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Dive Site: Jackfish Alley, The Red Sea, Egypt

Jackfish Alley was a great dive.  Jumping straight off of the boat, the dive started with the first, last and only swim-through of the liveaboard, the entrance to which was marked by the droppings of sea birds on the cliffs above.   197 more words


Dive Site: The Alternatives, The Red Sea, Egypt

Date(s): 03/04 October 2015
Visibility: 20+m
Water Temp: 29°C
Max Depth: 19.2m
Bottom Time: 58mins

This was our first real experience of diving in the Red Sea (apart from our check dive, which doesn’t really count).   314 more words


Egypt Liveaboard: North and Ras Mohammed

In October 2015, we embarked on our first liveaboard in the Red Sea with Blue O Two, and their North and Ras Mohammed itinerary.  The week long trip would see us complete 18 dives, rounding our total number out at a half century. 501 more words


Liebster Award

Emily of the blog Dinghy Dreams has awarded Sailing Maiweh the prestigious Liebster Award! This chain letter of the blogging world seems like a nice way to bring all us writers together and promote the work we do, so why not? 665 more words

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My Five: January 2016, Girl Needs

Yes, I know it is February. But these are My Five for January. Hey, I’m retired, #imakenoexcuses. I hope you enjoy.

I could not live aboard without these personal items, well I don’t think I could. 548 more words


Two Parts Rain, Three Parts Wind: Surviving Cold Fronts in Boot Key Harbor

In spite of more than our share of wind and rain bringing the next cold front through, we are still enjoying our winter here in Boot Key Harbor. 427 more words


The Marina is Closed. Also Known as a Bit of Snow.

So there’s a blizzard going on in the mid-Atlantic this weekend. They’re warning people to stay off the roads, whiteout conditions, threats to life and property, potential wind gusts of up to 60 mph. 148 more words