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Latitude: 33° 34.705' S
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The Vailant wreck is off Barrenjoey Head, Palm Beach.
How? By boat
Distance Good boat time (< 30min)
Easy to find? Hard to find
Alternative name The Valient (mispelled name)
Average depth 25.0 m / 82 ft
Max depth 27.0 m / 88.6 ft
Current Low ( < 1 knot)
Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)
Dive site quality Good
Experience CMAS ** / AOW
Bio interest Interesting
The Vailant was a tug boat that sunk in 1981. This is ones of Sydneys most recent wrecks.
Vessel size: 22.5m x 5.4 m (72 tons).
By Anonymous , 03-02-2009
The Valliant - Valiant. Steel motor vessel. Length 75 ft. Sank in rough weather off Barranjoey Headland, Broken Bay, NSW, 1981. Under tow, it had been planned to scuttle her further offshore however nature had other ideas. [#BNN],[SAN]
@ She lies vitually intact, on her port sid, in 26 metres, and is a popular dive.
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