Using ‘Enriched Air’ or ’Nitrox’ also sometimes called ’EANx’ is a great way to extend your bottom times without going into decompression especially on repetitive daily dives. As well as gaining longer no decompression limits, using enriched air nitrox also results in a reduced decompression penalty due to the lower level of nitrogen absorbed during…Details
There are not many people who get the opportunity to have a Japanese Zero fighter plane, a Betty Bomber plane and a Japanese Destroyer as the backdrop to their open water dives on the PADI Open Water diver course but that was the case for Jennifer Cuzzocrea who recently successfully completed her PADI Open Water…Details
Thor’s Lair – an new exclusive luxury king size suite – has been created from two former main deck cabins, featuring a huge king size bed, adjoining bed settee, 44 inch TV monitor/player, PC table/chair, carpeted walls, 4 view windows, walk-in closet, bar fridge, bedside lighting controls, and large shower/toilet room. It is available for…Details
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After such a brilliant end to last year, here on the Thorfinn we will endeavor to make 2011 another special year and already into February we have begun in spectacular fashion. So that everyone interested in Truk Lagoon and the SS Thorfinn can get regular updates, I will write Divemaster Logs for you to read…Details
Today we saw a friendly Manta Ray come in to get its parasites and skin cleaned on the Shinkoku Maru. The Shinkoku Maru is very popular with our divers as it very big, has several fantastic artifacts and guns but is also home to thousands of reef fish such as Longfin Butterflyfish who clean the…Details
Another successful month on board S.S. Thorfinn in arguably the world’s greatest diving location, Truk Lagoon. As the new Divemaster on board this magnificent ship I will endeavor to bring both wreck and diving enthusiasts up-to-date with current news and information from both Truk Lagoon and Thorfinn itself. This issue brings you news from the…Details
During a safety stop after diving the Fujikawa Maru today a friendly Bottlenose Dolphin visted divers. The young male dolphin interacted with us for about 15 minutes and then continued to frolic with the bow waters of the dive tender, Downrider 2, nearly all the way back to the ship.