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2014-12-23 22:37:25
A wreck of the bomber Douglas A-20 already on the surface

The lifting and extraction action to the surface of an aircraft's wreck from the second World War was a success. US production bomber probably...

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Divers discovered in Baltic Sea a wreck of a warship from 1914 .

Well known to our readers Badewanne Finnish divers group found and correctly identified a wreck of the Russian warship from the time of the First...

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Tomasz Stachura as the third Pole with the cover in a foreign Edition of National Geographic.

To all well-known mosaic of the Swedish wreck "Mars", made by Tomasz Stachura, appeared on the covers of foreign editions of National Geographic...

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Highest marked wrecks

Our members highly-graded following wrecks:

no Wreck rating
1 Franken
2 Bryza
3 Graf Zeppelin
4 West Star
5 Goya

Highest marked

Our members highly-graded following vessels:

no Vessel rating
1 Litoral
2 W-Test 1
3 Saracen
4 Rib Explorer
5 NISER

About diving in the Baltic Sea

Diving in the Baltic Sea should be exceptional. It's hard to compare them to other waters of the world. The green color of the water, often variable visibility and weather conditions require from the diver special preparation, knowledge and skills of diving.
The thing that is  attracting divers in this region of the world most is a huge amount of wrecks, some of them due to its uniqueness among the forefront of dive sites in Europe.
Here are some tips on scuba diving in the Baltic Sea. We hope that they will be helpful.
Water temperature
Diving in the Baltic Sea you have to use a properly warm suit. The deeper you dive, the lower the temperature is. Although at the surface of water in the summer the temperature is around 20st.C going down deeper it will drastically decrease, up to 2-4 degrees Celsius in extreme cases.
You can not unambiguously determine at what level will be broken down by month.
In terms of temperature warmest water we have in the period June-September. Wreck up to 30m can meet with temperatures around 8-15st C. When diving deeper is expected to lower the temperature only.
In the period October - May, temperature ranges up to 30m depth in the range of 2-8st.C.

For visitors Baltic recommend dry or wet suits consisting of two parts 7 +7 mm
Salinity
The salinity of the Baltic Sea is negligible. Due to the numerous existing rivers providing fresh water, the salinity of the Baltic Sea often does not exceed 7%
When planning the selection of lead can take max 1kg more in relation to the balance in inland waters (sweet).
Visibility
Visibility as the temperature is governed by its own laws. No one is able to clearly answer what visibility will be for example day. Sometimes conditions change very rapidly. In the winter until the beginning of June the visibility is the best , its range reaches up to 20-25m. Due to the color of the bottom of the greater likelihood of better visibility from the open sea than for example the Gulf of Gdansk. Brighter bottom in a significant increase visibility through a greater amount of ambient light. Darker bottom does not reflect light so that the visibility of these areas appears to be inferior. In the Gulf of Gdansk visibility often does not exceed 15m.

Visibility also depends on the depth of diving, in the Gulf of Gdansk below 30m there is no sunlight for at diving below this depth requires the use of a flashlight diving. Wreck diving below 40m from the sea open often do not require the use of a flashlight.
Due to the changing conditions every diver should be equipped with at least one light source.
 

The dangers associated with wreck diving
Nets
Diving on wrecks has been reckoned with the danger. Often left by fishermen nets and line clipped by anglers pose a threat to visitors wreck divers. Always plunging into the water must be equipped with at least one device for cutting!
Wrecks which are often visited by divers are regularly cleaned from the nets by the organizers diving and skippers. Fishermen in these times know the exact positions of wrecks and not wanting to lose their nets bypass them. Nevertheless, as a diver should always be prepared for the use of an instrument for cutting.
Currents
In the Gulf of Gdansk ocean currents are quite rare. Gulf of Gdansk is devoid of the dangers of exclusion wrecks located on the eastern shore of the Hel peninsula. Mixing water with the open sea in the bay often causes a lot of water movement hindering diving.
Diving from the open sea always be ready to present ocean currents. Sometimes they are present only at the time of water level at the bottom only. Tend to dive during which the direction of the current varies depending on the depth of the dive. Typically, they are not strong enough to correct the movement of fins to be able to oppose them.
Weather and wave
Often you can not plan a dive even a week before the scheduled date. Variable weather and above all, the sea wave disturb you. Rarely it happens that the dive can not be ... If you fail to dive in the open sea you can usually do it in the Gulf of Gdansk,protected by Hel peninsula. If blowing from the mainland wrecks located closer Gdynia and Gdansk allow diving.
When planning a trip to the Baltic Sea can not plan the weather. Make a reservation to departure, you'll always have somewhere to dive.
Her period is less windy spring, early summer. Autumn is a term frequently occurring winds and waves prevents diving.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Who is going to wreck diving?
On this portal you will find the individual exporting wreck divers on the wreck positions. By reading the description, viewing pictures you can make a choice.
Under the description of the unit you will find a list of diving wrecks on that in the near future are organized diving. With similar features, you can use reading a description of the wreck. Under his photographs you will see a list of boats that soon organize diving on it.
If you can find a list of wrecks which are not planned dive, click the appropriate button under the description. When you get the term diving on it you will be informed by us.
The rest of the details of the dive you will receive from the organizer or the skipper who plan your dive.
Do diving in the Baltic requires a guide?
After previously heard you discussing with a partner without additional supervision to dive. On special request, the organizer of diving can be arranged for you an additional charge to dive with a guide.
I do not have a diving partner. Can I nevertheless dive in the Baltic?
Typically, diving away a few people in a similar situation. Claim your attention earlier, giving the organizer a chance to show you the person you possibly authorization can / and you dive.
For how much can I charge the cylinders?
Due to the open form of the portal, we are not able to give a price of charging the cylinder and all equipment, hiring boats and diving bases. Prices may vary from one another so you should ask the organizer of the exact quote. For comparison, here are the average prices of the filling of cylinders and equipment hire.
 

Pricing equipment rental for one day.

 

Cylinder stage and regulator with oxygen

25,0 zł / day

 Twinset

40,0 zł / day

  Cylinder 10,12,15 ( empty)

 15,0 zł / day

  Full equipement with cylinder *

100,0 zł / day

  Gloves, hood

7,0 zł / day

  Mask, fins, boots, weight

10,0 zł / day

  Jacket, suit, regulator

20,0 zł / day

  Buoy, reel. compass

10,0 zł / day

  Dry suit

50,0 zł / day

  Bach-up torch, digital

15,0 zł / diving

  Torch with the acumulator, warming

20,0 zł / diving

Filling the cylinder, price for one liter

  Air

1,0 zł / litr

  Nitrox to 40%

2,0 zł / litr

  Nitrox to 70%

3,0 zł / litr

  Nitrox over 70%

4,0 zł / litr

  Oxygen

4,0 zł / litr

  Trimix

0.20 zł / litr helium

  Argon

10 zł / litr