New Boats And Possible Diving Daytrips in 2015/16

MY Drenec

The development of the Mergui Archipelago as a tourist destination continues. Burma Boating will be operating with five luxury sailing boats and one completely new Motoryacht from October 2015 on. The MY Drenec is a huge Motorvessel which was running leisure trips into the Arctic and then was fully refurbished ...

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Continued Blast Fishing on Western Rocky and Fan Forest Pinnacle

western rocky

Since October 2014 obvious signs of blast fishing were regularly reported by several dive masters working on scuba liveaboards. Especially affected is the very south where the famous dive sites of Western Rocky and Fan Forest Pinnacle are located. The dive sites very partly covered in dead fish on nearly ...

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Captains Log Thailand Aggressor 15.-20. November 2014

Captains Trip Log of the Thailand Aggressor trip into the Mergui Archipelago between 15th and 20th November 2014. Saturday 15th November All our guests arrived around 17:30 and we were all excited to start our new itinerary. We had our welcome briefing plus the dive safety briefing and we all ...

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Destructive Bomb Fishing Continues in 2014

Dive Operators report ongoing bomb fishing activities at the premier dive sites in the Mergui Archipelago. Although hardly any threat to scuba divers, because the bomb fishers avoid the diving boats, it is one of the most pressing problem the archipelago faces today. Illegal under Myanmar law and punishable even ...

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