Oldest diver (Men)
Last updated: November 30, 2017 at 5:35 am
Ray Woolley (United Kingdom) celebrated his 94th birthday on the wreck of the Zenobia in Lanarca, Cyprus, on August 28, 2017. The dive lasted 41 minutes with a maximum depth of 38.1 m (125 ft).
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.
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.