Saturday, January 25, 2014

NUSPS Chinatown outing (25 Jan 2014)


Chinese New Year snacks

Medium format camera

A photographer and a painter

Shooting each other

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Monday, January 13, 2014

MV Nautica LOB (10-12 Jan 2014)

My 7th trip assist, MV Nautica LOB (10-12 Jan 2014)

Wish all the students in AOWD enjoyed the trip

Dive #1

Dive #2
Location: Little Red Dot
Max depth: 18.1m
Average depth : 11.3m
Bottom time: 33min (1118H - 1152H)

Dive #3
Location: What the crab
Max depth: 5.8m
Average depth : 4.6m
Bottom time: 50min (1540H - 1630H)

Dive #4
Location: What the crab
Max depth: 6.1m
Average depth :3.9m
Bottom time: 24min (1923H - 1947H)


Dive #5

Dive #6
Location: Coral Highway
Max depth: 13.9m
Average depth : 8.4m
Bottom time: 43min (0958H - 1041H)


The trip started off with everyone gathering at Tenah Merah Ferry Terminal. We took a ferry to Nongsapura Ferry Terminal and had a land transfer to MV Nautica which was berthed at Nongsa Point Marina & Resort. After the immigration procedures were completed, we set off for the 3D2N Live-on-board (LOB).

First meal onboard MV Nautica

Preparing the equipment

Learning how to use the SMB

All equipment prepared and ready to dive the first thing in the morning

Dive briefing

Preparing to descend


Returning from a dive


Weighing anchor

Captain Jon Turnip on the helms


Toilet (aka Heads)

Chef cooking curry chicken

"The little red dot"

Rescue diver training

Going to explore a sandy beach


BBQ dinner

Catching sotong

Cheese french toast for breakfast



Recovering from last dive

Doing fish identification

On the way back

Approaching Nongsa Point Marina & Resort

Group photo with MV Nautica on the background

Everyone loves instax

Marina Bay Sands

Everyone on the handphone when there is reception

Group photo

Alongside Punggol Marina Country Club


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