The Whale Shark Issue

One would be forgiven for thinking that every morning at the moment we are waking up to paradise. Fog rests over the Hajar mountains and the temperature while enjoying the first cup of java for the day is in the high 20`s. Then we open the gate and are greeted by the goats eating cement…

Have we failed you and have you failed yourselves?

A question I get asked quite often is “what`s the temperature like or what`s the visibility like”? There have been numerous times when we answer the question but with mutterings of hostile intentions. After making a decision recently to change my current in-date training agency to another and starting the theory for the crossover I…

Pelagic Soup

We hope you are all surviving Ramadan and this leads us into the new blog. April and May saw some incredible diving in our tiny piece of paradise. The water stayed quite cool well into May but delivered some amazing encounters. We were greeted by large pods of Dolphins on every trip out and a…

Hello and Goodbye

January and February have traditionally always been a slow period and it has been no different this year.  However, we did have a Dive master intern to train which has kept us busy.  Please join us in welcoming James to the Sheesa family.  Contrary to the perception you may have from his mug shot, he hasn’t come to…

A New Year, A New Look

Ok, ok, we know it’s already half way through January, but we wanted to take the record for the most delayed New Years greeting ever. So, now we have explained ourselves, we`d like to take this opportunity to wish you all a happy and prosperous 2017. Hopefully we will see lots more of you all…

The Week From Hell or From Heaven?

Wow – what a week it has been.  For those of us not used to hard work it has been a baptism of fire and then some. The week started off last Sunday morning already with a busy agenda.  With 7 dhows,  scheduled to go out over the weekend, the week was spent prepping.  With 54…

Bauer Baby

After years of torturous cylinder filling, finally all our birthdays have arrived at once!  It was a happy day indeed when the Big Bosses signed off on our latest investment – a fully automatic “Bauer Kompressoren Verticus 5”, as high tech as they get – yeah baby! ‘Bauer Baby’ finally arrived all the way from Germany,…