The eternal gardens of the Great Southern Reef coastal shelves, nooks, hidden bays and exposed beaches of Bass Strait are an escape worthy of King Neptune’s proclamation. Sunny Spring days in September in the cool waters of the Mornington Peninsula backbeaches when the swell is low and the wind favourable are like nowhere else on Earth.
Not every day is clear, calm and safe to swim in the water where the waters of Bass Strait meet the coastline of the Mornington Peninsula. Sometimes it’s about the joy of the nothingness. The no way. The no doing. Non-being.
A dark and cloudy winter’s freedive on the backbeaches of the Mornington Peninsula, the ocean facing coast of Bass Strait, Southern Ocean.
Padi Pros Oceania were kind enough to interview me about freediving and my keen interest in it and published this article. Click through to read the article on the PADI Pros’ Site.
Placing the Book-end on 2014 The end of the annual cycle provokes a reflection on the 364 days that have passed by, seemingly at Ferrari pace. 24 hours remain before the looking glass is swung 180 degrees and what appears to the fore takes all capacity. 2014 Was A Big Year It really was. The seasonalContinue reading “2014 – It’s a wrap!”
Freediving in Greece When it comes to coastline and freediving, the Greeks have got it pretty good! Not far from Athens at a place called Vouliagmeni is a mini blue-hole, called The Well. Local freediver Nick has taken to Guillaume Nery’s Base Jumping Freefall video and re-mastered it, Zorba style to showcase the location.
Melbourne Freedivers Club Growth Looking back isn’t something that regularly takes my attention, but sometimes it’s healthy to check in and see where things have come from. In March 2014 The Melbourne Freedivers Club (MFC) launched on-line, in real and on deck for training at the local pool in Prahran. Six months have passed byContinue reading “Local Freedivers Club Gains”