Competition update

12/05/2013 12:40

Lighthouse dive center present " INTO the BLUE " freediving competition   in Blue Hole Dahab   South Sinai, Egypt.  It will be a hard 3 days waiting for athletes which will try to catch the bottom of the magic Blue Hole.

 3 dives – only one discipline. The hardest freediving discipline ’constant weight  withtout fins’. This is the challenge of strongest freedivers on the world, competition with world class and AIDA ratings. The Best freediver will be the Titan which will dive deepest 3 dives in competition, Women category and Men category.

Organizer: Lighthouse dive center (Contact person Ladislav Nogacek manager)


Discipline:  CNF (and special Lighthouse cup in static apnea)

Location: Blue Hole Dahab, South Sinai, Egypt

Max depth: 92m

Dates: 27.8 - 2.9 2013


Preliminary Schedule


Monday 27th August - Official Registration day and 1st training day ( CNF) Lighthouse reef

Tuesday   28th August - Official Registration day and training Blue Hole

Wednesday 29th August – Official Competition day Blue Hole CNF 1

Thursday 30th August – static apnea competition ( Dahab Hotel Resort )

Friday 31th August - Official Competition Day CNF 2

Saturday 1th September – training day Lighthouse or Blue Hole

Sunday 2th September - Official Competition Day CNF 3 Closing and awards ceremony at Lighthouse dive center, party for all participants, friends ,sponsors.




1st place in women category 1000 euro  and Lighthouse Miracle 1 safari (2person)

2nd place 500 euro and freedive equipment

3thd place freedive equipment


1st place in men category 1000 euro and Lighthouse Miracle 1 safari (2person)

2nd place 500 euro and freedive equipment

3thd place freedive equipment

Accommodation and competition fee          

Dahab Hotel Resort 450 euro (single bed add 75 euro per week)

Only 400m from dive center, place for static competition.

Price Includes:

7 nights from    27.8 – 2.9  2013, transfer from/to airport, breakfast, and competition fee.

Extra night 35 euro

Oricana Hotel 430 euro (single bed add 65 euro per week)

10 minutes from dive center by walk

Price include

7 nights from    27.8 – 2.9   2013, transfer from/to airport, breakfast, and competition fee.

Travel to Dahab ?


The city Sharm el Sheik can be reached by flights (regular and charter) from many

European cities .Flights from any country to Sharm El Sheik – Lighthouse dive center will arrange transfer from - to airport for all participants which will take competition package.

 Conditions and safety for competition

Sea condition in this time in Egypt is quiet and not big changes as all year, temperatures of air is  around 35 C. , water 28 C. and visibility around 25 – 35m.

For safety we will use Lighthouse counter ballast, (1 spare is available on spot), oxygen tank, safety divers, doctor, emergency car (decompression chamber 15 minutes from Blue Hole).

For deeper dives ( -95m ) Safety Platform will be outside from Blue Hole ( depth -120m )

Contact us for more reservations with accommodation.





Dive center provide, lockers, showers, rest room, yoga terrace,  Wi-Fi, transfers to Blue Hole.

Dead line for registrations 10.8.2013  !!!!!!

Ladislav Nogacek

Event manager

Lighthouse dive center

Event Program



27.8 Monday – Welcome to Lighthouse dive center  ( welcome barbecue dinner for all participants , sponsors, media, reporters, press)


- Competition meeting – rules and safety

- Judges introduction

- Athletes introduction

- Sponsors and prizes introduction

Start 19.00

28.8 Tuesday – Training day ( Blue Hole or Lighthouse )


  • Lighthouse platform for safety introduction ( Counter ballast ) available at Blue Hole
  • Morning yoga session 8.00 free for participants
  • Registrations for first competition day


29.9 Wednesday – First Competition day CNF Blue Hole


  • Start 10.00 first Official top
  • Summary of the first competition day 19.00
  • Shorts best attempts video presentations at Lighthouse dc ( video projection for media )
  • Underwater film from Danny Van Belle Secrets of the Sea ( video presentation )


30.9 Thursday – Lighthouse Cup static apnea


  • Morning yoga session
  • Evening competition start 18.00 Dahab Resort ( online )



31.9 Friday Competition day 2 CNF Blue Hole


  • Start 10.00
  • Summary of the day at Lighthouse dc 18.00
  • Video presentations from best attempts of the 2nd day
  • Why to come to Dahab


1.9 Saturday, free day before final day


  • Morning yoga session
  • Funny Water sports
  • Freediving with the Sharks ( viedo presentation ) start 19.00


2.9 Sunday Final Competition day CNF


  • Start 10.00
  • 18.00 INTO the BLUE gala dinner
  • 20.00 Summary of the week ( video presentation INTO the BLUE ,best athletes)
  • 21.00 Ceremony Awards
  • 22.00 INTO the BLUE party
  • 23.00 fire show