With a group of fellow divers, Ray dropped to a depth of just over 40.6 metres for 44 minutes, surpassing his achievement last year when he dived down 38.1 metres for 41 minutes.
This year Ray and the group explored the seabed around the shipwreck “Zenobia”, a vessel full of trucks, which went down in 1980 during her maiden trip 2km off the Larnaca coast. Ray is originally from northwest England but is now a permanent resident in Cyprus. He’s been diving for 58 years and he said he wants to demonstrate to older people the importance of exercise.
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