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Appearing below are some articles I have written over the years on various aspects of scuba diving. Please enjoy...

Note: Each item is an Adobe PDF file that you can open in a new window or download and view simply close the window to return to this index page.

There's Always The Sea
article by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in December 2014. The sea does not judge. The sea, very simply, is.
(148 Kb, 3 pages, Adobe PDF)

Diving the Nuclear Fleet at Bikini Atoll
article by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in April 2013. Bikini Atoll is without a doubt, the top wreck diving destination on the planet! This is a report of my journey there in October 2012.
(1848 Kb, 25 pages, Adobe PDF)

8th Wonder Fantasy Hole
dive expedition report by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in February 2013. VSAG checks out a new dive site in Port Phillip Bay.
(393 Kb, 7 pages, Adobe PDF)

Staying Safe on a VSAG Dive Day
article by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in December 2012. Things to consider in order to stay safe when diving with VSAG.
(1690 Kb, 19 pages, Adobe PDF)

Journey to a Perfect Place
article by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in June 2012. Is Tidal River the perfect place to go diving? Or is it the water itself?
(20 Kb, 2 pages, Adobe PDF)

Egyptians are one day going to dive freely
article by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in December 2011. Are we one day going to dive freely?
(167 Kb, 3 pages, Adobe PDF)

I Can't Get It Out of My Head
article by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in December 2011. The story of my ongoing love of the sea and scuba diving.
(133 Kb, 5 pages, Adobe PDF)

Galapagos Adventure
report/article by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in December 2011. Report of a presentation I gave at a VSAG meeting about my August 2011 dive trip to Darwin and Wolf Islands in the far north of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.
(840 Kb, 7 pages, Adobe PDF)

Chuuk (Truk) Lagoon
trip report by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in June 2011. In May 2011 I got to dive the famed WW2 wrecks of Micronesia's Chuuk (Truk) Lagoon.
(1813 Kb, 19 pages, Adobe PDF)

Book Review - Caverns Measureless to Man
book review by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in October 2010. Review of the book 'Caverns Measureless to Man' by Sheck Exley.
(114 Kb, 4 pages, Adobe PDF)

Sunken Assets 2007
article by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in October 2007. Report on the Sunken Assets Day hosted by SDFV, RMIT Underwater Club, Heritage Victoria, MAAV and DIVA.
(19 Kb, 4 pages, Adobe PDF)

Using a Dive Float and Flag
article by Lloyd Borrett and John Lawler published in VSAG Fathoms in August 2007. Describes how to use a dive float and flag for additional safety in diving.
(31 Kb, 4 pages, Adobe PDF)

New Safety Stop Recommendations
contribution by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in August 2007. How to introduce 'deep stops' to your dive plans for additional safety.
(16 Kb, 1 page, Adobe PDF)

AE2 Submarine Expedition - Meeting Report
meeting report by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in June 2007. At this meeting Dr Stuart Cannon and Helena Cannon talked about the AE2 Submarine Expedition they were taking part in.
(204 Kb, 7 pages, Adobe PDF)

A New Diver Day With VSAG
article by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in April 2007. Description of my first day out diving with the Victorian Sub-Aqua Group (VSAG).
(95 Kb, 5 pages, Adobe PDF)

GPS Conversions
contribution by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in February 2007. Describes the problems associated with locating dive sites using a GPS receiver.
(100 Kb, 5 pages, Adobe PDF)

Lessons To Be Learnt
article by Lloyd Borrett published in VSAG Fathoms in December 2006. Describes diving on the J2 Submarine and looks at reports from deaths on this dive site.
(123 Kb, 6 pages, Adobe PDF)

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LLOYD BORRETT'S
DIVING LOG
SUMMARY

Total # of dives:
391

Total Bottom Time:
288:46 hh:mm

Last Dive:
11:16:00
Sun, 07-Apr-2013
Merimbula Wharf
Merimbula Bay, NSW
Australia
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