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Dive Log – Tioman Wrecks [Aug 2012]

In Malaysia, Scuba Diving by Jaclynn Seah2 Comments

This trip was focused solely on wreck diving, so not much in terms of coral life or drift diving. Most of the wrecks are quite deep, about 20+m, and the waters had quite a lot of sediment in them. The visibility apparently was good by usual standards though. The waters could get a little choppy though – a lot of people couldn’t sleep the first night because the boat was rocking so intensely (I woke up occasionally but managed a decent rest), and we always had to fin to the front of the boat to descend along the line – …

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Wreck Diving off Tioman

In Malaysia, Scuba Diving by Jaclynn Seah2 Comments

I took some time off over last weekend to head out for a spot of diving. Nothing fancy, just a live-on-board (LOB) trip to various shipwreck sites off Tioman.   Getting There I dived with a group called Stride In this time around. We took a coach from Lavender up to Malaysia in the evening, stopping over at Kota Tinggi for a quick dinner before reaching Tanjung Gemok Marina at around midnight. We got ourselves on board and stayed in port for the night.   The Boat The boat is called the Black Pearl (no relation to Captain Jack) and …