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Log Date: Saturday, Jun 23, 2018
Entry By: Oman Aggressor crew









 

Avg Air Temp: 34-42 oC /86-108 oF

Avg Water Temp: 25-30oC /77-84 oF

Avg Visibility: 10-20m / 30-60feet

Avg Wind Speed: 4-18 knots

Weather: Clear , hot and dry

 

CREW:

  • Captain: Amr
  • Cruise Director: Shaker
  • Instructors/Guides: Sayed, Abd al kareem
  • Chef: Hussein
  • Chef pastry: Mahmoud
  • Stewards: Nubi, Hssan
  • Seamen: Mohamed, Mahmoud,Mostafa,KHalefa
  • Engineer: Haram

GUESTS:

         Mattia, Yasmin, Thomas Bruce, Rossette, David Garvey, Oliver, Gerogery, Monic, Edmund, Sophie, Thomas linek, Nancy, Susan, David Graeme.

DIVE SITES:

  • Sunday: Sira Island North , Mouse Trap , Junne west wall , Mouse Trap (night) .
  • Monday: Doc’s Wall ,Garden of Aden , Three sister , Three sister (night) .
  • Tuesday: Tito’s run , Police run, Aquarium north , Aquarium south , Aquarium plateau (night).
  • Wednesday: Fahel north , Deep reef , Cave Site , First Entry. (night)
  • Thursday: Novice Bay , El Mounasser Wreck , Cockle Shell , Novice Bay (night) .
  • Friday: Marmaid Cove , Purple Haze .

 

  • Total dives for the trip: 22
  • Iron diver : David Garvey , Gerogery and Monic
  • Family Award : Sophie , Edmund
  • Congeniality : Award: Susan , David Graem
  • Fashionable Diver Award : sophie

 DAY 1 – Saturday

Starting from 3:00pm our guests are arriving on the boat, they are going to be 14 on board this week coming from USA,UK,GERMANY,SWITZERLAND,AUSTRALIA,CANADA,ITALY.

After a welcome fresh juices and Omani coffee, we lead our guest to discover their comfy cabins. Then we set up the diving gears and finish some paperwork. At 5:00pm, we ring the bell and all gathered in the salon for the general safety briefing of the boat and the presentation of the crew. Then after the briefing is dinner time

 DAY 2 – Sunday

This morning we leave the waves marina at 5:30am after that we have awake our guest at 6:00am and we have our continental breakfast, at 6:45 we ring the bell and all gathered in the salon for the diving safety briefing and the dive spot briefing. After the dive site briefing, it is time to get ready and go by tender to explore our first dive spot of the week sira island, and it was really nice dive and it give us two leopard shark two green sea turtle and eagle ray .we turn back to the boat and it was the time for for our delicious hot breakfast, at 11:15am its was the time to ring the bell for our second dive and it was on mouse trap the south side of the sira island it was a stationary dive, it was a great dive and it give us encounter of Fusiliers, giant moray, black spotted stingray and two giant leopard shark .

We turn back to the boat we had the lunch and a nice nape just after, at 3:15pm we ring the bell for our 3rd dive and it was on the doc’s wall it was our first dive on the junne island it was really nice drift dive and in there we get a giant eagle ray, encounter of snappers, meeting of cuttlefish they were 8 of them .we turn back to our boat and at 6:30pm its was the time for our dinner after the dinner at 8:00pm it was the time to ring the bell for our first night dive and it was on the mouse trap on the sira island ,we get in this dive a lot of squid, yellow boxfish,

Reef hermit crab, orange-spotted shield slug. After the night dive it was the bed time good night every one and sleep well.

 DAY 3 – Monday

This morning we wakeup at 6:15am and than we had our continental breakfast, at 6:45am we ring the bell to gather the divers in the salone for the briefing of our first dive and it was on the little junne island it’s the east wall of the island we have there a relax dive in warm water, what we get in this dive it was encounter of giant trevally, yellow fins barracuda, giant sweetlips and Turtle. After this we turn back to the boat we have our hot break fast and after we get a rest, at 10:30am its was the time of our second dive and it was on Garden of Eden it is the west wall of kasma light island it was a drift dive and this dive give us a giant porcupinefish, honeycomb moray eel, black spotted sting ray, encounter banner fish. After this dive we come back to the boat and it was the time for our lunch, we take a rest and at 2:30 we have the briefing for our 3rd dive and it was on police island and the name of our dive site was three sister it is the south side of the island it was really relaxing dive we have really nice landscape of coral mountain totally covered with colorful soft coral like every where with a lot of tiny caves and cracks in the main reef we get there two sea turtle, huge encounter of yellow snapper fish , cloud of Ehrenberg’s snapper, lunar fusiliers. After this dive we turn back to the mother ship after a 20 min the tender take us to the kasma light house island and in there we enjoyed our time with a snorkeling in a nice, warm and clear water with encounter of baby black tip shark and then we come back to the boat because it was the time for our dinner after the dinner we calibrate with Nancy and Tom them wedding anniversary the 30, congratulation Nancy and Tom , at 8:15pm we have our briefing for our night dive and it was on police island on the three sister and it was really smooth dive and we have in this dive lobster, snake eel , two turtle , encounter of cuttlefish ,decorated crab and a huge black spotted sting ray.

After this dive it was our sleeping time and we slept beside police island ,good night every one.

Day 4 – Tuesday

This morning we wakeup at 6:15 on the same island police island weather was really calm in this morning with clear sky, at 6:45 it was the time for our briefing for the first dive and it was beside kasma light island and this dive it called tito’s run we have a drift dive in there and it was awesome dive at the beginning of our dive we start with a great view of nice landscape of soft coral garden with a huge eagle ray passing by, angel fish were every where over the garden. After that we turn to our boat for the hot breakfast, after the breakfast with a 45 min we was ready for our second dive and it was at police island and this time we dive on police run and it was a dive who really give us a lot of fun with two eagle rays a huge leopard shark 3 big lobster. After this dive we moved to our 3rd dive in this day and it was on aquarium to close to the last island of the DAYMANIYAT island and at 1:45 we ring the bell for the briefing of this dive site who have two side the north side and the south side so we start with the north side of this dive site it was a stationary dive so we dive from the boat over a large coral garden really colorful and just beside the main wall of the dive site there two huge two black spotted sting ray who surprise us by passing between our group later on we meet kangaroo nudibranch like 20 cm yes it was the biggest ever in our trip , after this dive we have like on hour as relaxing and at 4:30 we ring the bell again for our 4th dive in this day and it was in the south part of aquarium reef we start the dive from the boat heading to the south to explore the south part of the coral garden and in the there we get the biggest green sea turtle in our trip just after we get like 10 of huge cuttlefish we spend with them like 15min from our dive they were so quiet they allow us to come closer to them like a few cm between us and them we take a lot of close picture and videos with them , after this dive we get our dinner at 6:30 and after the dinner we calibrate David Graeme birthday with every on , happy birthday David.

At 8:00 we ring the bell for our night dive and it was on aquarium coral garden it was smooth dive and it give us a Spanish dancer, dancer shrimp, decorated crab and turtle. After this dive it was our sleeping time. Good night every one.       

 

DAY 5 – Wednesday

At 4:00am we moved with our boat heading to fahel island its like 25 miles from Daymaniyat island to the south direction at 6:45 we ring the bell for our first dive in there and it was fahel north and it was a tender dive we have a easy dive in there and in this dive we have encounter of yellow fin barracuda like thousand of them we pass through this group we have really great photo’s in there after that we get the coral garden area in this dive in there we enjoy a eagle ray passing in front of us, after this dive we turn back to our boat in there we get our hot breakfast and at 10:30 we have our briefing for our second dive and it was over a dive site called the deep reef in there was a great dive we get encounter of black fin barracuda was turning around us after we get the biggest two eagle rays in the trip passing in front of us , sea turtle, encounter of fusiliers like really thousand of them with really a huge density and rainbow runner . After this dive we get a two-hour navigation heading again to the south in the way to Bandar Kayran. In there at 4:30 we get our briefing for our 3rd dive in this day and it was in the cave site, it was smooth dive and this dive give to us two lobster three porcupinefish, three honeycomb moray eel and one yellow mouth. After this dive we went to the beach we spend there like on hour enjoying the warm weather on the beach and the smooth Omani sand, at 6:30 we ring the bell for our dinner after that at 8:00 we have the briefing for our night dive and it was in dive site we call it the first entry and in this dive we get nudibranch, lionfish, black spotted sting ray and snake eel. After this dive we turn back to the boat and then it was our bedtime, see you tomorrow every one.    

 

DAY 6 – Thursday

This morning we wake up at 6:15 we get our continental breakfast, at 6:45 we ring the bell for our first dive at novice bay our dive site in the morning and it was a drift dive this dive give us a cow tail, see turtle, honeycomb moray and yellow fin goat fish after this dive we turn back to our boat and in there we get our hot breakfast after the break fast we take a 30 min navigation heading to our second dive site today and its in the south of Bander Kayran at 10:30 we get the briefing of this dive and it was on the mounasser wreck it’s a wreck of a 85m / 250ft long we did it as a stationary dive the wreck was cover with groups of yellow snapper fish and we did our penetration in the wheel house , the restaurant , engine room it was really nice exploration . After this dive we turn back with our boat to the north side of Bander Kayran, at 3:00 we ring the bell for our 3rd dive and we did it in cockle shell and this dive give us a lot of lobster, golden spadefish, giant moray, lunar fusiliers. After this dive we get our snacks and just after we went to the beach to have some snorkeling in there, after we turn back we get our dinner at 6:30 after our dinner we get our briefing for the last day after the briefing we enjoy the video of the week and the slide show after that directly we get our briefing for the night dive and we did it in novice bay it was really calm dive we get in this dive squad, cuttlefish, porcupinefish, banner fish and glassfish after this dive it was the time for our bed time ,good night every one.           

 

DAY 7 – Friday

At 6:15 we wake up every one and take our continental breakfast at 6:45 we ring the bell to gather the people in the salon for the briefing of our first dive today and we get a nice dive in mermaid cove with a nice surprise of a whale shark who was passing on 5m/15f was swimming really slowly around us after this great dive we turn back to the boat to get our hot breakfast after that we start to settle our bell, at 11:00 we get the briefing of our last dive and it was in purple haze and in this dive there is two guitar shark surprise us they were sleeping on the sand after this dive we turn back to the boat and our captain was ready to leave Bander Kayran to take off with our boat heading to the wave marina and at 4:00pm we ring the bell to gather the people in the salon for our cocktail party and we celebrate the iron divers of this week and other certifications we spend really a great time with you and thanks a lot every one of choosing Oman Aggressor as your destination and really we hope to see you with us again .        

Your Oman Aggressor Crew.

Log Date: 30-06-2018

Entry by: Oman Aggressor Crew