Deepest rebreather dive by blind diver [CCR | Ocean]
Last updated: May 20, 2018 at 15:49 pm
117 m (384 ft) — Graham Owen (UK), May 10, 2018, at Yolanda Reef (Egypt). Owen was accompanied by Albert Roberts and Alex Alhamed, a divemaster from the liveaboard MV Legends.
PREVIOUS RECORD: 111 m (364 ft) — Graham Owen (UK), March 10, 2017, on the reef at Shaab Ruur Umm Gamar (Egypt). Owen was accompanied by Simon Taylor-Watson and Albert Roberts as they dove from the MV Legends.
Witnessed by Jonathan Lewis and Antony Oldham for the Diving Almanac.
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