Ahmed Gabar, an Egyptian diver holds the record of the deepest depth a deep sea diver has gone. Scuba organization advices recreational divers not to go below 130 feet but Ahmed went a bit deeper.
He went as deep as 1090 feet (322.35 meters) into the Red Sea off the coast of Dahab, Egypt. This broke the previous record held by a South African named Nuno Gomes 318.25m (1,044 feet) in 2005 also off the coast Dahab. It took Ahmed Gabar about 12 minutes to reach this depth and it the whole of the day to return to the surface.