Red Sea Cleanup (Jan 2012)

by Laurence.

Saturday 28th January – Thursday 2nd February, 2012 : 10 of us (Bob, Chris H, Duncan, Geoff, Ian, Laurence, Mary, Mike, Neil, Sue R) went off to the Red Sea to take part in a massive cleanup operation that just happened to involve diving – perfect match!

The trip was organised through blue o two and was aboard one of their liveaboards: The M/Y Blue Melody,  5* diving live-aboard with large dining area, separate sky lounge with state of the art entertainment system and double and twin cabins all benefiting from en-suite facilities, air conditioning and personal entertainment systems. A spacious dive deck makes kitting up and getting in the water a stress free experience.

M/Y Blue Melody

M/Y Blue Melody

We must have chosen right as Blue Melody went on to win the prestigious Diver 2012 award for‘Liveaboard of the Year’ and the Sport Diver 2013 ‘Best Liveaboard’ award! Lots more information is provided here

Our extensive itinerary:-

Saturday 28/01/2012:

  • Poseidon Reef
  • Abu Nuhas
  • Abu Nuhas night dive

Sunday 29/01/2012:

  • Shark and Yolanda
  • Shark and Yolanda
  • The Alternatives
  • The Alternatives night dive

Monday 30/01/2012:

  • Dunraven wreck on Beacon Reef
  • Small Crack Beacon Reef
  • The Kingston wreck
  • Sha’ab Ali reef night dive

Tuesday 31/01/2012:

  • Thistlegorm wreck
  • Thistlegorm wreck
  • Christuola wreck Abu Nuhas
  • Abu Nuhas reef South side night dive

Wednesday 01/02/2012:

  • Giannis D wreck Abu Nuhas
  • Ong Ghosh reef clean-up dive
  • Siyul Kebir reef
  • Sha’ab El Erg night dive

Thursday 02/02/2012:

  • Sha’ab El Erg reef clean-up dive
  • Fanous
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