For more than 30 years Edi Frommenwiler, owner of one of the very first liveaboards sailing around Indonesia, has been diving, filming and documenting the marine life at world famous dive locations like Raja Ampat, Banda Sea, Komodo and Alor.
Launched in 1992, the 'Pindito' continues to thrive as the pioneer; exploring new areas and new dive sites, while developing and offering trips that are both unique and diverse. Pindito’s crew is unrivalled in their knowledge and experience of the Indonesian magic that amazes both above and below the water.
The Pindito, sailing Indonesian water since 1992 - Grand Blue
Edi is passionate about his latest venture: the Grand Blue Project.Grand Blue Project is an online video library that invites you to embark on a captivating journey through the depths of the ocean. With over information on 1000+ different species and an impressive collection of 5000+ archived videos, we provide an unparalleled learning platform for those eager to explore the underwater realm.
The selection of clips used, have been carefully selected from a lifetime of underwater footage using more than 60,000 videos, filmed during more than 15,000 dives over 30 years in the waters surrounding the Indonesian Archipelago. This is a marine habitat full of life and colour and has the world’s highest diversity and density of marine life on Earth.

Grand Blue Project - example of fish sorted by groups

The mission is simple yet profound: to ignite curiosity and foster a deep appreciation for the incredible biodiversity that inhabits our oceans. Through the meticulously curated video library, you can embark on an immersive learning experience, where every click leads to a mesmerising encounter with a diverse range of marine species. From the graceful movements of majestic whales to the vibrant colours of coral reefs, the Grand Blue Project offers a front-row seat to the wonders of marine life.

Grand Blue Project - example of an overview of a species

What sets this project apart from others is the commitment to not only showcasing high-quality underwater footage but also providing comprehensive knowledge about each featured species. Delve into the world of scientific classification as you navigate through our user-friendly interface. Starting from the domain all the way to the species, you can unravel the intricate connections between different organisms and deepen your understanding of their unique characteristics.


Explore the wonders of the deep blue sea from the comfort of your own home and witness the beauty of underwater life like never before. Dive into this video library today and discover a whole new world beneath the waves.

Join as a member for $5/month or $50 for a whole year. You can also start with a 2 - day free trial!

Grand Blue Project - become a member