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The Tasman Story

On June 16th 1951 whilst taxing for take off VH-EBW manoeuvred to avoid a collision with a dug out canoe and hit an unmarked mooring buoy or coral head ripping a hole in the front compartment under the waterline. The aircraft came to rest in shallow water close to the shore next to Iririki Island. […]

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Star of Russia

The Irish Star Harland and Wolff built the Star of Russia in 1874.  This Belfast shipping company built hundreds of ships, both steam and sail, but is a household name these days due to the infamy of another ship they built, the  Titanic. The Star of Russia was assigned the official British Reg. No. 63958 […]

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Vanuatu Attractions

A cool fact everybody should know is that the bulk of planet Earth is covered by water. Why not explore some of it and see what else is out there besides humans and land animals? The most creatures on the planet live in the oceans and other bodies of water. It would make for a […]

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Vila Dive Adventure

VILA DIVE ADVENTURE Soon after arriving in Port Vila we made our way down to Nautilus Watersports, being keen divers from Sydney and having just dived the Coolidge we wanted to see some reefs, we found the staff very helpful and were able to do all the dives that we requested including the Tasman a […]

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Night Dive

The other night, a number of us went for a dive at the Twin Bommies. Twin Bommies is an excellent dive site for both advanced and novice divers. The mooring line leads divers to an insensitive bottom where they can adjust their buoyancy and acclimate to their surroundings. Novices will enjoy circling the Bommies that […]

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