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  • Trip Report – CNY Weekend 16 to 18 February 2018 - Huat ah! It’s Chinese New Year weekend on board Seaborne with 12 leisure divers, Advanced Open Water students and GS-Diving crew. We went diving at Nikoi Island again after a hiatus of 2 months, as it’s the start of the dive season. How we missed the beautiful Sarawak Maru Wreck! It looks as good as ever … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 9 to 11 February 2018 - Another enjoyable weekend spent with our leisure divers and Open Water and Advanced Open Water students to Batam!  Wonderful viz of 8-10m as it’s the start of our 2018 dive season.  We believe this will get better over the coming weeks as we start our exploration to Nikoi Islands, Mapur … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 19 to 21 January 2018 - It was an all-crew and trainee weekend on board Seaborne to Pulau Pangkil and Batam! Fun is simply an understatement with a bunch of 12 crazy folks learning from each other and having a great time bonding and diving together. Wonderful spotting of beautiful marine animals last weekend. Sea turtle, bat fish, stone fish, … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 5 to 7 January 2018 - It’s a brand new start because it’s our first weekend trip to Batam in 2018! With our full board of Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue students and leisure divers, we spent 3D2N on Seaborne having loads of fun diving, knowing new like-minded friends and feasting away. We pride ourselves on our warm … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 29 to 31 December 2017 - It was the last weekend of 2017! What better way to round up a fantastic year than having a full board of over 20 students and leisure divers spend the weekend with us! Weather and currents conditions may not be forgiving last weekend, but everyone had a great time nonetheless. … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 15 to 17 December 2017 - Beautiful skies. Wonderful viz of 10-15m. Great company. These are factors to make our weekend trip an awesome one with a full board of Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue students and leisure divers on board Seaborne. We dived around Batam and explored the Codd Wreck, a 100-year-old F & N … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 1 to 3 December 2017 - It was a truly memorable and fruitful weekend, as we went on an exploration dive trip to Pulau Abang and Pulau Pangkil with our leisure divers! We love exploring new dive sites around Bintan and Batam, as there’s such a huge potential with many beautiful sites yet to be discovered. … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 24 to 26 November 2017 - Another full board of divers and students on Seaborne! Last weekend, we did lots of wreck diving at our usual haunt at the Sarawak Maru Wreck in Nikoi Island and Codd Wreck in Batam (which we had not been diving for months). It was loads of fun and laughter as always, diving with … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 17 to 19 November 2017 - The most perfect weekend is one spent with like-minded friends to do something we enjoy! With a full board of students and leisure divers, we spent an awesome weekend at Nikoi Island and Batam diving the Sarawak Maru Wreck and beautiful reef sites. Last weekend, we did something for a … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 10 to 12 November 2017 - It was another weekend well-spent with our Advanced Open Water, Rescue students and leisure divers on board Seaborne to Nikoi Island! Despite inclement weather and dark, stormy skies, this didn’t deter everyone from enjoying themselves and having fun diving together. All these are made possible only with nice company, fun-loving divers and great hospitality … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 27 to 29 October 2017 - It was yet another awesome weekend dive trip to Nikoi Islandwith our Open Water students, leisure divers and GS-Diving crew! Beautiful weather, calm seas, interesting marine animals and new friendships forged are the perfect recipe for everyone to have a great time together. We spotted sea turtles, pufferfish, seahorse, nudibranch, octopus and cuttlefish … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 20 to 22 October 2017 - Life is great when we spend time with like-minded friends on a weekend doing things we enjoy! Our full board of divers and Open Water & Advanced Open Water students did just that last weekend and made many new friends in return. It was loads of fun as usual exploring … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 6 to 8 October 2017 - Weekends are great for relaxing and bonding with like-minded friends! At Seaborne, not only do our divers and students chill on board the LOB and meet new friends, they also have loads of fun diving, tucking in to great Indonesian cuisine and enjoying the warm hospitality from our GS crew. A … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 29 September to 1 October 2017 - Every weekend is something we look forward to, because it’s jam packed with awesome diving, meeting new divers and having fun on Seaborne! We have another full board of Open Water, Advanced Open Water students and leisure divers last weekend. Doesn’t matter if everyone is different in terms of age, culture, nationality … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 22 to 24 September 2017 - It’s a weekend well-spent when you chill and dive with like-minded friends and dive buddies! We had a full board of 15 Open Water & Rescue students, leisure divers and GS-Diving crew with us last weekend to Nikoi Island on board Seaborne. With a visibility of 5-10m, we explored the Sarawak Maru Wreck, … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 15 to 17 September 2017 - It was an unforgettable weekend because we missed diving with Seaborne when it underwent maintenance for the past three weeks! With our full board of 15 Open Water, Advanced Open Water students and leisure divers, we dived our favourite Sarawak Maru Wreck and beautiful reef sites in Nikoi Island. Last weekend was one of … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 11 to 13 August 2017 - It was yet another awesome trip to Nikoi Island with our full board of Open Water & Advanced Open students and leisure divers! We had overcast skies and stormy weather over the weekend, but this didn’t deter us from enjoying the dives nonetheless. That’s only because we have friendly guides … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 4 to 6 August 2017 - We had a fantastic weekend trip to Nikoi again, with our full board of students and leisure divers! Every weekend just gets better with wonderful dives at the Sarawak Maru Wreck, fun-loving divers and GS crew and great hospitality on board Seaborne. All these will not be possible without everyone’s wonderful … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 22 to 23 July 2017 - Just another wonderful diving weekend with our Open Water, Advanced Open Water students and leisure divers! We look forward to every weekend because it’s jam packed with lots of fun, excitement and bonding with new found friends! We love all the encounters with the interesting marine life found at Nikoi Island and … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – PADI Women’s Dive Day (15 July 2017) - It is the event of the year we are all looking forward to! PADI Women’s Dive Day took place on 15 July 2017 globally to celebrate women in diving through a fun day of bonding and camaraderie. GS-Diving participated in this year’s event for the first time with a 3D2N trip to … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 1 to 2 July 2017 - It’s the weekend trip we are all looking forward to at Nikoi Island! Great visibility of 8-10m and beautiful marine life. It was a fulfilling trip for all our photographers on board, who had so much fun with macro photography underwater. We explored the Sarawak Maru wreck, a WWII Japanese … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 24 to 25 June 2017 - It was a wonderful Hari Raya weekend spent with our full board of Open Water, Junior Open Water, Advanced Open Water & Rescue students to Bintan Island! Many thanks to all who have joined us over the weekend. Loads of fun, laughter, camaraderie, and not forgetting delicious food and great … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 17 to 18 June 2017 - A wonderful adventure awaits at Nikoi Island over the weekend when we went wreck diving on Seaborne! With our full board of 14 Advanced Open Water students, leisure divers and GS crew, we went on an unforgettable adventure to explore the Sarawak Maru wreck, a WWII Japanese tanker which sank in 1945. … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 4 to 6 June 2017 - GS-Diving is constantly on the lookout for new dive sites to create new diving experiences and make our trips more interesting for all divers. On 4-6 June, our crew and some Open Water students went to Nikoi Island on Seaborne for a wreck exploration trip. We were beaming with joy when we … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 20 to 21 May 2017 - Another wonderful weekend with a full board of Open Water students and leisure divers on board Seaborne! It was plain good fun with our friendly PADI instructors and divemasters, hospitable Seaborne crew and not forgetting enthusiastic students and divers who have joined us to learn a new skill or find new … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 6 to 7 May 2017 - We have a full board of Open Water students and leisure divers on board Seaborne this weekend! Loads of fun and laughter, yummy food including a sumptuous BBQ dinner and most importantly, everyone spent a wonderful weekend #diving with new found friends. We are happy to host a group of lovely students from the … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 29 April to 1 May 2017 - It was a wonderful Labour Day weekend spent with a full board of students and leisure divers! 10 dives over three days with a visibility of 3-8m. As always, everyone had a great weekend with our fun-loving Seaborne crew, delicious Indonesian cuisine and bonding with new found friends. We spotted … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 22 to 23 April 2017 - Another great weekend spent in Batam diving with our students and leisure divers! The diving season has just started and we are seeing a great visibility of 5-8m. With fun-loving Seaborne crew and divers, great hospitality and mouth-watering Indonesian cuisine on board, it makes everyone’s weekend an enjoyable one! We … Continue reading
  • ADEX 2017 - It was a great 3 days at ADEX 2017 from 7-9 April! We had such a great time chatting with everyone who came by to find out more about our PADI courses on offer and leisure dives on board Seaborne. A very big thank you to our students and regular … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 16 to 19 March 2017 - We were a swarm of busy bees last week, with four awesome days of diving on LOB Seaborne with students and leisure divers during the March school holidays! Loads of fun, laughter, and bonding with families and like-minded friends. We saw one of the best visibility last week and our … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 11 to 12 March 2017 - What an enjoyable diving weekend on board Seaborne! Great visibility of 8-10m, fun-loving instructors, crew and divers! Everyone on board spotted lots of beautiful marine life such as stingrays, sea turtles, puffer fish, cuttlefish, nudibranches and more! The waters off Nongsa in Batam has so much to offer, just a … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 4 to 5 March 2017 - Another wonderful weekend spent with our students and leisure divers on board Seaborne in Batam! It’s one of our best weekends yet with a great visibility of 5-8m, where we also spotted sea turtles, rays, giant puffer fish, lion fish, Octopus and many others. A big thank you to everyone … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 25 to 26 February 2017 - Another fun and fulfilling weekend spent with a full board of divers and Open Water students on board our LOB Seaborne! Fun-loving Seaborne crew, awesome dive sites, mouth-watering Indonesian cuisine and not forgetting the opportunity to bond with like-minded divers make for a perfect weekend getaway. Congratulations to our new … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 18 to 19 February 2017 - We had yet another full board of divers on the Seaborne last weekend! A very big thank you to the 17 leisure divers and students for their wonderful support, which made this possible. Many of them came with their families for a great time of bonding, while having fun pursuing … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 11 to 12 February 2017 - Despite the full moon on Saturday combined with monsoonal weather a few days prior our trip, we managed smiles over this weekend. I guess a bad day diving is better than a good day in the office! Enjoying the fresh air with great company and the underwater world with nudibranchs, … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 4 to 5 February 2017 - We spent an awesome weekend diving with our Open Water students and leisure divers in Batam, Indonesia again! Fun-loving divers and instructors, great visibility of 5-8m and not forgetting mouth-watering meals on board the Seaborne (live on board) always made our diving trips so extraordinary! Congratulations to our new PADI … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 28 to 30 January 2017 - While others are busy exchanging ang pows and mandarin oranges, we spent a wonderful Chinese New Year weekend with a full board of Open Water students and leisure divers on board the Seaborne (live on board)! Thank you guys for spending your long CNY weekend with us. Congratulations to our … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 21 to 22 January 2017 - We spent an enjoyable weekend with fun-loving kids from the United World College, who completed their Open Water Diving Course with us on board Seaborne! Spotted sea turtles, lion fish among other things, which amazed everyone. Congratulations Arno Gerber, Devang Bafna, Jaiveer Kartar Singh Nalwa & Max Hillier on being … Continue reading
  • Welcome to 2017 – Dive Batam Indonesia - Liveaboard diving from Singapore to Batam, Indonesia. Are you looking to escape the city and explore some great new dive sites in 2017? It’s easier than you might think with our weekend live on board trips. In one weekend you will go from office bound to freedom bound and from … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 31 Dec to 1 Jan 2017 (Seaborne) - Celebrating New Year with a difference on board  the Seaborne (LOB)! The weekend is here again and we are all getting ready for our first dive! I’ve finally fulfilled my dream of getting the whole family to share my passion in diving. Check out this cool video of us diving … Continue reading
  • Trip Report – 24 to 25 December 2016 (Seaborne) - It just keeps getting better! Garoupa! Dolphins! Turtle sightings every week! It was an awesome Christmas weekend spent with eight divers on board the LOB vessel Seaborne. Fun-loving instructors, great hospitality and food, new found friends, plus a spectacular fireworks display made this weekend exceptionally special! We had a blessed … Continue reading
  • Trip Report 23 December 2016 – Sisters’ Islands Marine Park - It’s been a long time since we dived at the Sisters’ Islands Marine Park! Now that it’s reopened, divers can now dive in Singapore’s very own backyard. Check out this video of our awesome trip with our 8 divers on 23rd Dec 2016. It was a Friday afternoon trip and … Continue reading
  • Trip Report 17 to 18 December 2016 (Seaborne) - It was yet another awesome weekend of diving with a full board of 15 divers! Thank you all for joining us on board our Seaborne live on board (LOB) vessel in Batam. With a visibility of 5-8m, fun-loving divers, great hospitality by our crew, and not forgetting a spectacular fireworks … Continue reading
  • Trip Report 10 to 11 December 2016 (Seaborne) - It just keeps getting better! With 16 awesome divers and cool GS-Diving PADI Instructors, our weekend trip on 10 & 11 December was a blast! Loads of fun, new friendships forged, awesome diving and great visibility, these made our diving trip exciting like none other. Congratulations to our three new … Continue reading
  • Trip Report 3 to 4 December 2016 – Seaborne (Live On Board) - What an awesome weekend spent with our new PADI Open Water divers! Check out our short video which highlights the fun everyone had during this memorable diving trip! Congratulations to our 5 New Open Water Divers! Christianna Fung, Ignatius Roberts, Rachel Barrett, Yumi Lewis & Naotaka Neil Ichinose! Thank you … Continue reading
  • Combine Your Love of Travel with a PADI Course - Combine Your Love of Travel with a PADI Course As much as we love our local dive sites here in Singapore, the GS-Diving team also love to travel. We are very privileged to have so many great dive spots right on our door step and we’ve spent years exploring them … Continue reading
  • Trip Report 26 to 27 November 2016 – Seaborne (Live on Board) - We visited the Kerang Gelang dive site and Codd Wreck with a visibility of up to 8m. Schools of yellow tail fishes and small cuttlefish were spotted during the sunset dive. Not forgetting another huge cuttlefish and three sea turtles! Congratulations to our new AWOD students Malcolm Low and Phedra … Continue reading
  • Trip Report 19 to 20 November 2016 – Seaborne (Live on Board) - Fun Loving Students = Awesome Weekend! Congratulations to our 6 new PADI Open Water Divers! Enjoy the video! Cheers, Gary Lim (GS-Diving PADI Instructor)
  • GS-Diving with New Adventures - It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Mr Gary Lim as the GS-Diving Operations Manager for Singapore, as we expand our business to Cairns, Australia. PADI Instructor Gary Lim, will continue operating the business with PADI courses and recreational scuba diving trips on board the GS-Diving … Continue reading
  • Trip Report 12 to 13 November 2016 – Seaborne (Live on Board) - Wonderful weekend with fun loving divers on board the Seaborne Live on Board! Congratulations to our new PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Zhong Li Ong!

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