aug.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Osprey Reef North Horn
31-20-12-10m
5+15+7+5
N
30m
hazey
waves
***** 2 hammerhead sharks at 40m, silvertip, grey whaler, numerous white tip reef sharks
70
06.Aug.1995
Australia
Coral Sea
Osprey Reef North Horn
31-12-10m
C+5+37+4
R
30m
hazey
waves
shark feeding (how can a diver enjoy this?)
71
06.Aug.1995
Australia
Coral Sea
Osprey Reef The Entrance
29-20-12-10m
B+5+10+5+18
Q
20m
overcast
calm
nice caves good for playing hiding, massive # »baby« giant clams, Daniel Rohrer dive buddy
72
06.Aug.1995
Australia
Coral Sea
Osprey Reef The Exit
28-16-10m
E+11+14+6
U
20m
overcast
calm
sleeping leopard shark 3m, nice caves, Daniel Rohrer dive buddy
73
07.Aug.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Ribbon Reef 10 Cod Hole
31-20-12-10m
5+6+5+22
M
10m
overcast
surf
current 210° near surface, lobster, maoriwrasse, looks like dead outback, Daniel
74
07.Aug.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Ribbon Reef 10 Cod Hole
18-10m
B+5+39
N
10m
overcast
surf
codfish feeding, moray eel Daniel & me touching very soft & playing till forehead great!
75
07.Aug.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Ribbon Reef 9/10 Challenger Bay
16-10m
A+5+37
K
10m
cl. wind
waves
Massive # of bommies, green coral, nice variety of coral at 3..5m
76
08.Aug.1995
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
3 Sisters
18-10m
15+30
L
10m
p.cl. wind
waves
with hood cold in water, partly dead coral, Daniel
77
21.Feb.1996
Mexico
Cozumel
Palancar Caves
90-60ft
20+10
R
80ft
p.cl.
26C
drift dive, caves
78
21.Feb.1996
Mexico
Cozumel
Paso De Cedral
60ft
F+35
V
100ft+
p.cl.
26C
with hood, drift dive, caves, lobster, moray eels
79
22.Feb.1996
Mexico
Cozumel
Punta Sur Devil's Throat
116-80-50ft
12+8+11
T
100ft+
sun
26C
caves sandy ground little light, danger! -throat goes deep down, equalizing problem, few marine life, nothing between 80ft & 0
80
22.Feb.1996
Mexico
Cozumel
Tormentos
60-40ft
F+25+18
V
100ft+
sun
26C
drift from N to S, large black and white moray eels wants to play, soft touch, lots of fish, black coral
81
12.Feb.1997
Cuba
Cayo Largo
Aquarium
15m
44
O
25m
sun
26C
steel bottels, rust on regs, no depth gauge, no license check, no name list, poor dive site, base W of island
82
16.Mar.1998
Mexico
Cozumel
Palancar Gardens
70ft
38
S
100ft+
p.cl.
26C
-
83
16.Mar.1998
Mexico
Cozumel
Paso De Cedral
60ft
E+38
W
100ft+
p.cl.
26C
-
84
05.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Keeper Reef Star Picket
18m
41
Q
15m
sun
27C
-
85
05.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Keeper Reef Star Picket
19m
C+31
T
15m
sun
27C
-
86
05.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Keeper Reef Coral Garden
17m
A+43
T
12m
sun
27C
-
87
05.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Keeper Reef Coral Garden
16m
A+38
O
5m
night
27C
nice & slow
88
06.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Wheeler Reef Wheeler Cay
15m
25
G
20m
sun
27C
strong currents, lagoona ray
89
06.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Wheeler Reef Wheeler Cay
15m
A+37
O
20m
sun
27C
strong currents
90
06.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Wheeler Reef Wheeler Cay
14m
B+47
R
20m
sun
27C
strong currents, living coral
91
06.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Wheeler Reef Wheeler Cay
11m
A+33
I
10m
dusk
27C
🐢 strong currents, turtle
92
07.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Yongala Wreck
28-20-12m
14+7+9
N
8m
sun
27C
🐢 huge turtle, silver tip, big life
the Yongala lies in 30m with the uppermost deck at 15m
93
07.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Yongala Wreck
28-20-16m
B+15+5+9
T
8m
sun
27C
🐢 6kg 5mm wetsuit, huge turtle, seasnakes
94
23.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Bowl Reef The Cathedral
30-20-12m
9+4+29
O
20m
p.cl.
28C
nice & slow
95
23.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Bowl Reef The Labyrinth
26-16-12m
B+8+9+27
R
20m
p.cl.
28C
🐢 canyons, swimthrough, coral, turtle, white tip
96
23.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Myrmidon Reef M&M Bommie
22-12m
A+20+18
Q
25m
hazey
28C
10 baracuda, flying over flat paradise
97
23.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Myrmidon Reef M&M Bommie
19-12m
A+26+13
Q
8m
night
28C
-
98
24.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef China Wall
36-24-12m
7+7+19
O
30m+
p.cl.
28C
***** tunnels, coral, sandy overhangs
experience 50m visibility at the China Wall that plummets to 300m, swim into the Auger Cave which spirals upwards exiting into a lagoon
99
24.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef China Wall
34-24-12m
A+8+8+23
S
30m+
p.cl.
28C
-
100
24.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef Trigger Happy
32-24-12m
A+6+12+11
Q
30m+
p.cl.
28C
***** bommies, fans, coral
circumnavigate Trigger Happy, a group of bommies rising from 45m, find sleeping sharks under overhangs laced with gorgonian fans
101
25.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef Cascades
38-24-12m
7+11+12
P
25m
p.cl.
27C
tuna, coral, fan
102
25.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef Cascades
32-20-12m
B+7+11+15
S
25m
p.cl.
27C
-
103
25.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef Anemone City
26-16-10m
B+6+10+18
P
25m
sun
28C
Coral heads carpeted with anenomes, overhang surrounded by sea fans, large fans & coral area
104
25.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef Anemone City
16-10m
D+16+23
Q
25m
p.cl.
28C
-
105
26.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef Tawriffic
34-20-12m
10+8+28
R
30m
sun
27C
Single Tawriffic pinnacle rising from 60m up to 5m
106
26.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef Midnight
24-16-12m
B+14+9+7
R
30m
sun
28C
Forest of diver size soft coral trees, partly dead
107
26.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef Softwood Forest
24-16-12m
A+15+9+16
R
30m
sun
28C
leopard & grey whaler, good coral
108
26.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef Softwood Forest
22-16-12m
A+16+4+21
Q
15m
night
28C
grey whaler, crown of war starfish, lots of blinking stuff
109
27.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef Cod Wall
42-26-16-12m
6+6+6+11
O
30m+
sun
28C
***** best dive ever ***** spectacular wall which drops to 300m, 5m gorgonian fan at 43m (the »Gigantus Gorgonus«), excellent overhangs & tunnels at 10m crystal blue water, coral
110
27.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef Cod Wall
30-20-12m
A+12+9+9
S
30m+
sun
28C
🐢 2 turtles (1 coming close), patrolling sharks, white tip & grey whaler, crown of war
111
27.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef Scuba Zoo
18-12m
A+6+33
R
20m
sun
28C
shark feeding (something I do not enjoy)
112
27.Dec.1998
Australia
Coral Sea
Flinders Reef Whaler Station
10m
A+11
C
15m
night
28C
abort after equalizing problem, Eric from Canada is good dive buddy
113
28.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Yongala Wreck
29-20-12m
16+11+3
R
10m
sun
28C
🐢 turtle touched very softly, seasnakes, all kind of fish
114
28.Dec.1998
Australia
Great Barrier Reef
Yongala Wreck
24-16-12m
B+16+11+8
T
10m
sun
28C
the real scuba zoo
115
10.Jul.2000
Mexico
Cozumel
Palancar Caves
80ft
30
R
30m
p.cl.
27C
🐢 2 turtles
116
10.Jul.2000
Mexico
Cozumel
Yucab Reef
50ft
C+49
U
30m
p.cl.
27C
***** my first manta ray, graceful
117
11.Jul.2000
Mexico
Cozumel
Palancar Gardens
80ft
30
R
30m
p.cl.
27C
-
118
11.Jul.2000
Mexico
Cozumel
Paso De Cedral
60ft
E+38
W
30m
p.cl.
27C
barracuda valley, nice drift dive
119
09.Mar.2001
Ecuador
Galapagos
Isla Seymour Norte
60ft
40
Q
10m
p.cl.
20 & 25C
quick temp & current change, tons of fish, sea lion
120
10.Mar.2001
Ecuador
Galapagos
Isla Rabida
30-20-12m
7+6+13
K
10m
p.cl.
18 & 25C
100 barracudas, lots of rays, 3 white tip, playing with sea lions
121
10.Mar.2001
Ecuador
Galapagos
Isla Santiago Roca Albany
18m
A+40
R
5m
p.cl.
22C
huge 2m eagle ray, playing with sea lions
122
11.Mar.2001
Ecuador
Galapagos
Isla Genovesa
60ft
35
N
8m
sun
18 & 25C
🐢 huge turtle
123
12.Mar.2001
Ecuador
Galapagos
Isla Santiago Roca Cousin
16m
51
R
8m
sun
18 & 25C
hammerhead shark, family of 6 eagle rays, playing with sea lions (one bites into my fin)
124
14.Mar.2001
Ecuador
Galapagos
Isla Santa Maria Floreana Champion
28-20-12m
7+10+36
S
10m
overcast
20 & 24C
🐢 huge turtle
125
15.Mar.2001
Ecuador
Galapagos
Isla Española El Bajo
17m
48
S
12m
sun
23C
6kg 5mm shorty & hood excellent combination (alu bottle)

Pressure groups were taken from PADI Recreational Dive Planner metric or imperial table version. The wheel was used for multilevel dives.

  • Deepest dive #109 depth 42m (138ft)
  • Longest dive #22 BT bottom time 62 minutes
  • Best dive ever #109

My greatest dives were all part of a Coral Sea cruise with Mike Ball Dive Expeditions »Coral Sea/ Yongala« 23.Dec.1998 - 28.Dec.1998.
VIP Diver Expedition Member #68052 Folio 068052 & 068686

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