Upcoming Red Sea trip...

Itinerary: Brothers & Elphinstone
Dates:     1st - 8th March 2013
Aboard:   M/Y blue Fin

The vessel...
Built in 2005, M/Y blue Fin is the first vessel in the blue o two Egyptian liveaboard fleet. She is 39m in length and takes a maximum of 24 divers on each trip. All cabins benefit from ensuite facilities, air conditioning, mini refrigerators and personal entertainment systems and the 3 king suites also offer large double beds and bigger plasma screens. These king suites which dominate the bow on the lower and middle decks, spreading the whole width of the vessel - the perfect treat for couples. M/Y blue Fin is equipped with a nitrox membrane, booster pump and can also cater for rebreather divers.

The itinerary...
Experience two of the finest sites in the Red Sea. A part of the Marine Park, the Brother islands offer breath-taking underwater scenery, wall diving, wreck diving and an abundance of marine wildlife. Elphinstone Reef is a legend in the Red Sea. Covered in hard and soft corals and visiting pelagics, this truly is an awesome reef.

Sample Itinerary:

**PLEASE NOTE** the itinerary below is just an example of the route taken and the order and dive sites are not guaranteed. All dives sites are subject to weather conditions and the final route taken is at the absolute discretion of the captain and dive guides. This sample route is based on the vessel departing from and arriving back to HURGHADA however this itinerary can also be run from and to Port Ghalib and so therefore the order of sites can vary.

- Day 1 - Gota Abu Ramada x 3 - Sail overnight to Brothers
- Day 2 - Big Brother
- Day 3 - Small Brother
- Day 4 - Small Brother - Sail overnight
- Day 5 - Elphinstone, Marsa Shouna
- Day 6 - Salem Express/Panorama, Abu Hashish

Itinerary Highlights:

Big Brother
A 400 metre long island offering fabulous wreck diving and wall diving. The wreck of the Numidia lies on the northern tip between 10 and 80 metres. The north-west side of the island houses the wreck of the Aida. On every section of this reef the wall is covered with corals and life.
Little Brother
Boasts a very high concentration of life within a very small area. Fan coral forests, overhangs, hard and soft corals in a variety of astonishing colours… and of course there are plenty of fish! With regular sightings of hammerheads, thresher sharks, grey sharks and white tip reef sharks, at the right time of year.
Elphinstone Reef
A Red Sea legend. One of the most beautiful reefs, with its north and south plateau's covered in hard and soft corals and visiting pelagics, this truly is an awesome reef.

All dive sites are subject to weather conditions and cannot be guaranteed.

£949 per person
Includes: Return flights LGW-HRG, visa, transfers from/to airport in Hurghada, 7 nights full board accommodation, tea/coffee/water/soft drinks, snacks, 6 days diving, 12lt cylinder and weights.

Please contact West Wales Diving Company on 01437 781457 or email info@westwalesdivers.co.uk for more information or to book on this Red Sea safari!

Registered address: blue o two Ltd, Western Hangar, Lawrence Road, Mount Batten, Plymouth, PL9 9SJ