DIVE LIKE A PRO: Packing for a dive trip

Posted by - 12th April 2017

  Until someone produces ultra-light dive equipment, packing your gear for a trip away is always going to be a fraught process with ever-increasing baggage fees. Here our panel of industry experts give their hints and advice on this subject. Many of us love to head off to sunnier climes for a spot of tropical

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Aggressor Fleet announces new Roatan Aggressor

Posted by - 10th April 2017

  “As CEO of Aggressor Fleet, one of the most-important parts of the business is to offer new destinations for our guests. We are extremely excited to announce the new Roatan Aggressor starting 3 June, 2017,” says Wayne Brown. Roatan’s reefs are home to abundant corals, including large stands of endangered elkhorn coral, colourful reef fish and

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Fabulous Fiji

Posted by - 5th April 2017

Frogfish Photography’s Nick and Caroline Robertson-Brown continue their whistlestop tour of Fiji’s main attractions.  Our tour itinerary was designed for us to see as much of Fiji as possible in the time we had, and so the next morning, after an incredible sunrise, we were packing up again and flying back to the main island

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Travel solo and save £125 in Bali

Posted by - 3rd April 2017

Getaway to the tropical retreat of Alam Anda Ocean Resort in Bali and experience the diverse diving sites of this Indonesian island. Dive Worldwide is offering savings of up to £125 for solo travellers if booked before 31 April. The Alam Anda Ocean Resort is a secluded beachfront property that is hidden within the tropical

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Maldives: Six liveaboards, six itineraries

Posted by - 30th March 2017

Emperor Maldives has exciting dive trips throughout 2017/18 sailing a range of routes from ‘Best of the Maldives’ to the ‘Deep South and Southern Sharks’. One of the most popular is the all-year-round ‘Best of the Maldives’, with visits to the most-famous atolls of Rasdhoo, North and South Ari, Vaavu and North and South Male,

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Grenada gains a new shipwreck

Posted by - 30th March 2017

  After weeks of searching, Peter Seupel and the team from Aquanauts Grenada have located the island’s latest wreck dive – the Persia II. The Vincentian-registered Persia II was carrying cargo from Trinidad to St Vincent on 3 March when it got into difficulties. The Grenada Coastguard responded to the emergency call that the ship

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Big savings on Cocos charters

Posted by - 27th March 2017

Dive Worldwide is inviting you to experience the remote Pacific outpost of Cocos Island, Costa Rica, aboard the Okeanos Aggressor II and save £330 per person, with up to five free spaces for group charters. The Okeanos Aggressor II is a 32-metre liveaboard that can accommodate up to 22 passengers in nine well-appointed staterooms, each

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Introducing Scuba Travel’s new photo pro

Posted by - 23rd March 2017

  Scuba Travel have been arranging escorted photography holidays for over a decade, and this week Mario Vitalini has joined their impressive line-up. He will be running worldwide photography holidays for beginners, alongside Martyn Guess (intermediate level workshops) and household names Martin Edge and Alex Mustard (advanced level workshops). Mario has been part of the Scuba

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UK implements flight ban on electronic items

Posted by - 22nd March 2017

  In the wake of the USA announcing a flight ban on electronic items over a certain size being allowed in cabin baggage from eight predominantly Middle Eastern countries, the UK government has followed suit, initiating a cabin baggage ban on everything bigger than a smartphone on direct passenger flights to Great Britain from Turkey,

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Duxy joins Ultimate Diving and Oonasdivers

Posted by - 20th March 2017

Scuba Diver’s underwater photography guru Paul ‘Duxy’ Duxfield has been a leading figure within the dive industry for the last ten years, initially as a mover and shaker within the world of underwater photography, appearing at dive industry events making the subject accessible to all within the diving community and helping move it from a

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