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Advice for diving Pinguino in Brazil

Navigation time (from Océan Centro de Mergulho): 45 '

Depth:

Max .: 20 meters

Average: 10 meters

Visibility: 6 to 10 meters

Level: Basic (out)

Characteristics:

Name: Pinguino

Type / nationality: bulk carrier / Panama

Year sinking: 1967

Reason sinking: fire on board

Current situation: falling structure

What to see: You can still identify winches, masts, cockpit, etc.

Other info: The ship carrying carnauba wax and is in the center of Forte Site cove fallen starboard with the bow directed to the left of the cove. Already offers risks penetrations.

Useful Links: Environment: Activities: Dive Type:
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Advice on Diving in Brazil

...iving and explore that immense coastline.  A lack of divers in the past and so many sites to choose from means pristine and unspoiled diving throughout Brazil.  Beyond diving, the huge country has a lot to offer including an amazing culture, beaches, waterfalls, rainforest, the Pantanal, and the Amazon to explore. Brazil is easy to get to with many flights arriving from around the world.  Divers will likely fly into Guarulhos International Airport in São Paulo or Galeão International airport in Rio de Janeiro.  The areas offshore of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo are probably the most popular f...

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francis vinicius da s valente

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
Location: Pinguino
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Fernando

Saturday, Mar. 21, 2015
Location: Pinguino
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