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An Introduction to Wreck Diving
An Introduction to Wreck Diving
With a matchless wealth of shipping remains from across the ages littering the British coastline, wreck diving offers the underwater explorer the chance to literally…...
Cliff Diving- Extreme Sport
Cliff Diving- Extreme Sport
Cliff diving strips ‘high diving’ to its primitive essence, taking it away from the swimming hall diving board and up onto a precarious cliff edge....
Competitive Diving
Competitive Diving
Most people’s idea of diving involves reckless jumping, shameless showing off and serious injury. Competitive diving however is a beautiful and acrobatic sport that is…...
Diving Equipment for Beginners
Diving Equipment for Beginners
In scuba diving the equipment is your lifeline so it is therefore vital that you are kitted out well and understand the function and importance of your gear....
Diving: Potentially Harmful Sea Creatures
Diving: Potentially Harmful Sea Creatures
There are few sea creatures inhabiting the waters of the UK that don’t take too kindly to being disturbed by divers. We highlight some of the most common to watch out…...
Free Diving
Free Diving
Competitive free diving is one of the purest watersports, but also one of its most dangerous; centring on pushing the human body to its limits....
How to Maximise Your Air Supply When Diving
How to Maximise Your Air Supply When Diving
There are a number of techniques that divers can employ to safely conserve their air supply, here we highlight some of the best....
Scuba Diving - the Basics
Scuba Diving - the Basics
A human’s lack of gills has not stopped them finding alternative means of breathing underwater, and scuba diving provides a opportunity of exploring the most alien…...
Snorkelling: Exploring Marine Life
Snorkelling: Exploring Marine Life
Snorkelling is a great and safe way to explore fascinating underwater kingdoms, and maybe even discover a new sub aqua passion beneath the waves....
Staying Warm Whilst Coldwater Diving
Staying Warm Whilst Coldwater Diving
Being cold while diving is not only unpleasant it’s exhausting and potentially dangerous. By employing specialist clothing and a few common sense tips, there is no…...
The Thrills of Night Diving
The Thrills of Night Diving
Exploring the marine world at night under torchlight offers a dazzling and rewarding way of experiencing the eternally beguiling underwater landscape....
Top UK Diving Spots
Top UK Diving Spots
The British Isles are an oasis of marine life, scenic drifts and shipwrecks, providing a dazzling array of opportunities for divers. Here we highlight some celebrated…...
What is Aquarium Diving?
What is Aquarium Diving?
Aquarium diving offers a rare opportunity for divers to see large sharks at a close proximity they can only otherwise dream about, and swimmers have nightmares over....
What is Coasteering?
What is Coasteering?
The new adventure activity of coasteering is all about getting wet, swimming, jumping and scrambling round rocks. It’s also a great way to experience the wonders of…...
What is Drift Diving?
What is Drift Diving?
If you enjoy the thrill of underwater exploration but not so much the effort and technique involved, drift diving is a relaxing and exhilarating experience where the…...
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