Oldest diver (Men)
Last updated: September 4, 2018 at 15:05 pm
95 — Ray Woolley (United Kingdom) celebrated his 95th birthday on the wreck of the Zenobia in Lanarca, Cyprus, on September 1, 2018. The dive lasted 44 minutes with a maximum depth of 40 m (131 ft). Ray Woolley joined Portland & Weymouth BSAC in 1960 before being posted to Cyprus by the Foreign Office in 1964 where he joined BSAC 107S and became a diving instructor.
Erwin Paul Staller (USA), 93, made a 36-minute dive with a maximum depth of 16 m (52 ft) at Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos, on October 24, 2014.
In his own words, Stan Waterman hung up his fins on April 5, 2013, at age 90.
Cyprus Sunday Mail
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