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Diving News

Stoney educates

The National Diving Centre at Leicestershire’s Stoney Cove is helping to educate school students about the useful roles to which old quarries can be put. more...

Campaign for Devon lifeboat

South Devon’s Hope Cove has a useful lifeboat – but it needs public support to survive. more...

Divers armed against ‘invasives’

A team of British divers has been given valuable information on how to spot the arrival and spread of non-native marine species in British waters. more...

Prints competition at DIVE 2011

Entries are invited for the annual BSoUP/DIVER Print Competition, to be held during DIVE 2011 at Birmingham’s NEC over 22 and 23 October. more...

Dive Fest in Kent

A combined festival and underwater clean-up takes place at Leybourne Lake, at West Malling in Kent, at the end of this month. more...

Seasearch achievements

Seasearch, the Marine Conservation Society-affiliated survey group, has published its annual report for work carried out around the UK last year. more...
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Travel News

Duxy offers photo advice at Tasik Ria

Underwater photo guru Paul 'Duxy' Duxfield has been asked by the owners of Tasik Ria Resort in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, to be the resort's house photo-pro for a three-week period next month. more...

Travel Features

The deepest lake in the World

The beautiful ice formations are what makes diving in Lake Baikal during the winter so rewarding In the heart of Siberia, concealed by rising mountains, the Earth’s interior has slowly rifted apart, creating the world’s deepest reservoir. It is so big that it contains about 20% of the world’s surface fresh water. In winter the lake is frozen into silence, an icy wind sweeping over its surface. It’s time for Eline Feenstra to go diving. Photography by Rene Lipmann more...

Diving Gear

A skipper’s point of view

Skipper Ian Taylor wants to know exactly where the divers in his charge are as they ascend After his recent review of electronic diver-location devices, NIGEL WADE turns his attention to those lo-tech items every diver should consider carrying for self-protection. And who better to consult than the man who is always on the look-out for ascending divers? more...

UK Diving

Britain’s Secret Seas - 2

Paul Rose and a very large bomb! In the second part of a personal feature to accompany his current TV series on British diving, PAUL ROSE reveals the background to some of the most memorable episodes – and how the hard-worked film crew decided to get their own back on him!


Bowbelle, Wreck of souls

Hugo beside the deck-winch on the Bowbelle The dredger Bowbelle earned an infamous place in history when it caused the deaths of 51 revellers on the Thames, 22 years ago. Now, like its victim, it is a shipwreck, but in Madeira. After a string of failed attempts to dive it, would Stuart Philpott succeed? more...


Naval review

Jumping in from the platform. The BC and rope are safety measures added for cadet training It’s strictly military, but dive clubs could do worse than note the Sea Cadets’ energetic approach to diver training. In another of our articles on young divers, John Liddiard steps forward to attend the cadets’ Naval Acquaint training week more...

Marine Life

The secret lives of Sea Cucumbers

Sea cucumber at spawning time in Indonesia Unassuming Holothurians are diverse, specialised and critical to the world’s oceans, says SARAH CURRAN-RAGAN. Photos by STEPHEN WONG and TAKAKO UNO more...


The 38th World Festival of Underwater Pictures returns to Marseille.

The World Festival of Underwater Pictures will take place for the third successive year at the Palais du Pharo in Marseille, from 26 to 30 October 2011.
This year the guest of honnor is JAPAN more...

Other Diving Topics

Never call a dive rubbish!

Never call a dive rubbish!

In the latest in his occasional series on diving celebs, Tim Ecott tracks down Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. The author and star of the River Cottage TV series is a passionate campaigner for sustainability, both above and below the water.

Diver Bookshop


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Accessories & Leisurewear

Charter Boats UK

Dive Centres UK

The Divezone
13th September 2010

The Divezone Unit G21
Avonside Enterprise Park
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Diving Offers International

WIN! An Oonasdivers Red Sea holiday this Week!
11th August 2011

WIN! An Oonasdivers Red Sea holiday this Week! To celebrate the launch of their fantastic new website, Oonasdivers are giving away a FREE Red Sea diving holiday aboard M.Y. Juliet including flights, transfers, 7 nights full board and 6 days diving! more...

Diving Offers UK

Equipment Suppliers

Submarine Manufacturing & Products Ltd
19th July 2011

Submarine Manufacturing & Products Ltd Blackpool Road
UK PR4 3RE more...

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Holiday Offers

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11th August 2011

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Deep Blue Diving
18th February 2011

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Job Offers & Business Opps.

PRICE REDUCED! Caribbean Dive Shop for Sale
March 21, 2011

Price reduced to $139,000US on internationally known and respected scuba diving, .water sport, and beach-front bar facility on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. more...

Hyperbaric & Medical Servs.


Sub Aqua Prints

3 Crescent Road, Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2DH more...

Technical Diving

VR Technology Ltd

Unit 12, Blackhill Road West, Holton Heath Industrial Estate, Poole, Dorset, BH16 6LE more...

Training Organisations

UK Boat Spaces

*** Swanage Diver *** Divers Down *** Skua***
09 August 2011

*** Swanage Diver *** Divers Down *** Skua*** We are now diving every day and will go out to local dive sites i.e. Kyarra, Fleur and Drifts for just 2 divers. Just send us an email to medina@madasafish.com to tell us what you would like to do and we will get you booked in or phone us 01929 423565 / 07977 142661.
Get your Air, Hire Kit and Boat all on Swanage Pier. more...



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M/Y Cassiopeia

M/Y Cassiopeia 1094, Budapest, Pava utca 7. Hungary more...

Trade News

Ocean Leisure launches new photographic venture

Ocean Leisure has announced today the launch of its new photographic venture, utilising the team of highly technical, specialist staff previously employed by Devon-based Cameras Underwater. more...