20 Jun - 21 Jun 2007 Renato Reef

Northern Red Sea
Southeast of Ras Dirra
Renato Reef
SY "Kamu II" at anchor, behind the reef, at 18 m depth, on sand and coral (good holding).

Click below for an interactive satellite view of our reef anchorage:
N 24° 50.17' E 035° 01.97'


Matt: Spotting large carpets of reddish brown algal bloom aka Red Tide (large concentrations of a few species of blooming dinoflagellates which take on a red or brown color), confusing the algal bloom with dangerous shallow water above uncharted reefs and losing time with some pointless evasive manoeuvres.

DM Konni: Solo-diving repeatedly and photographing the colourful u/w world in the vicinity of the Renato Reef which was named after Renato Marchesan, an experienced Italian diver and u/w explorer in this remote part of the Red Sea.

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2007 Map Konni & Matt 

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