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Normoxic Trimix Dive Trip

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Diving at depths up to 60m for Normoxic Trimix certified divers and bottoms times according to your level and experience. Whether you have just been introduced to the tech diving realm, or are an old hand seeking to explore more and extend your experience this trip has what you are looking for. Join [Scubalife] on a dive journey into history. Visit WW1 and WW2 wrecks, deep one-of-a-kind topographic formations and see human artifacts from another time. Perfect for Tech beginners who want to build experience and see some fantastic wrecks and deep dive sites. Tech 1 wrecks are all located in the 15-20 NM range from our base. Usually one good, long dive a day, our possible dives include :

CS RETRIEVER at Glyfada, a small cable layer ship that was bombed and sunk in 1941 by the German Luftwaffe during the invasion of Greece.

MV PILAROS at Alimos marina – a motor ship sunk in 1976 while avoiding collision with another ship She sits at 35 – 52 metres.

SS ORIA at Patroklos Island – a Norwegian steam ship that was used as a transport vessel for Italian POWs before sinking near the island of Patroklos after being caught in a storm. Although the ship was recovered for scrap in the 60s, there are many fascinating artifacts to see strewn about the seabed.

Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condor in Saronida – 

Junkers Ju 52 in Sounio – 

SS ROSA VLASI – between Makronissos and Lavrio “Rosa Vlassi” loaded with a cargo of 2900 tones of mixed ferro-silicon, left Piraeus on 24 December 1959. About a mile and a half south of Sounio, she started to incline at an angle of 40-45 degrees. The Captain broadcast a Mayday and the crew prepared for the worst. Captain lost control of the helm and the ship overturned and sank.

  • Bottom Mix
    Bottom Stage Mix
    Diluent Mix
    Bailout Stage Mix
    Sofnolime 797 Fill
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Wrecks on this Trip

Name / Type Date Lost Depth Range Bottom Mix
PSS Patris / Paddle passenger ship 21/02/1868 28-53m 21/35 or 18/45
CS Retriever / British cable ship 01/04/1941 41-51m 18/45
MV Pilaros / Cargo 17/09/1976 35-52m 21/35 or 18/45
Avantis III / Cargo 19/11/2004 18-48m 21/35
SS Oria / POWs transport 12/02/1944 27-50m 21/35

Info about this Trip

  • Check-in time: 9:00
  • Departure time: 10:00
  • Dive trips span between 4-5 hours
  • Available weekly
  • Boat dive
  • Total RunTime 90′
  • Dive guide
  • Diving Insurance
  • Complete dry suit inflation kit (1L steel tank with reg)
  • Weights (V-weight or belt)
  • Water

For Open Circuit Divers:

  • Double 12L tank rental with air
  • 11.1L deco tank with Nx50

For CCR Divers:

  • 1 x 3L oxygen tank
  • 1 x 3L diluent tank with air
  • Alum 11.1L bottom gas bail out tank 
  • Alum 11.1L deco bail out tank with Nx50

For GUE JJ CCR Divers:

  • 2 x 7L CCR diluent tank
  • Alum 11.1L deco bail out tank with Nx50

Not included

  • Trimx fills (See gas options for CCR divers)
  • Sofnolime 797 fill, 11€ per Kg
  • For wrecks beyond 15NM range there is an additional 20€ fee per diver for fuel compensation.  
  • Please note, this is not a regular recreational dive trip and more extensive planning is required in terms of gas requirement, deco exposure and diving practice. Upon finishing analysing your gas mixes and building your equipment, there will be a thorough briefing on the description of the wreck, dive profile and safety procedures.
  • Given that more time is required for preps, you are kindly requested to arrive promptly at the dive centre to check out all your rental equipment and gases without having to rush anything.
  • Please make sure that you have your dive certification card(s) with you, or any evidence (mobile app, pdf, doc) that proves your qualification(s). Trimix certification if using Trimix mixes.
  • You are required to fill out the necessary forms for the content of your mixes and tank rentals.
  • We also ask you need to fill out and sign the medical questionnaire and liability release forms.
  • All tanks used will be supplied by Scubalife and prepared before the dive trip. Please let us know your mix preference beforehand.
  • Diving destination is normally announced three days prior to actual trip date based on weather forecast.
  • All dives are subject to weather and sea conditions. Whilst every attempt will be made to ensure that trip will actually run, in case of non diveable conditions at the pre-announced spot, Scubalife will offer the choice of the following options:
  • Alternative dive destination if possible
  • Full refund of the trip in case trip is canceled
  • Trip must be paid in full 24 hours prior to departure date and time.

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